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Silhouette Cameo 3: Getting Started

Helpful info for new & experienced crafters.

Meet the Silhouette Cameo

The Silhouette Cameo is a programmable machine that can be used to cut more than 100 different materials. If you're looking for class handouts, click the Class Handouts tab, top of this page.

Free Downloadable Programs

Da Font: Thousands of free fonts that you can use in your Silhouette designs.

Silhouette Studio: Download and use this free computer program to create your own designs that can be printed on a Silhouette machine. This is the program used in the library's Silhouette Cameo classes.


Pinterest: Silhouette Cameo 3: Use Pinterest to find inspiration for Silhouette projects or tutorials.

Silhouette Design Store: Use Silhouette’s library of designs to find files that are available for purchase.

Silhouette School Blog: Helpful tutorials for just about any Silhouette project or task. This blog often has giveaways for Silhouette-related items and free Silhouette cutting file downloads.


Silhouette Cameo 3: Tutorial shows the cutting machine in action.

How to load your cutting mat: Step-by-step instructions for loading your cutting mat.

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