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How to Do Applique with HTV for Beginners | Brother SE2000 Tutorial

You can do applique with HTV to give a different look than fabric! 

There are two different ways to do applique with HTV. There's the tear away method and then the more traditional method that's similar to how you would do fabric applique where the fabric is cut first. 

In this tutorial I'll show you how to do applique with HTV where the vinyl is pre cut with a Silhouette CAMEO. 

Silhouette Free Download: Raindrop Kisses (SVG Available)

It's Freebie Friday which means it's time for another Silhouette Free Download! 

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This week I'm sharing a free Silhouette cut file that you can use in so many different ways and all year round. 

20 Silhouette Tutorials, Tips and More! (February 2024 Wrap Up)

February flew by and now it is time for another Silhouette School wrap up!

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The variety of things I shared this month covered such a wide variety of topics! I showed some new tips and techniques in Studio, sublimation and DTF techniques, a bunch of free cut files in the Freebie Friday series and much more!

Secret to Darker Sublimation on Glass Cans

It can be a struggle to get bold colors when you're doing sublimation on glass but I have a trick for you today that will make your transfers darker!

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Because clear glass is transparent and sublimation ink is not opaque the image is often difficult to see your sublimation on glass cans. But with the best kept secret in sublimation you'll get darker transfers for your glasses so read on! 

Tips to Reduce Charring When Laser Cutting Wood

If you're getting charring when laser cutting wood, there are ways to reduce the charring and clean up your wood cuts. 

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Wood charring is often caused when there's not enough error during the laser cutting process. Here I'm sharing my best advice on getting cleaner wood laser cuts and a dramatic side by side! 

Easy Way to Customize DTF Transfers in a Gang Sheet Builder

Everyone loves custom and there's nothing more personalized than adding a name. 

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Just because you're using a gang sheet builder to outsource your DTF Transfers doesn't mean you can't personalize and customize them.  

In this tutorial I'll show you how to quickly add names in the So Fontsy Gang Sheet Builder..where you can also find a whole bunch of free images for transfers!

Free Silhouette Studio Design: Home Fresh Bakery (Commercial Use Available)

It's Friday which means it's time for another Freebie here at Silhouette School!

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This is such a great design for all of those bakers! Or someone looking for the perfect gift for a baker. 

5 Ways to Fit More In the Silhouette Print Area

If you are printing from Silhouette Studio and need to fit more in the Silhouette Studio print area there are multiple ways to do so. 

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The method - or combination of changes - that you make will depend on the design itself and if you are printing and cutting or just printing.  Read on for five ways to fit more in the Silhouette printable area.

How to Install Sawgrass Print Mate Print Manager for Existing SG500 and SG1000 Users

Sawgrass sublimation printers can now use a new print manager called Sawgrass Print Mate. 

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The older print manager called Sawgrass Print Manager or SPM is still available but needs to be updated and to do that you need to install Print Mate anyway. 

New and existing Sawgrass sublimation printer users will need to download and install the Print Mate to continue printing. Read on for how to install Sawgrass Print Mate if you're an existing SG500 or SG1000 user who was previously using SPM. 

Silhouette CAMEO 5 Noise: Listen While It Cuts

One of the most common questions I get about the Silhouette CAMEO 5 is about the noise level. 

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Many users of earlier generations of CAMEO 5 complained about how relatively loud the vinyl cutting machine was during cutting. But is the CAMEO 5 noise any quieter? Read on and check out the video of the CAMEO 5 cutting to decide for yourself. 

How to Make a Sublimation Tumbler Wrap for Glass Cans

Sublimation drinkware never seems to be off trend so in this tutorial I'm going to show you how to make a sublimation tumbler wrap for glass cans. 

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Follow along for the step by step tutorial on sublimating glass cans including tips on getting the most vibrant colors!