Copyright Silhouette School 2016. Powered by Blogger.

Secret to Print and Cut Registration Marks on Dark or Patterned Paper

Silhouette Studio, Silhouette tutorial, registration marks, print and cut tip

I hear this a lot from people...."My Silhouette has trouble detecting registration marks on dark and/or patterned paper." No worries, print and cutters, there is a secret tool that will help solve the failed registration marks detection issues you're experiencing.  I tested this out on some dark patterned paper just to demonstrate how well this method works. 
Open up Silhouette Studio and create your print and cut design like you normally would.  When you're ready, add the registration marks.

Silhouette Studio, Silhouette tutorial, registration marks, print and cut tip

All you have to do now is slide the "Thickness" bar over to the right as far as possible. The difference is minor, but significant enough that it makes it is easier for the laser to detect the registration mark on patterned and dark paper.

Silhouette Studio, Silhouette tutorial, registration marks, print and cut tip

Here's how mine looked when I printed it...

Silhouette Studio, Silhouette tutorial, registration marks, print and cut tip

I made a video just to show you how easily my machine read these marks - in one take!

Silhouette Studio, Silhouette tutorial, registration marks, print and cut tip


Note: This post may contain affiliate links. By clicking on them and purchasing products through my links, I receive a small commission. That's what helps fund Silhouette School so I can keep buying new Silhouette-related products to show you how to get the most out of your machine! 

Thanks for coming to class today at Silhouette School.  If you like what you see, I'd love for you to pin it!

Pin It!

 photo 2b820f06-c93b-4b24-929c-96287390140f_zpsf3cd3a23.jpguse twiter photo Twitter_48x48_zps4e06061c.pnguse twiter photo Twitter_48x48_zps4e06061c.pngUse Feed photo Feed_48x48_zps63f27a4f.png photo 2b820f06-c93b-4b24-929c-96287390140f_zpsf3cd3a23.jpgUse Feed photo Feed_48x48_zps63f27a4f.pngUse Feed photo Feed_48x48_zps63f27a4f.png

Get Silhouette School Tutorials
Delivered to Your Email: