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Summer Extravaganza Sale at Silhouette

Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I don't normally send out 2 blog posts in one day, but wanted to send a quick reminder that there is a 50% off Summer Extravaganza sale at the Silhouette Design Store.This sale ends tomorrow… Continue reading Summer Extravaganza Sale at Silhouette

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Welding Text to Shapes in Silhouette Studio

Have you ever wanted to weld text to a shape, but it disappears when you weld it together? Let's take a look at how to create a welded design so it doesn't get swallowed up when it's welded. Welding text to a shape in Silhouette Studio Draw the shape that you want to use. I… Continue reading Welding Text to Shapes in Silhouette Studio

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Silhouette Machine Maintenance

Today we are going to discuss some ways you can keep your Silhouette machines running in top order. The #1 way that you can keep your machines in good working order is to keep them clean.I know that sounds so basic, but it is the down and "dirty" reality of it.Keeping it clean and not… Continue reading Silhouette Machine Maintenance

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Silhouette Curio Virtual Retreat #3

Last year we hosted 2 sessions of the Silhouette Curio retreat and it was so widely requested that we have brought it back one more time! I am so excited to share that the Curio event is now live for registration on the Terri Johnson Creates website!Join us September 24-26, 2021 for one more round!… Continue reading Silhouette Curio Virtual Retreat #3

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Let’s Explore v4 – How to Thicken a Knife Line

The Knife Tool in Silhouette Studio can be an awesome tool to add into created and editing designs. One thing to keep in mind is that the Knife tool can be data heavy because you are asking the software to reorganize all the data of the file or the area that you are trying to… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – How to Thicken a Knife Line

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Important information for Windows 10 users

Information for Silhouette users on Windows 10 Information published on 7/8/2021We are seeing Windows 10 users affected, but that does not mean older versions may not also see effects of this update as well. We just have not seen reports of it yet. UPDATED 7/9/21 - This issue has now been resolved by Microsoft. Silhouette… Continue reading Important information for Windows 10 users

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Lets Explore v4 – How to connect lines in Silhouette

Have you ever wanted to connect 2 lines together in the Silhouette Studio software? Two shapes are pretty easy with the Weld tool. Since they are closed shapes, when the shapes overlap, weld can be used to join those shapes and make them cut as one continuous line.But what happens when it's just line objects… Continue reading Lets Explore v4 – How to connect lines in Silhouette

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Etched Acrylic Coasters with the Curio

What happens when you move into a furnished apartment with wood furniture? My husband says to me, "We should have brought coasters." No problem! Pull out the Curio, pick out a couple of designs and the Curio is etching away. I may be working on the dining room table, but I am happy to have… Continue reading Etched Acrylic Coasters with the Curio

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5 ways to get accurate text size in Silhouette

Let's Explore v4 - 5 ways to get accurate text size in Silhouette Text is awesome!It is a great way to personalize any Silhouette project and the best part is that you can use any font that is installed on your computer. Not sure how to install fonts on your computer, check out this post… Continue reading 5 ways to get accurate text size in Silhouette

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Creating a Mock Up in Silhouette Studio

Have you ever wanted to see how a design might look on a blank before you cut it? Or use the exact image of the blank to gauge the size when designing?I will do this often when I'm creating a project to see how things will line up. In Silhouette Studio we can do this… Continue reading Creating a Mock Up in Silhouette Studio

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Cutting Leather with the Cameo 4 & 3 mm Kraft blade class

This class has taken a lot of time, testing and materials to put together, but it was so much fun doing so! Cutting Leather with the Cameo 4 & 3 mm Kraft blade is now released on my Teachable site with all the other Silhouette classes I currently have available. If you were a May… Continue reading Cutting Leather with the Cameo 4 & 3 mm Kraft blade class

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Silhouette Cut Complete Message

Have you ever sent a project to cut on the Silhouette and then the housing moves just a bit and it says "Cut Complete", but it didn't do anything? The most common cause of this is that the cut lines are not turned on. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and… Continue reading Silhouette Cut Complete Message

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Customize your Silhouette with this cover file

In October 2019 I released a cover cut file for the Silhouette Cameo 4. This is a cut file that can be used to cut out of adhesive vinyl and then applied to the Silhouette machine cover to customize it how you like. I've updated the cover cut files and created a couple others that… Continue reading Customize your Silhouette with this cover file

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DXF or SVG for Silhouette

The Silhouette software can open many different file types.Which file type depends on what upgrade of the software you have. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Here is how it is broken out by upgrade: Silhouette Studio Basic (free at Silhouette… Continue reading DXF or SVG for Silhouette

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New Silhouette class released – Sketching

Silhouette Sketch pens & Sketch Pen Design Class Just released!New online video class with tips, tricks, and troubleshooting for sketching with your Silhouette. I had no idea how popular this class would be when I submitted it for the May All Things Silhouette Conference. I had a limited window of opportunity right after conference to… Continue reading New Silhouette class released – Sketching

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Mega Sale in the Silhouette Design Store – 50% off

Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Just a quick post to give you a heads up on the Mega Sale happening in the Silhouette Design Store until June 1st, 2021. 50% off all designs - check it out HERE Don't let… Continue reading Mega Sale in the Silhouette Design Store – 50% off

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Let’s Explore v4 – Mirrored HTV not cutting right?

