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How to create a personalized trinket box in Silhouette Alta

Posted on 1st October 2018
1- Open Silhouette Studio software (free edition). Click on your library if you have your shape saved. Alternately import your shape.


2- Select your shape.


3- Right click and ungroup the hearts.


4- Select the heart you want to use.


5- Type your text.


6- Select the font you want to use. I am using The Southampton font from fontbundles.net


7- Select the text and right click and ungroup.


8- Adjust the letters so they overlap. Select the letters and then right click and select weld.


9- Select both the text and the heart, right click and group.


10- Go to File - Save as - Save to hard drive and save your design.


11- Open the Silhouette Alta software. Click on the the open file icon.


12- Find your studio file and open.


13- A new window will appear. Click on jewelry box.


14- your trinket box is created with an embossed personalized name.


15- You can move the lid from the base. Once you have the box to the size you need, click 3D print.


16 - Adjust the print settings to your needs and then click on print. You can print the lid and base separately. and even in different colours if you like.


17-Print each part separate. The box.


 

18- The lid


 

19- Then remove each piece of your mat and they should fit perfectly together.

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