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Brother Scan 'n Cut machine

A discussion group for anyone with a Brother Scan 'n Cut machine.

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Help!

Started by KATHI KELLY. Last reply by Barbara Winters Dec 8, 2016. 2 Replies

I am so glad to have found this group!I have purchased the scan n cut 2 and am very frustrated. I mainly want it to be able to scan my stamped images and cut them out with a small border.The machine…Continue

2 cutting mat questions

Started by Jayne Linfante. Last reply by SandraMaria Mar 29, 2016. 16 Replies

?1-Anyone have any tricks to re-generate the tackiness of the mat??.  It seems to loose the tackiness too quickly. Yes I cover the mat  with the plastic they give you and clean it off with the…Continue

Frustrated!

Started by Denise Best. Last reply by SandraMaria Jan 31, 2016. 3 Replies

So once again I decided to try my machine today for a very simple project. For once it scanned easily because I had a very bold simple image. But could I get it to cut properly? NOOOO! Either it just…Continue

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Comment by Linda Osterwise on February 8, 2016 at 9:19am

Jane, relax and have some fun with it.  Use cardstock first.  Don't hesitate to try the Test feature.  My first attempt was not a great cut, and the paper stuck to the mat, but it didn't take too many tries to get it right.  I'm still experimenting with different things.  I started keeping a small journal to track my attempts. 

I think the videos are easier to learn from than the book.  They can be found on YouTube and on ScanNCut's website. 

When you try to cut your watercolor paper, try cutting the outside frame on your paper first - a simple cut, like a rectangle before you've painted on it.  

I really love the versatility of my machine.  I'm going to try watercolor paper soon.  I'll probably use these settings, Speed at 3, Cutting depth at 5, and Pressure at 2.

Good luck, and, most importantly, HAVE FUN with it! 

Comment by Linda Osterwise on February 1, 2016 at 9:47am

So glad I found this group!  Still new to the SNC, but loving it.  Great to hear about the Cricut mats - didn't think it was a possibility.

Comment by SandraMaria on December 29, 2015 at 12:01pm

Julie, what are you waiting for? You won't be sorry once you get started!! You go girl!! =)

Comment by SandraMaria on December 29, 2015 at 12:00pm

Jayne, try lightly penciling in a border around your image and then carefully erase it. I had to do that with one of my little Lawn Fawn hedgehogs. =)

Comment by Julie Rule on December 25, 2015 at 8:56am

Hello, I've had a machine since Mother's Day ( in May in Australia) last year but haven't even unpacked mine from it's box as yet. It's a mix of apprehension, not the right time and then worried where to store it once it's unpacked that's held me back. I think I know what my New Year resolution will be. Don't procrastinate!!!

Comment by Diana Scott on November 25, 2015 at 2:52pm
Mary Ann, just put a piece of packing tape on the back of the mat. Fixes it - I know from experience! Haha!
Comment by Mary Ann Carrier on November 25, 2015 at 2:50pm

I have had mine for about a year and only tried once to use it.  Got mixed up on the cutting settings and did it cut oh yes it did but it also cut my mat. (:-)

Comment by Jayne Linfante on November 10, 2015 at 5:46am

started using my machine.....LOVE IT! Just will  not cut from paper with a busy background or from a stamped image that does not have a well defined border. So if the image is "sketchy" it will not work.  But I was able to cut out images from paper with multiple images.

Comment by Diana Scott on October 25, 2015 at 6:19pm
Read my comment below - just have fun with it! Enjoy!
Comment by Jayne Linfante on October 25, 2015 at 6:15pm

Just received mine but it is not out of the box yet. Will do that in the morning. Any suggestions before I start?

 

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