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CRFT101: Learning the Cricut Machine Cutter

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CRFT101: Learning the Cricut Machine Cutter

Crafting Series

CRFT101: Learning the Cricut Machine Cutter

CRFT101 highlights uses for the exceptional Cricut Maker cutting machine, which is capable of cutting hundreds of materials quickly and accurately, from the most delicate paper and fabric to matboard and leather. With a wide range of tools for cutting, scoring, writing, and adding decorative effects, the Cricut Maker has a near limitless number of applications.

Try your hand at cutting vinyl, and quickly graduate up to fabrics, leathers, and balsa wood. Learning how to operate the Cricut cutting machine can allow you to cut and create beautiful and magnificent crafts with a huge array of materials. Heck, you can also draw, emboss and create folding lines to make 3D projects, greeting cards, and boxes. The crafting world is your oyster!

Select a location to enroll in a workshop, resume a quiz, or reserve equipment in your local instance of the MAP.

In this course, you'll learn:

  • The core safety requirements and potential hazards when operating vinyl cutters and cutting machines like the Cricut Maker.

  • Buttons and common hardware features of the Cricut Maker, as well as advantages and limitations of the machine.

  • Additional tools you can use to cut more materials than vinyl, such as fabrics, leather, paper, and balsa wood.

  • How to turn on the machine, inspect Cricut mats, load and unload material, run a project, and turn off the Cricut Maker.

  • How to use the Cricut Design Space software to create a project for cutting, including templates, projects, images, text, shapes, and uploading files.

  • Project layout tips and tricks, such as mastering  attach, weld, slice, flatten, group, and contour.

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University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY 82071

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