There Is Still Time for All Things Silhouette, June 2019!

Hello!!   We are just 49 days away from the 8th All Things Silhouette Conference – June 8-9, 2019!!!    I cannot believe it was 4 years ago in 2015 that I held the first Conference!!!  It has grown & expanded beyond my wildest imaginations!!  So thankful for everyone that participate & to be a part of it. I just wanted to share a quick post today to let you know that we do have a few spaces remaining for this event {Read More}

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The New Foil Quill & Tips to Get You Started!

So excited that my long awaited Foil Quill device from We R Memory Keepers arrived this week – -and I have been playing!!  Or…. “working” with it — and I wanted to share my discoveries with each of you!! Unboxing — First, the Foil Quill is a foiling tool that is designed to work with different electronic cutters — so, if your purchase the all-in-one kit, it includes 3 tip pens (standard, bold, fine) –  and comes with 4 adapters for different {Read More}

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Silhouette Spring Retreat

This past weekend was our Silhouette  Spring Retreat, and first event of 2019!  It was an amazing weekend with 35 women attending, along with 5 Terri Johnson Creates Instructors and myself!    Anytime you get 40 like minded women together, who all share a love of Silhouette — it is guaranteed to be a party!  And this weekend did not disappoint! Instruction & tutorials were shared for 9 fun projects — but even more important than the finished projects, were {Read More}

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Cutting Machine Embroidery Applique in Silhouette & Editing an Open Path

  Recently, we had a big weekend snow (big for Northern VA), and we were all cozy at home!  It’s no secret that I love machine embroidery — but just don’t often get the time.   But, with Valentines approaching & 5 precious grandchildren, it was the right time for embroidery!  So, today I’m sharing a few of the things I made & how I cut my machine embroidery appliqué on my Silhouette Cameo!  This is the whole reason I {Read More}

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Glass Etching Tips & Tricks

Happy New Year!  I hope that each of you had a wonderful holiday!!  Ours was awesome — hectic with all of the church and family activities — and 5 precious grand children – -but wonderful!  So thankful!  But, now I am ready to jump into 2019 — and one of my goals this year is to share more regular tutorials on the blog.  So, today’s post will share with you some of the ways you can be successful with glass {Read More}

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All Things Silhouette – June 8-9, 2019

I am so excited to finally be able to share the dates with  you  — June 8-9, 2019 for our 8th All Things Silhouette Conference.   This will, once again, be held in Peachtree City, GA — just outside Atlanta. We have listened to all of your feedback & have added many new classes this year!  Here us a listing of all of the classes that are scheduled! View the All Things Silhouette June 2019 schedule & directory. Click here {Read More}

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Silhouette Advent Calendar with the PixScan Mat

I love the idea of using Advent Calendars – especially with my grandchildren.   But, I usually thing about it somewhere between Thanksgiving and December 3rd, and by then – its just too late.   But, this year, I’ve been inspired by the Silhouette Advent Calendar!   Last year, it was only available with the Portrait 2 Bundle, and people were asking for it by itself.  So, this year, Silhouette America has made it available by alone.   Normally, it {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 – 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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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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