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Let me teach you how to use an easy “advanced” technique to make perfect stacked wavy text that is straight on the top and bottom. To make it as easy as possible, I have even included a template for you to use! The Warp tool in Cricut Design Space is OK for the basics, but it doesn’t have sophisticated options that let you create pro-looking designs. I created this tutorial to teach you how to warp text in ways that aren’t possible in Cricut Design Space, using a free online tool. I will show you how to make the retro wavy stacked text design that is super popular right now, plus how to warp and manipulate text in a ton of different ways! Design, Tops, Popular, Retro, Cricut Design, Print And Cut, Text Design, Perfect Stack, Make Your Own
How to make your own Retro Wavy stacked text SVG files
Let me teach you how to use an easy “advanced” technique to make perfect stacked wavy text that is straight on the top and bottom. To make it as easy as possible, I have even included a template for you to use! The Warp tool in Cricut Design Space is OK for the basics, but it doesn’t have sophisticated options that let you create pro-looking designs. I created this tutorial to teach you how to warp text in ways that aren’t possible in Cricut Design Space, using a free online tool. I will show you how to make the retro wavy stacked text design that is super popular right now, plus how to warp and manipulate text in a ton of different ways!
Is Cricut Design Space not opening or running really slow? If you are having problems with Cricut software, the tried and true practice of getting back on track is deleting the cache on your computer. I'll walk you through the easiest method for Mac and Windows computers – even Cricut Support adopted my technique! Adoption, Cricut Software, Fix It, Windows Computer, Easy Step, Techniques, Back On Track
How to fix Cricut Design Space in 2 easy steps
Is Cricut Design Space not opening or running really slow? If you are having problems with Cricut software, the tried and true practice of getting back on track is deleting the cache on your computer. I'll walk you through the easiest method for Mac and Windows computers – even Cricut Support adopted my technique!
Getting perfect letters with Cricut's drawing features can be tricky for even seasoned crafters. Since I discovered this foolproof method of filling in text with a pen, my projects have been amazing! For paper projects where you want solid letters without any bubbling, this method is easy to set up in Design Space and fast for your machine to perform. 

You don't need to fool around with hatch patterns or slicing. All you need is the Design Space offset tool! Give me 2 minutes and I'll give you my hassle-free tutorial for filling in any text in Design Space! Letters, Teaching, Crafters, Machine, Projects, Paper Projects, Text
How to fill in letters with Cricut Pens
Getting perfect letters with Cricut's drawing features can be tricky for even seasoned crafters. Since I discovered this foolproof method of filling in text with a pen, my projects have been amazing! For paper projects where you want solid letters without any bubbling, this method is easy to set up in Design Space and fast for your machine to perform. You don't need to fool around with hatch patterns or slicing. All you need is the Design Space offset tool! Give me 2 minutes and I'll give you my hassle-free tutorial for filling in any text in Design Space!
If you are a Cricut user, you know that finding the perfect font for your project can present a challenge. While Design Space has a big collection of fonts for users, sometimes you still can't find what you're looking for. (Or the perfect font is only available to Cricut subscribers 😕).

I've created an easy step by step guide to show you where and how to download free fonts, and how to install them on your computer so you can use them in Cricut crafts projects. Don't worry, it's simple! Fonts, Free Fonts Download, Free Font, Computer, Download, Free
How to download and install fonts to use in Cricut Design Space
If you are a Cricut user, you know that finding the perfect font for your project can present a challenge. While Design Space has a big collection of fonts for users, sometimes you still can't find what you're looking for. (Or the perfect font is only available to Cricut subscribers 😕). I've created an easy step by step guide to show you where and how to download free fonts, and how to install them on your computer so you can use them in Cricut crafts projects. Don't worry, it's simple!
Cutting small lettering with a Cricut machine can give even the most seasoned crafters problems. But you don't have to pull your hair out any more when your Cricut starts ripping your adhesive vinyl. I've tested settings, vinyl and fonts to come up with a foolproof method for cutting permanent vinyl letters a quarter inch tall or less! Your Cricut vinyl projects just got a lot easier! Vinyl Projects, Cricut Vinyl, Vinyl Lettering, Adhesive Vinyl, Adhesive, Small Letters
How to cut small vinyl letters with a Cricut machine
Cutting small lettering with a Cricut machine can give even the most seasoned crafters problems. But you don't have to pull your hair out any more when your Cricut starts ripping your adhesive vinyl. I've tested settings, vinyl and fonts to come up with a foolproof method for cutting permanent vinyl letters a quarter inch tall or less! Your Cricut vinyl projects just got a lot easier!
If you are a new Cricut Design Space user, you might be confused about a lot of features with similar-seeming descriptions.

