A Cricut is a precision cutting machine that can cut designs for use of a variety of crafts such as cards, vinyl stickers, iron on transfers for shirts, and more.
A Cricut is much like a printer in that what you design on the screen gets sent to the printer. The Cricut then decides the best method for producing your design.
1. Make an account
- Go to Cricut Design Space and make a free account to save your designs. You can download the software on your computer or use the program on the Surface Studios or iPad Pros in the DLL.
2. Design your work
- Use free images and fonts to design your work. You can also import your own designs from the internet or something that you have made in Illustrator, Inkscape, or other program.
3. Cut and finish your work
- After designing your work, click the "Make It" button and follow the on-screen instructions.
- Select you material and mat and feed it into the Cricut
- After the work is complete, use the appropriate tools to finish your work.
Tools in the DLL are free to use. Materials for academic projects (projects or assignments that are done for a class are free to students. Personal projects require students to purchase materials from us or they can bring in their own. Below is a list of material costs: