How to Use Glyphs in Silhouette Studio
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How to Use Glyphs in Silhouette Studio

If you’re a font lover like me, chances are you’ve downloaded at least a few with pretty swirls or fancy characters…also known as “glyphs”. But maybe you’re not sure how to use those fancy, swirly fonts in Silhouette Studio. Never fear because today I’m going to share the secret with you and soon you’ll be…

Perfect Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio (no registration marks needed!)
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Perfect Pattern Fills in Silhouette Studio (no registration marks needed!)

I love a good Print & Cut as much as the next girl. In fact, the majority of projects I made when I got my first Silhouette machine were Print & Cut designs. I also love working with Pattern Fills! But do you know what I don’t love? Seeing a small white margin around the…

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,…

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…

Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Send Panel
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Silhouette Studio: Taking the Fear Out of Version 4 – Send Panel

If you’re new to Silhouette Studio Version 4, you may be asking “How do I make this thing cut???” The answer to that question lies in Silhouette Studio’s Send Panel. Today in part 3 of my “Taking the Fear Out of Version 4” series, I’ll be discussing this panel in detail. Because there are so…