Designing with Flexishapes in Silhouette Studio — and FREE Cut file!

I love designing with Flexishapes in Silhouette Studio!   If you aren’t familiar with this feature, it is only available in Designer Edition + or Business Edition.   While there are so many great features in both of these versions, Flexishapes is definitely one of my favorites.   Flexishapes alone is enough reason to upgrade — in my opinion!     I have created this cute little Candy Corn pattern with Flexishapes & Point Editing in Silhouette Studio Business Edition! {Read More}

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Silhouette Black Friday Shopping List & Cameo 4 Giveaway

BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING LIST The Silhouette Black Friday Sale starts Thursday, Nov. 28 at 6pm MT (or 8pm ET) and runs through Dec. 6 at 11:59 MT.   However, as a follower of Terri Johnson Creates, you have access to the sale a day early — Beginning at 12:00 noon MT (2pm ET) on Wednesday, November 27!  This is important because there are limited quantities & some items will sell out soon!! Several people have asked me for my recommended {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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Sewing with Silhouette – part 3 – Cutting Machine Embroidery Appliqué

“How do I cut Machine Embroidery Appliqué designs on the Silhouette Cameo” is probably the most asked question I receive.  Machine embroidery has become more & more popular, and more & more affordable.  Many of our cut file designers are also featuring Embroidery designs – -and many Embroidery designers are featuring cut files!  So, its a win-win.  Today’s Embroidery design comes from an embroidery/applique bundle at So Fontsy. I have discussed at length how to stabilize & pre-treat the fabric in {Read More}

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Sewing with Silhouette — Quilt Designing in Silhouette Studio

I want to apologize for so much time going by since my last post — BUT I have a good reason.  Our family welcomed Sawyer Jane on March 21st!   Weighing in at 7 lbs., 4 ounces at birth!  I have been extremely busy with Mimi duty!!  She is just such a joy!  And she makes grandchild #5!!   We are so blessed! So now that introductions have been made — on to Sewing with Silhouette!   This post is {Read More}

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Using the Knife Tool in Designer Edition – and FREE Halloween Cut File

With all of my health challenges the past year, I haven’t been able to make much for my littlest (one year old) grandson, Silas — So since I’m feeling better, Halloween is the perfect time!  I loved using the designing tools in Silhouette Studio to create my little ghost in this design! I’m working in Silhouette Studio, V4.1.201.  First, I selected the Elipse tool and drew a large oval shape — and a smaller oval shape for the ghost eyes. {Read More}

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How to Double Cut (and why) in Silhouette Studio

On a recent blog post about Printable Vinyl, I mentioned that I “Double Cut” the vinyl – since it was thicker with the laminate over it.  So, that prompted the question from readers – “How do I double cut?”   So, today – I want to show you just how to do that! First, when would you want to double cut?  Like I mentioned, I was cutting Printable Vinyl, which is already thicker than regular adhesive vinyl, and I had {Read More}

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Cutting Machine Embroidery Appliqué with Silhouette Designer Edition Plus – part 2

Several months ago, Designer Edition Plus edition of Silhouette Studio was released!  And those of us that are machine embroiderers rejoiced!!!  Now, we could open machine embroidery designs in Silhouette Studio & easily cut appliqué files – with no tracing, no sizing etc!!!  But ever since, many of you have been asking for another tutorial on how to cut embroidery appliqué that has multiple pieces!  So, I decided making Easter shirts for my grandsons was a great time to do {Read More}

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PixScan Mat Tutorial & Cameo Giveaway!

Hard to believe its Thanksgiving!!  One of my favorite times of year!  So, this weekend — because we are so thankful for you & all of your support — we are giving away a free Cameo!!!  But, first the Pix Scan tutorial, with giveaway info to follow! If you have read this blog for any time at all, you know that I love working with fabric!  I love the texture, assortment & look of fabric — not to mention, I {Read More}

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How to Cut Embroidery Applique in Designer Edition Plus – part 1

So this popped up in my email in-box this morning!  I guess I was a little ahead of the game — but I have been so excited about this new development for Silhouette Studio!  And based on the number of Upgrade codes that you’ve been buying – -you are too!   But, many of you have written asking how to use it now! You asked — I deliver!   This is a short, “down & dirty” tutorial on how to {Read More}

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