New to card making or papercraft and asking yourself how to use a die cutting machine? In this article, we explain what a die-cut machine is and how to make the most of yours.A die cutting machine is used to cut different shapes of card or paper using a die.The die-cutting machine uses a combination of rollers and cutting plates to put pressure on a die and push it through the card or paper to create a shape with neat and precise outlines – this shape is called a die-cut.