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How to weld a word to an object in Silhouette Studio

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How to weld a word to an object in Silhouette Studio

Following on from my previous post; Using the Knife tool in Silhouette Studio to Design an Arrow and how arrows are very popular at the moment, I am going to show you how you can go one step further in your design by adding a word to your arrow design. Here I have used the weld tool and Knife tool in Silhouette Studio to attach 'Bride' to the centre of the arrow. 1. Firstly, open your arrow design, I am using the arrow I created for my post linked at the top of this post.   Using the Text Tool, select your font and type out the word...

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Cricut Explore Project: Cutting Cardstock + Free DAD card SVG & DXF File.

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Cricut Explore Project: Cutting Cardstock + Free DAD card SVG & DXF File.

Do you like working with Cardstock? Creating cards, Paper flowers, etc. One of the main reasons I purchased my cutting machines was to cut card, although that took a back seat when I started designing cut files. To help and inspire my fellow Crafter, I have decided to put some projects together for my blog, I thought I should probably start with card stock seeing as that's where it all started. I find the Cricut Explore cuts card with ease and accuracy - Just remember to change the dial - which I may have forgotten to do on occasion - maybe even whilst completing this...

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Using the Knife tool in Silhouette Studio to Design an Arrow

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Using the Knife tool in Silhouette Studio to Design an Arrow

Do you love arrows? Arrows are everywhere at the moment, and I think they make a great addition to a design. They are not necessarily there to give you directions either, the use for an arrow to compliment your designs is almost endless. So, why not give designing your own a go? In this article i've put together a tutorial on how to design an arrow in Silhouette Studio using the Knife tool (with a little help from the offset tool too). Here is the completed arrow that I'm going to show you how to make today. 1.  Now first we need to...

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How to draw a Triangle using the Polygon Tool in Silhouette Studio

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How to draw a Triangle using the Polygon Tool in Silhouette Studio

Whilst I was designing an arrow for another one of my tutorials, I realised I would need to draw a Triangle, and at first I was unsure how to do that and I began by using the draw a line tool, which was way too much effort. I then had a light bulb moment, I use Adobe Illustrator in my day to day designing, and I know that you can use the polygon tool to create a Triangle (amongst other shapes). So I had a little play with the same tool in Silhouette Studio, it is a little different but it works just as well. I've...

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How to use the Hide Contour Feature in Cricut Design Space

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How to use the Hide Contour Feature in Cricut Design Space

Here i've put together a Tutorial on how to use the Hide Contour Feature in Cricut Design Space. What is the Hide Contour Feature and what does it do? The hide contour feature allows your to alter the appearance of a design by 'hiding' certain cut lines, for example, my turtle design in the below image, the original design is the one on the left, the middle and right designs are where I have used the contour tool to adjust the look of my turtle design. In this tutorial I am going to show you how I have adjusted my design by using the...

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