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

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 – 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 – Modify Panel – Part 2

So last week we talked about the differences in welding, subtract, subtract all, intersect, divide and crop in the Modify Panel - Tab 1. This week we are moving on to something that I think is very often more confusing than it should be - Modify Panel - Part 2 - Compound Paths. First, if … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Modify Panel – Part 2

Let’s Explore v4 – Replicate Object on Path

Replicate Panel - Object on Path I am sure you have seen other projects where people had a design replicated multiple times in a shape and you've said "How did they do that?" Well, today we are going to explore how to do that right in the Silhouette Studio v4. The Replicate Object on Path … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Replicate Object on Path

Layered vinyl decal for a teacher gift

Today I am creating a vinyl decal that could be applied to a variety of items that would be great for a teacher. For this decal, I am combining 2 files found in the May Bundle at SoFontsy - Apple Monogram Frames and A-Z Hand lettered Initials. Measure and create your design to the size … Continue reading Layered vinyl decal for a teacher gift

Let’s Explore v4 – Replicate Panel

Want to make a copy of your design, font or an object? Then the Replicate Panel can be very helpful! This is found on the right side of the Silhouette Studio v4. This tool works great if you are wanting to replicate several copies of your design. Let's Explore the Replicate panel! Duplicate - Choose … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Replicate Panel