UPGRADE vs. UPDATE – and my Favorite Upgrade Features!

I often get the question from attendees at ATS and retreats on whether or not they need to upgrade their Studio Software — and my answer is always YES!   And there is also the question about what is an Update –  I know that it is a little confusing — the different between “updates” — which are FREE — and “upgrades” – -which are not!  So, I wanted to share that with you today & highlight a few of {Read More}

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Girls Just Wanna Have Sun FREE Design

For any of you that know me — you KNOW that I love All Things Summer!!   Tank Tops, Flip Flops, Pool, Beach, but mostly the Sun!!!   The warmer weather & sunshine just puts me in the best mood ever!!  Not to mention that you don’t have to deal with hats, gloves, socks, coats……….   You get the idea! To celebrate Summer — and to maybe hold on to it just a little bit longer — I’ve created a {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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Layering Multiple Colors of Vinyl with Cut By Fill

Layering multiple colors of adhesive vinyl can be challenging, when trying to line it up correctly — But no more!!   Using registration marks & the “Cut by Fill” function in Silhouette Studio, you can layer multiple colors perfectly every time!   The Cut by Fill  function is available in all editions of Silhouette Studio. I love Summer & July 4th — so I wanted to decorate this drink bin for the holiday!   Using Designs from the Silhouette Design {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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My Top Ten Keyboard Shortcuts in Silhouette Studio

I love keyboard shortcuts & I use them all the time!  Not just in Silhouette Studio – -but whenever I am on the computer.   So today, I thought I would share with you my top 10 Favorite in Silhouette Studio — and then a link to where you can find them all! Single Key Shortcuts — Several shortcuts in Studio only require a single key stroke on your keyboard.  These do not need to be capitalized (I just thought it {Read More}

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Using Glyphs in Designer Edition & FREE Valentines Cut File

I love Valentines Day!  Its just a fun day in the middle of winter that everyone can celebrate!   And I love making things for Valentine’s day!   Even though its still early January, Valentines Day is just around the corner & will be here before you know it!  So for today’s post, I’m going to share with you how you can create files in Designer Edition, using this FREE font – “Beach” – from Font Bundles!  It includes a Premium {Read More}

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Silhouette Subscription Sale & Why I Love It!

I often receive a lot of questions about the Subscription in the Silhouette Design Store & whether or not it is a good idea!   Since the subscriptions are 20% off through January 2nd, I thought I would share with you why I like the Subscription & have had one since I first bought a Silhouette Cameo! #1)  I quickly discovered that I liked purchasing designs in Studio.   As I began purchasing designs, I figured out that it didn’t take long {Read More}

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Sticky Notes & FREE Christmas Cut File

One of the things I love the most about Silhouette – is how quickly you can create something!  So, with only 5 days until Christmas – this is important!  Today I’m sharing with you another FREE Cut File that I created using the LW Nativity Dingbat Font from the Silhouette Store — and a little tutorial about using Sticky Notes.    So often, when I share a design, people will ask what font I used.  And honestly, I often don’t {Read More}

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Working with Dingbat Fonts & Free Christmas Cut File

  Today is a “twofer” (as my Daddy used to say) – -which means you get 2 things for one blog post!   I have a video to share with you how to work with Dingbat fonts in Silhouette Studio!   I love Dingbat fonts & if you are purchasing these — they are a great value, as you get a whole bunch of designs in one font!  You can use them whether or not you own Designer Edition — {Read More}

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