Fabric Cutting on the Silhouette
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Fabric Cutting on the Silhouette

In my opinion, one of the most underutilized features of the Silhouette is the ability to cut fabric. Whether you’re making a quilt, creating an appliqué, or working on a 3-D project, your Cameo/Portrait can not only speed up the process but also provide a degree of accuracy that can’t be achieved when cutting materials…

Silhouette Basics: Loading the Mat
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Silhouette Basics: Loading the Mat

Hardly a day goes by that I don’t see someone post in one of the Silhouette Facebook groups asking “Why is my design not cutting correctly?” or “Why is my mat sliding all over the place?” You can practically hear the panic in their voice! Quickly they assume that there is something dreadfully wrong with…

New class: Basics of Digital Cutting
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New class: Basics of Digital Cutting

Last Saturday I taught my first community enrichment class at Panola College on the “Basics of Digital Cutting”. Each student learned how to set up an account in the Silhouette Design Store, purchase and download designs, and easily create their own designs from a “dingbat” font. We practiced using several different features of the Silhouette…

Hello!

Welcome to my little spot on the world wide web! I’m very excited to have a place where you can come find out more about me, the classes I offer, the events I have planned, and tips and tricks for all the wonderful ways you can use your Silhouette machine. While I’m a very experienced…