How to create decorative borders to foil in SCAL4 Posted on 17th January 2020 1- Open SCAL4. Click on the library icon and select the folder that you want to select the shapes for your decorative border. Alternatively you can import a file from your PC. 2- Select your shape. 3- With the shape selected, go to object- duplicate. 4- Add how many columns (shapes in a row) you would like so you get the width you need for your decorative border. Adjust the width between them also so they just overlap. Click OK. 5- As you can see close up, the edges just overlap. 6- With all of them selected, go to path- union. 7- As you can see the shapes are now all welded together. 8- With the shapes selected, go to object, rotate. 9- Rotate the design to 180 degrees. 10- Click on library again. Select a square or rectangle. 11- Resize the shape to the same width as the decorative edge. 12- Move the shapes to they slightly overlap. 13- With both selected, go to path- union. 14- The decorative border is now complete ready to foil. You can adjust the total size of the design . 15- To save as a SVG, go to file - export. 16- Select 72 dpi. Make sure you select design space compatiable if you are exporting to use for cricut design spacce.