Interested in purchasing both Silhouette School ebooks? When you buy The Ultimate Silhouette Guide and The Ultimate Silhouette Sticker Guide you'll save 10% off the price. 
Learn more about both the ebooks below! 
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What if you had an easy-to-search, in depth, printable reference guide to teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of your Silhouette machine?  What if you essentially had a tutor at your fingertips to answer every question and troubleshoot issues when you get stuck mid-project?  Now you can! 

Maybe you're just thinking about buying a Silhouette machine to take your crafting or business to the next level.  Or perhaps you have a Silhouette CAMEO or Portrait that’s been sitting in the box for weeks or months or years!  Maybe you’ve tried using your machine, but you are struggling to understand the Silhouette Studio software.  You may not even be a beginner, but you are having trouble getting beyond the basics to take full advantage of the huge capabilities of the machine and software. 
 If you fall into any of these categories The Ultimate Silhouette Guide is for you! 

  The Ultimate Silhouette Guide includes nearly 150 pages of instruction and more than 200 pictures and screen grabs to take you step by step through any project!

Take a peek inside and look at the table of contents!


Sure, you can read through the instruction booklet that comes with every machine. And of course, you can work your way through the more than 300 tutorials on the Silhouette School blog.  You can even Google and YouTube and pin Silhouette tutorials for days and weeks to come - but no where will you find the amount of detailed instruction in logical progressive order as you will here.   No where will you have all the tips, tricks, and tutorials organized and at  your fingertips rather than searching the Internet over every time you want to start a new project - or get stuck half-way through one.   

Still not convinced you’re ready to shell out a half a tank of gas-worth of money to buy the Silhouette School ebook on all things Silhouette? Here's more about what you're getting:
  • You'll learn the ins and outs of Silhouette crafting from an expert user and the blogger behind one of the most successful Silhouette blogs on the web 
  • Four pages of detailed labels and descriptions of all tool bar buttons and icons in Silhouette Studio
  • Recommended supplies, tools and materials including the best places to purchase them
  • I’ll share a little known FREE commercial-use script monogram font - a tip I’ve never revealed until now
  • An in depth section on the absolute best way to organize your Silhouette Studio library  using keywords, categories and folders
  • A glossary of Silhouette 'lingo' so you have a firm understanding of the terminology
  • A complete list of cut settings for 40+ different materials
  • Extensive troubleshooting section to get you back on track
  • Free updates to the ebook when new versions of Silhouette Studio are released (ebook only)
  • An ad-free guide means 100% information on every single page.
  • Easily printable in full color or black and white (ebook only)
  • Interactive table of contents which allows you to get where you want to go with just the click of the mouse (ebook only)
  • Comparison between the Silhouette America machines to help you decide which machine is best for you
  • Step by step unpacking, set up and what to know before making your first cut
Following in-depth chapters on designing in Silhouette Studio and the basics of cutting, the materials section of The Ultimate Silhouette Guide is set up like a choose your own adventure book!  
You decide if you want to learn how to cut heat transfer vinyl or rhinestone template or some other special medium.  My job is simply to lead you through step-by-step building on skills in a logical and progressive order that make it easy to learn and even easier to refer back to.

Here's another peek inside to show you exactly what you're getting when you buy The Ultimate Silhouette Guide. 


Still on the fence? No problem… I know I’m fully biased and I think Silhouette School blog and this eBook are the only Silhouette resources you need, but you don’t need to hear that from me! You need to hear it from other expert Silhouette users. These Silhouette craft bloggers have checked out The Ultimate Silhouette Guide ahead of its full release to give you their honest opinions.

Don’t be that crafter who continues to spend hours and hours cutting one 30 piece scrapbook layout out by hand when you have an absolutely amazing machine sitting three feet away that could do the job in just a few minutes and with much better precision. 
Don’t let another frustrating project be the last straw before you give up your Silhouette days forever.
Don’t get stuck in a crafting rut when you know you can take it to the next level if you just knew how.
Instead take full advantage of the machine you - or Santa - spent hundreds of dollars on. Take your craft business to the next level by making quality and unique items people will buy and payoff that machine. 

What if I told could stop spending oodles and oodles on stickers and could make your own...or even start selling your own? What if I told you there's a secret to creating beautiful stickers that perfectly fit in your planner - no matter which one you use?  Today's your lucky day because I'm spilling it all in The Ultimate Silhouette Sticker Guide

The Ultimate Silhouette Sticker Guide is a follow up to the original The Ultimate Silhouette Guide. With a focus on how to make perfect stickers with Silhouette, The Ultimate Silhouette Sticker Guide is just what planner addicts, small business owners, and crafters with an obsessions for custom stickers have been waiting for.
The third ebook in the Silhouette School series will teach you everything you need to know from avoiding the dreaded white line around stickers to perfectly sizing stickers to fit whatever planner you have to the secret to getting a professional-quality print at home or remotely.

