By Aug 31, 2018

Creating Shapes in Silhouette ModelMaker™

In this tutorial, we’ll go over the basics of creating shapes in Silhouette ModelMaker™. You’ll find buttons to create each kind of shape here in this Shapes Toolbar to the left of the Edit Window. If you see fewer shapes than we show on my screen, you can expose more by going to the Tools menu […]

By Aug 30, 2018

Silhouette Story: Letali Linetzky

We here at Silhouette love to see the unique projects that creators and artists use Silhouette products for, and we were amazed when we discovered Letali Linetzky and her very detailed pixel art. Pixel art is created when an artist breaks down an image into sections and assigns a certain color to each section of […]

By Aug 29, 2018

DIY Clothing Labels

My kiddo started preschool earlier this month, and I was looking for a way to label her spare clothing because of the occasional wardrobe changes, from potty accidents to sticky/dried slime goo. Lost and found piles are pretty much ubiquitous in school settings, so I think this project is a win-win for teachers and parents! […]

By Aug 28, 2018

Treat Bag Labels

Have you ever wanted to create treat bags for your kid’s sports team, but just didn’t have the time to put everything together? We’ve got a solution for you. You can make these super simple treat bags, and you hardly have to do anything because your printer and your Silhouette machine will do most of […]

By Aug 24, 2018

Hand-painted Wedding Sign

This hand-painted wood sign is the perfect edition for any wedding or reception and is a sweet reminder that two families have become one! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette Studio® Silhouette Scraper Tool Silhouette’s Stencil Vinyl, Other Vinyl, or Stencil Material  Transfer Tape Wood Board (I used a 16-inch-by-20-inch pine […]

By Aug 24, 2018

Using SVGs in Silhouette Studio® (Designer Edition and Higher)

In this post, you’ll learn about using SVGs in Silhouette Studio® and why you might choose to buy the SVG addition in the Silhouette Design Store. SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphic. The lines are not made up of pixels of color the way bitmap images are, which include JPG, GIF, and PNG files. That means vector lines […]

By Aug 23, 2018

Ceramic Plate with a Stencil Decoration

Today we will show you how to decorate a ceramic plate with a stencil decoration. And we will do this in the Color Me Mine studio, where we can leave our ceramic project to glaze after we are done painting it. Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio™ Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade Silhouette […]

By Aug 23, 2018

Monogrammed Toddler T-Shirt

Making custom clothing with my Silhouette Cameo for the little kids in my life is so much fun! My sweet hair stylist recently had a baby girl and I decided I needed to give her something monogrammed and with glitter, of course.   This monogrammed toddler t-shirt was easy to make and will make a […]

By Aug 22, 2018

Apple Magnet Teacher Gifts

These sweet apple magnets are the perfect gift for teachers, and you can personalize them with anything from the teacher’s name to teacher-related quotes and more. This project is great for using up those scraps of cardstock and vinyl too! Supplies Needed: Silhouette CAMEO®, Silhouette Portrait®, or Silhouette Curio® Silhouette Cutting Mat Silhouette Cutting Blade […]

By Aug 21, 2018

Tote with a Cotton Fabric Applique

Did you know that Silhouette has a printable cotton fabric product? These cotton sheets are perfect for printing and don’t require a special stabilizer to cut and apply to other fabric surfaces. So these sheets are perfect for creating custom designs for apparel. If you want to learn how to create your own cotton fabric […]

By Aug 20, 2018

Sketch Pen Designs

My Silhouette machine is my sidekick when it comes to cardmaking, with the cut feature as my secret weapon. It’s the best way to get precision cuts, especially for intricate designs. This time, I’m taking my cardmaking game to the next level by using Silhouette’s Sketch Pens. This tutorial shows you how to take a […]

By Aug 17, 2018

Loading Filament in the Alta

One of the basic things you need to know how to do with the Silhouette Alta® is load the PLA (polylactic acid) filament, or the plastic material, that the Alta uses to print your objects. The Alta can print any PLA filament that is 1.75 millimeters thick. To load the filament in your Alta 3D printer, start […]