The gradient feature is available in both the basic and pro versions of SCAL (Sure Cuts a Lot) 4. In my video below, I am using release 4.063. To use the gradient feature: Create your shape. You can use either the basic shapes provided with SCAL or any of your own shapes, such as SVG […]
I just posted a SCAL tutorial that teaches you how to create a simple rhinestone design with Sure Cuts a Lot. If you need help, be sure to join us in my SCAL Education & Support group. We don’t have lots of rules … we just want to help you learn.
I just added this cutting file to my Etsy shop, but before I did, I did some test cuts to make sure everything would work as expected. Since this is a 12×12 design, it becomes very difficult to weed because as you work on it, the vinyl starts folding and touching other parts of the […]
The April bundle from The Hungry JPEG is now available. This bundle definitely has some stand out products! There is something for everyone as there are tons of bonus fonts and extras plus lots of lovely graphics for you to have fun with. As always, with a huge discount off retail value! The bundle comes […]
Have you been having problems getting the weeding lines you create in Sure Cuts a Lot Pro version 4 (SCAL Pro 4) to work in Cricut Design Space? This video shows you how to solve this problem.
I was asked to create a rhinestone design from a poodle silhouette and to add the puffy ear, tail and leg portions. I added this Blinged Poodle design to my Etsy shop this afternoon and can create custom rhinestone designs. If you are interested in a custom design, please request a custom design in my […]
I am publishing this blog post again because people are constantly asking for this information. This post contains a tutorial on accessing the special glyphs (extra characters) in the Samantha font, which you can get here for $17 (the regular price for the full font is over $200). The easiest way of all is to […]
You can create so many designs by just learning the design basics, like using the back minus front command to remove parts you don’t want from a shape. The back minus front command removes the areas where the object underneath overlaps the object on top. This tutorial teaches you how to create a quarter circle […]
Have you had a hard time adding nodes to existing shapes in Sure Cuts a Lot. I’m not surprised because it is a bit tricky, but in this video, I show you how to add and delete nodes and why it doesn’t seem to be working, which is what I thought at first. Plus symbol […]
In this SCAL tutorial, I teach you some cool tips for creating a compound path in SCAL, welding text to frames and I use the rhinestone feature for a fun effect. https://www.youtube.com/v/6oZ28Q5pPts?version=3&f=user_uploads&c=google-webdrive-0&app=youtube_gdata