Create Appliqué Cut Data From a .pes File on ScanNCut SDX225

Cathy Ellsaesser Applique, Brother Sewing Machines, embroidery, Embroidery Designs, ScanNCut Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
Blog image showing applique pieces for Stegosaurus

Did you know you can use the ScanNCuts DX225 and the SDX230 to create cut files for appliqué right from a .pes file? No software needed! It takes just a little bit of work to get the right sequence(s) to use as cut data. You have to isolate such sequences from the rest of the […]

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Quarantine Hair…Don’t Care!

Cathy Ellsaesser How to, ScanNCut, Steam Press Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Blog Image for Quarantine Hair, Don't Care

I thought I was being original when I thought of the phrase, Quarantine hair, don’t care. I was sadly mistaken, as I found lots of examples of shirts and hats being made with that phrase when I did a Google search. However, most of those products were: Something you had to buy. We’re makers, we […]

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BES4 to ScanNCut: Appliqué Cut File from Placement Stitches

Cathy Ellsaesser Anita Goodesign, Applique, BES4, Embroidery Designs, How to, ScanNCut, software Tags: , , ,
Artwork created in BES4 with elements separated

I do a lot of embroidery with appliqués.  All appliqué designs, as far as I know, provide a “placement stitch” so you know where to put your fabric for the appliqué.  Many people will place a piece of fabric larger than the placement stitch, and tack it down with the “tack down stitch”. They then […]

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Scan N Cut2 Firmware Update

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Research and development into new hardware may take months or years from concept to market. Despite that, once a new piece of equipment is on the market, the manufacturer receives many suggestions for improvement from users.  Often the manufacturers can incorporate those improvements in a firmware update for the equipment.  In line with this thinking, […]

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