Brother SDX1250 ScanNCut DX Craft Cutting Machine

Sale price $699.00 Regular price $899.00

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Brother SDX1250 ScanNCut DX Craft Cutting Machine

The world's only electronic cutting machines with a built-in scanner, Brother's SDX1250 ScanNCut machine includes Auto Blade technology and the new Rotary Auto Blade.

Scan and cut and so much more. The incredible auto blade technology cuts most materials up to 3mm and the new SDX1250 now includes the amazing rotary blade that slices through tricky fabrics and intricate designs with ease. The ScanNCut has hundreds of built-in designs and a large touchscreen for accessing and editing without the need for any extra devices. When you are ready to play and do more, CanvasWorkspace is subscription-free software packed with extras and transfers easily via WIFI to your machine from computer/tablet/smart phone. You’ll love being able to cut adhesive and heat transfer vinyls (HTV), draw and create stickers, emboss, foil, score and create professional calligraphy for cardmaking and events and other activities all on one machine. If you love Brother Sewing and Embroidery Machines, you’ll love SDX1250 and the My Connection feature for transferring applique and other designs directly to and from compatible sewing machines.

Key features

  • Rotary blade for cutting tricky fabrics like lace, knits, organza and more
  • 1,303 built-in designs, 17 fonts built-in and accessed via touchscreen
  • PLUS 63 new rotary blade designs, transferred via WIFI through subscription-free software, CanvasWorkspace
  • Only Brother's cutting machines come with a built-in scanner, great for fussy cutting or capturing unique designs
  • Fully automatic blade, detects and cuts most media up to 3mm thick
  • MyConnection for directly transferring applique and other designs to and from compatible sewing machines



Scan it, cut it, and create it quickly, quietly and without fuss with the SDX1250. As the world’s only cutting machines with a built-in scanner, Brother’s ScanNCut DX machines allow you to scan images and then precisely cut the shapes or outlines, with no need for design cartridges or a PC. SDX1250 is one of the most sophisticated models in the line-up and includes the new Rotary Blade Kit, a fantastic tool for cutting a wide range of textiles (felt, organza, jersey, lace, plus more). You’ll be able to cut curved and intricate designs with minimal fraying and without the need for stabiliser. Auto-blade technology means there is no need to fiddle with cut settings, pressure adjustments or make selections from lengthy lists of materials and weights, we’ll take care of this so you can spend your time on creating instead.

MyConnection enables direct transfer to and from compatible sewing machines so you can easily cut applique pieces and include these directly into you sewing projects or share your favourite sewing design for drawing or embossing with ScanNCut.


Features In Depth

Rotary Auto Blade Have even more fun with fabrics! The SDX1250 comes with a rotary auto blade attachment and 63 brand NEW rotary designs.

Built-in scanner The ScanNCut is the only crafting machine to feature a 600dpi scanner. You can scan virtually anything – a drawing, a cherished photo, even material offcuts, so there’s less wastage! Transform your scans into cut, draw, foil, pierce or emboss designs.*

Standalone Use the large 5” colour touchscreen to edit, zoom, customise and even create your own designs, with no PC or mobile needed. Save designs to your machine’s memory or USB for future use.

Blade sensor technology Brother’s innovative auto-blade sensor automatically detects material thickness, taking away tricky guesswork. Get the perfect cut, every time.

Cut up to 3mm thick Foam, felt, fabric, leather, balsa, card, paper – you name it, you can cut it (up to 3mm thick).

Whisper quiet Even though the Brother ScanNCut DX range is a mighty and powerful cutting machine, it is truly whisper quiet when cutting which makes it perfect to use anywhere!

Something for everyone With 1,303 designs and 17 fonts built-in, PLUS 63 rotary blade designs on activation card, your SDX1250 has something to suit every creative occasion.

Handy half-cut function The half-cut function is perfect for cutting stickers and heat transfer materials like flex- and flock foils. Pair with background scanning to create designs that use every inch of your material – perfect for hobbyists and business owners alike.

