This is from the November 25, 2014 Q&A Webinar for Make The Cut! and Popup Card Studio
Make the Cut version 4.6.1 & Popup Card Studio 1.1.0 are used in this Webinar. Each question notes if MTC or PCS is being discussed.
You can find the thread on the MTC Forum with questions addressed in this Webinar here: forum.make-the-cut.com/discussion/40516/november-25th-webinar-over-what-questions-or-topics-do-you-have
00:00:00 Welcoming Remarks
00:00:35 MTC: Does MTC work with the Brother ScannCut – No, but there are options to export files out of MTC that you may be able to import into the Brother’s program
00:01:45 MTC: Fran showed boxes she had made from prior week’s webinar demonstration
00:02:43 MTC: Does MTC work with the eClips machine no– No, they have exclusive agreement with SCAL which has a variation of their program that is specific to eClips – eCal. eCal is the only program that works directly with that machine. However, you can export files out of MTC as an SVG file and import into eCal to work with that cutter.
00:04:15 MTC: Bryan reviews bringing in an image with pixel trace and its different options to get best image for cutting; demos using the Fuse and Weld to close open images
00:16:10 MTC: Bryan starts to reviews a coloring book image of a puppy found here: coloring-page.net/pages/christmas-22.html - he shows how to pixel trace the image and then clean it up for a paper piecing (picks back up at 00:29:15)
00:17:10 Google: Looking for better quality images to get better one for tracing – Bryan shows how to use an image file its self to search for similar images to find a better one for tracing; also shows how to use node editing to close paths on files
00:29:15 MTC: Bryan goes back to coloring book page image of the puppy to show how to pixel trace the image and then clean it up for a paper piecing; reviews using the “Resample Image” option to get best image; then uses various tools in MTC to clean up and “color” the image into its parts and pieces. Inverse Eraser tool, eraser tool, layer, split, changing color, join, lock and unlock and more tools are used (also see further discussion at 01:14:12)
01:12:20 MTC: Purchase as a gift or for self and not getting email for registration – check spam folders, verify email address is correct when entering for purchase; then if all else fails – file a support ticket with MTC which can be done here: make-the-cut.com/Support.aspx
01:14:12 MTC: Bryan returns to the puppy paper piecing project and quickly reviews his steps taken to get the image in and broken apart; Then shows doing a pixel trace and breaking it apart with a basic turtle image
01:20:05 MTC: Again reviews purchasing and not getting email; also reviews downloading the program and the plug-in file in demo mode until able to register with a registration number
01:24:35 MTC: Bryan says there is no way to easily change one shape to another shape (like a circle into a rectangle)
01:31:14 Differences in TTF and OTF fonts in general; font viewer utility program Bryan showed is found here: