Cut Fabric With Your Silhouette (the cheap way)

Happy Monday everyone!!!  Evan needed a Halloween shirt, plain and simple.  One of the lace shirts that I made for the girls wasn’t going to cut it, so I decided to break out my Silhouette and make a little ghost applique for him.

Even though I had no idea what I was doing (still don’t), I had fun making my little video on how to cut felt.  I decided I’d make another one to show you how to cut regular old cotton fabric.  I like to use Wonder Under (Pellon 805) because it’s cheap and readily available at my local fabric store.  Watch it if you want to see how awesome this machine is!

I posted this project as a part of the awesome Silhouette Challenge Facebook group that I am a part of.  Want to join our group?  You can fill out the new member request form here.  Go check out some more great Silhouette projects from these awesome bloggers!
Birthday Invitations Homer Simpson Style by Black & White Obsession
DIY Planner Dividers by The House on Hillbrook
3D Haunted Forest by Chicken Scratch NY
Pumpkins and Peacocks Fall Mantel by joy & gladness of heart
DIY Cheers Garland by Rain on a Tin Roof
Wedding Gift Wrapping by It Happens in a Blink
Glitter Monogrammed Pumpkin by unOriginal Mom
Halloween Family Rules by Tried & True
Faux Stitched Speech Bubbles by Get Silvered Craft
A Mario Bros. Backsplash by Please Excuse My Craftermath…
Halloween Spooky Eye Luminaries by A Tossed Salad Life
Halloween Party Treat Bags by The Thinking Closet
“Create” Wooden Pallet by Lil’ Mrs. Tori
Decorated Pumpkins by Tanya’s Creative Space
Cute Wedding Card by Zanaree
Learn to Tie Your Shoes by From Wine to Whine
Halloween Banner by Sowdering About

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26 Responses to Cut Fabric With Your Silhouette (the cheap way)

  1. Stopping over from the Silhouette Challenge!

    I can’t view videos on this device (bummer), but I’ll totally check it out later. The ghost applique is very classic and I love how it works for boy shirts!

    Much Love,
    Trisha D.

  2. Really liked the video. I do have a question. Can you use the regular cutting mats when cutting fabric? If a different mat, do you buy it from the Silhouette website? I also noticed the blade color was different from the one I have do you have to buy a special blade. Thanks for sharing with us.

    • Yes, you just use your regular cutting mat. Silhouette sells a fabric blade that is blue. It’s no different than the black blade, it’s just a different color to keep it separate from the blade that you cut paper with. Once you cut paper with a blade, it dulls and makes it harder to cut fabric with.

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