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

Let’s Explore v4 – Transform = Move

Did you know that you can Move objects on your Silhouette Design mat specifically into place? Pretty neat when you start to look at it. Under the Transform Panel on the right side, then the 4th tab at the top of the Panel is the "Move By" tab. This allows you to move an object … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Transform = Move

Let’s Explore v4 – Rotate

Hi everyone! This week we are continuing on our journey to explore more of Silhouette Studio v4. We are looking today at the Transform Panel - Rotate tab. You will find this on the right side of the Silhouette Studio v4 as shown below. If  you want to manually rotate an object, you can do … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Rotate

Let’s Explore v4 – Text Style – Glyphs

Have you heard of Glyphs? These are special characters that some fonts have included with them. Glyphs can be flourishes, fancy letters, punctuation or characters with accents, shapes, etc. With the software Silhouette Studio version of v4.1.197 and the Designer Edition software upgrade, came the option to unlock the glyphs feature in Silhouette Studio. This … Continue reading Let’s Explore v4 – Text Style – Glyphs