How To Create Design Stencils For Silhoutte Cameo Machine

Decorating By lmhayes19 Updated 26 Oct 2013 , 2:25am by lmhayes19

lmhayes19 Posted 25 Oct 2013 , 3:46pm
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AHi Everyone,

I like the way stencils look on cakes especially for intricate patterns. I know Silhoutte has an online store that allows you to purchase stencil designs, which I have used in making stencils for my cakes in the past. However, I would like to turn my own drawings into stencils.

I'm not asking how to create a stencil using the silhoutte cameo. I'm asking if anyone knows how to turn a handmade original design into a file that the Silhoutte can cut out. That way I can create my own stencil designs. I searched google, but I haven't found anything that would help. I know this is a long shot, but I thought I should give it a try anyway.



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DeliciousDesserts Posted 25 Oct 2013 , 11:48pm
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AAre you familiar with the trace function?

You can scan the design, save as JPG, open the file in Silhouette, and trace the design so it is now a cuttable image.

lmhayes19 Posted 26 Oct 2013 , 2:25am
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Thanks, this was is really helpful and it sounds simple. I will try it out with my cakes in the future.

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