Using Lines as a Design Element in Inkscape

Here is a quick pattern designing Q&A. Jeff is designing a dream catcher and he was wondering how to design the webbing in Inkscape. This episode I show you how to lay in the webbing with the bezier tool, then change that line into an object.

Robert had a question on how to export a JPG in Inkscape. I show you the workaround.

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Creating Word Art with Inkscape

Word art patterns are popular with scrollers. They can quote a religious text, words of wisdom, funny sayings, or someone’s name.  Here’s a tutorial on how to create your own word art using Inkscape. I posted parts 1 and 2 below.  If you’re looking for written instructions, they can be found at Scroll Saw Village in this article.  Also, be sure to check our our selection of word art patterns.  Enjoy the show!

 

 

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Designing Bunny Cars

Easter is right around the corner, so I think a couple bunny cars are in order. This quick and easy project is perfect for the little ones in your life. But before we make them, we have to design them. This episode, we jump into Inkscape and design our Bunny Cars. You can find the […]

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Practice Patterns

When I’m away from my scroll saw for any length of time, my skills get a bit rusty. In this episode, I share how I “remind” myself how to follow a line. I do this before working on any large project when I need to quickly hone my skills. This is also a great way […]

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Setting Table Tilt On Your Scroll Saw

This episode, I cover different ways of setting accurate angles when tilting the table of your scroll saw.  I cover the use of the built-in angle gauge on your scroll saw, using a inexpensive protractor, a paper protractor and it’s advantages, a digital angle gauge, and using your smart phone to dial in the exact […]

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Don’t Let Your Scroll Saw Village Account Get Deleted

This is an important message regarding membership at Scroll Saw Village, our sister site & community for scroll saw enthusiasts. We are moving to a different software platform in early October (You can read the announcement here). But, before we move, we have to do a bit of housekeeping. We have a lot of members who […]

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