In search of more elegant stencil fonts

March 5, 2009 at 6:36 am 3 comments

You may have noticed that sometimes you want to use the negative space on your die cuts on a layout, craft or as a stencil for painting, embossing, screen printing, etc. Unfortunately, those pesky little trapped spaces like the triangle in the uppercase A (called counters) cause problems for negative space applications. You may also have noticed that most of the stencil fonts currently available scream military/industrial complex. Recently, I’ve run across a couple of posts that are addressing this problem, as well as giving instructions on how to mod any font you like for stencil use.

Michael Mandino and Patrick Davidson have a stencil version of Zapfino they call Stencilano available for download here.


Update: Melissa over at Silhouette School has a tutorial on how to modify fonts in Silhouette Studio

Entry filed under: Computer Crafts, Cricut, Freebies. Tags: , .

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Barbara Lindsey  |  June 18, 2010 at 9:01 am

    Thanks again

  • 2. Rhonda Schwab  |  December 25, 2010 at 11:33 pm

    Thanks for the help with an elegant font – I love it !

  • 3. Paulette  |  April 16, 2015 at 10:01 am

    Can you tell me a good monogram to make a stencil to use for embossing Champagne Glasses for a gift?


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