Creating shadow layers for text can create a little more drama in your design, they can also be used as part of an overall theme. The method is mostly the same but as ever I have my own little ‘hack’ that I wanted to share too.Read More »
Category: Brother Scan N Cut
Information, hints, tips and tutorials for the Brother Scan N Cut range of electronic cutting and plotting machines.
Scan N Cut Saturday – Etched Glass Oil Bottle
Had a go at glass etching recently with a vinyl stencil made with the Brother Scan N Cut. It didn’t go exactly to plan but I was happy to have had the chance to explore a little bit of creativity.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Transferring Left-Overs
A quick test lab video today showing some pros and cons when transferring the left-over cuts from your cutting mat.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Making a Shrink Plastic Calculator
When cutting shrink plastic with the Brother Scan N Cut it can be a challenge to know how big to cut the piece to make it the right size when it shrinks. Here is a quick hack on how to create a shrink plastic calculator.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Creating an Engraved Zodiac (or Anything Else) Plaque
This week I have a quick idea to share with you about creating celebratory or consolation plaques using the Zoom Precision engraving tool and a large metal blank.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Mat Loading Tips
Despite having had no issues over the last eight years, I see a fair few people struggling with the basics of loading a cutting mat into the Scan N Cut DX/SDX machines so decided to pop together my mat loading tips to see if they help.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Materials To Make Your Own Stencils and Masks With
In this week’s video instalment I will be giving you a brief look at a few of the things that you can make your own stencils and masks with in conjunction with your Scan N Cut.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – 5 Myths, Busted!
This week, instead of the usual step-by-step or project tutorial I thought that I would take a moment to talk about some myths that I seem to see crop up time and time again and help prevent this unhelpful information from circulating.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Create A Custom Keychain with Faux Leather
For this week’s Scan N Cut Saturday post I would like to share a project idea with you featuring faux leather and the new rotary blade.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Create An Engraved Bracelet with the Zoom Precision Engraving Tool
Did you all know that you can create bespoke metal jewellery with your Brother Scan N Cut? Well, yes, yes you can and it is surprisingly easy!Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Accessories Checklist and Swatch Sheet
No video today, just a couple of useful downloads if your memory isn’t quite what it used to be, like mine.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Quick Tips for Creative Text in Canvas Workspace
I’ve seen a fair few questions across Facebook groups about working with text recently and so decided to do a quick video to show a few of the creative ways you can work with text in Canvas Workspace.Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Creating Spiral Text in Canvas Workspace
Today I have a cool trick for you for creating spiralised text, it’s really easy and I am even offering a free download to go with this tutorial!Read More »
Scan N Cut Saturday – Canvas Workspace for PC/MAC Update
An updated version of Canvas Workspace for PC/MAC got released recently. Just the one new feature which I will share with you here.Read More »
Scan N Cut, All Bagged Up!
This week I wanted to share a recommendation for a carry bag for your Scan N Cut machines based on a couple that I have recently tried and tested.Read More »
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