Tips and Tricks

SOFTWARE UPDATES FOR YOUR MACHINE

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SOFTWARE UPDATES FOR YOUR MACHINE

Did you know that from time to time Brother updates the software on our machines and we can download those updates to give us better functionality, and in some cases more wonderful built-in designs?   Here is how you can check whether your machine is due for an update, and then how to do it.

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HIGH TACK FABRIC SUPPORTS SHEETS FOR YOUR MATS

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HIGH TACK FABRIC SUPPORTS SHEETS FOR YOUR MATS

Ever wondered what those greenish and glossy sheets are that came with your machine?  Or maybe you are wishing you could make your mats super tacky for use with fabric?  Time to find out what you can do.

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Scan'n Cut Scanning Troubleshooting

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Scan'n Cut Scanning Troubleshooting

Are you having trouble getting your Scan’n Cut to find your cut lines correctly when scanning in an image using the Direct Cut function?  This is a fairly common issue but with this checklist, hopefully you are able to strike on a resolution that will solve the problem for you.

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Brother Canvas Workspace Projects

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Brother Canvas Workspace Projects

Are you struggling for some inspiration for projects to make on your Scan’n Cut or Design’n Cut machine?  If this is you, then why not check out the Brother Canvas Workspace online software site.

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Mat Storage

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Mat Storage

Tip of the Week:  Scan’n Cut and Design’n Cut Mat Storage  In the past few years that I have been teaching, I have heard a few different ideas for how people store their mats.  In case you are trying to work out how best to store these tacky treasures, here are a few of them. Kept in their original packaging and hung from a hook on the side of your workstation Removed from their packaging and a hole punched through the top of them and then hung from a hoof (Note: If you choose this method, be sure to punch...

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