TIPS & TRICKS

Keep Your Firmware Up To Date For Maximum Productivity

Updating your machine’s firmware ensures you have access to all the latest features, fixes, and security updates. Be sure to visit Brother Solution Center regularly from your desktop to view available software updates or use the quick links below to jump to your product. Product Series ScanNCut CM Series ScanNCut DX SDX Series DesignNCut DC


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Your First Cut with ScanNCut2

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother Crafts USA. Congratulations!  You are the proud new owner of a ScanNCut! But you’re confused about where to start. No worries!  I’m here to help. Watch this video on making your first cut — AND — this is the most important part


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Scanning White Items with ScanNCut

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother Crafts USA. Today I’ve got a simple solution that’s going to make your life so much easier: how to scan white items, like this leaf cut out: Watch the video for the how-to. Here are all of the leaves I cut in


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Create A Foil T-Shirt with ScanNCut

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother Crafts USA. Yes, you can easily foil on t-shirt with your Brother ScanNCut!  It’s as easy as (1) choosing a design (2) cutting it from fusible web (3) ironing the fusible onto your t-shirt (4) adding the foil. Watch the video if


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ScanNCut2: Built-in Designs

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother Crafts USA. I’m excited to share this card I made using the built-in designs from the ScanNCut2 CM650WX: It’s very simple, but very effective. I cut cardstock into flowers and leaves and then used foam adhesive to create dimension. The sentiment is


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ScanNCut2: Built-in Lettering and Fonts

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, crafting expert and educator, is a paid consultant of Brother Crafts USA. There are two kinds of type files built into your ScanNCut: lettering and fonts (specifications vary by model).  What’s the difference? Lettering consists of single cut files for each letter of the alphabet.  You choose each letter separately. Fonts are