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This portable craft and appliqué making machine is creates great shapes, numbers, letters, etc for all your projects. It cuts paper, fabric, chip board and other materials without a computer. The cartridges have over 4500 images. The new Expression will take cartridges from older models, too. The included video will get you started quickly.