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Makerspace: Silhouette Cutter

Silhouette Cutter

 

The Silhouette Cameo 3 is the ultimate DIY machine.  It uses a small blade to cut over 100 materials, including paper, cardstock, vinyl, and fabric up to 12 inches wide.  Designs are created using the Silhouette Studio software available for free download. 

 

Resources for Silhouette Supplies:

Many of the supplies and materials used with the Silhouette cutter are available at local craft stores (i.e. Joann and Michaels).  This includes the cutting blades, cutting mats and adhesive vinyl.

Other online sources:

  • Cutting mat

  • Auto-blade

  • Adhesive vinyl.  The Makerspace suggests Oracal 651 vinyl in 12" x 12" sheets.  This is a permanent vinyl that can withstand hand-washing when placed on items such as mugs and water bottles.