Connect your craft room With wireless connectivity you can send designs directly to your ScanNCut from your free CanvasWorkspace account, no wires or flash drives needed. Using the built-in USB port, you can import PES/PHX/PHC files so you can turn treasured embroidery patterns into matching stickers, line art, cutting guides, embossing or foiling projects.

SVG data readability Your SDX1250 can read SVG files directly, so there’s no need to spend time converting first. More time crafting, less time converting.

Cut out the hassle Remove the hassle of hand cutting designs from paper and fabric. Just scan, highlight and cut. Perfect for those who may have difficulty holding scissors or cutting knives.

Calling all quilters! The SDX1250 comes with 140 built-in quilt blocks and appliqué designs. Plus the new Rotary Auto Blade kit, which includes a rotary auto blade and 63 brand new rotary designs. Your ScanNCut can even draw in and cut your desired seam allowance, so perfect quilting every time!

Get rolling... Expand your creative possibilities with the roll feeder 2* for the ScanNCut DX range. Create longer designs for home décor, or shop windows. It’s the perfect tool for cutting vinyl stickers and heat transfer materials. And with the roll feeder 2*, you don’t even need to use a mat!

Supersize me Now it’s super easy to go supersize when cutting vinyls. Combine your roll feeder 2* with the Vinyl Auto Blade*, which includes great new features like the tiling function which allows you you to create unlimited sized vinyls and the handy weeding box function for easier and more efficient weeding!

My Connection Got an embroidery design that you love? Using the exclusive My Connection** function, transfer designs directly to/from compatible sewing machines and turn them into patterns to be used on your ScanNCut. Perfect for applique. Love a ScanNCut pattern and want to see it stitched out? Send it to your compatible sewing machine and create an embroidery design around it. 

Never stop creating* With our extensive range of optional accessories, Brother will be at your side to help you take your creative projects to the next level. Check out the Disney collection, stencil sheets, vinyl, foiling, roll feeder and embossing kits, and so much more by visiting 

*Additional purchase necessary
**To use My Connection, software version should be 1.61 or higher


Optional Supplies and Accessories


  • Brayer (CABRY1)
  • Scraper Tool (CASCP1)
  • Spatula and Hook Set (CASPHK1)

Premium Kits

  • Embossing Starter Kit (CAEBSKIT1)
  • Foiling Starter Kit (CAFTKIT1)
  • Roll Feed Attachment (CADXRF2)
  • Rhinestone Starter Kit (CARSKIT1)
  • Calligraphy Starter Kit (CADXCLGKIT1)
  • Paper Piercing Starter Kit (CADXPPKIT1)
  • Vinyl Auto Blade Kit (CADXVBKIT1)
  • Disney Vinyl Auto Blade Kit (CADXVBDSNKIT1)

Blades, Holders & Pens

  • Auto Blade 3mm (CADXBLD1)
  • Auto Blade Holder (CADXHLD1) 
  • Thin Fabric Auto Blade (CADXBLDQ1)
  • Thin Fabric Auto Blade Holder (CADXHLDQ1)
  • Pen Holder (CAPENHL1)
  • Colour Pen - 6pcs (CAPEN1)
  • Erasable Pen - 2pcs (CAPEN2)
  • Universal Pen Holder (CAUNIPHL1)
  • Small Universal Pen Holder (CAUNIPHL2)
  • Calligraphy Pens 5pc per set (CADXCLGPEN1, CADXCLGPEN2, CADXCLGPEN3)
  • Foiling Glue Pens (CAFTGP1)
  • Paper Piercing Tools (CADXPPTL1)
  • Embossing Tool Set (CAEBSKIT1)
  • Roll Feeder Cutter (CADXRFC1)