I've created an easy to understand guide (and printable cheat sheet) that will help you understand the difference between the weld, attach, slice and combine features and when it's appropriate to use each tool.

Design Space is easier to use when you know what everything is supposed to do, and I'm here to help! Printables, Tool Design, Slice Tool, Printable Guide, Printable, Cutting Tables, Weld
How to use the Cricut Weld and Attach tools
If you are a new Cricut Design Space user, you might be confused about a lot of features with similar-seeming descriptions. I've created an easy to understand guide (and printable cheat sheet) that will help you understand the difference between the weld, attach, slice and combine features and when it's appropriate to use each tool. Design Space is easier to use when you know what everything is supposed to do, and I'm here to help!
Have you been looking for an easier way to convert a signature or handwriting to a cuttable SVG file that doesn't involve Adobe Illustrator – or worse, Inkscape? Our 2 minute tutorial uses free tools and will be ready to cut using Design Space, Silhouette Studio or even Leonardo Design Studio. Get ready to vectorize that John Hancock! Studio, Adobe Illustrator, Svg Cutting Files, Free Tools, Svg Cuts, Svg File, Tools
How to convert a signature to SVG file
Have you been looking for an easier way to convert a signature or handwriting to a cuttable SVG file that doesn't involve Adobe Illustrator – or worse, Inkscape? Our 2 minute tutorial uses free tools and will be ready to cut using Design Space, Silhouette Studio or even Leonardo Design Studio. Get ready to vectorize that John Hancock!
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How to make a layered image from a JPG in Cricut Design Space
Is Cricut Design Space not opening or running really slow? If you are having problems with Cricut software, the tried and true practice of getting back on track is deleting the cache on your computer. I'll walk you through the easiest method for Mac and Windows computers – even Cricut Support adopted my technique! Mac, Software, Windows, Ipad Storage, Folder Labels, Downloads Folder
How to fix Cricut Design Space in 2 easy steps
Is Cricut Design Space not opening or running really slow? If you are having problems with Cricut software, the tried and true practice of getting back on track is deleting the cache on your computer. I'll walk you through the easiest method for Mac and Windows computers – even Cricut Support adopted my technique!
Here's the easy, fast secret to perfect filled in letters using your Cricut pens...svae yourself the hassle of slicing and welding hatch patterns that take forever to fill and just use the Offset tool. My tutorial takes 2 minutes and you've got a bulletproof technique that is super fast and doesn't make your machine sound like it's going to explode! Filling, Pattern, Pen, Fill
How to fill in fonts with Cricut pens
Here's the easy, fast secret to perfect filled in letters using your Cricut pens...svae yourself the hassle of slicing and welding hatch patterns that take forever to fill and just use the Offset tool. My tutorial takes 2 minutes and you've got a bulletproof technique that is super fast and doesn't make your machine sound like it's going to explode!
Have you just received a Cricut machine and feeling a bit out of your depth getting started? Here's a short, easy to follow tutorial that will take you through downloading Cricut Design Space and installing it on either a Windows or Mac computer. We'll even go a step further and take you through the login process and how to register your Cricut machine. You'll be crafting in no time! Login, Folder Icon, Mac Computer
How to download, install and login to Cricut Design Space
Have you just received a Cricut machine and feeling a bit out of your depth getting started? Here's a short, easy to follow tutorial that will take you through downloading Cricut Design Space and installing it on either a Windows or Mac computer. We'll even go a step further and take you through the login process and how to register your Cricut machine. You'll be crafting in no time!
Adding a monogram is an easy way to create something personal and special out of an everyday item. How about a lovely monogrammed mug for the coffee lover in your life? Creating a split monogram in Design Space is a simple project for beginners to create cherished keepsakes or just jazz up your own stuff. There are a lot of older tutorials on this subject in Cricutland, but there have been a lot of changes to Design Space since then. Splitting text and images is now easier than ever using the Subtract tool. I am going to show you how to make a variety of custom split monograms for everyone in your life, and it will take you just a few minutes! Jazz, Cricut Fonts, Monogram Letters, S Monogram, Lettering, Monogram
How to make a Split Monogram in Cricut Design Space
Adding a monogram is an easy way to create something personal and special out of an everyday item. How about a lovely monogrammed mug for the coffee lover in your life? Creating a split monogram in Design Space is a simple project for beginners to create cherished keepsakes or just jazz up your own stuff. There are a lot of older tutorials on this subject in Cricutland, but there have been a lot of changes to Design Space since then. Splitting text and images is now easier than ever using the Subtract tool. I am going to show you how to make a variety of custom split monograms for everyone in your life, and it will take you just a few minutes!
