Let’s Explore v4 – Sketch Panel

One of the options with the Silhouette machine is using pens in the tool holder and then the Silhouette will draw the design you choose. There are sketch designs that you can find in the Silhouette Design store and are all ready to use with your sketch pens. This is one of my favorites I … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Sketch Panel

Creating a shadow box with Silhouette

Everyone starts out with one material or another, mine was paper. I started with my Silhouette as a paper-crafter and it has grown from there. A while back I was visiting friends in Kansas and playing with the Silhouette and my friend asked if I could trace a photo for her that a friend took. … Continue reading Creating a shadow box with Silhouette

Let’s Explore v 4 Recap

We are half-way through 2018 - can you believe that? So it's the perfect time to recap what the "Let's Explore v4" series has covered so far since January. Let's Explore v 4 series Page Setup Panel - Tab 1 - Page Size & Cutting Mat Page Setup Panel - Tab 2 - Grid Options … Continue reading Let’s Explore v 4 Recap

“Tank” top

I created this shirt for my son to wear on vacation. He is all about Army and tanks at 6 years old and picked out this Military Set by Studio Ilustrado in the Silhouette Design Store. When this file is opened there are multiple designs so I had to right click on it then chose  ungroup … Continue reading “Tank” top

Using multiple files to create a design

Where do you find your ideas? I am a big Pinterest lover. I pin a lot of things of all categories and sometimes just sit and pin ideas for hours. I find it relaxing. Do I make all the pins I save? No - but I have made quite a few. Check out my Pinterest … Continue reading Using multiple files to create a design

Silhouette Weekend

What an amazing weekend spent with colleagues and new Silhouette friends! I was on staff at the Terri Johnson Creates Silhouette Instructor Licensing retreat two weeks ago and let me tell you, while it may have been long days, I still woke up feeling like my battery was recharged on Monday morning. First, I want … Continue reading Silhouette Weekend

Let’s Explore v4 – Nesting Feature

If you have the Designer Edition upgrade to the Silhouette Studio, the Nesting feature is available in the software. This feature allows you to "nest" the design together to either conserve material or create a new design. Let's Explore the Nesting Panel. Set Selected Shape as Boundary - Select a shape to be the nesting … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Nesting Feature

Let’s Explore v4 – Stipple Panel

If you are Silhouette Cameo 3 or Curio owner and have plugged your machine into your computer, you will have access to the Stipple Panel. With a Cameo 3, you can use a pen or marker to stipple a design. This means that the design is a series of dots. With this feature you can … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Stipple Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Pop Up Panel

Today we are exploring the Pop Up Panel. Did you know there was such a thing? If you have v4.1.197 or higher of the Silhouette software, then this is available to you. This is a neat feature that you can take a design and make it pop out of base shape, such as a card. … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Pop Up Panel

Let’s Explore v4 – Offset Panel

Offset Panel - Silhouette Studio v4 We are moving down the right side of the Silhouette Studio v4 software and going through the Panels in detail. Let's take a look at the Offset Panel. This tool can be very useful for many things such as creating a background layer for a decal, creating a shadow, … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Offset Panel