Curio - Beginner Setup & First Cuts with Cardstock & Vinyl

Get started with your Silhouette Curio in this 1 hour 12 minute video course that goes through set-up and first cuts.

Join me in this beginner class to get started with your Silhouette Curio. Take the stress and anxiety out of learning the new machine and get started with this!

Supplies used in this class are:

- Silhouette Black Blade - Use code 10OFF to get 10% off regular priced items at Silhouette America.
- Recollection cardstock paper packs found at Michaels
- Scalloped Cupcake Wrapper file by Silhouette - Design #129353
- You Got This by Sophie Gallo - Design #93988
- Oracal Adhesive Vinyl
- Transfer Tape – Expressions Vinyl transfer tape or Oracal transfer tape
- Paper Trimmer as seen in video – EK Tools Rotary Paper Trimmer
- Any good quality paper trimmer will do
- EK Tools Craft Tweezers

Class includes 1 hour 12 minutes of step-by-step video instructions to getting set up, tips along the way, your first cuts with cardstock and adhesive vinyl.
Complete course outline below:

Curio Beginner Setup & First Cuts on Cardstock & Vinyl Class - 1 hour and 12 minutes

  • Setting up a design page using a Silhouette file to cut
  • Setting up the software to cut cardstock
  • Setting up the Curio to cut cardstock
  • Test cuts
  • Setting up a design page using a Silhouette file to cut adhesive vinyl
  • How to move a test cut
  • Weeding adhesive vinyl
  • Applying transfer tape to adhesive vinyl

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Your Instructor

Silhouette Secrets+ by EllyMae
Silhouette Secrets+ by EllyMae

My name is EllyMae and I am the owner of Silhouette Secrets+.

I am a wife, mother, and lover of all things wine (as you'll notice in my projects & posts).I have been a Silhouette user for the past 9+ years, teaching Silhouette users since September 2016, and am one of the top Silhouette troubleshooters world-wide. As an instructor I teach all levels of Silhouette classes for Portrait, Cameo, and Curio users. My focus is on the personalized instruction of the software and educating users to explore all that can be done in the Silhouette Studio software. I have been teaching at Silhouette & Terri Johnson Creates events since June of 2017 including the Curio Intensive, ATS Conferences, Curio Virtual Retreats, Instructor Licensing Events, at Silhouette America HQ, and hands on workshops. I love being able to share Silhouette with others!

I look forward to sharing the love of Silhouette with all of you and welcome you on this journey!

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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