Having issues with mirroring HTV and it not cutting right?Did you let the software mirror it for you and it still didn't cut right?Did it cut what was off the cutting mat in the holding area and not your design? I've been seeing this pop up a lot and I originally posted this information at… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Mirrored HTV not cutting right?

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Let’s Explore v4 – Opening a PDF

Opening a PDF file with Silhouette Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Tutorial written in Silhouette Studio v4.4.472 With the Designer Edition upgrade or higher, a PDF file can be opened directly in the Silhouette software. This is a great option… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Opening a PDF

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Cameo Pro – Print and Cut & Troubleshooting

All of the Silhouette machines can do print and cut projects. This is where you can set up a graphic image to be printed through the printer connected to your computer and then have the Silhouette cut around that shape.It uses a process called registration marks to find where the design is on the page.… Continue reading Cameo Pro – Print and Cut & Troubleshooting

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Let’s Explore v4 – Transfer Properties

There are so many neat tools in the Silhouette software and one of those is called Transfer Properties. It is found on the left side of the Silhouette Studio software.The Transfer Properties feature is a Designer Edition or higher upgrade feature.For more about software upgrades check out this postSoftware Upgrades - My Favorite Features This… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Transfer Properties

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New Silhouette Class – Text in Silhouette Studio

Let's Explore v4 - Text in Silhouette Studio New Silhouette course released on my Teachable site today! Click HERE to go to the class directly. This is a 50 minute Silhouette Studio v4 software class all about Text.We will explore all about text to get you started in the Silhouette Studio v4 software including: Text… Continue reading New Silhouette Class – Text in Silhouette Studio

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Silhouette Etching Tools in Stock

Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Just a quick post to notify all that the Silhouette etching tools have been restocked at Silhouette America. Grab them quick as there are a limited supply in this shipment and I have no idea… Continue reading Silhouette Etching Tools in Stock

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May the Fourth Family Shirts

May the Fourth Shirts The Silhouette Design Store released this cute May the Fourth gnome inspired bundle in the store today and when they asked if I wanted to play with it, I said yes of course!My husband and I have been brainstorming ideas, thinking "outside the box". This was the perfect "team" project as… Continue reading May the Fourth Family Shirts

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Silhouette free weekly designs

Free Weekly Designs in the Silhouette Design Store Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Just a quick note - don't forget to grab the free file each week in the Silhouette design store. This week is a file called Wild and… Continue reading Silhouette free weekly designs

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Software Upgrades My Favorite Features

Let's Explore v4Silhouette Studio Software Upgrades Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I am seeing a bunch of new Silhouette user's join us and there is so much information out there.Today let's talk about software upgrades. I highly recommend this.Don't be… Continue reading Software Upgrades My Favorite Features

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Silhouette Studio PDF diagram updated

Just a quick heads up that I have updated the free PDF diagram of the Design tab in the Silhouette Studio software. Grab the free PDF file HERE or click the image below. Download HERE Download this to your computer and open it. Then click on the blue links to be taken to more in-depth… Continue reading Silhouette Studio PDF diagram updated

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Spiral Photo Design with Silhouette

This past week these spiral design have become so popular.In a few basic steps let's take a look at how you can create one. Spiral Photos with Silhouette Open Spiralbetty.comYou could do it from any device that you can access the internet and your photos. Upload your photo by clicking on "Upload photo". Then adjust… Continue reading Spiral Photo Design with Silhouette

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Silhouette Blades In Stock

This past year has been one crazy ride and we are still seeing the effects with manufacturing and shipping delays worldwide. It is not anything we can control, but the good news is that things are starting to be restocked! I always recommend having at least one extra blade and mat on hand just in… Continue reading Silhouette Blades In Stock

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Perfect Cut Settings in Silhouette

I know everyone is always looking for the "perfect cut settings".Well, let's just start with That is a myth! What you will see is many "suggested settings".Even in the Silhouette software, there are "preset settings".These are just a starting point. Why? Well, the first reason is Not all materials are created the same.You may have… Continue reading Perfect Cut Settings in Silhouette

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Silhouette Connection Troubleshooting

Have you been cutting along and then all of a sudden the Send button on the Send tab is no longer highlighted to press to send a job to cut? Or the Silhouette machine is not being picked up on the Send tab?If there is no information on the right side of the Silhouette machine… Continue reading Silhouette Connection Troubleshooting

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Gift ideas with your Silhouette Curio machine

I love that with the Silhouette machines you can create custom gifts that are unique to be given out. Or if you end up really liking it, keeping if for yourself - shhhhh! A few weeks back I did a post on gift ideas you can create with your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait. Well the… Continue reading Gift ideas with your Silhouette Curio machine

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Live class – for real this time

If you happen to catch the oops email that hit your inbox a few minutes ago, I had clicked the wrong button and the news went out live to all my subscribers. While I may know the Silhouette software and machines inside and out, all the ins and outs of blogs, buttons, html code, etc.… Continue reading Live class – for real this time

