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Using the foil quill with an SVG file in Scan and cut canvas workspace

Posted on 25th October 2019
*CM900 model used.
1- Open canvas workspace.



2- Click on the SVG icon and select your SVG file. I am using Valentines day quotes SVGs from designbundles.net


3- Select your design.


 

4- Right click and group.


5- Click on the fill and change to clear.


6- Once you resize your SVG and you are happy to foil it, click on file and transfer FCM file to internet. If you do not have a wireless model, save to a USB.


7- A notification will appear to let you know it has transferred to the machine.


8- Turn on your scan and cut machine. At the same time plug your foil quill into your power source and heat up the tip for 5 min. Click on the pattern icon.


9- Click on the transfer icon.


10- Your SVG will appear on your screen. Click on the scan icon.


11- Your paper and foil will be scanned. make sure that your foil and design are aligned up. Click OK.


12- Click on the draw icon.


13- When you click the draw icon and the image may disappear. Click draw again.


14- If the screen appears saying there is no effective area, click OK.


15- To make the design appear, you may need to use the cut option. This will work but you use the quill instead of a blade. You will also need to change the cut settings as well to mimic the draw settings. On card I use speed 3 pressure 0.


16- The scan and cut will ask to attach the correct holder. Click OK.


17- Click on the cut function and your SVG design will foil.



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