So you finally have your hands on your first Silhouette machine. Congratulations!
You've probably been eyeing files for a while and now that you've purchased your first one, what do you do?
If you have Designer Edition, you will be using an svg file. Either way, you import them the same way.
Before you start, though, you'll need to unzip your files first.
We have 2 options when using files in Silhouette - open them directly in the software or add them to your library.
This is the way I use my files. I do not upload them to the library, instead I just keep them organized on my computer. It's personal preference.
For this option you can either drag and drop or "open" the file.
Maybe you would like to keep all of your files in your library and use their new cloud system to back them up (backups are good!).
Make sure you choose "Import TO Library," not the "Import Library" option above it.
Is this what you're seeing? Don't panic! There are a few reasons why Silhouette is hating on your file.
1. You're trying to open an svg file but you don't have Designer Edition. You'll need to use the dxf file or trace the png version.
2. The download was corrupted. There are so many factors when downloading files. This is the number one issue people have when a file isn't working. First try deleting the file and download it again.
3. The file is not formatted correctly or the download is still not working. Either way, contact the seller and let them know what happened. I always double check the files and then e-mail a copy directly to the buyer in these situations.
And that's all there is to it!
It's the weekend! Let's get the party started with a little 90's love!
If you grew up in the 90's, you for sure have said this at least a few times. Time to educate the kids with this cute version:
The end of the year is coming up fast which means Teacher Appreciation Day is just around the corner!
There have been some great discussions on the Silhouette and Cricut boards lately about what teachers love receiving and surprisingly gift cards seem to top the list, but for reasons I that never occurred to me.
This week's for the cat lovers! We love some kitties around here (we have 3 balls of fur). They're each so different and definitely have their own personalities.
And the little hipster animals with glasses are so the cat's meow (see what I did there?) but really, if a cat wore glasses, they would have to be cat eye shaped, don't you think?
After purchasing, a page with download links will load. You can access this page at a later time by clicking the link in your email receipt or visiting your account page here. Also, if your account is connected to Facebook Messenger, a running list of messages will be saved there with download links.
Downloads are set for five tries. If you ever loose your link, have any difficulty downloading or need your download attempts reset, please contact me directly. Thank you!
For more information, please read about the download system here.
SVG FOLDER for use with most major cutting machines (Cricut Explore Air, Silhouette Cameo)
DXF FOLDER for use with Silhouette Design Space without the Designer Edition upgrade
JPEG FOLDER for reference, saved at 72 dpi (higher resolution available by request)
PNG FOLDER color versions for print and cuts and mock-ups and black versions for tracing - all saved at 300 dpi with transparency
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