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Cutting HTV on the Cameo 4, Plus, or Pro – Troubleshooting

Cutting HTV on the Cameo 4, Cameo Plus, or Cameo ProTroubleshooting Are you having issues with getting HTV to cut properly on the Cameo 4, Cameo Plus, or Cameo Pro? Or are you noticing issues with the HTV feeding properly through the machine? Recently, I was cutting HTV with my Cameo Pro and was having… Continue reading Cutting HTV on the Cameo 4, Plus, or Pro – Troubleshooting

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Upcoming All Things Silhouette Conference

Boy this last year has sure thrown a kink in all kinds of conferences and events. I do miss teaching at the in-person events. But, we have to find a bright side to this situation too and it has pushed things into a virtual environment more and more. This means that even though we cannot… Continue reading Upcoming All Things Silhouette Conference

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Designing in Silhouette Studio

Creating your own designs in the Silhouette Studio software Let's use some of the Silhouette Studio tools to create our own designs. We will be using the text, rotate, offset, and subtract tools to create this design. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from… Continue reading Designing in Silhouette Studio

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New Tools for Cameo 4 models & Portrait 3

New Type B Tools - 1 mm and 2 mm blades releasing!Coming Soon! You asked and Silhouette America listened! Many said they didn't like having to use the adapters with the Cameo 4 models or Portrait 3 machines. Well, they heard that and created a new 1mm Manual Blade and 2 mm Manual Blade. These… Continue reading New Tools for Cameo 4 models & Portrait 3

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5 Steps to Setting Up and Troubleshooting the Cameo Pro

Cutting like a Pro with Your Cameo Pro The Cameo Pro is the newest cutting machine released by Silhouette and I have loved creating larger projects with mine. Today I have 5 tips for setting up the Cameo Pro.These steps can also be used for troubleshooting any cutting or feed issues you may be having… Continue reading 5 Steps to Setting Up and Troubleshooting the Cameo Pro

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New! Curio Etching Classes released!

Just a quick note to share 2 new Curio acrylic etching classes that I've released on my Teachable site. Acrylic Etched Coasters & Design with the Curio - found HERE In this 1 hour 18 minute video class we will go through the step-by-step process of setting up an etch design in the Silhouette Studio… Continue reading New! Curio Etching Classes released!

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New! Curio cover file created

It's here! I finally was able to create the cover file and cut vinyl to decorate one of my Curio machines! Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I used a Sparkleberry Ink pattern called Sea Glass Watercolor to create this cover.… Continue reading New! Curio cover file created

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5 Gift ideas created with Your Silhouette machine

There are so many possible things that you can create using your Silhouette machine. Today let's take a look at some possible gift ideas you can create. Each one of these gifts can be tailored to your needs or personalized in their own way. 5 Gift ideas 1 - Cards2 - Card sets3 - Custom… Continue reading 5 Gift ideas created with Your Silhouette machine

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Sketching with Silhouette

Have you seen the classes that Silhouette and Michael's have been hosting online? I've been attending the Silhouette and Michael's online classes when I see one that is of interest. In the most recent one that I attended, Kelly Wayment with Finding Time to Create showed how to create some simple cards by using sketch… Continue reading Sketching with Silhouette

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Let’s Explore v4 – Draw a Note

Let's Explore v4 - Draw a Note Did you know that you can add a note to your Silhouette file? This option has been in the software for awhile, but depending on what version you are using, it may work better in later versions. In the current v4.4 software version, it does seem to be… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Draw a Note

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Let’s Explore v4 – Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)

QAT – Quick Access Tool bar The Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) is quick way to access many of the panels on the right side of the Silhouette software. I am more comfortable using the panels on the right because I like the expanded window and am just not in the habit of using the quick… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Quick Access Toolbar (QAT)

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Building a TP Snowman with Silhouette

This idea was born off of a message a group member sent me asking about a file. I shared how I created the original prototype using the tools in the Silhouette software in this postDesigning in Silhouette - Snowman Pieces. But, I just couldn't stop with that one and thought I could add my own… Continue reading Building a TP Snowman with Silhouette

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Let’s Explore v4 – Save As a Svg file

Let's Explore v4 - Saving a file as a svg from Silhouette Did you know that you can save a file as an svg file directly from the Silhouette Studio software if you have the Business Edition upgrade? So first, what is a svg file? A .svg is a Scalable Vector Graphic.This means that it… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Save As a Svg file

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Designing in Silhouette – Snowman pieces

Designing in Silhouette So you want to learn to design in the Silhouette software?I see user's asking how to create their own designs in Silhouette often. And it can be done. The more familiar you can become with the tools in the software, the easier things will be for you to create designs.The more you… Continue reading Designing in Silhouette – Snowman pieces

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Silhouette Cameo Pro DIY Stand/table

I've shared a few glimpses of this DIY stand/table that we've been in the process of creating for the Cameo Pro. And it's now finished - whew!Let me tell you, writing the instructions, filming the video, and writing the blog post took twice as long as actually building the stand. Whether you are considering building… Continue reading Silhouette Cameo Pro DIY Stand/table