Mats, Sheets & Other Consumables

  • Iron-on Contact Sheet for applique (CASTBL1)
  • High Tack Support Sheet for Fabric Cutting (CASTBL2)
  • Low Tack Mat 12 x 12" "/305 x 350mm (CADXMATLOW12)
  • Jumbo Low Tack Mat 12 x 24" "/305 x 610mm (CADXMATLOW24)
  • Scanning Mat 12 x 12"/305 x 350mm (CADXMATS12)
  • Standard Tack Mat 12 x 12" "/305 x 350mm (CADXMATSTD12)
  • Jumbo Standard tack Mat 12 x 24" "/305 x 610mm (CADXMATSTD24)
  • Jumbo Scanning Mat 12 x 24"/305 x 610mm (CADXMATS24)
  • Rhinestone Sheet Set (CARSSH1)
  • Rhinestone Transfer Sheets (CARSTS1)
  • Stencil sheet (CASTCL1)
  • Embossing Mat (CAEBSMAT1)
  • Bronze Embossing Metal Sheets (CAEBSBMS1)
  • Silver Embossing Metal Sheets (CAEBSSMS1)
  • Embossing Template Sheets (CAEBSTS1)
  • Paper Piercing Mat (CADXPPMAT1)
  • Foil Blue (CAFTSBLU1)
  • Foil Gold (CAFTSGLD1)
  • Foil Green (CAFTSGRN1)
  • Foil Pink (CAFTSPNK1)
  • Foil Red (CAFTSRED1)
  • Foil Silver (CAFTSSIL1)

Design Pattern Collections

  • Quilt Pattern USB1 (CAUSB1)
  • Applique Pattern USB2 (CAUSB2)
  • 3D model Pattern USB4 (CAUSB4)
  • Canvas Premium Pack No. 2 (Enhanced Image Tracing / 25 design patterns) (CACVPPAC2)
  • Christmas Décor Collection (CACDCP01)
  • Paper Piercing Design Collection (CADXPPDP01)
  • Calligraphy Font Collection (CADXCLGFP01)
  • Tattered Lace Collections 1-8 (CATTLP01, CATTLP02, CATTLP03, CATTLP04, CATTLP05, CATTLP06, CATTLP07, CATTLP08)
  • Disney Pattern Collections 1-12 (CADSNP01, CADSNP02, CADSNP03, CADSNP04, CADSNP05, CADSNP06, CADSNP07, CADSNP08, CADSNP09, CADSNP10, CADXDSNP11, CADXDSNP12)


Features and Specifications


Brand ScanNCut
Design Computerised
Machine Size Compact and Lightweight
Machine Type Craft, Die Cutter
Skill Level Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Use Business, Home

In the box

Contents Black auto blade & holder, Rotary blade & holder, Standard-tack mat (12”x12”), Low-tack mat (12”x12”), Pen holder, 2x Erasable pens, Touch pen (Stylus), Spatula, Accessory bag, Power cord, Getting started guide, Cardstock 12" x 12" (1 pc), My Connection activation card, Rotary blade design activation card, Activation card for CanvasWorkspace

Blade Compatibility

Full Auto Blade Yes
Thin Fabric Blade (auto blade) Yes


Direct Connection via USB Cable (cable not included) Yes
Wireless Interface WLAN Connection

Digital Scanner

Scanner Resolution (optical) 600dpi
Scanning Area 12 x 24" (305 x 610 mm)


Display Size 5"
Display Type LCD Colour Touchscreen


Auto Power Off Yes
Sleep Mode Yes


Adjustable Holder Pressure Automatic
Blade Depth Adjustment Automatic
Built-In Designs 1303
Built-In Fonts 17
Built-In Quilt Patterns 140
Cutting Area 11.7 x 11.7" (297 x 297mm), 11.7 x 24" with optional mat (297 x 610mm)
Maximum Thickness for Cutting Auto Blade: 3mm, Thin Fabric Auto Blade: 3mm

File Readability

FCM Native to ScanNCut and CanvasWorkspace
PES Yes, all PES Data
SVG Via Canvas Workspace or Direct Import to the Machine


Edit On-screen Yes
Max Cutting Depth 3mm
Scanner Yes
Standalone/PC Peripheral Standalone
WLAN Capability Yes


CanvasWorkspace for PC & MacOS Yes
CanvasWorkspace for Web Yes

Warranty Information

Warranty 3 Year Return to Base Warranty *For Business Use, 1 Year only