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UV Light Sensitive Fabric Ink T-shirt

Have you ever tried to apply fabric ink to a t-shirt using a stencil? That’s what we’re going to walk you through right now using stencil vinyl and UV light–sensitive fabric ink. The ink looks creamy white when you’re indoors, but as soon as you go outside into the sun, your inked design will show its true colors and display as a bold, darker color. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Stencil Vinyl  Silhouette Fabric Ink Silhouette UV Light Sensitive Fabric Ink Silhouette Hook Tool Paint brush or sponge Mixing tray Piece…

Fabric Inked Pendant Flag

Did you know that Silhouette sells a fabric ink? It’s a soft-drying ink, so it will better resist cracking and peeling once dried. The dried paint has a soft feel that blends with the feel of the fabric, so you get the visual appeal of a custom design on your fabric but keep the original feel of the fabric surface. In this tutorial, we’ll teach you how to use it and apply it to make a totally custom project. Today is the day for you to Say Yes to New adventures! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Stencil Vinyl …

Customize Your Wedding Table Decor With Silhouette

Is your big day looming on the horizon and your table decor is lacking a personal touch? Or maybe you’re pitching in to help a loved one celebrate in style and you need some inspiration? Never fear! It’s Annie, and today I’ve rounded up six fun and unique projects you can create with your Silhouette machine to add that custom-made touch to a day that should be decidedly all about the special couple. Table Numbers Let’s get your guests to their seats easily and stylishly. A detail sometimes overlooked, you can use bold or distinctive table numbers to really set the tone for your wedding…

Easter Brunch | 5 Crafts to Spruce Up Table Decor for Easter

Hippity, Hoppity—Easter is certainly on it’s way! And with Easter comes brunch, and with brunch comes a bunch of cute ways to spruce up your Easter Brunch table. From place settings to drink accessories, today I’m sharing five of my favorites. Long gone are the days when a table centerpiece had to take the main stage. With your army of Silhouette machinery and materials, even little flagged straws have a chance to steal the show. Any excuse to get your craft on, amirite? ONE: STAMPED FLAG STRAWS With her CAMEO® and Mint™ in tow, design team member Kathi Arbiso made these adorable…

Cover Your CAMEO With Fabric Ink And Handpainted Details

Looking for an easy first project to try out those fabric inks you couldn’t wait to get your hands on? Your Silhouette dust cover is the perfect canvas (literally) for some handmade art. Supplies Needed: Silhouette dust cover Silhouette Stencil Vinyl Silhouette Transfer Tape Fabric Ink (assorted colors) Metallic Heat Transfer Material Paintbrush Iron or heat press Designs Needed: Sakura Flowers (Design #8076) Hummingbirds Set (Design #78150) Step 1: Cut Your Materials For projects with a lot of different components, I like to plan out my overall design in Silhouette Studio® first. This helps ensure that certain colors and sizes of…

3 Projects Made With Favorite Silhouette Materials

Being on the Silhouette Design Team this past year has pushed me to try new things. It has allowed me to create some amazing crafts using materials I wouldn’t have normally thought to try. Sharing this blog with so many talented ladies has helped me think outside the box when it comes to crafting. Today I am going to share a few of my favorite materials that are fun to use, but also help create some of the coolest projects! All of these projects were created by our very own Design Team, and I hope you enjoy them as much…

How To Use The New Silhouette Cork Sheets by Kelly Wayment for Silhouette

How To Use The New Silhouette Cork Sheets

Are you excited about the new products showing up in the Silhouette Online Shop? I am! Among the first new and unique products, I tried are the cork sheets, and I’m here to show you how to use them.   What You Should Know About the Cork Sheets: Adhesive backed and ready to stick anywhere Size is 5 in. x 7 in. (eight sheets per package) Quite thin, so they are more like cork stickers than thick cork board My successful cork settings: Blade 10, Speed 1, Thickness 33, Double Cut Out of all the options I could think of…

Easy Memorial Day Stenciled Star Napkins

Hi everyone, It’s Marni here today. I’m happy to be sharing a simple Memorial Day tutorial.   Are you hosting a party for Memorial Day? Do you have the guest list finalized and food ideas ready, but can’t figure out your table decorations? Well, why not print your own flag inspired star napkins? Just add red & white straws plus a few other items and you are ready to go.   I love how the napkins can be folded into little cutlery pouches. Adorable, right? To make these napkins you will need: Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait Silhouette Stencil Vinyl Silhouette Fabric Ink – color white Silhouette cutting mat – optional…

Get Away Tote

  Hello! Kelly here today, to share how to make this fun DIY get-away tote with fabric ink. Have you tried fabric ink yet? Have you tried the gold? It’s glorious! Let’s get started. You Will Need: Silhouette CAMEO® (Portrait, or Curio) Silhouette Studio® Fabric ink (Gold, green, and cyan) Stencil vinyl Canvas tote bag (this one is 13 in. x 18 in. from my local craft store) Paint applicator, hook, and scraper Glitter heat transfer material (optional) Coordinating rhinestones (optional) Palm Trees (design ID #20242), Wave Border (design ID #2941), Daisy Brush Letter Set (design ID #123134), Boy Icons (design ID…

DIY Craft Bag | Creative Material Tutorial

Crafting + rainbows are my two favorite things! So, I combined them into one and created this ah-mazing tote bag using Silhouette fabric inks and stencil vinyl.  Stay a while and let me show you how to make one for yourself!   You Will Need: Silhouette CAMEO® (or Portrait) Silhouette Studio® Stencil vinyl Fabric ink Cutting mat Ratchet blade Hook Tool Scraper Tool   Silhouette fabric inks come in a variety of colors, which means you can pretty much make anything your crafty little brain can think up!         I’m always on the hunt for a cute…

UV Light–Sensitive Fabric Ink Tee

Cari here with you, and today I’m sharing a fun project using UV light–sensitive fabric ink. This type of a project is fun for a kid of any age to wear—that’s why I made one for myself! 🙂   You Will Need: Silhouette CAMEO® Design ID #117563 Silhouette Stencil Vinyl Silhouette Hook & Scraper Tools Silhouette Transfer Paper T-shirt Silhouette UV Light Sensitive Fabric Ink (3 colors of your choice) Sponges or Foam Brushes     STEP ONE: PREPARE AND CUT DESIGN Open file Design ID #117563 in Silhouette Studio®. Resize the design if needed, depending on the size of your T-shirt. (I…

Fabric Ink Valentine Towels

These adorable dish towels make a fun statement in your home and are so easy to create using the stencil material and fabric ink! Here’s how you can create your own too! Supplies: Silhouette CAMEO® Silhouette Studio® Red fabric ink Stencil material (and included transfer material) Paint sponge Dish towels Hook tool Scraper       Step One Prepare your design in Silhouette Studio®. I added rectangles around my images so that I have a border area to protect the material I will be stenciling on.     Step Two Select “Stencil Material” in your Cut Settings window. Once selected,…