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New Silhouette Alta Plus 3D Printer Now on Sale: Price, New Features, Details

The new Silhouette Alta Plus 3D Printer is finally on sale - about 6 months after it was originally planned to be released.

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The second edition of the 3D printer, Silhouette Alta Plus, went on pre order in early April and is expected to start shipping the week of April 6, 2020.

Free Face Mask Clip 'Ear Saver' Design (3D Print File and SVG)

Crafters have gone into action making homemade fabric masks and face coverings and now many with 3D printers are  to helping save ears!

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Healthcare workers are saying elastic from wearing masks for long periods of time is causing chaffing behind their ears. While ties are one option and a full piece of elastic around the head is another, supplies are in short supply so sometimes masks with elastic ear straps are the only option.  Those can be made more comfortable by using a mask clip to secure the elastic behind the head rather than behind the ears.

Today I'm sharing a free Mask Clip Design that I like to call the Ear Saver. I've been printing these on the Silhouette Alta 3D printer.

DIY Fabric Mask with Any Silhouette CAMEO: Everything You Need In One Place

Crafters are coming together to make homemade fabric masks during the CoronaVirus pandemic especially now that the CDC is teetering on officially recommending everyone wear masks while out in public.

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Using a Silhouette machine can really speed up the cutting process for DIY fabric masks.  I have not only a free pattern for you, but the step by step directions - no matter which Silhouette machine you have! Plus I have a shopping supply list.

This is literally where you can find everything in one place on how to make your own fabric masks.

Oh, and don't check out if you're not a sewer or don't have a sewing machine. You can still help by cutting the fabric pieces for a sewer which will help crank out more masks faster!

Free Silhouette Studio Design: All I Need is Coffee & Mascara

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

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This week I am sharing a free All I Need is Coffee & Mascara design with you...because isn't that the truth!

How to Cut Fabric on Silhouette CAMEO without Rotary Blade

You can cut fabric any Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait machine - including those that can't use a Silhouette Rotary blade.


In a pinch you can use almost any NEW blade to cut fabric - in any machine.

How to Change a Perforated Line to a Score Line in Silhouette Studio

If you want to change a perforated line to a solid line in Silhouette Studio, there are two ways to go about it.

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This is necessary if you'd prefer to score a line rather than cut a perforated fold line. 

21 Silhouette Tips, Tricks and Tutorials (March Wrap Up)

It's that time again - time for a recap of all the Silhouette blog tutorials shared on Silhouette School over the last month!

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In March not only did we share 21 new tutorials to Silhouette School blog, but we shared the first cut tutorial for all of those getting their hands on the 15" CAMEO 4 Plus, shared several free Silhouette designs, shared some fun kids crafts since we have our "new normal", and much more!

How to Get a Farmhouse Style Paint Finish for Signs

Ever tried to make something look old or vintage when it's actually brand new? If you're like me you overthink it.


Today I'm going to share a technique for how to get a farmhouse style paint finish so your signs look authentic even when they're made from brand new materials!

Silhouette Studio Fix: How to Get Designs Perfectly Straight After Being Rotated

Did you ever rotate a design in Silhouette Studio only to struggle to get it so it's exactly straight?

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There's easy way to fix this if you can a find the tool that's hidden in the menus.

Free Silhouette Studio Design: Easter Egg Hunt

It's Freebie Friday and today I am super excited to share this fun Easter Egg Hunt design with you! 

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How to Print and Cut on Wide Format with 15" Silhouette Cameo 4 Plus

Print and Cut on a 15" Silhouette CAMEO 4 Plus is not only not much different than a 12" machine, it actually gives you a huge advantage.

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Even with just three extra inches of cutting width, you get twice as much print and cut area. This Silhouette CAMEO Plus tutorial will show you how to take advantage of that and print and cut with a CAMEO Plus.