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}

All Things Silhouette Conference

  I am soooo excited to finally be able to share the Big Announcement that you have been waiting for………………… That’s right!  We are holding our first ever ALL THINGS SILHOUETTE CONFERENCE!!!   This has been in the planning for months — and I am finally able to announce the details to you!   That’s right — a 2 Day Conference – November 7-8, 2015 — of nothing but Silhouette & Silhouette related classes & vendors! The conference will be held at the {Read More}

Silhouette Studio & Embrillance Embroidery Essentials!!

As many of you know, the very first reason I wanted a Silhouette  Cameo was to cut Machine Embroidery Appliques!  I HATE cutting those in the hoop & I’m often not successful cutting the hoop.    And, you may also know that I”ve been wishing & hoping for a long time that someone would combine these these two wonderful software features — in one software program — and finally it has happened!!!!   The brilliant folks at “Embrillance Software” have teamed up {Read More}

Creating Silhouette Cut Files for Machine Embroidery Applique Designs

I LOVE Machine Embroidery — and especially Applique Designs! And my newest “creative love” is the Silhouette Cameo! It cuts just about everything! Lately, I’ve been cutting my machine embroidery appliques on my Cameo – and it cuts your embroidery time in half!! No more pulling the hoop off of the machine & trimming in the hoop!! So, today — I’m going to share with you how I do this. There may be other ways, but this one works well {Read More}