Early Access to Silhouette’s Black Friday Sale Starts Now!

Today is the day!!  I am sooo excited to bring you EARLY ACCESS to Silhouette’s Black Friday Deals!  The official sale starts tomorrow and runs through midnight MST on December 7th — but as a follower of Terri Johnson Creates, you get access starting now!  As a Elite Affiliate for Silhouette America, I have been given access to share with you!! To shop early head over to Silhouette &  be sure to type code TERRI at checkout to access the deals!    The {Read More}

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}

Working with Premium Fonts & Monograms in Silhouette Studio

Whenever there is a 50% off sale in the Silhouette Design Store (like there is now thru May 31), I like to stock up on some of the more expensive designs – specifically fonts.  So this sale was no different.   I downloaded some of the fonts I really liked  — and quite honestly, were the most expensive!   As I began working with them, I realized that many of them have multiple versions  — but they appear in different {Read More}

Organizing & Viewing Your Fonts in Silhouette Studio

With the recent 50% off fonts sale in the Silhouette Design Store, you can believe that I stocked up on fonts!!   I love having all the different options, and the different looks that you can achieve just by using fonts.   But sometimes, it’s hard to sort through them all & decide which one to use.   The Text Style Panel in Studio lists the fonts alphabetically.   It is also difficult to tell what the font will look {Read More}

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}

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}

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}

Mothers Day Savings on Silhouette Bundles & Products

Mothers Day Savings On Cameo & Portrait Bundles — and 30% Off on Just About Everything* Else!   Just a quick post to let you know about the tremendous savings this week at the Silhouette America Store!   Be sure to take advantage of the savings by using the Promo Code TERRI.  These savings are only available with the Promo Code! You will save up to 59% on these 2 amazing bundles — PORTRAIT BUNDLE – Only $199!!! While I realize {Read More}

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}

Which Studio Software Version Do I Really Need?? (and Bonus video tutorials!)

With all of the Silhouette Studio Software being 50% off for the Black Friday sales — there has been a lot of confusion about what each version contains & what people need!    Silhouette America actually has an awesome chart that compares all of the versions & what they contain.  Its just kinda hidden on their website & hard to find.  So, I thought I would share that with you today. There are 4 levels of Silhouette Studio Software — {Read More}