One of the very first craft projects many people try to make with a Cricut is a decal or stencil using a personal photo. A graphic of your dog or your kids on a coffee mug is a great keepsake or gift. Lots of people struggle with the graphic conversions, but we've got a special lesson to help you convert photo to SVG cut files for great crafting results. People, Cutting Files, Crafts, Silhouette Projects, Svg Files For Cricut, Cricut Tutorials
How to convert a Photo to SVG cut file for Cricut & Silhouette projects
One of the very first craft projects many people try to make with a Cricut is a decal or stencil using a personal photo. A graphic of your dog or your kids on a coffee mug is a great keepsake or gift. Lots of people struggle with the graphic conversions, but we've got a special lesson to help you convert photo to SVG cut files for great crafting results.
A thorough (but gentle!) guide to help you navigate the basic parts of Cricut Design Space. Getting started with new software can be challenging, and time and time again, we hear from people who are excited to have a Cricut machine but intimidated by learning the software. This illustrated tutorial explains the basics of Design Space and teaches you with a basic project you can follow along with. Cricut Access
Tutorial: An Overview of Cricut Design Space for Beginners
A thorough (but gentle!) guide to help you navigate the basic parts of Cricut Design Space. Getting started with new software can be challenging, and time and time again, we hear from people who are excited to have a Cricut machine but intimidated by learning the software. This illustrated tutorial explains the basics of Design Space and teaches you with a basic project you can follow along with.
I've compiled a list of places to get the best free fonts for Cricut projects, including fonts for commercial use! You can great fonts for cutting, writing, calligraphy, engraving and more. Plus, I've got step by step instructions on how to install these fonts on Windows and Mac computers so you can use them in Design Space. Commercial, Free Fonts For Cricut, Best Free Fonts, Font Bundles
Where to find free fonts for Cricut projects
I've compiled a list of places to get the best free fonts for Cricut projects, including fonts for commercial use! You can great fonts for cutting, writing, calligraphy, engraving and more. Plus, I've got step by step instructions on how to install these fonts on Windows and Mac computers so you can use them in Design Space.
If you need a quick and easy way to convert your signature or handwriting to an SVG you can cut with a Cricut machine or Silhouette, we've got the essential 2 minute tutorial Ideas, Clothes, Cut, Silhouette, Print, Handwriting, Easy, Faq
2 minute signature to SVG tutorial using free tools!
If you need a quick and easy way to convert your signature or handwriting to an SVG you can cut with a Cricut machine or Silhouette, we've got the essential 2 minute tutorial
Tutorials
How create a layered image in Cricut Design Space
Getting a basic understanding of Design Space software is key to getting your Cricut machine to cut and draw, but there are some functions with names that might confuse you if you're a beginner. Are you confused by the difference between weld vs attach? What about grouping or flattening? This guide offers a straightforward explanation of all of these basic tools and instructions on how and when to use them. Basic Tools, Subtraction
Cricut Design Space Reference Guide: Weld/Combine/Attach
Getting a basic understanding of Design Space software is key to getting your Cricut machine to cut and draw, but there are some functions with names that might confuse you if you're a beginner. Are you confused by the difference between weld vs attach? What about grouping or flattening? This guide offers a straightforward explanation of all of these basic tools and instructions on how and when to use them.
Are you staring at the dreaded white screen when you try to open Cricut Design Space? Is Design Space really slow? Here’s a super quick tutorial showing how to clear the Cricut cache that works in most cases and will get you back into creative mode in just minutes. We demonstrate clearing the cache for Windows, Mac and iPad and iPhone! Iphone, Ipad, Hide Folder, Screen
Design Space Won't Open? Try the easy way to clear the Cricut cache
Are you staring at the dreaded white screen when you try to open Cricut Design Space? Is Design Space really slow? Here’s a super quick tutorial showing how to clear the Cricut cache that works in most cases and will get you back into creative mode in just minutes. We demonstrate clearing the cache for Windows, Mac and iPad and iPhone!
Monograms are the best way to personalize a gift and make something ordinary into something cherished. I've been working on a tutorial to show you the easiest way how to make a split monogram with an letter or an image. I wanted to make this as easy as possible for Cricut users of all skill levels, especially beginners. No more trying to figure out the Slice tool, the Subtract function is here to save the day! Gifts, Personalised, Masculine Font, Get One, Splits, Banner
How to make Split Monograms the easy way in Design Space
Monograms are the best way to personalize a gift and make something ordinary into something cherished. I've been working on a tutorial to show you the easiest way how to make a split monogram with an letter or an image. I wanted to make this as easy as possible for Cricut users of all skill levels, especially beginners. No more trying to figure out the Slice tool, the Subtract function is here to save the day!