Copyright Silhouette School 2016. Powered by Blogger.

Featured Slider

Silhouette Curio Being Discontinued

Silhouette School has learned, the Silhouette Curio machine is being discontinued. 

silhouette 101, silhouette america blog, silhouette curio, curio, curio tutorials

Silhouette School has confirmed the flat bed Silhouette machine with a cult-like following by crafters who like to etch, engrave, and emboss will be phased out and manufacturing is expected to end in 2021. 

Free Silhouette Design: Being Kind is Cool (Commercial Use Available)

Fridays just keep rolling around here at Silhouette School...which always mean freebies for you guys! 

freebie friday, free silhouette studio file, free studio design, free silhouette design, free silhouette studio design

I think this week is one that we can all get behind. For ourselves, for our kids and for each other. 

Eek! Build Your Own Perfect SVG Bundle Deal!

If you love buying SVG design bundles because they're such a deal, but don't absolutely LOVE every cut file in the bundle...I have the perfect solution for you! 

silhouette 101, silhouette america blog, so fontsy, Silhouette SVG, Cricut SVG,

We're trying out something brand new on So Fontsy: Build your Own SVG Bundle! Now I have to warn you, we're not sure we're going to keep this feature around so if you want to try it - now's your chance (and then we'd love your feedback)!

So here's all the details on how to Build Your Own Design Bundle on So Fontsy.

How to Accurately Measure Design or Text Size in Silhouette Studio

If the designs and text that you're cutting on your Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait are not sized exactly as the dimensions that show in Silhouette Studio, there's a reason why. 

silhouette 101, silhouette america blog, silhouette studio, silhouette software, fonts,

This Silhouette Studio tutorial will explain where the discrepancy comes in and how to get a more accurate measurement for designs and text in the Silhouette software. 

How to Add Vinyl to Mylar and Foil Balloons

The best vinyl machine for balloons is the one you already have! 

silhouette 101, silhouette america blog, adhesive vinyl, balloons, silhouette cameo projects

You can cut vinyl with your Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait and apply vinyl to both foil and mylar balloons for a stunning and personalized balloon bouquet!  Today we're sharing some tricks to make the project go a little more smoothly.

20 Silhouette Tutorials You Don't Want to Miss (February Wrap Up)

So it's the beginning of March and here we are wrapping up February! 

silhouette 101, silhouette america blog, silhouette studio, cameo 4, cameo 4 pro

We've been having so much fun here at Silhouette School that I blink and the month's over and it's' time for another Silhouette tutorial wrap up.

Free Silhouette Design: Mr. Lucky Charm (Commercial Use Available)

It's everyone's favorite time of the week again...Freebie Friday!!

freebie friday, free silhouette studio file, free studio design, free silhouette design, free silhouette studio design

Do you have a Mister Lucky Charm? No matter what, you will have some extra luck this week! 

How to Print and Cut on 24" Silhouette CAMEO 4 Pro

It's possible to print and cut on the Silhouette CAMEO 4 Pro just like all other Silhouette CAMEO and Portrait machines. 

silhouette 101, silhouette america blog, CAMEO 4 pro, 24" silhouette pro, print and cut

However, there are some things to keep in mind to get the best possible and most accurate cut around your design. 

8 in 1 Heat Press Machine Manual Timer! How to Set It, Start It, and Stop It (VIDEO)

If you have an 8-in-1 heat press the manual timer may be causing you some issues. If the timer isn't starting, it keeps beeping, won't turn off...there's a reason. 

silhouette 101, silhouette america blog, heat press, heat press basics, 8-in-1 heat press

The reason is it's a manual timer, not an automatic timer that starts when the heat press closes.  This tutorial will walk through step by step on how to set the time and temperature and then start the timer on the 8-in-1 heat press.

Tips to Apply HTV to Items with Thick Seams

Do you like to monogram all the things? Well, so do we! But not everything that can be monogramed with HTV is easy to do given seams 

silhouette 101, silhouette america blog, heat press basics, heat press, seams

This tutorial will give you some tips on how to apply HTV to items that have thick seams, like baby outfits and cloth headbands, which - if not pressed right - can create pressure and sticking issues. 

Trick to Make a No Measuring Peel and Stick Vinyl Accent Wall (VIDEO)

A few years back I added vinyl decals all over an accent wall in an already-decorated room.  

silhouette 101, silhouette america blog, oracal 631, removable vinyl, transfer tape

Everyone asked me then how I did it and I've been saving this trick ever since.