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.25" bleed on an irregular shape

How would I go about adding in a .25" bleed on the shape attached? The magenta line is the final shape. These will be diecut so I'm hoping it won't matter too much but I'm struggling to figure out the ...
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I want to emboss paper at mass quantity

I found this manual embossing machine: Cuttlebug However, manually embossing would take too long for my purposes. Can anyone recommend an automatic machine?
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How do I create a bleed for a doughnut shaped design? (A Collar for a Keg)

I'm very new to this and I've searched around and found one specific thread that almost answered my question but maybe I'm not entirely sure that I know what I'm looking for. I have a design that ...
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How do I indicate a cut for a dotted line in a dieline?

I made a packaging design for a rectangular box and I'm trying to figure out how to indicate when a line is not simply FOLDED (as indicated with a dotted line) but CUT as a dotted line.
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Corel Draw - Join two nodes to erase a vector line to vinyl cut

I'm somewhat new to Corel Draw and I have an image (see below) which I want to cut with a vinyl cutter. It includes the dielines that the cutter will cut but I had to do some modifications and I want ...
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Where to place glue tabs when creating pockets?

When creating mechanicals for folders with pockets, where should one set the glue tabs--on the smaller flap for the pocket or on the main body of the piece and why? Or is this decided on a case by ...
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drawing diecut line for chipboard and wrapping paper to form boxes

I m working as designer in a printing house. Recently our company starting to venture into the the area of packaging. Our boss brought in a digital cutting machine. We are require to draw out ...
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Billboard with Cutouts

I'm creating a billboard with cutouts. How do you represent the cutout portion. Do you just outline the parts to be cutout with a solid line like a crop mark would do, except the cutout goes around ...