Let the Savings Begin! Tremendous Black Friday Savings Start Now!

Over the next few days, you will be inundated with all types of Black Friday Sales!  My inbox is already beginning to be full of ads with tremendous savings!  And many of them I have taken full advantage of!  (Last week, one day only, I stocked up on  Bath & Body Works Body lotion for $3.25 each!!) As crafters & Silhouette users, we are no different!  We want to take advantage of all of the great sales that are coming {Read More}

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Tour Silhouette America Headquarters

Have you wondered what things look like behind the scenes at Silhouette America?  During our recent Virtual All Things Silhouette Conference, we had the privilege of a virtual tour at Silhouette Headquarters in Salt Lake City Utah – that showed us just that! So many people really enjoyed this video & seeing where everything goes on, that I asked permission to share it with you!  I thought that all of you might enjoy it.  Sarah Cannon & Spencer Livingston will {Read More}

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Announcing the 24″ Cameo Pro

I could not be more excited to introduce the New Cameo Pro!   I have had this machine for a little over 2 months, and have really grown to love it!  Now that I can share this all with you – it is going to be my go-to machine!  Now, don’t worry that I won’t still be supporting the other models, because I will – but on the Cameo Pro – I can do everything that you want to do on {Read More}

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Using the Align Feature & FREE Design Download

I don’t know about the kids in your life, but my grandkids LOVE Chicken Nuggets!   Pretty much a staple in their diet — McDonald’s, Chick-Fil-a, Frozen at home — doesn’t seem to matter.   So I thought that this design was PERFECT for a shirt for them! I want to share with you how I created this file, using the Charley and Blue Font Duo from the “Little Craft Bundle Vol. 9” at Design Bundles — and the awesome {Read More}

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Announcements & Updates on All Things Silhouette Conference

This year  has certainly brought a lot of unexpected changes in all of our lives & businesses — and All Things Silhouette Conference is no different.   So, the bad news is that due to the Covid pandemic & government restrictions & guidelines, we made the decision to re-schedule the “in person” ATS Conference to May 22-23, 2021 — with the pre-day classes on May 21.    Those that were registered have been notified by email thru SCHED, with all {Read More}

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Cutting Crepe Paper on the Cameo 4

Last May, at the Silhouette Summit in Hawaii, I had the pleasure of meeting Lia Griffith at breakfast one morning!   She told me that she created Crepe Paper flowers with a cutting machine, and had been invited by Silhouette America to learn more about the Cameo 4 — and share her designs.  I also had the pleasure of sharing a table with her on the dinner cruise that trip – -and even my two “non-crafting” daughters were so inspired {Read More}

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Free BEE MINE Cut File & Sweet Savings from Silhouette America!

I love Valentine’s Day!  Its just fun & everyone can enjoy!  So today, I am sharing with you a FREE SVG and PNG file that I have created!  I created the little bee using Flexishapes in Silhouette Studio Business Edition.  (You must have either Designer Edition Plus or Business Edition to access this feature.   You can purchase upgrades here.)   There is tremendous designing power in the Studio software just using these basic shapes!    The font that I {Read More}

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All Things Silhouette Recap & Upcoming Events for 2020

Its had to believe, but our 9th All Things Silhouette Conference is in the books!   After so many months and months of planning & preparation — it seems like the weekend went by so quickly!!  It was amazing to see so many of your & our wonderful instructors & vendors!  Just wish that we had more time to spend chatting & catching up. I want to give a huge shout out & thank you to our Sponsors & Vendors!   {Read More}

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Cutting Fabric with the Rotary Blade on the Cameo 4

I know that I promised a blog post on tips & tricks for the Roll Feeder on the Cameo 4, but I’m so excited about this Rotary blade and cutting fabric, that I just couldn’t wait! When I was in Utah for the Cameo 4 launch last month, my friends at Silhouette America hooked me up with one of the very few Rotary blades in the US!    I will be teaching this class at the All Things Silhouette Conference {Read More}

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Getting Started with the New Cameo 4 — First cuts!

I have been seeing on social media that many of you are receiving your new Cameo 4 machines – -or will be soon!  This is very exciting!!  I have been playing (testing) with mine for the past almost 2 weeks,  & wanted to share with you some tips & tricks today that I have discovered!   Hopefully this will help you get started! SOFTWARE: First, you MUST be running Silhouette Studio version 4.3 for the Cameo 4 to run.   {Read More}

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