Working with Dingbat Fonts & Free Christmas Cut File

  Today is a “twofer” (as my Daddy used to say) – -which means you get 2 things for one blog post!   I have a video to share with you how to work with Dingbat fonts in Silhouette Studio!   I love Dingbat fonts & if you are purchasing these — they are a great value, as you get a whole bunch of designs in one font!  You can use them whether or not you own Designer Edition — {Read More}

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How to Combine Monogram Frames & Fonts in Silhouette Studio & FREE Monogram Frame

My last post tutorial shared how to adjust 3 letter monogram fonts that you bought in Silhouette Design Store.  However, sometimes you purchase them elsewhere — and today, I am sharing with you a FREE Hearth Wreath Monogram frame — with FIVE beautiful heart frames – from our friends at Cuttable Designs!  Just in time for Valentines’ Day!  So, I want to show you how to use these frames & combine them with the monogram font! First, when you download the files, they {Read More}

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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 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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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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MORE Freebies – But You Have to Be Quick!!

Hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas!  Ours was pretty low key — but very nice!   And then just spent the day recovering & being a lazy bum today!    But, tonight, I was made aware of Twelve Days of Freebies from TheHungry Jpeg!  And I wanted to write a quick post to make you all aware of it too! Beginning Christmas Day (I missed that one), TheHungry Jpeg has a daily Freebie for 12 days!  Today’s is {Read More}

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Day #10 – Four (Almost) Free Fonts & A Free Cut File!

Happy Tuesday!   I know that many of you are busy with your last minute holiday plans– wrapping, cooking, baking & creating!   (Hopefully not too much shopping left to do!   So, today’s post is to share with you four “Almost” Free fonts that you can download today & create with later!   They are “Almost” free, because they are only $1.00!!   (If you tweet about your purchase – you can actually get a 10% discount–bringing it down to {Read More}

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Day #2 of Christmas Crafting – Addressing Your Cards with Cameo

Yesterday, I shared with you about my Return Address stamp, created on the Silhouette Mint.  So, let’s move on to addressing our cards on the Cameo — I love this! First, I open the Page Tools Window & size my workspace to the same size as my envelope — in this instance, its 5″ high x 7″ wide. Next, select the Text tool, click in the workspace & type in your return address.  You’ll see a green box around the {Read More}

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Savannah Silhouette Retreat, January 2016

So excited to announce our first 2016 event!   Join us for an exciting weekend of Silhouette learning, inspiration & fun!   For the first time ever,  we will offer a Pre-Day session on Friday for those of you who are beginners, or are feeling a little rusty with your Silhouette skills!  This gives attendees an opportunity to become comfortable with the Silhouette Cameo on Friday, before moving on to more intermediate projects on Saturday & Sunday! Learn to use {Read More}

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