You asked for it, you got it. Here’s a table of contents — a list of all the Silhouette tutorials on my site, categorized by type and with direct links to the posts. As I add posts, I will update this list. You can also use the search bar at the right to find post topics.
For beginners, I highly recommend starting with the Before You Begin, Software Basics and Successful Beginner Projects series. Even veterans can learn a great deal from these Silhouette tutorials. For more advanced users, check out the Intermediate/Advanced list, as well as the Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Send Area and Cutting without the Mat without Losing Your Mind series.
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Before you Begin series
Software Basics series (version 4)
Software Basics series (version 3)
After I wrote Lesson 8 for version 3, version 4 was released so I switched at that point to writing only tutorials for version 4.
Other Basic software tutorials
Successful Beginner Projects series
Cut Doctor Series
Lesson 23: Bad Cuts
Dispelling Text Myths series (All About words, letters and fonts
Part 1: Why text size does not equal cut letter size, how to find out the actual size, why capital letters in a block font aren’t all the same height, why not all letters in a font sit on the same horizontal line, finding measurements in something other than point size
Part 2: Using fonts from places other than the Silhouette Design Store, installing fonts, why a font doesn’t show in the text panel, installing craft fonts, using fonts from the Silhouette Design Store in other programs
Part 3: Why some fonts aren’t in your library, organizing fonts, fonts are not only letters, using specialty glyphs, why sketch fonts aren’t really just a single line
Part 4: Text justification, wrapping text to a new line, making text vertical, mirroring text, text to path (putting text around the contours of a shape), moving text above or below the path shape
Part 5: Choosing font, text size and other attributes before typing, mixing attributes within a single text box, adjusting character and line spacing, what to do when a font doesn’t have options for bold, underline or italic, how to edit the words after you’ve clicked off the text box
Part 6: Copying text from another software program into Silhouette Studio, keeping letters of script fonts from cutting into one another without welding, dealing with holes in broken fonts, printing text from Silhouette Studio, turning off spellcheck
First Steps projects
Intermediate/Advanced software tutorials
Cutting without the mat without losing your mind series
Business and Legal
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Send area series
#10-17: COMING SOON
How’d They Do That?
Pattern Fill Pizzazz: 7 ways to put your own graphic into any shape series
Method #1: Add the image to a regular library folder with drag and drop (includes an explanation of raster images)
Method #2: Add the image to regular library folders with file import
Method #3: Add the image to the Patterns folder in your library with drag and drop
Method #4: Add the image to the patterns folder in your library with file import
Method #5: Drag and drop directly into a shape from your computer
Method #6: Drag and drop directly onto the page from your computer
Method #7: Modify options
Planning and Executing Large Projects Series
Point Editing Series
Print and Cut
Also see the First Steps and Successful Beginner Projects series, as well as those on specific materials.