Do I need a computer for the Silhouette Cameo?

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Yes, you do need a computer to use a Silhouette Cameo cutting machine to its optimum functionality. All Silhouette cutting machines – the Cameo, Portrait, and Curio – use Silhouette Studio design software, which can only be used on a desktop or laptop computer.  The Cameo series machines – Cameo 4, Cameo Plus, and Cameo Pro – … Read more

How to Convert Images to Vectors for Cricut and Silhouette

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One of the big issues that crafters have to deal with when learning how to use their cutting machines and design software is understanding what types of files their machines can use. All Cricut and Silhouette machines use vector images, but there are different file types under that broad category that will only work in … Read more

Where to find free SVG images for Cricut and Silhouette

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Creating beautiful designs with your craft cutter is an amazing hobby, but what they don’t tell you about starting with a Cricut or Silhouette is that you will soon develop an addiction. A serious addiction that will be a constant craving in the back of your mind, always whispering for more. “Find more free SVG … Read more

How long does a Silhouette blade last?

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Approximately 6 monthsAccording to Silhouette, the average blade lifespan is about 6 months, but can vary widely by usage. The range they give as an example is that a blade could last anywhere from a few weeks to more than a year. Blade life is decreased by:frequent usehigh number or length of cuts madedetailed cutting requiring … Read more

The Best Silhouette Machine 2021

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Silhouette is known for exceptional design software and its range of cutting machines for crafters, makers, and small business All Silhouette cutters have print & cut capabilities, most feature matless cutting and roll-feeders for vinyl There are 5 current models: which is the best Silhouette machine for you?Approx.Retail PriceCutting WidthFeaturesCameo 4$299.9912″Advanced craft cutting, including fabricCameo Pro$499.9924″Small … Read more