If you've been frustrated with the Silhouette print and cut function, if you've been spending tons of money on sticker sets while your Silhouette sits in the corner, if you've been wanting to create beautiful stickers or start your own custom sticker-making business but don't know where to start - The Ultimate Silhouette Sticker Guide is your one stop shop for all things stickers. 

Take a peek inside at the interactive table of contents to see all you're getting when you invest in this instant download ebook. 

I'll point you to exactly where to find designs for personal and commercial-use stickers and even how to turn dingbat fonts and regular cut files into beautiful custom stickers!   Plus I'll share the best kept secret: my absolute favorite sticker paper for the best print, price, cut and quality! 

I've literally jammed everything there is to know about how to make your own custom stickers into this 48 page ebook. I'll share tricks on the easiest way to make photo stickers, the best cut settings for five different types of printable sticker paper, and I'm revealing the home printer I have that gives me vibrant beautiful stickers every.single.time. 

Still not convinced you're ready to spend what you would on a few sheets of stickers to invest in The Ultimate Silhouette Sticker Guide so you can make (and sell) your own??  Here's more of what you're getting:  
  • You'll learn the ins and outs of Silhouette sticker making from an expert Silhouette user and the blogger behind one of the most successful Silhouette blogs on the web, Silhouette School
  • Details on where to find personal-use and commercial-use designs and graphics for stickers to use and/or sell
  • A FREE set of optimally pre-sized planner sticker templates (compatible format)
  • A free sticker work area template so you can just add your sticker designs and print (compatible format)
  • Print color test sheet so you know exactly how your Silhouette Studio color selections will print on your printer   
  • An extensive troubleshooting section to get you out of pretty much any jam
  • A list of recommended supplies, tools and materials including the best places to purchase them and my favorite sticker paper and printer
  • A complete list of cut settings for 5 different sticker materials
  • Printer settings and tips on how to get the best, most professional-looking stickers at home
  • Step by step details on printing stickers at a copy center    
  • A glossary of Silhouette sticker 'lingo' so you have a firm understanding of the terminology
  • An ad-free guide means 100% information on every single page 
  • Guide is easily printable in full color or black and white 
  • Interactive table of contents which allows you to get where you want to go with just the click of the mouse  


As a special bonus, get this set of Christmas planner stickers for free between now and December 24

 No purchase necessary.

Can I open these ebooks on my iPad or other devices? 

Yes, but please keep in mind the ebooks are PDF files.   While they are not official iBook or Kindle books, they can be opened on other devices. However it is HIGHLY suggested you  first download onto a computer and then transfer the PDF file. 

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The copy center says they can't print the ebook because it's copyrighted. What do I do now?

Please contact me at and I will send you a written consent giving the purchaser the right to have the book printed.

Is there any type of deal if I buy both The Ultimate Silhouette STICKER Guide and the original Ultimate Silhouette Guide?  

Yes! The Silhouette Guide Bundle which includes both The Ultimate Silhouette Guide ebook and the The Ultimate Silhouette Sticker Guide is offered at a discounted price.

About the Author

Melissa Viscount is the founder, owner, and editor of Silhouette School blog and the author of The Ultimate Silhouette Guide” and “5 Beginner Silhouette Tutorials for Get You Cutting Now”.

A SAHM to two young children, Melissa previously worked as a Television News Producer at three different NBC affiliates after graduating from Ithaca College. Following the birth of her oldest child in 2008, she stopped working outside the home to stay home and raise her children.

Melissa has been blogging, in several capacities for more than 7 years. In December 2013 she received a Silhouette Portrait for Christmas. Recognizing there was a need for beginner-focused tutorials and written instruction she launched Silhouette School in January 2014. Silhouette School immediately became a go-to source of information, tutorials, and project ideas for Silhouette users around the world.

In under two years, Melissa has established herself as an authority on all things Silhouette. To date more than 6.5 million people worldwide have read Silhouette School blog where an archive of over 600 Silhouette tutorial can be found. More than 7,000 copies of The Ultimate Silhouette Guide have sold in both paper and ebook version and Melissa's fleet of Silhouette machines has grown to include the Silhouette Portrait, CAMEO 1, CAMEO 2, Curio, and Mint.

Melissa lives in Delaware with her husband, Bob, and their two young children.