Also, just wanted to share the latest promotion from Silhouette ...
From July 4 - July 11th, use the promo code, JILL, at checkout to get a Silhouette CAMEO with Silhouette Studio Designer Edition for $269.99 (MSRP $350)
Already have a CAMEO?
Get Designer Edition for only $24.99 (that's half off!)
What's so great about Designer Edition? It has all the functionality as Silhouette Studio, plus the following designer features:
Ability to open, manipulate, and cut .svg files
Rhinestone tools convert designs into rhinestone templates and create your own rhinestone designs
Sketch tools to convert designs into several styles of sketchable art
Create knife tools allow you to clip designs using different patterns
Enhanced eraser set to modify designs with more precision
Built-in ruler and guide lines for precise alignment and drawing.
You can see Designer Edition in action in Silhouette's Video Tutorial library on YouTube.
Having a Silhouette can be a real time saver. Recently I used the flocked heat transfer material to cut numbers and letters for a car caddy gift - it was a lot faster than freezer paper stenciling, as shown in my Car Caddy tutorial.
I also switched out the piping for some bold bias tape. Makes a nice pop of color, don't you think?