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How to Make Custom Cookie Cutters with Silhouette Alta (VIDEO) - NEEDS PIC

Did you guys know you can design your own cookie cutters in Silhouette Studio and then print them right at home?!

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Using Silhouette Studio and the Silhouette Alta 3D printer you can make custom cookie cutters to match cookie cut files and stencils.

10 Non Cricut Infusible Ink Blanks You Can Use with Infusible Ink Sheets and Markers

If you're looking for Cricut Infusible Ink blanks, you're not limited to the Cricut-brand blanks.

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The Cricut Infusible Ink sheets are essentially pre-printed sublimation sheets, which means you can apply the sheets and Cricut Infusible markers to any sublimation blank...and there are tons to pick from!  Here's a list of 10 of my favorite non-Cricut Infusible Ink blanks.

Silhouette Studio V4.3 Beta Relesed: 7 New Features!

Silhouette Studio V4.3 was released in beta recently and with it several new software features are now available.

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The updated version of the Silhouette software can be downloaded free and will run all of the Silhouette machines - including the soon to be released Silhouette CAMEO 4.  Here are seven new features of Silhouette Studio V4.3.

Free Silhouette Design: All About that Grace (Commercial Use SVG Free Too!)

It's Friday...and you know what that means here at Silhouette School...Freebie Friday!!!

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This week we are sharing a design for all those who are all about that grace....AND I have a free commercial use version for you as well!

Sublimation Sequin Pillows Tutorial (3 Steps!)

Sublimating onto reversible sequin pillows is far easier than you think!

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The DIY custom pillows make a huge statement...but are really only three simple steps: print, press, flip!

Silhouette Studio Upgrade Features List: Designer Edition, Designer Edition Plus, Business Edition

I get asked all the time - is Silhouette Studio Designer Edition worth the upgrade? What features are included with Silhouette Studio Business Edition?  Does the highest upgrade include the features of the others?  Finally, I decided to put together an easy to read list of features, tutorials, and FAQs about all of the Silhouette Studio upgrades.
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I can tell you - there's never been a better time or reason to upgrade straight to Silhouette Studio Business Edition.  With the release of Silhouette Studio V4.2 there are a lot of awesome features - many of them not available in the free basic Silhouette Studio version.

Silhouette CAMEO 4 Launch Party - Tickets Available

The new Silhouette CAMEO 4 will officially launch in September with a launch party - open to the public - in less than a month!

A limited number of tickets for the CAMEO 4 launch party officially went on sale today.

Big News is COMING! Watch This Space!

Big news is coming this space and the Silhouette School Facebook Page for details!

In the meantime enjoy this gem from my days as a TV news producer. And yup, that's Bob when he was as sport reporter at the same station. 

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Windows 10 1809 Update Impacting Some Silhouette CAMEO, Portrait Users

WARNING!!!  Windows users LISTEN UP!! There's a significant change in the recently released Windows operating system update. 
As of August 1, 2019 and with the release of Windows 10 1809, 1903 and above Microsoft no longer supports USB 1.0 connections via a USB 3.0 port. Sound like gibberish?

Free Silhouette Design: Craftaholic

It's the most wonderful time of the week here at Silhouette School...Freebie Friday!!

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And this week, I've got a design I think ALL of you will love and have said at one point or another! Where are all my craftaholics?!? Raise your craft supplies high as you head to the next craft store!

11 Reasons Your Silhouette Is Not Cutting (or Not Cutting Completely)

I get questions almost daily from Silhouette users who are having issues with their Silhouette not cutting. There are at least 11 reasons why your Silhouette may not be cutting and most of them are really easy to fix.

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Some of the issues have to do with the Silhouette CAMEO blade not cutting, while others stem from settings in Silhouette Studio and still others are user error. No worries, just go through this checklist to figure out why your Silhouette isn't cutting!

Update: If you're having trouble with a Silhouette CAMEO 3 not cutting, go through the below list and if none of these easy fixes remedy the problem, it could be a problem with the how the Autoblade is sitting in the tool carriage or Bluetooth. If that's the case, check out this additional information on why the Silhouette CAMEO 3 isn't cutting.

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