Using the Knife Tool in Designer Edition – and FREE Halloween Cut File

With all of my health challenges the past year, I haven’t been able to make much for my littlest (one year old) grandson, Silas — So since I’m feeling better, Halloween is the perfect time!  I loved using the designing tools in Silhouette Studio to create my little ghost in this design! I’m working in Silhouette Studio, V4.1.201.  First, I selected the Elipse tool and drew a large oval shape — and a smaller oval shape for the ghost eyes. {Read More}

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How to Double Cut (and why) in Silhouette Studio

On a recent blog post about Printable Vinyl, I mentioned that I “Double Cut” the vinyl – since it was thicker with the laminate over it.  So, that prompted the question from readers – “How do I double cut?”   So, today – I want to show you just how to do that! First, when would you want to double cut?  Like I mentioned, I was cutting Printable Vinyl, which is already thicker than regular adhesive vinyl, and I had {Read More}

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

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 do {Read More}

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PixScan Mat Tutorial & Cameo Giveaway!

Hard to believe its Thanksgiving!!  One of my favorite times of year!  So, this weekend — because we are so thankful for you & all of your support — we are giving away a free Cameo!!!  But, first the Pix Scan tutorial, with giveaway info to follow! If you have read this blog for any time at all, you know that I love working with fabric!  I love the texture, assortment & look of fabric — not to mention, I {Read More}

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How to Cut Embroidery Applique in Designer Edition Plus – part 1

So this popped up in my email in-box this morning!  I guess I was a little ahead of the game — but I have been so excited about this new development for Silhouette Studio!  And based on the number of Upgrade codes that you’ve been buying – -you are too!   But, many of you have written asking how to use it now! You asked — I deliver!   This is a short, “down & dirty” tutorial on how to {Read More}

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Installing Designer Edition Plus & Updating to the Latest Version of Studio

Wow!  That is just about all I can say to the response to the newest update for Silhouette Studio!  Its clear that many of you have been waiting for this feature to be able to open your embroidery designs in Silhouette Studio!  Me too!  So glad we can finally do this! Since I’ve sold tons of these upgrade Codes, I’ve had a lot of questions.   Most of them are the same, so I thought I would just put out {Read More}

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Cutting Machine Embroidery Appliqué with the NEW Designer Edition Plus!

  This is it!!  This upgrade to the Silhouette Software is what machine embroiderers who own Cameos have been waiting for!!!  The new Designer Edition Plus!   This upgrade to the software allows you to open your embroidery design in Silhouette Studio & cut directly from there!  I have been working with a beta test version — but the full upgrade is to be released on Monday, October 19th.   More about how you can buy & download in just {Read More}

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Sure Fire Method for Cutting Fusible Fabric on Your Silhouette

Do you love the idea of cutting fabric on your Silhouette — but are often disappointed with the results — Today’s blog post will put an end to that!  Read on! This precious boy is my youngest grandson — and he turned ONE in September!   He lives in Virginia Beach, along with his Mommy & Daddy — so they decided to have a shark themed party on the beach!   I shared about the little shark buckets in a previous {Read More}

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