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How to Edit a PNG File in Silhouette Studio

If you know the right tools to use, you can edit a PNG file in Silhouette Studio...but there a few things to know! 

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The easiest file type to open and edit in Silhouette Studio is an SVG, but if you don't have that option you can edit PNG files in Silhouette software as well. This tutorial will explain the best way to go about editing PNGs in Silhouette Studio. 

How to Design Personalized Vinyl Stickers for Water Bottles in Silhouette Studio

You can make personalized vinyl stickers for water bottles in several different ways. You can cut all the different layers of vinyl with a Silhouette machine and then layer or you can use a printer and cutter like a Roland BN-20 and make super durable, full color, and long lasting stickers without any layering at all. 

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In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to make personalized vinyl name stickers for water bottles with the 20" Roland BN-20A ecosolvent printer and cutter...designed in Silhouette Studio.  

And P.S. if you are looking for alternatives ways to print and cut on your inkjet printer and Silhouette CAMEO I have a few options for you at the bottom so keep reading.

New!! Try Silhouette U | Get a 7 Day Free Trial With Full Benefits!

If you've been on the fence about trying out Silhouette U, my ads-free premium content membership site, we just made a HUGE change! For the first time ever we're allowing everyone to try out Silhouette U free for 7 days! 

During the 7 day free trial you'll have complete access to all membership benefits! That means you can:
  • Watch any and all of our more than 500 videos (preview them all here!)
  • Use the $14.99 coupon to So Fontsy for free fonts and designs of your choice 
  • Download the free ebook
  • Take advantage of the member-only discounts at our partner retailers
  • Join the Silhouette U private Facebook Group
  • Get priority email support by using our member-only inbox
  • Join a live 1 on 1 chat with me during Office Hours (which take place twice a week for a total of 9-10 times each month.)

It's also worth pointing out that, like Silhouette School Blog, Silhouette U has expanded beyond just Silhouette machines and the Silhouette Studio software. 

So if you need help with sublimation, ecosolvent, DTF, DTG, White Toner Printer, and software..I'm happy to bring my deep knowledge and strong partnerships with all of these brands and processes to Silhouette U to support you as you grow from a crafter to a small business.

How to Print Vinyl Name Stickers with Roland BN-20A

You can print vinyl name stickers, designed in Silhouette Studio or another program, with a Roland BN-20A which is an ecosolvent print and cut machine.

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One of the benefits about printing vinyl stickers with an ecosolvent printer is the ink is waterproof, and scratch and fade resistant. This makes it ideal for things like water bottles that will be handled a lot. 

If you haven't already designed the personalized vinyl sticker, the first part of this tutorial will take you step by step through the design process in Silhouette Studio..then pick it up here to print and cut on your 20" Roland BN-20A. 

Free Silhouette Design: Karma When Your Daughter Turns Out Like You (Commercial Use Available)

It's Freebie Friday and you guys know what that means - time for a freebie!

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Where are my girl moms? The ones that swore their daughters wouldn't be anything like them and then they turned out JUST like you. This week's design is for you!

Trick for Tracing Hard to Trace Images in Silhouette Studio

The detailed tracing capabilities is one of my favorite things about Silhouette Studio. But it can be frustrating when you can't get a good trace on a photo, so I've learned to use a hidden little gem of a tool to make tracing easier.

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In this tutorial I'll show you how to invert an image using the Image Effects tool to make tracing hard to trace images a whole lot easier.

Desktop DTF Printer News: Big Changes....from Three Major Manufacturers

If you're in the desktop direct to film (DTF) world - big changes to share today.

It's not often that three of the big manufacturers of desktop DTF printers all announce changes on the same day. But here we are...

21 Silhouette Tutorials, Tips & More (May 2023 Wrap Up)

You guys! I can't believe we are here at the end of another monthSchools are wrapping up for the year, graduations are happening and over on Silhouette School we are wrapping up May!

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But, before we get to what's ahead in June, let's take a look at all that was covered in May for all of you who may have skipped a class or two!

How to Use Epson F570 Sublimation Printer (First Print!)

If you're considering upgrading your sublimation printer or investing in a wide format sublimation printer, the 24" Epson F570 Pro is one I highly recommend. 

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The Epson F570 is not a converted sublimation printer. It's a true dye sublimation printer intended for use with the included Epson sublimation ink.

Don't Cut Small Vinyl Text with Silhouette CAMEO Without Reading This FIRST!

You can cut small vinyl text with your Silhouette CAMEO...and not actually pull your hair out. 

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But just how small can vinyl lettering be cut? In this blog post I'll share some some tips on how to successfully cut even the smallest vinyl letters. 

Free Silhouette Design: Human Kind Be Both (Commercial Use Available)

The world needs a little more kindness these days. So we are celebrating that with this week's Freebie! 

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Let's be both human and kind and spread it around some! This message is great for anyone from babies all the way to adults.