Learn how to effortlessly combine free Canva designs with the xTool M1 to create a charming fall sign or anything else you wish to craft. We’ll share the easy DIY tutorial below.
This adorable sunflower fall sign is a fun and easy project that is the perfect way to add a touch of autumn to your home. Let’s get crafty!
Why You Will Love This xTool M1 Fall Sign
There are so many reasons why you will love making this fall sign. First of all, by using the free designs on Canva, you literally have endless possibilities for creating signs for any holiday, season or everyday use.
We chose a sunflower for this project because it’s such a classic image for the end of summer and early fall. Pairing it with a sweet quote using the xTool M1 takes this fall sign to the next level.
So, let’s get to the simple steps so you can make your own. And if you wish to become a Sustain My Craft Habit insider to receive fun freebies, join here!
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- xTool M1 10W machine with riser base and honeycomb panel
- xTool birch 1/8″ plywood sheets
- 8×12″ 1/16″ basswood sheets
- Free Canva designs
- Upcycled wood tray
- Paint in yellow, orange, red
How to Use Free Canva Designs with the xTool M1
Head over to Canva.com and search for an image you wish to cut. In our case, we chose “sunflower” graphic. Select the image and download it as a png file.
After downloading the free PNG file, upload the graphic on to the XTool Creative Space canvas.
Select the sunflower (or whatever image) and add an offset to the image as anew layer, we made ours 0.175″ thick.
Assign that outer layer as a “cut” function. And set the other lines in the image as a “score” function.
Duplicate the sunflower two times and make the size of one of them smaller.
Place the material you want to cut in to the XTool M1 and follow the instructions prompted on the screen for cutting and engraving.
Once cut, remove from the machine and put aside for later use.
Now that you’ve cut one design, you’ll be hooked into cutting more free canva designs!
How to Make a DIY Fall Sign with Fall Themed Wood Cutouts
Once all the pieces are cut with the xTool M1, it’s time to paint and assemble all the pieces to make something fun and unique! We painted our cut out pieces and assembled them all on a tray to make a Fall sign.
Check out our full tutorial over on our YouTube Channel. All the instructions on how to make this fall sign can be found in the video.
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