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Heat Press Pillows: How to Make Your Own (and Save a Bunch of Money!)

You guys know I'm a big fan of pressing pillows. They are super important for getting the best possible pressure when applying heat transfer vinyl with a heat press.

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The problem is...heat press pillows are not cheap. But they are relatively inexpensive to make!

Hat Press Tutorial for Beginners

It's possible to put heat transfer vinyl on hats with a regular heat press, but a heat press makes it much, much easier (and safer!).

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Today I thought I'd share a beginner hat heat press tutorial with you so you can see just how easy it is to heat one.

Free Printable Thanksgiving Photo Props (And How to Use Them with Silhouette)

It's Freebie Friday and I'm so excited to be able to share not one- but a whole set of Thanksgiving designs with you this week!
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We're teaming up with Apex Cuttable Designs to give you a whole bunch of free Silhouette designs.
And because we have that whole 'school' thing going on, I want to make sure you know exactly how to use these awesome printables so I'm sharing a quick Silhouette print and cut tutorial with you too!

How to Put Vinyl on a Yoga Mat

I get asked a surprising amount about how to put vinyl on a yoga mat.

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It would seem that heat transfer vinyl is the way to go - but if you want to avoid melting the yoga mat, adhesive vinyl is key.

Free Printable Planner Stickers for Silhouette CAMEO!

If you're looking for free planner sticker templates to cut with your Silhouette machine I have good news!!

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Good ol' Online Labels not only has a ton of different types of sticker paper, they also have free downloadable designs - including free printable planner stickers!

How to Set Up Silhouette CAMEO 3 to Bluetooth in Silhouette Studio V4

Connecting the Silhouette CAMEO 3 to Bluetooth changed slightly with the update to Silhouette Studio V4.

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This Silhouette tutorial will walk you through how to set up to cut wirelessly with Bluetooth if you're using a CAMEO 3.

How to Save as SVG in Silhouette Studio (and JPEG and PDF too)

It's now possible to export as an SVG directly from Silhouette Studio.
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In order to save as an SVG, JPEG, or PDF from Silhouette Studio, you must have both Silhouette Studio 4.1 or higher and Business Edition.

Free Coffee Warning Silhouette Design Download

It's Freebie Friday and this week I am sharing a free Coffee Warning Silhouette Studio design with you.
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I don't know about you, but I want everyone to consider themselves warned if they talk to me before coffee ;)

Goodbye Fussy Cut: Cutting Stamped Images with Silhouette CAMEO and Pixscan

Say goodbye to fussy cuts! If you're not familiar with what a fussy cut is it's when you have to break out the scissors to cut around a shape printed or stamped shape, for example, all the way while trying to keep the shape centered.

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Of course, Silhouette crafters would much prefer to use their cutter rather than fussy cut.  That's where the Silhouette Pixscan mat comes in.

Silhouette Studio Knife Tool: How to Change the Thickness

You guys...seriously sometimes I just wish someone would come along and be like 'HELLO, Melissa...you CAN do that!'  Please tell me I am not the only one who has been wishing upon a star for a way to change the width of the knife tool in Silhouette Studio

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Of course there is...and the secret lies in the Line Style tool. Because that makes sense.

Silhouette Design Store SVGs: The Low Down On If You Need Them

You may have noticed that the Silhouette Design Store recently started offering the SVG file type as an add-on when purchasing Silhouette Studio designs from the online store.

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When I saw this had I had to scratch my head wondering - why would you want or need to buy an SVG from the Silhouette Design Store if you're already buying the .Studio file.  After all, the SVG format isn't offered as a stand alone, you can only add it on when purchasing the .studio format of the same file.