What is Silhouette?

Silhouette Cameo is a digital craft device that uses a small blade to make precision cuts in vinyl, cardstock, fabric, and more. Using a computer, create your own design to create and personalize projects of your own. 

MCLS has a variety of models to use at the library, available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

  • Elisabeth Lahti Library - Cameo 4
  • Peter & Julie Cummings Library - Cameo 2 and Cameo 4

Review these resources and soon you'll be cutting cards, designing decals, and so much more!

How to Get Started

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Silhouette Studio is a powerful design software that allows you to create and customize all you want, allowing your ideas to come to life. 

If you're a beginner, use these tutorials to get started: 

The library offers one-on-one introductory Silhouette Studio lessons by request. Please contact us to schedule a lesson.

In addition to their YouTube channel, Silhouette offers a variety of online resources: 

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The great thing about using the Silhouette is that you can create your project from the comfort of your home, then visit the library when you're ready to cut!

See library hours and locations here!

When you visit the library, see the Information Desk. We will use your library card to check-out the Silhouette supplies and accessories. You can log into your Silhouette Studio account from our dedicated Silhouette computer. 

To understand how to operate the Silhouette device, you can review these tutorials: 

The library has cutting mats and some materials available for you to use including cardstock, vinyl, and vinyl transfer paper. You're also welcome to bring your own supplies!