Category Archives: Cameo

Penny Emoji Pin Tutorial

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This weekend I am heading to the All Things Silhouette Conference!  The conference is about… well… all things Silhouette!  With classes from cutting fabric to clay with the machine, rhinestones design, software classes and more, I cannot wait to be among “my people!”  One of the events to participate in at the conference is a project swap.  The only requirement with the swap is to use your Silhouette to create it- I decided to make some cute emoji penny pins:

penny emoji pins

One of the fun things about the swap is that theoretically everyone will make something different.  The Silhouette is such a versatile machine, I’m excited to see what everyone makes to swap!

These pins turned out so cute and were a really fun project.  There were a few steps, so I wanted to write a post with lots of pictures so you can make some too.

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NEW Release! Silhouette Handbook Now Available (and Review)

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Exciting news!  Silhouette has just released a brand new Silhouette Handbook!

Silhouette Handbook: Everything you need to know about creating with your Silhouette, Overview and review!This digital book has 300 plus pages and is everything you’ve ever wanted to know about your Silhouette machines.

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How to Align and Size Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) Designs

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The second most popular question I see asked about heat transfer vinyl is how to know what size to make your design and where to line it up on the shirt.

How to align and size htv designs for shirts and baby onesies.  Lots of useful graphics!

Preferences in design sizing and where to center your design might vary depending on what you are working on, but there are some general sizing and placement guides you can follow.

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Do You NEED a Heat Press? (Determine If You Really Need to Invest)

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The question I hear the most often when it comes to heat transfer vinyl is “Do I NEED a heat press?”  The answer depends a lot on the materials you work with, how much you do and if you sell your creations.

Do you need a heat press?  How to decide if a heat press is right for you!Check out the flow chart below to see if you need to invest in a heat press.

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Pressing Pillows: What They Do (and How to Use Them in Heat Transfer Vinyl Projects)

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What are heat pressing pillows? How to use a heat press pillow? Find out all about pressing pillows and how they can help you with heat transfer vinyl projects! Continue reading

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