Using Color Fonts in Silhouette Studio
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Using Color Fonts in Silhouette Studio

Like many Silhouette users, I LOVE fonts! I have quite a collection and yet I’m always looking for more – my current obsession being COLOR FONTS!!! Have you heard of them? Color fonts are the latest thing in typography, but not actually as “new” as you might think. In fact, if you’ve got a smartphone…

Using Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio
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Using Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio

If you’ve been using Silhouette Studio for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with the Fill Color and Line Color options. But did you know that you can also fill shapes and text with patterns? The Fill Pattern option can be used for a variety of different things – creating printable designs, making your…

Introducing Silhouette Studio Version 4.2
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Introducing Silhouette Studio Version 4.2

Happy Valentine’s Day! In case you haven’t heard already, Silhouette America decided to share the love a little early this week by releasing Silhouette Studio Version 4.2. This version of Studio has been in beta testing for several months now and its release has been widely anticipated. Silhouette Studio Version 4.2 boasts several great new…

Understanding File Type Extensions in Silhouette Studio
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Understanding File Type Extensions in Silhouette Studio

Ever wonder what all those little letters at the end of a filename mean? Or which file types can be used in Silhouette Studio? Whether it’s a design format, a font, an image file, or an embroidery file, your software level and version determine whether or not you’ll be able open a file in Studio,…

46 Silhouette Posts to Help You Learn More About Your Cameo, Curio, Portrait, or Mint
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46 Silhouette Posts to Help You Learn More About Your Cameo, Curio, Portrait, or Mint

2018 is quickly coming to a close and what a great year it has been! I’m more convinced than ever that crafters in general – and Silhouette crafters in particular – are some of the most wonderful people in the world!!! I’ve enjoyed getting to know you better through my classes, workshops, and the comments…

12 Simple Tips for Getting Started with your Silhouette
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12 Simple Tips for Getting Started with your Silhouette

Are you new to the Silhouette world? If so, WELCOME! The combined power of your new Silhouette machine and the Silhouette Studio software will open up a whole new realm of creative possibilities for you – which can be both exciting and overwhelming. But don’t let the overwhelming part intimidate you! Follow these 12 simple…

Silhouette Tips and Tricks from the Pros! Silhouette Instructors Share their Favorite Hints
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Silhouette Tips and Tricks from the Pros!
Silhouette Instructors Share their Favorite Hints

I’ve been working on a fun project this week that I’m eager to share with you, but my lips are sealed for the next couple of days. (Bummer!) But don’t worry, I’m not leaving you high and dry today! I’ve asked a few of my fellow Terri Johnson Creates Licensed Instructors to share their favorite…

Silhouette Blades: Which One is Right for You?
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Silhouette Blades: Which One is Right for You?

If the only Silhouette machine you’ve ever owned is the Cameo 3 or the Portrait 2, chances are that you are most familiar with the AutoBlade. But did you know that Silhouette offers four additional blades for their electronic cutting machines as well as three tools designed specifically for the Curio? Read on for a…

Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Quick Access Tool Bar (Part 2)
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Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Quick Access Tool Bar (Part 2)

Last week I introduced you to Silhouette Studio’s Quick Access Tool Bar, or “QAT” for short. There are many options in the Quick Access Tool Bar, all of which can also be accessed via menus, shortcuts, and individual panels, but having them readily accessible via the QAT is a real time-saver –  it’s one of…

Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Quick Access Tool Bar (Part 1)
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Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Quick Access Tool Bar (Part 1)

Today I’m continuing my series on “Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4” and discussing one of my most favorite parts of the Version 4 interface – the Quick Access Tool Bar (“QAT” for short). In this post I will cover the Fill Color, Line, and Text options, along with the Scale, Move, and…