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23:05 MONTAGE of stained glass process for those unfamiliar.
1:10 Download Inkscape
2:44 Set your inset to 1/2 of desired pattern shear width
3:30 Import source image from internet
4:07 Tracing a source image in Inkscape
5:20 Format fill tool (match grows/shrink to line width, close gaps)
7:00 Text or numbers on a pattern that will export to your cutter
8:48 Prepping your Inkscape image for drawing directly onto glass
9:40 Moving, rotating, editing points in Inkscape
11:00 Exporting to a DXF file type
11:42 Opening and sizing DXF in Silhouette Studio software
13:47 Loading glass into Silhouette Curio cutting machine
14:07 Setting up a felt tip pen for drawing on glass
14:54 Setting up the Curio bases to match glass thickness
16:03 Example of a good marker line on glass
17:20 Prepping Inkscape image for cutting sticky-backed vinyl pattern
21:40 Loading sticky backed vinyl into the Curio
22:26 Re-positioning vinyl on glass
23:05 MONTAGE (the end)
I demonstrate the Silhouette Curio machine and Inkscape program to speed up the stained glass process for those who cut glass by hand! This process is also great for glass etching stencils and fusing dichro film.