Pattern Fill with Designer Edition & Free Card Cut File

My last post I shared how to fill your shapes and patterns without Designer Edition -but I will tell you — Pattern Fill in Designer Edition makes things so much easier & gives you additional options! The Fill Pattern options allow you to mirror patterns, rotate, scale, pan the pattern around within the filled image, and adjust the pattern’s level of transparency. These advanced features for manipulating patterns can be found in the Advanced Options in the Fill Pattern panel. For {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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Day #11 – Where Has My Designer Edition Code Gone??

Hello!!  Hard to believe that Christmas is here!   But, I hope & pray that each of you are enjoying a wonderful holiday season with family & friends!  I know that many of you are busy with shopping, wrapping, cooking & more!   This year, we are doing something a little “untraditional” for Christmas dinner — we are going to our favorite Chinese restaurant in DC — the Peking Gourmet Inn!  Its our family favorite & this allows me to {Read More}

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Day #7 – Custom Rhinestone Designs with Sketch Fonts

I love bling – especially at Christmas!  But, I typically don’t wear rhinestone t-shirts or clothing!  So, I’m always looking for something to “bling up” with my Rhinestones!  So, today’s tutorial is going to show you how to create Custom Rhinestone Designs in Silhouette Studio Designer Edition.    (You can cut rhinestone designs without Designer Edition, but they have to be pre-made designs — You cannot create your own without DE).    If you aren’t sure about upgrading to Designer {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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Pattern Fill in Designer Edition — & Free Foil Digital Patterns

I love foil, glitter and all things shiny!!   So, when I happened upon these Free Foil patterns from Mandy Art Market – I was thrilled!   Mandy has created a collection of seamless foil patterns called “Celebrate” and they are perfect for using in Silhouette Studio for all types of special occasions — birthdays, weddings, or anniversaries!  (They are listed as a July freebie — so don’t delay!  Don’t know how long they will be available for free!) With {Read More}

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Nesting Tool in Designer Edition

For those of you that own the Designer Edition software — and for those of you that are just thinking about it – -I think the Nesting Tool is an underused feature in that software!  Here’s a little tutorial on how I used it today when creating my Starfish tray!  (Yes, I know its mid-August – -but I REFUSE to give up on Summer!   My family is going to the Outer Banks of NC for a beach week in {Read More}

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