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A Note From Our Founder's Desk

Welcome to Single Line Fonts!

Meet Leslie: Your Font Guru and Creative Guide

Hello and welcome! I'm Leslie, the resident font guru here at Single Line Fonts. This site is a labor of love, built over decades of passion for crafting and font design. Although the site was officially launched in 2018, the journey began about 25 years ago when my children were young and I immersed myself in scrapbooking.

Back in the early days, I started creating fonts for Pazzles personal cutting machines using a now-obsolete software program. These early fonts were primarily for journaling and cardmaking, and I ended up creating 33 unique fonts. Our small group was pioneering the use of single line fonts long before they became popular. I owe much of my inspiration to those wonderful ladies, including Christine, the original founder of Pazzles, who fueled my curiosity about font design.

For many years, there were virtually no single line fonts available for use with other craft cutters, engravers, and plotter-type machines. I was the first to make single line true-type fonts (with no outlines) widely available. Later, I developed the FontLab Pad format, which has opened up the world of single line fonts to millions of users. This version is especially popular among users of Brother, Silhouette, Solo, Cricut, and Glowforge machines.

Expanding the Horizons of Single Line Fonts

My journey didn't stop there. I went on to create versions for Rhino3D software and Inkscape, as well as for websites like Whimsical Winds and Coach House Woodworks. Today, my fonts are used by a diverse group of professionals and hobbyists alike, including woodworkers, metal engravers, architects, machinists, engineering students, jewelers, and artisans in the scrapbooking, cardmaking, and foil quilling communities.

The next exciting frontier for single line fonts is machine embroidery, and I am eager to explore the possibilities in this field. It's incredible to see the impact that single line fonts have had across various industries worldwide, and I am proud to be at the forefront of this innovation.

Join the Single Line Font Community

I am delighted to share my fonts with you and hope they bring as much joy to your projects as they have to mine. Your creativity and feedback fuel my passion, so please feel free to drop me a note and share how single line fonts have influenced your work and life.

Thank you for being a part of this journey. Let's create something amazing together!

Warm regards,


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Our Fonts

These letters do not have any outlines at all!. Like the name implies, they are are "single line fonts", also called "stick fonts", "single stroke fonts", "sketch pen fonts", "engraving fonts", or "journaling fonts". They are for use in machinery such as engravers, Glowforge, Shaper Origin, AxiDraw, Silhouette, Cricut, and similar machines. We offer ttf, otf, opf formats, Inkscape Hershey Text Extension SVG and Rhinoceros 3D fonts, as well as our new "Machinist" format, which cuts scoring time down drastically.


I used this font with a sketch pen to write the sentiment on the inside of a birthday card and it is lovely. So elegant. SLF has the best fonts for using with pens on my Silhouette Cameo!

Using to cut acrylic in glowforge. Easy to use.
- Lori V.

This was the first time I ever bought a font to use with cricut. I was pleased with the entire process. I bought the "Black Tuxedo" font. It showed up in Cricut without any problem.
- Jackie

Easy to use and very crisp and clear to read. I used it with my laser cutter and I'm thrilled with the result. I'll be back for more!
- Pam C.

A simple and elegant solution for laser cutting type :-)
- Alice

I am exceptionally pleased with the Circle Monogram font. It exceeded my expectations, and I know I will get a lot of use out of it.
- Barbara

Love this font. I finally have a beautiful font that I can use on my cards. It was easy to download too.
- Elaine

Font behaves great in FontLab Pad. The drawing on the plotter came out great. You guys did a great job. I'll be back for more. Thank you very much.
- Kate

I WILL BUY MORE! Built a jewelry box for my grand daughter Rachel and was looking for some embellishments to place on the cover. This will look nice along with other stuff yet to find.
- Joe H.

Great single line font for my foil quill. So simple to install and use in my silhouette studio software. Perfect font for kids party items!
- Alison

I am a graphic designer and own an offset print shop. I truly believe that you have “captured the feel" of the pen on paper.
- Christy

Used this font for Christmas cards and it was perfect - elegant yet casual at the same time. Happy crafter here. :)
- Pam