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}

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}

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}

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}

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}

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}

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}

Using Glyphs in Designer Edition & FREE Valentines Cut File

I love Valentines Day!  Its just a fun day in the middle of winter that everyone can celebrate!   And I love making things for Valentine’s day!   Even though its still early January, Valentines Day is just around the corner & will be here before you know it!  So for today’s post, I’m going to share with you how you can create files in Designer Edition, using this FREE font – “Beach” – from Font Bundles!  It includes a Premium {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}