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Our free downloadable PDF guides to making up hotfix rhinestone and rhinestud designs

GETTING STARTED WITH MAKING RHINESTONE AND RHINESTUD DESIGNS

 
We have lots of helpful PDFs here for you to download. 
 
We talk you through making up a stencil design, cutting it out and then adding your choice of hotfix rhinestones or rhinestuds.
 
There are also guides to using our FREE rhinestone fonts and also how to resize other rhinestone fonts that you source elsewhere. We also have a guide to using single line fonts which can be used to quickly make up word designs.
 
We also have a guide to heat applying your finished design using either a heat press or a home iron.
 
Remember that we offer a wide range of high quality hotfix rhinestones and rhinestuds plus sticky flock and application tape! We have everything that you need to get started making up lovely designs for t-shirts, sweats, hoodies, bags and so much more.
 
If you need help or advice you can always contact us via our live chat, by email or give us a call on 01404 892995.
T-shirts decorated with rhinestones and rhinestuds
Download the SVG file of our flower design. To cut in Silhouette or Cricut simply import the SVG file and cut following our 'Cutting and making up your stencil design guide' and the appropriate cut settings for your cutter.

HOLE SIZES FOR OUR RHINESTONES AND RHINESTUDS

Rhinestone Rhinestud Hole size
ss6 2mm 2.4mm
ss10 3mm 3.3mm
ss16 4mm 4.2mm
ss20 5mm 5.2mm

MAKE A DESIGN IN 5 MINUTES!

 
Our quick and easy guide to making up a flower design using the free package Inkscape. Download the PDF to see how we made up our design!
 
Making a rhinestone stencil in Inkscape
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RESIZING DOT FONTS IN SILHOUETTE

 
Our guide to resizing dot fonts in Silhouette Studio. There are many dot fonts available to download but you need to adjust the size so that you cut holes of the correct size, this guide shows you how.
 
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CUTTING AND MAKING UP YOUR STENCIL DESIGN

 
Our guide to cutting your stencil and making up your designs so that you can make great sparkly products!
 
You can make up your stencil design using rhinestones or rhinestuds, using one or two colours, using multi coloured mixes of stones/studs and also how to make designs using two different sizes.
 
Rhinestone design on pale blue t-shirt
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RESIZING 'DESIGNER EDITION' HOLES IN SILHOUETTE STUDIO

Silhouette Studio 'Designer Version' includes an option to make rhinestone designs. The default hole sizes may not match the hole sizes for the rhinestones and rhinestuds that you have. In the case of our range of rhinestones and studs only one of the four standard sizes is correct. Here is the quick and easy way to resize the holes!

HEAT APPLICATION OF YOUR DESIGN

You can apply your finished rhinestone or rhinestone stencil using either a heat press or a home iron. We have full instructions in our PDF!
 
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FREE TTP RHINESTONE FONTS

TTP Rhinestone Fonts
 
Four FREE fonts for making up rhinestone and rhinestud stencils. Just download the fonts and then follow the instructions in our PDF quick guide to resize the fonts in Silhouette and Cricut so that they can be used with different sized rhinestones and rhinestuds.
 
Download PDF file
 
DOWNLOAD THE FONTS
 
Block Stone
 
Dot
 
Miami
 
Single Line

ALL ABOUT SINGLE LINE FONTS

 
Single line fonts are really great for making up rhinestone and rhinestud designs that have text in them.
 
Our guide shows you how to make up a design using a single line font which should give you lots of ideas on how you can use these really useful fonts.
 
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