Cameo 4, Cameo Pro, Silhouette, Silhouette classes, Silhouette Projects

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

Cameo 4, Cameo Pro, Curio, Silhouette, Uncategorized

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

Cameo 4, Cameo Pro, Curio, Let's Explore v4, Silhouette, Silhouette Projects

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

Cameo 4, Cameo Pro, Silhouette, Silhouette Projects

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

Cameo 4, Cameo Pro, Curio, Silhouette, Silhouette classes

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

Let's Explore v4, Silhouette, Uncategorized

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

Curio, Silhouette, Silhouette classes, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

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

Cameo 4, Cameo Pro, Silhouette, Uncategorized

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

Curio, Silhouette, Silhouette classes

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!

Curio, Silhouette, Silhouette Projects

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

Designer Edition, Silhouette, Silhouette classes, Silhouette Projects

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

Let's Explore v4, Silhouette, Uncategorized

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

Cameo Pro, Silhouette, Uncategorized

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

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Holiday decor with Silhouette

This year has definitely been an interesting one. I haven't really felt like pulling all of the Christmas decorations out, but still wanted to do something. While cruising on Pinterest one night, I saw this and thought it would be perfect for a bit different look on our buffet in our dining area this year.… Continue reading Holiday decor with Silhouette

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Designing a custom tag created in Silhouette Studio

A few weeks back I shared how I created a custom gift wrap in Silhouette Studio with just a few basic supplies. Check out that post HERE. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Today, let's take a look at how I… Continue reading Designing a custom tag created in Silhouette Studio

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Reasons svg files are not opening in Silhouette

There are several reasons that a svg file may not open directly into Silhouette Studio. Affiliate links may be present in the following blog post and as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. 1 - To open svg files, the Designer Edition upgrade or higher is required to "unlock" this feature. Getting the… Continue reading Reasons svg files are not opening in Silhouette

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Let’s Explore v4 – Freehand Drawing Tools

In the Let's Explore v4 series we have covered Line Tools, Drawing tools, and Flexishape Tools available in the Silhouette software. Today we are going to look at the Freehand drawing tools that are available. Who can freehand draw? Well, typically not me, but it can come in handy for certain projects. My freehand drawing… Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Freehand Drawing Tools

Curio, Silhouette, Silhouette classes, Silhouette Projects, Uncategorized

Etching with your Silhouette machine

Today we are going to talk about etching with the Silhouette machines. I am seeing a lot of questions regarding which Silhouette machines can etch and we are going to get into some of the nitty gritty details about it. Which Silhouette machine is designed for etching? The Silhouette Curio is designed for etching.It is… Continue reading Etching with your Silhouette machine

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Custom Gift Wrap with Silhouette

The Silhouette Studio software is so powerful in what it can do and what you can create with it. The biggest limit is YOU! The more time you take to learn about the Silhouette software and how to do things in it, the more you can expand your skills and apply those to your future… Continue reading Custom Gift Wrap with Silhouette

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Silhouette Project Fail or Success? Both?

Let me just start off with saying – I hate painting. I hate waiting for it to dry!I hate that you have to do it in so many stages! I hate when it doesn’t turn out! But I gave it another go! I really did try.I’ve been doing a lot of painting and I still… Continue reading Silhouette Project Fail or Success? Both?