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Using Ungroup to Get More Out of Silhouette Designs

The ungroup and release compound path tools are two that will let you get more out of your designs! 

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When you're shopping for designs...or when you're just looking in your library for a design - look at designs that include multiple elements because you can very likely ungroup or release the compound path and use elements separately!  This gives you more bang for your buck. 

Little Hipster Free Silhouette Design File

It's Freebie Friday and this week I'm sharing a cool hipster Silhouette Studio design!

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I love this design so much...I would wear it myself.

Forcing Accurate Text Size in Silhouette Studio

Did you ever type out text in Silhouette Studio and the sizing dimensions shows are clearly way off?
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Silhouette School contributor, EllyMae from Silhouette Secrets+, is here to share tips on how to get an accurate size on text in Silhouette Studio. 

Finally!! Inkjet Printable Heat Transfer Material for Darks!

It's only taken me four years, but you guys I finally found a printable heat transfer material for darks that you can use with your inkjet printer.

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If you can do a Silhouette print and cut you can do this. And even if you're scared of print and cut you're gonna want to learn because this stuff makes multi-color heat transfers so much easier!

Silhouette School Blog 4th Birthday Celebration Giveaway

We've got lots to celebrate at Silhouette School because this week marks our fourth blogiversary... which means we've got 4 huge giveaways!! It's crazy to think that four years ago this week, I launched Silhouette School pretty much on a whim after receiving a Silhouette Portrait for Christmas.  I've been sharing Silhouette CAMEO tutorials, reviews, troubleshooting advice, and much more since.

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To date, more than 35 million people around the world have read Silhouette School's more than 1,000 free Silhouette tutorials.  Our premium membership site, Silhouette U, has more than 4500 active members, more than 100,000 copies of our (13) Ultimate Silhouette Guides have been sold and just this week we launched So Fontsy - our brand new commercial use font and design marketplace. So clearly...there's a whole lot to celebrate!

Silhouette School Launches So Fontsy: Commercial Use Designs and Fonts for Crafters

You guys have no idea how long I've been keeping this secret from you - it's literally been the better part of 7 or 8 months!! But today - exactly four years after I launched Silhouette School Blog - I'm thrilled to share with you our brand spankin' new commercial use cut file and font marketplace: So Fontsy! (Get it?!)

This project has been a huge labor of love, super early mornings, and very late nights, and I'll be honest even some tear, stress, a few gray hairs and dark under eye circles...but So Fontsy is finally open and ready for you to shop our more than 3,500 cut friendly designs, fonts, and bundles from more than 50 of the most amazing rock star designers in all the land.  And...I am not one to exaggerate or be dramatic (just ask my husband).

Free Silhouette Valentine's Day 'Be Mine' Design

And just like we do every Friday - I've got a free Silhouette Studio design for you today!

This week I'm sharing a free Be Mine design that's perfect for Valentine's Day.

Cutting Embroidery Applique Files with Silhouette CAMEO (for Beginners)

Silhouette Studio Designer Edition Plus allows most major embroidery applique files types to be imported and cut with Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait.

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This allows you to use your Silhouette machine to cut the fabric applique so you're not fussy cutting!

Game Changing Stretchy, Smooth, and Layer-able Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl

I've got a game changing heat transfer vinyl to introduce to you today!

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This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own.
If you've been looking for smooth, stretchy, and layer-able glitter heat transfer vinyl - look no more! Chemica Galaxy Stretchable Glitter is a game changer!

Cricut Bright Pad Review: Does It Make Weeding Vinyl Easier?

After I did the Cricut EasyPress review a lot of you asked me if I'd take a look at the Cricut Bright Pad too - which was launched at the same time.

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So...I shelled out $80 bucks for it on Amazon..and now I'm here to tell you if the Cricut Bright Pad is worth it.  If it really does make weeding vinyl easier.

Silhouette Gold and Silver Tattoo Paper: Tutorial and Review

Several months ago I purchased a pack of the Silhouette Gold Temporary Tattoo paper....and it's been waiting for me to try it ever since.

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I finally got around to it and I'm here to report back on how to use it and give it a grade.