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How to foil on clear stickers using brother scan and cut with the foil quill

Posted on 6th November 2019
*CM900 model used. 

1- Open canvas workspace. click on the shape tool.


2- Click and create a circle. This will be the outside of your sticker which will cut.


3- Find a design to place inside your sticker that you can foil. I have used a pre designed one form the scan and cut menu.


4- Place the design inside the circle.


5- Right click and group your circle and design.


6- Duplicate you design. then align them and distribute them evenly.


7- Select all the images and right click and ungroup.


8- Select only the design not the circles and group together.


9- change the color of the designs lines.


10- Click on the layers tab. Using the toggle visibility , toggle off the circle layers that are grouped.

This will leave just the design.


11- Click on file and then transfer FCM file in the internet. (if you do not have a wifi model, you can save to a USB or use a cable to transfer to the machine)


12- A pop up will appear to let you now only the visible images will transfer. Click OK.


13- The next pop up will inform you that the file has transferred. Click OK.


14- Click pattern on the machines screen.


15- Click on the transfer icon.


16- scan the mat and then make sure the design is over the media and foil. Click OK.


17- Click on draw. I am using the setting speed 2 pressure 1. Then click on the start icon.


18- You foiling is complete.


19-  Go back to canvas workspace. On the layer tab, toggle the visibility so the design is hidden and the circle is seen.


20- Send to your machine.


21- Go through the above steps on your scan and cut machine. this time place the cutting tool in the holder and use the cut setting instead of the draw setting. I put setting speed 3 and pressure 1.


22- Your design will now be cut out as stickers.

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