Before I was a blogger, I was a cookier! I made specialty cookies and sold them at the local farmer’s market. What fun it is baking and decorating things that make people absolutely smile!
But then one day, a friend wanted cookies in the theme of “Remove Before Flight.” It’s an aviation thing and I’m a retired air traffic controller, so of course I had to say yes. I soon discovered my icing skills were not even close to good enough to get all the words on one cookie.
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Cookie Stencils to the Rescue!
I researched and finally figured out that I could make my own custom cookie stencils with one of those fancy cutting machines. I decided on the Silhouette CAMEO and never looked back.
Now that I had the “bug,” I wanted to make more and more custom stencils. However, other than text, I had no idea how to create svg files. I googled the topic, watched some youtube videos, but was still at a standstill.
What is an SVG file, you ask.
SVG stands for Scalable Vector Graphic. The lines in the file are extremely precise and do not lose quality regardless of how large or small you scale your design.
I was determined to learn.
I was frustrated at my progress in learning this new skill, and then one day I happened upon the Best. SVG. Course. Ever!
Meet Jennifer Maker
Jennifer is a genius crafter who blogs over at JenniferMaker.com. I had been keeping up with her blog already and saw her beautiful designs, and then I learned that she actually teaches others how to do what she does.
I enrolled in her course “Cut Above, SVG Design Course,” and I’m so happy that I did! She has a unique way of teaching that educates you and also instills the confidence in yourself that you really can do this!
Jennifer’s put together an amazing course with detailed step-by-step instructions. With her help, I’ve learned to make files for dozens of projects. Mostly for cookies, but I’ve make many crafts with them, also.
Here are some cookies I could’ve never made without her course, Cut Above, SVG Design Course.
So glad I learned how to make this FDK stencil. You can read the step by step in this post. No way would I ever find this stencil in stores, so I made my own. I used the same SVG file to make a stencil for glass etching – the tutorial is in this post.
Act Quickly and Enroll NOW!
Jennifer only offers the Cut Above, SVG Design Course at set times. That’s so she can give each student all the attention they need to succeed. And now’s the time to sign up. If you’re still undecided, be sure to check out her FREE Intro Series.
You’ll be glad you did! Her course will truly take your crafting to new levels!
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