Basic How Tos

Learn the basics of how to do a great embroidery project.

How to Work With Purchased Cuttable Files in Silhouette Studio

Courtesy of Terri Johnson

First, download & unzip the font. You will notice that it comes with several folders (formats) - SVG, DXF, EPS and PDF - along some graphics of the font. For the purposes of this post, I will be showing you how to use SVG files. You must have Designer Edition to open SVG files in Silhouette Studio, but you can basically work with the DXF format the same way, if you don’t have Designer Edition.

Stabilizer 101

StabilizerHi! I’m Kristin from Sweet Whimsy and I am excited to team up with Apex Embroidery to bring you Stabilizer 101. Stabilizers are one of the most frustrating aspects of learning to embroider and appliqué, but oh so necessary! When I first started out, I bought one kind of stabilizer (a tear away I think) and used it on every project!