HOW TO CONVERT A PNG FILE TO SVG IN SILHOUETTE


Happy Sunday, friends!

I promised this post as a follow up to my rose flower wrapping project. In that post, I offered you a free cut file of a rose (shown below), and I made it from the image created by a stamp.

To be honest, to be able to convert an image from paper to a ready cut file in Silhouette is quite genius, and I didn't know that it was even possible until I gave it a try. For instructions on how to do that, keep on reading below.

SILHOUETTE STUDIO: CONVERTING A FILE FROM PNG TO SVG

Since I wanted to use the stamp image, I stamped a sheet of white printer paper and scanned it in my Canon MX492. Then I cropped the image and saved it to the Desktop.

In the Silhouette program, I opened the image. It opens up pretty small, so I enlarged it.

To begin the conversion, first, I selected Object - Trace - Trace Outer Edge. It looked something like this: