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Easy Trick to Fitting Larger Designs on a 12 x 12 Sheet

I know I can't be the only who sometimes just needs a tad bit more room for my design.

That's why I was so excited when I realized, it's possible to fit a 13"+ long design on a single 12x12" piece of patterned paper or vinyl sheet?


The trick is all in how you position the design in Silhouette Studio. Check this out -

Let's say you have a 3D box design you created in Silhouette Studio Model Maker and you want to cut it on a single 12x12" sheet of patterned paper.

This size design will create a 3.25" square cube. The problem is the longest side is 13.335 inches. Clearly that won't fit on a single sheet of 12x12 - at least not like this.


But select the shape and use the green rotation tool at the top to rotate the shape with your mouse! When placed on an angle you have plenty of room to cut this design on a single 12x12" sheet of scrapbook paper!


Keep this little trick in mind too when you have a single 12x12 sheet of Oracal vinyl and a design that's just slightly longer. Corner to corner you actually have 17" of space as opposed to 12" either side to side or up and down.


This same design can be cut at 12" across...or a full 4" just by rotating it and positioning it corner to corner!


Want to see more of my Silhouette hacks you shouldn't craft without...you can thank me later.

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