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Brother Launches ScanNCut and Hello Kitty Home Sewing Machines

By Joy Hou - on 16 Apr 2014, 12:43pm

Brother Launches ScanNCut and Hello Kitty Home Sewing Machines

Brother has introduced its ScanNCut machine (CM550DX), a new home and hobby cutting machine with built-in 300dpi scanner. Also, the company has launched two special anniversary editions of Hello Kitty home sewing machines, NV980K and GS2786K. 

ScanNCut CM550DX

The ScanNCut CM550DX helps to produce hand-drawn designs and even text, such as the "Forever" found on the card beside the ScanNCut CM550DX.

The built-in scanner turns scanned images into unique cutting designs and projects without requiring the need for a PC, software, or any pricey cartridges. Simply put, you can scan any images or hand-drawings into the ScanNCut CM550DX, and then it will cut out the design or drawing on any compatible media. 

Thus you can create unique and personal scrapbooks, greeting cards, quilts, and one-of-a-kind crafts. The home and hobby cutting machine allows you to:

  • See it: Pictures, sketches, drawings or paintings can be visualised as a creative project whether for print or online
  • Scan it: Scan photos, printouts or sketches with the 300dpi built-in scanner
  • Cut it: Choose any material - paper, fabric, vinyl - press a button, then cut it perfectly
  • Create it: Showcase your beautifully-cut designs in all arts-and-crafts projects

The ScanNCut machine includes a variety of built-in designs, quilt patterns and fonts from basic shapes to intricate designs. These patterns can be viewed using the 3.7-inch color LCD touchscreen display with editing capabilities such as rotating, welding, resizing, and organizing. The designs can be selected and cut out on any material of choice.

Additionally, the machine integrated a pen draw feature that allow users to create their own customized drawings for their crafting projects. It comes with six drawing pens and two erasable pens which gives the users the ability to change or edit the cut file to create one-of-a-kind designed by combining any built-in pattern with another scanned or customized image.

Backed by a 1 year carry-in warranty, the Brother CM550DX is retailing at S$828.

Hello Kitty NV980K and GS2786K

The Brother NV980K producing a Hello Kitty embroidery.

Ideal for hobbyist quilters and crafters, the NV980K sewing and embroidery machine come with a variety of built-in, easy to sew and embroidery patterns that are exclusive to Brother. The multi-function machine’s 100 x 100mm embroidery area provides ample space for users to enjoy the multiple built-in decorative stitches and embroidery designs at their own comfort. The NV980K is also lightweight and portable enough for sewing enthusiasts to carry around to classes and family gatherings.

The GS2786K is a classic sewing machine with a wide range of stitch designs to add more fun and creativity to traditional dressmaking. It also comes with 27 built-in stitches, and a craft work recipe bonus DVD.

  Price Warranty
Brother NV980K S$1,888 1 year on-site and subsequent 1 year carry-in
Brother GS2786K S$348 1 year carry-in

Images accredited to Brother.