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Embossing and Debossing with the Silhouette Curio

Posted on 5th April 2019
1- Open silhouette studio. Click on the cutting mat options and change to Curio. Change the size of the cut area to fit the curio mat.


2- With the cutting mat and the size changed, you will see the curio mat appears on the design space.


3- Open the file section.


4- Upload the designs you would like to emboss or deboss. I am using the Bird heart paper cuts SVG and the Valentines Day Quotes from

Click on the emboss/deboss panel.


5- Select the design you want to emboss. then select emboss (as deboss is auto selected.)


6- Click on the first setting. Your design will now be blue. this indicates it will emboss.


7- You can use any of the fill options to fill the design.


8- You can also adjust the angle of the embossing.


9- You can also release the emboss.


10- Click on the other image you would like to deboss. Click on the icon.


11- Click on the first icon this will change your design blue and deboss. You can then pick the fill.


12- When you go to the send screen, Click on the emboss option and change the settings to the embossing tool. Make sure that the curio is selected.

13- Place your cardstock onto the embossing mat and the number of plates that the send screen recommends. (usually plate 2, plate 2 and plate 1 (the embossing plate is classed as one plate)

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