Free Easter Silhouette Print & Cut File

  I love Easter!  And its so early this year, it sorta snuck up on me!  So, I just wanted to share this free Easter Cut File with you today.   It is a Print & Cut design, and perfect for stickers, printable vinyl, heat transfer t-shirt paper, or even the Silhouette Printable Magnet Paper — which is what I’ve used it for.  I made some cute little Easter magnets to decorate my frig!   Using your Silhouette for Print {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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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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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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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}

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Print & Cut – Its Not Just for Paper!

We are on “Baby watch” at our house, as our oldest daughter is ready to deliver her 3rd baby boy!  In fact, today is her actual due date — so it could be any day!!  This “Mimi” is pretty excited and in the to create baby things!  My daughter asked that I “make them with Silhouette” instead of machine embroidery, because she doesn’t like how “scratchy” machine embroidery can be on the back.  Not good for a new little baby! {Read More}

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Day #8 – How to Turn Regular Cut Files to Print & Cut

Well, Christmas Eve is just one week away — so, if you are like me — you are working hard on your “to-do list”!    As a result, today & tomorrow’s posts are ones that I shared from 2013.   However, many of you have joined us since 2013, so this will be new to you!!  And its great information on how you can convert regular cut files into Print & Cut.     You may notice some differences in the {Read More}

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Day #6 – Trace & Detach — and Free Christmas Print & Cut files!

Christmas Eve is exactly 2 weeks from today!!!  Ahhh!   My shopping is almost done, and I’m working on wrapping.  In doing so, I decided to make my own labels & tags, instead of buying them!  (I always seem to run out.) There are many, many free printable files on the internet — All you have to do is search to find one that you like.  Here is one that I found from Petite Lemon — and I think its really {Read More}

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Day #4 Christmas Crafting – FREE Cut File

Hi!  I am heading home from an awesome weekend in Columbia, SC at Creative Sewing Machine Center!  It was a wonderful weekend with a great group of ladies!  Most of the ladies in the class were beginners, so they were so excited about all of the possibilities of crafting with the Silhouette!   #1 at the top of the list was cutting their machine embroidery design with the Silhouette!!    Thanks, Peggy & all of your wonderful staff, for a great {Read More}

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Day #3 Christmas Crafting – Using the Replicate Tool

Wow!  These December days seem to go by so quickly, as we prepare for Christmas!  So, here’s a little tip that I hope will make things a little easier for you!   I love the Replicate Tool in Silhouette Studio.   Here’s a link to an earlier post about the Center of Rotation in this window, and today I’m going to show you some additional features there! I’m making some labels for Christmas envelopes & gift giving, so I purchased this {Read More}

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