How to Work With Purchased Monogram Files in Silhouette Studio

Monograms!  We all love them!  And if I had to pick the #1 reasons that people buy a Silhouette machine (or embroidery machine), it is so that they can put their monogram on anything that doesn’t move!  But sometimes, the files that we purchase are a little confusing.  They often come with multiple folders & files & you may not know what to do with them!  And I have received questions about working with these fonts, so when the folks at {Read More}

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Free Friendly Jack-O-Lantern Cut File

I love celebrating Halloween with my grandsons!  But because all of my guys are little, I don’t like things too scary.  When I was asked to participate in the Pro World Halloween Challenge, I knew that  this friendly Jack-O-Lantern design would be just the thing!  The products from Siser NA that we were sent to work with are some of my favorite! — Both the Glow in the Dark HTV and the Black Glitter.   But, with this file, the challenge {Read More}

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Happy Monday! Free Cut File

Only 3 days before I leave for the California All Things Silhouette Conference -Ahhhh!!!   As you can imagine – there is a ton to do.  So, in the midst of a busy Monday, this was a good reminder as I started my day!  Sometimes I get so busy that I need to reset my priorities.   So, I thought that if I needed this reminder, maybe you did too!   And it was a perfect time to use this beautiful font {Read More}

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Free Fonts, A Giveaway & More!

As crafters, we are always looking for just the right font for our project!  Fonts can inspire emotion or express personality & a mood you are trying to convey!  So, in the quest for the prefect font – we can never have enough. You also have to be careful about where you download fonts, to avoid downloading any virus!   I wanted to share today with you a source for some great FREE fonts – -as well as some awesome font bundles {Read More}

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Colored Foil on Fabric — and FREE Cut File!

In my previous post on Siser Foil, I showed you how I used Siser Easyweed Foil to create a vintage train design.  As of this writing, Siser only has Gold & Silver in this beautiful foil material.  However, we always want more colors!!  So today I am going to share with you a second method for adding additional colors of foil to fabric! This technique uses a product called Siser Easyweed Adhesive.  It is a semi-clear milky colored product that acts {Read More}

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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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Adding Purchased Images to Your Silhouette Library & FREE Printable Download

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), open {Read More}

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

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 — so {Read More}

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