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Loading Your Mat

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Silhouette cutting mats are available in several sizes. Be sure that you select the mat you are using from the Page panel before beginning your project. We are using a Cameo 12 in. x 12 in. mat and letter sized paper.

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Cutting mats are printed with a 1-inch grid pattern to help you position and align your material. Place your material on your mat to correspond with the display in Silhouette Studio® before cutting.

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When loading a cutting mat into your Silhouette, align the mat with the white rollers. Make sure the arrow on the top of the mat is pointing into the machine.

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Use the blue line on the left-hand side of your machine as a guide to align your mat. Select “Load Cut Mat” from the display. Your machine will roll your mat into the cutting area. You are ready to cut.

Note: To extend the life of your mat, always replace the cutting mat liner when not in use.