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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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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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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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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Happy Monday! Free Cut File

Only 3 days before I leave for the California All Things Silhouette Conference -Ahhhh!!!   As you can imagine – there is a ton to do.  So, in the midst of a busy Monday, this was a good reminder as I started my day!  Sometimes I get so busy that I need to reset my priorities.   So, I thought that if I needed this reminder, maybe you did too!   And it was a perfect time to use this beautiful font {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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Day #11 – Where Has My Designer Edition Code Gone??

Hello!!  Hard to believe that Christmas is here!   But, I hope & pray that each of you are enjoying a wonderful holiday season with family & friends!  I know that many of you are busy with shopping, wrapping, cooking & more!   This year, we are doing something a little “untraditional” for Christmas dinner — we are going to our favorite Chinese restaurant in DC — the Peking Gourmet Inn!  Its our family favorite & this allows me to {Read More}

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How to Be Sure You Are the First to Know!!

This morning, I had someone message me to ask how she can be sure she gets my FB posts in her Newsfeed — and I get emails regularly, from people telling me they didn’t know about my events — and now they are SOLD OUT! So, to be sure that you are the “First to Know” – I have a few suggestions! First – for Facebook:   In addition to “Liking” my Terri Johnson Creates page, you can set it {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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Installing Designer Edition Plus & Updating to the Latest Version of Studio

Wow!  That is just about all I can say to the response to the newest update for Silhouette Studio!  Its clear that many of you have been waiting for this feature to be able to open your embroidery designs in Silhouette Studio!  Me too!  So glad we can finally do this! Since I’ve sold tons of these upgrade Codes, I’ve had a lot of questions.   Most of them are the same, so I thought I would just put out {Read More}

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