Random Musings on Art and LIfe


Silhouette Fabric Test – Part 2

April 28, 2016

In Part 1 of my Silhouette Fabric Test, we talked about stabilizing fabric for cutting without adding stiffness to the fabric. Today, we’ll look at fusible stabilizers and then compare the options. [Tweet “Fusible web is a great stabilizer for cutting fabric with a Silhouette.”] The next step in my fabric cutting test was to…

Silhouette Fabric Test – Part 1

April 21, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] One of the big things I wanted to understand about my Silhouette Cameo cutting machine was how to cut fabric. At the conference I attended, and in the instructions I have read, everyone called for stabilizing the dickens out of the fabric (making it more like paper) before cutting it with the machine. But…

A Kraft-Tex Bag Corner Tutorial

March 10, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Almost 3 years ago, I made a lovely bag from some of my painted fabric. And, for the first time, I added pieces of Kraft-Tex to the corners to corners of the bag to protect them from wear and tear. (See Kaleidoscope Bag post here.) Just last week, as I was posting this link…