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Creating a split monogram with Brother scan and cut canvas workspace

Posted on 13th June 2017
1- Open scan and cut workspace. Click on the text icon.


2- Type the letter you would like to make into a monogram.


3- Select the font you want to use for your monogram. I am using Amastery font duo from fontbundles.net .


4- Resize your letter. Select the shape tool. Next select a rectangle.


5- Select the rectangle.


6- Resize the rectangle to be the width of your letter and place over the letter.


7- Use the align tool to make sure the rectangle is in them middle.


8- With both the rectangle and the letter selected, go to the process overlap tool and select subtract.


9- Go back to the shape tool and create another rectangle. This time make the rectangle thin and slightly longer than the letter.


10- Duplicate the rectangle. place the 2 rectangles at the top and bottom of the split in your letter, with both of them slightly overlapping over the letter.


11- Select the rectangles and the split letter. Click on weld.


12- We now need to make an offset on the letter. Click on the offset icon. a new window will appear. Leave the default settings. and click ok.


13- You now have a offset. Now we need to fill the middle space of the monogram so we can color fill it.


14- Go to the shape icon and create a rectangle.


15- Resize the rectangle to fit in between the 2 parts of the monogram. Make sure the rectangle slightly overlap's the monogram.


16- Select all parts of the design. Go to process overlap and click on weld.


17-  Now you have 2 separate parts. You can fill The background with one colour and the monogram letter in a second colour.

you can also add other text inside the split of the monogram.

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