with Lori Whitlock
Online Class

Next Steps in Silhouette Studio

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Discover how to use Silhouette Studio's Designer Edition software to make personalized, professional-quality projects with Silhouette designer Lori Whitlock. You'll begin by learning the different file types you can work with. Move on to colorizing a cupcake topper with the Print and Cut feature. Then you'll start to customize images with tracing tools, pattern fills and borders. Ready for more complex designs? Lori will help you organize and simplify intricate files with compound paths and grouping. Take your skills even farther with techniques for drawing custom shapes and making perfect floral designs. Next, you'll use edit points and the knife tool to create a fun, personalized party hat project. Lori will finish class with tips and tricks for modifying fonts, working with specialty materials such as vinyl and making cuts like a professional.


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h8m

Included in this Class

1. File Types for Silhouette Studio

1. File Types for Silhouette Studio

Meet your instructor, Lori Whitlock, and learn all about the file types you can use with Silhouette Studio and how they differ. Lori will explain how to find and import your designs. Then, you'll get started with customization by colorizing a simple Print and Cut.

2. Using Pattern Fills & Tracing

2. Using Pattern Fills & Tracing

The sky's the limit once you've learned to trace images for use in Silhouette Studio. Lori will teach you how to transform images into cut files or use them to add beautiful dimension to your projects as pattern fills! Finally, you'll create new layers by adding borders with the offset path feature.

3. Multiple Elements

3. Multiple Elements

When you open a complex project full of cut, score, and drawing lines, you might wonder how to make sense of it all! Lori will help you sort it out. Then, she'll explain the difference between compound paths and grouping, and you'll learn how to use each.

Recommended with this class

  • Baker's twine
  • Mini brads
  • Adhesive dots, both raised and flat