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Turn Hand Drawn Designs into Silhouette Design Files

Did you ever want to turn your own hand drawn designs into Silhouette cut files?

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Not only is it pretty easy to do, but I have a step by step tutorial to show you how to turn your own sketches into Silhouette cut file.

Customize Pre-Made Rhinestone Transfers with Heat Transfers Vinyl

So I found a little cheat when working with rhinestones!  Did you know you can buy pre-made rhinestone heat transfers and then customize them by adding heat transfer vinyl?!


This is so cool and might be my favorite way to work with rhinestones and Silhouette CAMEO!

Siser Launches Adhesive Vinyl 'EasyPSV' at SGIA

There's a new brand of adhesive vinyl in town! Siser - popular with crafters for its Easyweed heat transfer vinyl - is launching its own line of adhesive vinyl. 

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Siser launched Easy PSV at SGIA last week debuting solid colors in glossy and matte, glitter adhesive vinyl, and specialty adhesives like chalkboard and glow in the dark.

How to Make Designs Curve in Silhouette Studio: Meet the Conical Warp Tool

The Conical Warp tool is a feature introduced in Silhouette Studio V4.1 for users on Designer Edition Plus and Business Edition. It's extremely helpful when applying designs – text or graphics – on conical or curved surfaces such as tumblers, tubs, and other round objects.  

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This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own.

The tool works to warp text and graphic designs to account for a curved surface. 

Free Silhouette Pumpkin Design

It's Friday and that means it's time for another Freebie Friday!  This week I have an adorable pumpkin and flower design for you!!


We've teamed up with Silhouette U designer Dawn Chase from Creative Appliques for this week's free Silhouette design file. 

Remove HTV Mistakes With This Secret Weapon

A few months back, I showed you how to create a block out text design in Silhouette Studio. Well I hit a little snafu while I was pressing the heat transfer vinyl on my shirt and ended up with an HTV mistake!

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BUT...looking at the shirt now - you'd never know! So today I'm going to share my secret weapon for removing HTV without leaving any adhesive behind. 

Silhouette Studio V4 File Type: Why it's Still .Studio3

Have you noticed that files saved in Silhouette Studio V4 are saving as .studio3 files?



As more and more users are getting brave enough to update to the newest version of Silhouette Studio, I’m getting more and more questions about the rather confusing file type.

Quick Trick to Make Script and Brush Fonts More Silhouette Cut Friendly

Did you ever find a font that you just love, but you know it's going to a challenge to cut on your Silhouette cutting machine?

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Brush fonts, script fonts, and distressed fronts are notoriously difficult to cleanly cut with the Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait. Fortunately there are a few tricks you can do to make fonts easier to cut.

Silhouette Studio Pop Up Tool with Print and Cut Tutorial


You can make some pretty cool pop up cards with your Silhouette cutting machine when you combine the power of print and cut with the new pop up tool!

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The Silhouette Studio Pop Up tool is a feature that can be found in Silhouette Studio V4.1 and higher.  

Free Halloween Alphabet Set for Silhouette Crafters

It's Freebie Friday and this week I have something extra special for you - an entire monogram alphabet - and a quick Silhouette video tutorial on how to put HTV on pumpkins!

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We've teamed with Silhouette U contributing designer Mary Carol from Miss Mary's Embroidery for this week's free design and she's giving Silhouette School readers a whole lot of awesomeness!

Change Silhouette Studio Software Color Scheme

Did you know you can change the Silhouette Studio color scheme?

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If you don't like the way Silhouette Studio looks or if you find it difficult on your eyes you can actually change how the colors of design.