Tag: svg

  • Sure Cuts a Lot : Import SVGs from Bay Stencil for Perfect Multi-layer Stencils

    Sure Cuts a Lot : Import SVGs from Bay Stencil for Perfect Multi-layer Stencils

    With dozens of capable craft cutters on the market, we’re fortunate that one application can support so many of them. Whether you have a Brother ScanNCut or a discontinued KNK Zing or one of the oh-so-capable Silver Bullet line, you can use Sure Cuts a Lot to cut your perfect stencil. If you start with […]

  • Use Lightburn to cut Bridged SVG Stencils from Bay Stencil

    Use Lightburn to cut Bridged SVG Stencils from Bay Stencil

    Just a few years ago, it was impossible to imagine that laser cutters would be so fast, so accurate and so inexpensive that you can have one in your garage or craft room. And yet, here they are. You may have opted for an industry-leading Epilog Laser. Or you may have bought in at a […]

  • Making Stencils with Silhouette Cameo or Silhouette Portrait

    Making Stencils with Silhouette Cameo or Silhouette Portrait

    The Cameo and Portrait from Silhouette are familiar fixtures on the craft cutting scene. The lightweight, portable Portrait is controlled by the same software as the larger and more capable Cameo: Silhouette Studio. But Silhouette Studio is licensed software, and both cutters can also be drive by Silhouette Go on an iPad or the same […]

  • Make a Stencil for Cricut using Bay Stencil and Cricut Design Space

    Make a Stencil for Cricut using Bay Stencil and Cricut Design Space

    The Cricut line of machines is amazing. For a few hundred bucks, you can put an iPad-controlled industrial-grade CNC cutter in your craft room or garage. The Cricut Explore series, and the Cricut Maker are simply excellent tools for cutting stencils out of any suitable stencil material, including vinyl, mylar, or card stock. Bay Stencil […]

  • Vector Files for Stencil Cutting

    Vector Files for Stencil Cutting

    If you’re cutting a stencil by hand, it doesn’t matter whether you have a vector or a raster file. But when you cut with a machine (like a Cricut or a Silhouette Cameo), you definitely want a vector file. For many of these machines, it’s possible to upload a raster file to their design program, […]