10 Reasons Why Your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait Isn’t Cutting and how you can fix it!
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10 Reasons Why Your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait Isn’t Cutting
and how you can fix it!

Few things are more frustrating than when your Cameo or Portrait doesn’t cut properly – or worse yet, isn’t cutting at all. Virtually every Silhouette user has experienced this at one time or another. Sometimes the machine cuts…but not as well as you’d like. Other times the media looks virtually untouched, with no visible cuts…

How to Update your Silhouette Firmware (and why you should!)
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How to Update your Silhouette Firmware (and why you should!)

Update. Upgrade. Firmware. Software. So many terms are tossed around when it comes to discussing Silhouette Studio and the Silhouette machines – it can be downright confusing! But when you understand what each of these terms mean and their function, your Silhouette journey will be much smoother. Today I’ll help clear up some of the…

Caught by Design 2017: The Year in Review
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Caught by Design 2017: The Year in Review

The end of the year is always a time of reflection for me and what a great year it has been here at Caught by Design! Since launching this site in February 2017, I’ve published more than 40 Silhouette-related articles including project ideas, tips, tutorials, and much more. I hope you’ve found them to be…

10 “Hidden” Features of the Silhouette Cameo 3
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10 “Hidden” Features of the Silhouette Cameo 3

Are you hoping to find a Silhouette Cameo 3 underneath your Christmas tree this year? Or did you take advantage of the Black Friday sales and are already having fun with your new machine? Whether you are brand-new to the Silhouette world or an experienced user, the Cameo 3 has several great features that you…

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…