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Six Cutting Tips with ScanNCut

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother Crafts USA. The ScanNCut is an electronic cutter. The word cutter is in the description. Therefore, it makes sense that most of the questions I get are about cutting.  With that in mind, here are some basic cutting tips: Everything you cut


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Basic ScanNCut Tips

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother ScanNCut USA. Have you ever heard the saying: You can’t see the forest for the trees? Sometimes we get so caught up in the minutiae of how to do small tasks that we lose track of the over arching concept.  I believe


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Create Papel Picado Banners with ScanNCut

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother ScanNCut USA. I’m super excited about this very very easy way to make your own fabulous papel picado banner!  How easy is it?  As easy as downloading the FREE cut files I designed and cutting them out with your ScanNCut! Watch the video


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Create A Custom Appliqued Patch with ScanNCut

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother ScanNCut USA. My boyfriend asked me to repair a giant rip in the knee of his favorite jeans.  However, instead of stitching the hole up, I decided to create a peek-a-boo patch with an applique fleur-di-lis. Tada! The jeans turned out better


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Make Quilt Block Designs with ScanNCut

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother ScanNCut USA. As you know, Brother is a sewing machine company.  Therefore, it’s no surprise that the ScanNCut contains lots and lots of built-in quilt block designs. In this video, I show you how to use those built-in designs to draw on


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Create Registration Marks with ScanNCut

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother ScanNCut USA. Last week I showed you how to work with layered vinyl.  However, if you’re like me, you want to create your own layered designs.  Well, here’s a video where I show you exactly how to do that.  The key is