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Teacher Gift Project Idea: Layered Vinyl Tumbler

The perfect DIY teacher gift – just in time for Teacher Appreciation Week and the End of School!

Teacher Mug with Vinyl Decal Supply List:

Vinyl Layering Tutorial Steps:

You can use So Fontsy SVG designs with Cricut or Silhouette as a single color vinyl decal or as a multi color decal! designs … it all depends on how you cut your design. If you need to cut it on multiple colors of vinyl, ungroup the design after its in your software program and cut each piece on a different color vinyl.

To assemble a multi color design you can use the “eyeball it” method seen in the video here or add registration marks and layer vinyl that way! This tutorial will show you how layer multiple colors of vinyl using registration marks which will guarantee the layers align perfectly.

 

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How to Organize SVG and Font Bundles

It’s now easier than ever to organize your SVG and Font Bundles from So Fontsy! All of our font and design bundles now include a free printable PDF bundle product sheet. This makes it super easy and convenient to reference and remember which commercial use svg designs and commercial use fonts you own!

You’ll the downloadable and printable PDF listed with your product downloads both in the Downloads and Orders area of your account.

SHOP ALL BUNDLES

 

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Reverse Canvas Tutorial

So Fontys’s sign designs, specifically, are perfect for making reverse canvases. A reverse canvas is a relatively new technique where the canvas is taken off the wood frame, heat transfer vinyl is added, and then the canvas is reattached to the back of the frame for a new look.

Start by using an Xacto knife to cut the canvas along the outside of the staples to remove the canvas from the frame.  Cut your sign design on heat transfer vinyl and apply it with a heat press. The next step is to re-attach the canvas to the wood frame.  Read More

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How to Pick the Best Vinyl for Your Next Craft Project

If all the options for vinyl have you confused on what project to use it on – let’s get to the bottom of it!

Between the numbers, the finishes, and the adhesive types it can be super confusing and overwhelming to figure out the best type of vinyl for your Silhouette CAMEO projects. READ MORE

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20 Best Fonts to Cut With a Silhouette CAMEO

When it comes to cutting text with  a cutting machine like a Silhouette CAMEO, not all fonts are created equal.

BUT…if you know what to look for and what to avoid you can pick the best fonts to cut with Silhouette. I’ll even give you a head start by sharing some things to look for when searching for craft fonts…and then share 20 of the best fonts I’ve found for cutting – at any size!  READ MORE

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How to Save an SVG to Projects in Brother’s Canvas WorkSpace

Follow the tutorial to open an SVG in Canvas WorkSpace.

Once the SVG is in the Canvas WorkSpace, give the project a Title in the title box.

Click the tool icon to “Overwrite this Project.”

 

This will save the SVG to the My Projects tab of the Canvas Workspace so you can access it later!

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How to Open SVGs in Brother’s Canvas Workspace

To open an SVG in the Brother Scan N Cut software, Canvas Workspace, you can follow this tutorial.

Start by going to the Brother Scan N Cut software website, Canvas Workspace.

 

Click on the My Projects tab. From the My Projects tab click “New.”

To open an SVG in Canvas Workspace, click the SVG icon along the top tool bar.

A pop up window will appear. Click “Choose File” and then navigate to the SVG file on your computer.

Once you find the SVG file click “Open.”

   

After clicking open the pop up window will confirm which file you want to open. Click Ok.

 

The SVG design will now appear in your Canvas Workspace. You can resize it as necessary before cutting on your Brother Scan N Cut.