Designing A Custom Sized Envelope With A Tuck Tab Closure In Canvas Workspace

January 26, 2019 — 8 Comments

You like making unique cards BUT, what about the envelope to put it in?

Nay fret pet for in this week’s Scan N Cut Saturday video I shall reveal a simple and quick way of creating custom sized envelopes with a tuck tab closure.

I will be working in the installable version of Canvas Workspace however this could also be achieved in the online version too using the same tools.

This is a pic of the finished cutting file layout. It has the main outline, the scorelines and the tab/tuck feature ready to go.

This can be cut from any sort of paper or cardstock depending on what you want to achieve.

I found that it works REALLY well with double-sided cardstock as you can then fussy cut an area to feature on the front or over the tab. You can also decide which side of the cardstock shows on the outside and which shows on the inside.

Here are some examples.

Nice, ain’t they?!

Anyhoo, video up in a just a mo. Quick word about resources first.

If you would like to see more from me in relation to the Brother Scan N Cut CM series of machines, please check out the following links:

Blog Archive. A whole load of blog posts from the last 5 years working with this machine.
Udemy Video Workshop – a full Scan N Cut series of ad free lectures that takes you right from getting it out of the box, through the key features of the machine and beyond.
YouTube Playlist. A whole bunch of free videos.
Digital Craft Emporium – my cutting file store.

If you don’t yet have a Scan N Cut and would like to get one, remember, the machine is exclusively sold by Create and Craft TV, in the UK. It may be available from other retailers overseas, of course.

Right! That’s that done, let’s crack on with the tutorial.



If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them in the comments section below.

I look forward to hearing your thoughts.

Thanks for stopping by and I look forward to sharing more with you soon!

Bye for now.

J :)

8 responses to Designing A Custom Sized Envelope With A Tuck Tab Closure In Canvas Workspace

  1. 

    Excellent tutorial as always x

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  2. 

    Awesome and clever tutorial. I love this. Normaly I am making them by hand but I see here also other purposes such as an envelope for a booklet or a mini version for a giftcard. Thank you so much for this great tutorial John and have a great Sunday.

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  3. 

    Useful and attractive. Thank you John xx

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  4. 

    Brilliant John TFS

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  5. 

    Another fab useful tutorial John. I am having a bit of a thing for envelopes a.t.m.. Just the perfect finishing touch for sharing our most oft given creative efforts. Thank you

    A related question if I may, Do you currently have an svg cutting file set of envelopes and liners available for purchase?

    Many thanks

    Like

  6. 

    That’s super! thank you. For those who weren’t aware, there is now a Mac version of the installable Workspace.

    Like

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