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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Beginner Curio Etching Metal

Happy Friday everyone!   I have just finished up an amazing weekend with 40 newly Licensed Instructors!  Some of them have already booked classes with students, and many more are getting ready!!  I will be adding them to the “Find a Licensed Instructor” page of my site in the next few days. Now, I am finalizing all of the details for next weekend’s Silhouette Getaway Weekend in Peachtree City with Mandy Graham!  So, as you can imagine, I’m slammed!  To help {Read More}

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Organizing & Viewing Your Fonts in Silhouette Studio

With the recent 50% off fonts sale in the Silhouette Design Store, you can believe that I stocked up on fonts!!   I love having all the different options, and the different looks that you can achieve just by using fonts.   But sometimes, it’s hard to sort through them all & decide which one to use.   The Text Style Panel in Studio lists the fonts alphabetically.   It is also difficult to tell what the font will look {Read More}

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Sensational Savings on Things You Want!

I don’t know about you – but I love a good sale!  And I have to admit that I have spent a lot of time & energy in the past, stalking Amazon on Prime day to see if the things that I need (want) were actually on sale!!  Sometimes I have even been known to buy things that I never thought about buying — just because they are on sale!  (Yikes — hello FB Marketplace?) So today, instead of doing {Read More}

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Happy July 4th!! Using Pattern Fill for a Quick Design!

Its hard to believe that summer is flying by so quickly!!   And why does it seem that winter drags by so slow!??   I love summer & everything about it — but it just seems that the time flies by so quickly.  And with all of the outdoor activities, there often isn’t much time for creating or crafting! So, today I wanted to share with you a quick way that you can create a fresh, new design — with {Read More}

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All Things Silhouette Conference – November 2019

Happy Friday!  We just finished our 8th “All Things Silhouette Conference” this past weekend!  Wow!  What an amazing weekend!   All I can say is this event just keeps getting better & better!! This conference is a weekend of learning, inspiration, friendship & fun!!   We have classes presented by the leading experts in the crafting industry, shopping from all of the best vendors of Silhouette machines & products, vinyl, blanks, embroidery, heat press & sublimation equipment, scrapbooking & so {Read More}

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Happy New Year & Cameo 3 Giveaway

Happy New Year!    It seems that the dawning of a new year often causes us to reflect on the previous year and all that has happened, as well as look forward to the upcoming year – -full of hope & promise!  I guess that I am no different this year!  As many of you know, I went through treatment for Stage 3 Breast Cancer in 2017.  Thankfully, I have the bulk of that treatment  behind me and am feeling {Read More}

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In Everything Give Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!  Hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just a couple of days away – -but it is.   I know that I have been “missing in action” recently – and wanted to share with you what has been happening the last year in my life!  And talk about 2018! In November of 2016, we returned home from the All Things Silhouette Conference – to a broken water pipe & a house flooded with water!  I know that many {Read More}

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Silhouette For Fabric Art – Online Course AND a Discount!!

A couple of years ago, I started “dabbling” in using my Silhouette Cameo to cut stencils for painting on fabric.  And along that process, I “met” (on the phone & online) Shelly Stokes.  Shelly is the owner of Cedar Canyon Textiles – -and she does some absolutely breathtaking things with Fabric, Texture & Paint!  Visit her website to take a look at some of the amazing things that she does!   At that time, I introduced Shelly to the Silhouette {Read More}

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