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HOW TO WRITE AND CUT WITH YOUR CRICUT

You’ve probably figured out by now that your  Cricut machine can help you make a lot of really fantastic craft projects! We have already shared tons of Cricut tutorials to let you know about all the amazing features and functions, including this one about Print and Cut.  Now, we wanted to show you How to Write and Cut with your Cricut. You simply won’t believe just how easy it is to do! Not only that, but it’s a lot of fun! For this particular DIY tutorial, we’re going to show you how to make a really cute Father’s Day Card.  

Steps:

  1. Log in to Cricut Design Space, go to the left-hand bar and choose “Upload” > “Upload Image” and choose your file.
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. You will now see it on your Recently Uploaded Images, and insert it into your canvas.
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. To create a card select “Shapes” > “Square” and size it. For this tutorial, we’re going to make a 4×8 card.
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. Then select “Shapes” > “Scoreline”, this is used to mark the middle where you will fold the card, then select both of it and select “Align” > “Center” on the upper bar.
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. Once complete, select “Attach”
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. Now that our card was all set. Drag your image over to the card.
  2. For this tutorial, we used the “Happy Father’s day” image, on the right sidebar you will see the scissors, select both of it and change it to “Write”.
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. From here, we want to change the colors. You just have to select the color you’d like to use. As an example, for the “Happy Father’s day” text I’ll choose black, and for the tie, I’ll choose silver metallic.
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. Then select both letters and choose “Attach” > “Make It”
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. On the left-hand bar you should see “Score, Draw and Cut” > “Continue”
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. For the settings, select “Medium Cardstock”, then it will tell you to “Load your Scoring Stylus on Clamp A”
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. Load your mat with the cardstock and load it into the Cricut. Select fast mode because we want to craft quickly and press the flashing Cricut button.
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. Once it’s finished making the scoreline, time to change the tool! We will now use our Silver Metallic pen and like the scoring tool put it on Clamp A and press the flashing Cricut button.
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. When done, remove the Silver Metallic pen, put the Black pen and press the flashing Cricut button.
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut
  1. Unload your mat and you’ll see that we have an awesome Father’s day card!
How To Write and Cut with Your Cricut

Easy isn’t it? Now we have a perfect little card for Father’s day. If you’re wondering where I got the “Happy Father’s Day” image we used for this tutorial, it’s one in many SVG files we have when you join Makers Gonna Learn. Now that you’ve learned how to write and cut, you can make any cards for all occasions! Hope you enjoyed this tutorial and I’m so excited to see what amazing things you’ll create.

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