Using your Brother Scan N Cut Machine

Over the last couple of years I have put together quick videos showing how to use your Brother Scan N Cut. Here’s the most popular. I recommend starting at the top! And be sure to come back for another visit because I am adding new videos all the time!

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This chart was found on the Brother Scan N Cut website.


Some of you asked for links so you can purchase your Brother Scan N Cut, I have provided those below. I recommend contacting a local Brother Sewing Company dealer for help with picking out a unit. Here’s a Brother comparison chart that should help too!


Why you need a Brother Scan N Cut! This is why you need a Brother Scan ‘N Cut! Just watch how wonderfully it fussy cuts these PhotoPlay Gnome for Christmas stamps! You just stamp, scan, and cut! So simple!

Introduction to the Brother Scan N Cut. Are you hearing good things about the new Brother Scan and Cut? Here’s why I love my mine!

Try these 3 simple things with your Brother Scan N Cut. Is your machine still in the box? Let’s pull it out, plug it in, and try these 3 easy steps to learn how to use your machine in less than 15 minutes!

Learn about the types of Cuts. Do you have questions about how to cut using the Brother ScanNCut electronic cutting machine? Watch this quick video to learn about the cutting types available.

Explore the Built-in Patterns! Did you know you can print the built-in patterns for your Brother Scan N Cut? Here’s how! Print the PDF from the Brother website to have on hand.

Fussy cutting around image stamps. Consider using a Brother ScanNCut machine to cut instead of purchasing expensive coordinating dies for your stamps. In this video, I do some quick stamping and show how the ScanNCut will cut around your stamps! You can tell it how big of a border to cut!

Tracing around sentiment or “word” stamps. Playing today with my Brother ScanNCut to see if I can scan stamped images. I recently learned to use a pencil to weld letters together. Let’s see if this works!

Cutting stickers out using your Scan N Cut. I recently needed some stickers cut out for a fun scrapbook layout. Here’s how I used my Brother ScanNCut to cut out the stickers that I downloaded and printed!

Here’s how you can use your Brother ScanNCut to fussy cut shapes from 12×12 patterned scrapbook paper. Scanning and cutting is very easy with this machine!

Consider using a Brother ScanNCut machine to cut instead of purchasing expensive coordinating dies for your stamps. In this video, I do some quick stamping and show how the ScanNCut will cut around your stamps! You tell it how much of a border to cut!

Try cutting inside the lines using the software. Ok, now we’re going to get fancy. I’ve shown you how to cut the outside of an image so you don’t need dies to cut out your stamps, but what if you need to cut any inside line on your stamped image? Let’s try the Canvas Workspace software to do this!

How to use the markers. Here’s a quick video about the ScanNCut markers. I scanned an image out of a catalog to see how it would scan. Then I used the Brother ScanNCut to draw the scanned image.

Drawing Mosaic Moments grid lines. Due to my love of photos, I use the Tami Potter’s Mosaic Moments system so that I can include many photos on my scrapbook layouts! Recently, I collaborated with a scrapbooking friend, Kerry, and we came up with a great idea to use our Brother ScanNCuts to help us with our Mosaic Moments grid paper layouts! Here’s what we found out! You have to see this!

Cutting the Creative Memories sunburst template. Recently, when Zooming with scrapping friends, we wondered if we could use the Brother Scan N Cut to help with the Creative Memories Sunburst Template for our scrapbook layouts! Here’s what we tried!

Troubleshooting. Did you get a Brother ScanNCut machine for Christmas? Is it still in the box? Hopefully this will encourage you to pull it out of the box and play with it! And if you get frustrated, these tips will help!

Heart shapes for my scrapbook layout. Used my Brother Scan N Cut to scan a heart shape so that I can cut out many hearts for my scrapbooking layout from Scrapbook Generations.

Cutting around photographs. Recently, a good friend asked about scanning photos with the Brother ScanNCut. So in this video, I show how to cut a pattern shape on your photo.

Making ornaments for a scrapbook layout. Finished up a Scrapbook Generation layout by using my Brother ScanNCut to fussy cut the ornaments from the Echo Park Celebrate Christmas paper.

Cutting paper for Chipboard album. This weekend I was working on some old scrapbook kits, and found a great use for my Brother ScanNCut! I needed to trim out a certain shape for the chipboard pages! This worked great, watch to see how this saved me time!

Paper cut for Flower decor. From my recent Jillibean Haul, I purchased these wooden flowers. Thought I would cover them with black and white patterns and hang them in our master bathroom. Take a look!