ScanNCut Canvas 3D Flowers

I had seen these types of 3D flowers some time ago when Stampin Up brought out their Botanical Builder dies, My recent “border” video was inspired by the same family of dies.

There have been discussions in my Facebook group about how to recreate similar designs using the ScanNCut so here is my video showing how I made mine using some of the inbuilt flower designs from the SNC machine.

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I show you how to create the same type of design using the inbuilt SNC designs and how to take a shape from the internet and make it into a cuttable file.

The video is Here

ScanNCut Canvas Triple Easel Card

Following on from last weeks Zig Zag card, this weeks video will show you how easy it is to make this triple easel card using ScanNCut Canvas.

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I thought the card I used was fairly sturdy but in retrospect I think I should have not put the dashed centre fold line on the largest heart, as it seemed to weaken the design and it couldn’t support itself properly.

The video on how to make the card and assemble it is Here

I hope you like it and are enjoying seeing the alternative shaped cards.

I have another one to show you so please subscribe to my Youtube channel to be kept up to date will all my postings.

Sewing Project – Box Corner Makeup Bag/Pencil Case

Ive not done a sewing project for a while and to be honest I thought I had posted a tutorial on how to make these box corner type bags, it was only when someone contacted me before Christmas asking where my tutorial was for some I had on my blog that I realised I had not done one.

So I hope you like it, this is what I made.

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The video is Here

New Border Technique Video

A couple of weeks ago I posted a card I had made, that had been inspired by a Stampin Up “Edge Border” framelit die. I liked the idea and thought I would try and recreate it using a built in border design in ScanNCut Canvas.

This was how it turned out, I did blog about it at the time.

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I had questions about how I made it so I’ve made a video showing the process. I would add this technique works better if you design has both negative and positive sections to the pattern.

My video is Here

Bird Cushion

So I was looking around the net recently and I came across this cute bird cushion project on a Brother website Here

So today I decided to try it out, the link above gives you the pattern for both the branch and the bird. I printed the pattern off twice I scanned one bird pattern into the ScanNcut and used scan to cut data, but I would suggest you cut away the pattern section names before you start as my scan picked those up so I scanned again without them.

Also the wing piece is on top of the body section so I cut just that piece from my second pattern and added to my scan mat so that I could scan all the parts in go and save them all together.

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I used HeatNBond as usual on the back of my fabrics and as you can see it cut perfectly as always.

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Finally I cut out the branch pattern by hand and traced around it onto my fabric and stitched with a decorative stitch.

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Here is the finished cushion.

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I am on a roll now with these, I love them.

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300+ Youtube Subscribers & Free Popup Box Card

So I now have over 300 youtube subscribers which I think is amazing so thank you to all of you who watch, subscribe and share my ScanNCut video tutorials.

Ive designed this popup box card in ScanNCut Canvas and as a Thank you I am giving away the cutting file.

If you want to share the cutting file, Please share the link to this post so others can download it their selves. DO NOT share the cutting file as your own or without any acknowledgment of my work.

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You probably know how these box cards go together but if not Ive made a short video to show you how here

 

If you want to have a play around with the online Canvas software yourself there is a link to it in the sidebar, its free to register and use for all ScanNCut owners.

The cutting file contains all the elements to make the card and you have 2 matting layers one of each size for the top and bottom sections of your box, you just need to cut out however many of those you require.

The flowers are not included in the cutting file as they are a pre installed shape from within your ScanNCut machine but you could use any shape of your choice it doesn’t have to be flowers.

The cutting files is here just download and save it to a USB stick and it will be available for you to use on your ScanNCut machine.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/i96m65s3n7gw490/Pop_Up_Box.fcm

Videos

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Just a reminder that this weeks video for Sunday 20th April will be for the simple pop out inserts. You can refer to my blog post dated 12th April below if you want to see what I show you how to make in the tutorial.

I am trying to record my videos a week in advance now wherever possible, so I have an idea for the next one scheduled to be posted on Sunday 27th April I am thinking word books like these, what do you think?

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Let me know if it is something that you would be interested in and I will record it this week for posting Sunday 27th April.

Also do you have anything specific you would like to know or learn if so let me know and I will see if I know how to do it and make a video for you.

Thanks

Scollop Easel. Card

I’ve made this little Easter card tonight, it was all made directly on the ScanNCut machine, except for the faux stitching, which I did with a 005 Micron pen.

The base card is two 4 inch scollop squares welded together, I also cut a 4 inch scollop square in white card and pink paper.

The eggs were cut at 2 inch and 1.5 inches. I used the bird border with the pen tool to decorate the large egg, this border was reduced from just under 12 inches which is it’s default size to 1.5 inches wide and look how good it still looks drawn with the pen tool.

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Lattice

John from Gentleman Crafter has today posted some free lattice cutting files on his blog Here.

I’ve been thinking about doing some lattice designs for a while but frankly as we do not have an align and distribute function in canvas I gave up on my attempts.

He has also kindly included a basic lattice template so I thought I would show you what you can do with it in Canvas.

Here is an example of what I will show you in my video.

So if you want to follow along please go and download the cutting file from John’s blog (link above).

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I forgot to say in the video you can also weld a heart frame into the middle of the design top right to create a centre frame too.

Using one of the spare duplicated hearts make an outset frame, select both and choose divide.

Drag this new heart frame into the middle of the top right lattice design, centre both, select both and choose weld.

This is what it should look like.

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I also used the same functions I showed you in the video to turn text into lattice text. Just have a play, as I said in the video so long as you have kept a copy of the gentleman crafters free template you cannot really do anything wrong and if you do overwrite it by mistake just go and download it again.

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