Win a Free Ticket to Appliqué Getaway, July 18-19


I am so excited to be teaching at the Appliqué Getaway late this month!   This 2 day conference in Ft. Worth, Texas is going to be an awesome weekend of classes, shopping, demonstrations, friendship, food & fun!!!   Classes related to machine embroidery & more are being offered!  I will be teaching 2 classes (twice each on Cutting Fabric & Machine Appliqué with the Silhouette, along with Beyond Appliqué — sharing other techniques with the Silhouette Cameo.    1000 {Read More}

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Cutting Fabric Without Backing

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I’m heading to VA Beach this weekend to see my youngest grandson, Nixon!  I’m so excited, since I haven’t seen him since his baptism in April!   And I realized – -I cannot go empty handed!  So, i decided to make him a summer romper – with a beach theme!   They live a block off the beach – and he is truly a little beach baby! So, I selected a darling embroidery design from “Planet Appliqué” – and procedeed {Read More}

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Thank You, Silhouette America!


This morning, I was working on some birthday shirts for my middle grandson, Greyson — who turns one today!  (Nothing like last minute, I know!  But it will be in time for his party!)   And while creating the files for his birthday shirt in my Silhouette software, I was thinking about how awesome this software is!   Now, first of all — I want you to know that I do not work for Silhouette America. I have a great {Read More}

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“Hidden” Information about Your Silhouette Store Designs & Conference Announcement!

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If you’re like me -you own a lot of designs from the Silhouette Design Store!  And if you have a subscription, (like me) – You just might buy up designs before your Store credit expires — and not really know what you are going to do with them!   Sometimes, I buy designs based on the little thumbnail picture in the Silhouette Design Store — and then when I open it — it doesn’t look at all like the thumbnail! {Read More}

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All Things Silhouette Conference


  I am soooo excited to finally be able to share the Big Announcement that you have been waiting for………………… That’s right!  We are holding our first ever ALL THINGS SILHOUETTE CONFERENCE!!!   This has been in the planning for months — and I am finally able to announce the details to you!   That’s right — a 2 Day Conference – November 7-8, 2015 — of nothing but Silhouette & Silhouette related classes & vendors! The conference will be held at the {Read More}

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Silhouette Summit 2015


Aloha from Honolulu!  I’m enjoying my last day of this fabulous weather and view, as the Silhouette Summit comes to a close this evening.  Then I hop on a plane & head home!  So, while this was all still very fresh in my mind, I wanted to share with all of you what I saw and experienced here at the Silhouette Summit! First, I want to say that I think this is an amazing company!  I had the privilege of {Read More}

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Happy Mother’s Day!


Happy Mother’s Day – I often wonder how some of you began your crafting creative journey – -whether sewing, quilting, or working with your Silhouette.    While I know its not true for everyone,  I would guess that many of you get your creative side from your mother or possibly (like me) grandmother.    This picture above is of my mother on the right & grandmother on the left – -many years ago in Roan Mountain, TN. My  grandmother sewed beautifully {Read More}

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May Happenings with Terri Johnson Creates


May is probably my favorite month of the year — and this May is no exception!   Winter is really over, and everything is blooming in Northern VA – its just beautiful!  AND — I can wear flip flops!  Yep, my time of year! This May is jam packed with all types of events here at Terri Johnson Creates – -and I wanted to share those with you. **First — this week, I am flying to Hawaii for the very {Read More}

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What to Do When Nothing will Stick — Or How I Made These Coasters!


One of my daughters lives in Virginia Beach — just 2 short blocks from the beach access!  Its   awesome!  Her home is decorated in a lovely beach decor.    I always feel like I’m going on a mini-vacation when I visit her!  She recently purchased some new wooden end tables.  And while I was visiting, I noticed she was using some heavy paper coasters for her tables!   These tables are used daily for coffee, water & wine – so {Read More}

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Capturing Images for Silhouette – part #2 – On a Macbook


Hi!  Yesterday’s post was on Capturing Images on a PC  — so that you can bring them into Silhouette Studio.  If you missed it, simply click on the link & it will take you there!   Today, we are going to talk about how to do the same thing on a Macbook!  For a variety of reasons, I work on both a PC and a Macbook — so I’ve become pretty experienced at capturing images on both computers. Sometimes, I {Read More}

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