Archives for July 2016

Happy August – Time for A Giveaway

Happy Monday — and Happy August!  its had to believe that its August 1st and our first ever West Coast All Things Silhouette Conference is only 20 days away!!    I am so excited to see so many of you & reunite with the wonderful instructors we have presenting — and to meet new friends!    If you aren’t able to join us in CA — consider joining us in November in Peachtree City – -just outside Atlanta!  But don’t {Read More}

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}

Foil On Fabrics with Your Silhouette – Part 1

Foil prints are everywhere – and we love them!  When I discovered the Heidi Swapp Minc Foil machine for creating foil prints on card stock and paper – I was the first in line to buy one!    But I wanted to put foil on clothing, too!  So I’m going to share with you two ways to do that. Today – The first method is using the Siser Easyweed Foil – which comes in two colors  – Gold and Silver.  This foil is similar {Read More}

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}

Create Your Own Patterned Vinyl – or how to Fill your Patterns without Designer Edition

We are headed to the Virginia Beach this week, not only to relax on the beach, but also to visit my little grandson! Oh – and his parents! So, I decided that I needed a new Beach Spiker to hold my drink and phone! And I don’t know about you – but I am loving all of the summer graphic packs and bundles from The Hungry Jpeg!  One that I recently purchased is 20 DIY Watercolor Patterns.  It comes with 20 {Read More}