Fonts, Fonts & Free Fonts!

Some of you know that I love working with fonts in Silhouette Studio – -and embroidery too!   My Craftsy class is all about Machine Embroidered Monograms — so all about fonts!   This class launched in January of this year – -and I’m pleased to say that over 1400 people have enrolled!  This class includes a free download of a beautiful Laura Worthington font — Adorn — for embroidery!  The embroidery font alone is worth the price of the class!  If you are an embroiderer — check it out!   (As an added bonus — if you purchase from my affiliate link here — its 50% off!)

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OK — so on to more Free Fonts!  I absolutely love Kimberly Geswein fonts!  She is a font designer that contributes many free fonts on    There are actually 282 free fonts that Kimberly has posted on — that you can download free for personal use!  (One of my favorites was even used for my TJC logo!  Its KG Strawberry Limeade!)

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If you aren’t familiar with DaFont.comyou should be!  This is a site where you can download literally thousands of fonts for use with Silhouette Studio — for free!   If you need a little help with installing fonts for Silhouette — I have a little YouTube video that I recorded last year — you might find it helpful!  Also, Kimberly has a tutorial on installing her fonts, too!

Once these fonts are downloaded & installed onto your computer — re-open Silhouette Studio for them to show up in your font window.  If you are working on a MAC, you simply click on the download — and when the window opens, you click on “Install Font” — done!

But, in addition to free fonts from – I have discovered a fabulous website from Miss Kimberly!  She has all kinds of incredible resources on her site for Silhouette users — Tutorials, Free Cut Files & my favorite — a 10 page pdf Font Pairing Guide you can download!

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So, click on the above picture to visit Kimberly’s website!  Take advantage of the tutorials, free files & printables — not to mention fonts — that she offers there!   You can also see where her fonts are used in commercial products like Skittles, French’s Dipping Sauce & more!  (This has absolutely nothing to do with Silhouette or embroidery — but fun to see! )

Fonts are so much fun to work with & create a mood and impression in your designs!  Text is a powerful way to convey your feelings & thoughts!  So, grab a few of KG fonts & start creating!    Post your pictures on my Facebook page — I love to see them!

And – don’t forget to use my 50% off affiliate link for my Machine Embroidered Monograms Class – -and download the beautiful Laura Worthington Adorn!

Until next time — Hugs, Terri

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  1. Loving your site and tutorials! I just downloaded some fun fonts and was tempted to get ALL the fonts! LOL! Great video, thanks so much for sharing.

    • Believe me, Kathy – -I was tempted to do that too!! And I still might! So glad you are finding the tutorials helpful! Hope to see you in Savannah!

  2. Teresa Whitehead says

    Thank you so much for your creativity! I am really enjoying reading your posts, working on the projects, and really getting me going using my Silhouette.