I’m headed to Hawaii — New Silhouette Product Launch

Tweet   That’s right!!  I am headed to the Silhouette Summit in Hawaii this week & I am thrilled!!  (And I’m so happy that Silas decided to arrive before this Conference!!)  This is the 2nd Annual Summit where Silhouette America introduces their new products for the year!  And from what I’ve heard “through the grapevine” – this year promises to be amazing!!  Last year is when they introduced the new Designer Edition Plus that imports Embroidery designs, the Mint, Curio {Read More}

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Silas Has Arrived!!

Tweet So, I know I just shared that we were on “Baby Watch” at our house, and a little printable Heat Transfer onesie – so I wanted to let everyone know that Silas Koa Riddick arrived on Wednesday evening, May 11 at 8:05 pm!!  This little peanut weighed 7lb. 2oz — and he is just amazing!!      He is my youngest grandson – (yes, I have 4 grandsons now!!) and we are thrilled.  (I did manage to put a {Read More}

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Adding Purchased Images to Your Silhouette Library & FREE Printable Download

Tweet As soon as I saw this new Peony Watercolor bundle from the Hungry Jpeg — I knew I had to have it! I love peonies & these graphics are just beautiful!    As I was saving them into my Silhouette library — (because this is where I plan to use them), I realized that this might be something that you would like to know how to do. Once you have downloaded these designs (or any purchase/download from the internet), {Read More}

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Print & Cut – Its Not Just for Paper!

Tweet We are on “Baby watch” at our house, as our oldest daughter is ready to deliver her 3rd baby boy!  In fact, today is her actual due date — so it could be any day!!  This “Mimi” is pretty excited and in the to create baby things!  My daughter asked that I “make them with Silhouette” instead of machine embroidery, because she doesn’t like how “scratchy” machine embroidery can be on the back.  Not good for a new little {Read More}

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Exciting News – Terri Johnson Academy with Online Classes is Live!

Tweet I’m very excited to officially announce my newest endeavor — Terri Johnson Academy with Online Silhouette Classes!!  Some of you may know that I’ve been working on this for months & months — and we are finally ready to go live with these classes!      Literally, every single day I receive emails & messages from Silhouette users asking me to come to their area & teach classes.  They have purchased their Silhouette or received it for a gift {Read More}

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What I’ve Learned About the New Cloud Update to Silhouette Studio Software

Tweet I am so excited about the latest update to the Silhouette Studio Software – Version 3.7.026 – which was released this week as a free update.  At this time, it is an optional update — which means if you don’t want to use it, you don’t have to!  But for me, I love the idea of being able to access all of my designs from any location!  And once again, I’m just thrilled that Silhouette America has provided this FREE {Read More}

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Cutting Machine Embroidery Appliqué with Silhouette Designer Edition Plus – part 2

Tweet Several months ago, Designer Edition Plus edition of Silhouette Studio was released!  And those of us that are machine embroiderers rejoiced!!!  Now, we could open machine embroidery designs in Silhouette Studio & easily cut appliqué files – with no tracing, no sizing etc!!!  But ever since, many of you have been asking for another tutorial on how to cut embroidery appliqué that has multiple pieces!  So, I decided making Easter shirts for my grandsons was a great time to {Read More}

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Celebrate National Craft Month

Tweet Did you know that March is National Craft Month?  In celebration, I’m offering a 50% off link to my online class with Craftsy called Embroidering Monograms by Machine!, through March 13.   In this class I share loads of tips and techniques not only on Machine Embroidered Monograms — but about stabilizer, placement tips, how to troubleshoot tricky fabrics, how to “stitch the unhoopable” and more!!    Almost 2000 people have enrolled in this class & given it a 5 star review!  {Read More}

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Announcing………….. Silhouette Instructor Licensing!!!!

Tweet I could not be more excited to announce my brand new Silhouette Instructor Licensing event!!**   Each week, I receive requests from all over the country to come to different areas to teach people how to use their Silhouette machines.   Silhouette users across the country want hands on instruction with their machines!  Every retreat or Conference that I have held has been sold out, usually with a waiting list.   But, it is virtually impossible for me to visit {Read More}

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How to Make It Free! (Or Almost Free) for Commercial Use, Too!

Tweet I often see questions about Personal License vs. Commercial License — What does that mean?    Can I sell items that I make with my Silhouette and files that I’ve downloaded?  I am in no way an expert on Copyrights or Licensing – but I feels its very important to be careful about using things that you download from the internet & using it to sell things.  I often download things from places that state Personal Use Only — {Read More}

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