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Create a decorative border using the foil quill in Brother scan and cut canvas workspace

Posted on 25th October 2019
*CM900 model used.

1- Open scan and cut canvas workspace.


2- Click on the shapes icon and select a square.


3- Resize to make a rectangle.


4- Select a border. You can also import a SVG to use as a border.


5- Resize the border and place over the rectangle.


6- With both the border and the rectangle selected, click weld.


7- The border will be welded to the top of the rectangle.


8- Insert the same border and flip it. Place at the bottom of the rectangle. Slightly overlapping . Click on weld.


9- Once you have your border complete, click on file, transfer FCM file via the internet. If you do not have a wireless model machine, you can transfer to a USB to place in your machine.


10- A pop up box will  appear letting you know the file has transferred to your scan and cut machine.



11- Turn on your scan and cut machine. Preheat your foil quill. Click on the pattern icon.


12- Click on the transfer icon.


13- Click on the scan icon to scan your mat and material.


14- your design will now appear over your media on your mat. Click OK


15- Click on the draw icon.


16- Click on the draw icon again.


17- If the design is too fine the below window will appear. Click OK.


18- you may then need to use the cut function as a draw function. Click cut. Then click the setting tab.


19- Change the cut settings to the settings you would use to draw.


20- The machine will ask you to attach the holder, even if the holder is in place. Click OK.


21- Click the start icon. The machine will use the cut function to draw with the design as if it was using the draw function.

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