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Valentine’s Day Pillow

I have been wanting to make a pillow like this for Valentine’s Day. But the thought of cutting out all of those hearts was the one thing that discouraged me from giving it a try until I figured out that I could cut all of the hearts with my Silhouette CAMEO! Cutting fabric on your Silhouette to make this pillow is very easy to do. All you need is a few items. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Fabric Blade Silhouette Studio® Pillow cover (I used the VIGDIS linen cover from IKEA.) ½ Yard Linen Fabric…

Printable Winter Bear Applique

Today we want to share with you how to apply Printable Heat Transfer onto dark fabric using a winter bear design. If you need any additional help with this process, check out Silhouette’s YouTube channel. We have a video that shows you How to use Printable Heat Transfer for Dark Fabrics as well as other how-to videos to teach you how to use Silhouette’s software and materials. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Printable Heat Transfer – Dark Fabrics Printer Shirt Design ID #240214 Step One: Preparing the Design to Cut 1. Open…

Software Tour: Edit Points Tool

Let’s start our tour of Silhouette Studio’s Version 4.1! Specifically, we’re going to talk about the Edit Points Tool and all that you are able to do with it. For starters, you can locate the Edit Points Tool on the toolbar on the left-hand side of the page. This will be the second icon down that looks like this:  This tool is great for customizing your designs, adding weed lines, and building specific shapes. Edit Points To enter the Point Editing Mode, either double-click a selected image or use the Edit Points Tool which will open in the Quick Access Toolbar. This…

Design Your Own Snowflake in Silhouette Studio®

I saw a few scattered flurries outside (um… Brrr!), which is totally in line with today’s tutorial. I’d like to show you how you can design your own snowflake in Silhouette Studio®. These are perfect for all of those letters and packages that need cute gift toppers. Basically, we are just going to be using the Line and Ellipse tools. Let’s do this! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Cardstock or whatever medium you plan to cut your shape out of Glue Step One: Design The Snowflake In Silhouette Studio®, create a new…

How to Cut Fabric with a Silhouette Machine

Did you know that you can cut fabric with your Silhouette machine? It’s fantastic because you are able to cut fabric precisely. You might be too scared to try, but we hope we can put your mind at ease with this tutorial; it’s easier than you think. Let’s get started! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Fabric Cutting Blade Silhouette Fabric Stabilizer Iron Scissors Design ID #49442 Open design in Silhouette Studio®. Cut a piece of fabric that is larger than your design. Cut a piece of fabric stabilizer that is the same size as your material….

Snow Cute Card

Winter is in full swing over here. So we thought we should embrace the cold. Today we are using some winter designs to add the perfect touch to this snow globe card. We just love how it turned out. In fact, it is going to be really hard to give away—that’s how much we love it. Follow along below, and we will show you how to replicate this card yourself! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Metallic Vinyl – Rose Gold Four colors of cardstock Glue Foam Dots Design ID #240058…

Valentine Monogram Gift

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, and I want to make sure my kids have personalized goodies that make them feel special and loved. You can use this simple DIY Silhouette project in a MILLION different ways. I have four uses that are perfect for your little (or big) valentines. Use it as a party decoration and fill with decorative straws Make a DIY station for hot chocolate and they can use as a cup Fill your vessel with sweet treats for your valentine Fill with baking utensils and have a DIY cookie party Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®  Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette…

Engagement Photo Display

Happy New Year, y’all! First of all, how many of you have a New Year’s resolution to finally open up your Silhouette machine? Well, don’t be afraid! Open up that sweet baby, and let’s craft. Christmas and New Year happen to be engagement times; that’s just well known. So I wanted to create this super simple and super cute photo display that you can use for an upcoming engagement party or just hang in your home. Supplies Needed: Silhouette Cameo® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Spatula Tool Embroidery Hoops Cardstock…

Winter Pencil Topper

My name is Chad Boender, and I am a kindergarten teacher and author of a blog called Male Kindergarten Teacher. Creating seasonal crafts if one of my favorite things to do with my students. I love creating crafts that allow my students to express their creativity and that showcase a specific theme or season. This DIY winter pencil topper is a fun and creative craft that will have your students excited for the winter season! Today I am excited to share how I created this fun and easy DIY winter pencil topper in Silhouette Studio®. Let’s grab our supplies and…

Lunch Box Notes

Let’s make these easy DIY Lunch Box Notes for your little ones. You can fill them with jokes and sweet messages to brighten up your kid’s lunch breaks. Read on for the full tutorial! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Cardstock Printer Design ID #148163 Step One: Prep the Design In Silhouette Studio®, open and ungroup your You Rock – Flat Card design (Design ID #148163). Keep black and white “You Rock” words. Put a white “You Rock” underneath the black one to create the shadow effect. You also can add shadow by…

Winter Window Cling

Winter is now officially underway! We’ve been trying to come up with some great snow day projects, and we think this one is a winner. Of course the next thing we want to do is share it with you! Follow the instructions below to make your very own winter-themed window clings. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO® or Silhouette Portrait® or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Window Cling – Clear  or Window Cling – White Printer Design ID #239215 Design ID #238165 Design ID #229608 Design ID #14304 Step One: Preparing the Designs to Cut 1. Open the Winter Mittens design (Design…

Party On Custom Stamp

Party on! Let’s get this party started! If you follow my blog or Instagram, you know I love to have fun goodies around to chat about! This custom stamp is no exception. I love to create simple, eye-catching gifts and DIYs for all to enjoy. With so many parties going on all the time, I wanted to have ample gift tags for any occasion. That being said, I made sure to stock up on these tags. These are not only fun, but can work for just about anything. You can also add the person’s name or a short little message on…