How to use a Brother Embroidery Machine and Brother Scan N Cut to cut out applique shapes for an embroidery design.

Kirsty Procter has created this step-by-step tutorial for creating Appliques for Scan n Cut machines. Please see the link to the tutorial at the foot of this blog.

Neither Kirsty nor Lords Sewing can offer advice or instruction beyond the material presented here, which is offered as a friendly guide. Scan n Cut is sold exclusively by Create and Craft in the UK who should be able to offer support for their products.

NOTE ON EMBROIDERY MACHINE – The Brother Embroidery Machine must have the necessary “Thread Colour Palette Key” that is required to change an applique placement stitch into an applique cutting line that can be recognised by the scan and cut. Here is a list of Brother embroidery machine models that have this feature (as of June 2018 – UK Models):

Current Compatible Models –

• XP1 Luminaire
• XV Dream Machine
• VR
• V7 (in Embroidery Edit only)
• V5 (in Embroidery Edit only)
• V3 (in Embroidery Edit only)
• Innov-is 2600
• Innov-is 800e
• Innov-is F480
• Innov-is F440e
• Innov-is M280d (Disney

Previous compatible Models –

• Innov-is I (in Embroidery Edit only)
• Innov-is Ie (in Embroidery Edit only)
• Innov-is 5000 Laura Ashley (in Embroidery Edit only)
• Innov-is 4000 (in Embroidery Edit only)
• Innov-is 4000d (Disney model) (in Embroidery Edit only)

View or download Kirsty’s .pdf tutorial

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