Good morning crafty friends,
It’s hard to believe that we are half way through February already. Its been another busy month for me so far. On the stitching front I have at last completed the blanket stitch on Daisy. I decided to add a few more eyelets round the corners now that there was somewhere to put them. Two corners complete and two to go before the cutting. So here is how she is looking now.
At the beginning of February my lovely hubby treated me to a new toy:-
and here it is a Brother Scan N’ Cut CM900. I love it. Mind you it took me two weeks of reading the manual, watching videos and playing on screen before I had the courage to cut anything out lol. The pens were also included but so far I haven’t tried these. This is the first card I made.
Its a design by Shirley Young who now sells her designs on Crafts U Print. Though I bought this a good few years back (directly from Shirley) and have used it before with my Silhouette Portrait, which I have now given to my daughter. As it was a design I knew I thought it was a good one to make that initial cut with. I also cut all the bits for this one out on the machine. something I could easily have done with the guillotine but it was so much quicker, easier and more accurate cut on the machine. I was even able to scan one of my cards for recycling and place an oval just where I wanted it to cut, which I loved. I used it as my January Sketch Challenge (a little late but we were late getting the first Sketch challenge of the year at my group. I am looking forward to cutting more of the cards I have for recycling in this way.
Lastly I made this one. The pattern was on the *Canvas workspace but was supposed to be used with sticky backed plastic to put a design on a lap top case. I liked it and adapted it for a card. I am saving this for week 9 challenge which is A Black and White card. I did the Jingle Bells file myself.
I need to sort out the cards I have made so far this month. Most are still on the camera at the moment but will try and get back soon too share some with you.
Thank you for taking the time to visit once again
Hugs to all
*Canvas workspace is like a design pad on the computer where you can design, alter and or resize them before sending them to the Scan N’ Cut to be drawn or cut. This was done by connecting your machine to the computer via a wire connection but with this model I am lucky enough to be able to send the designs via interned so no wires needed.