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Product Hang Tags With Silhouette Cameo


In this tutorial, we will use simple drawing tools in the Silhouette Cameo and Silhouette Studio Designer Edition software to draw the cut lines for a product hang tag. Die cut hang tags are not new. They have been used for decades to add a touch of quality to any type of product from clothing to wine.

For many years, I have collected books that showcase the best in die cut marketing materials. But creating these were out of reach for the cottage business. I could only dream. Now with the Silhouette Cameo, you can create your own die cut hang tags for your hand made items.

So where do you start. Although, you can create any shape or size, a good place would be to look at the most common sizes for hang tags. For example, avery.com lists several sizes of printable tags. Letís start with these.

1.5 x 1.5 inches
2 x 1.25 inches
2 x 2.25 inches
2 x 3.5 inches

  1. Open your SilhouetteR Studio Designer Edition software. Click Design from the Welcome screen.

    Letís draw cut lines for a simple 2. x 3.5 inches rectangular tag.

  2. With the Rectangle tool, click and drag on the workspace to draw a rectangle. Watch the display of the height and width until you have a 2 x 3.5 rectangle. If needed, make adjustments in the Scale menu.

    Since this is a hang tag, lets add a circle cut line for the string at the top of the tag.

  3. Centered and about .25 inch from the top edge of the tag, draw a .25 inch circle cut line with the Ellipse tool. To draw a circle, hold down the Shift key.

    Letís draw cut lines for a 3.5 x 3.5 inches circle tag.

  4. With the Ellipse tool, draw a 3.5 x 3.5 inches circular cut line for a second tag.

  5. With the Select tool, click the small .25 inch circle that you previously drew and click Edit - Copy.

  6. Next, click Edit - Paste to duplicate the shape. With the Select tool, drag the small circle to the top edge if the larger circle.

    At this point, you could cut the tags from Kraft or Chalkboard paper, a popular choice for tags.

  7. From the Cut Settings menu, select the Standard Cut Mode.

  8. With the Select tool, select both the rectangular tag and its circular hole. Set the Cut Style to Cut and choose your type of paper in the Material Type section below.

  9. Repeat the previous step for the circular tag.

  10. Click Send to Silhouette.


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