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Complete Beginner's Guide to Cricut Machines

Score of 4.8 based on 6 reviews

What you'll learn

Welcome new crafting friends! If you have a Cricut or thinking of buying one soon this class is for you. This class is a great introduction with some quick information specs to help you make the best decision for your next Cricut machine.

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4.8 6 Reviews
Madison Landsgard

February 6, 2023

Verified purchaser

Very easy to follow along with.

BONNIE Ravenstar

February 5, 2023

Verified purchaser

Very easy to follow along

Willem Velthuizen

February 4, 2023

Verified purchaser

I get the idea and know now what I must get to satisfy my crafting urges.

Christi Jimenez

February 4, 2023

Verified purchaser

Thank You.... very informative and helpful.

Florence Burwell

February 1, 2023

Verified purchaser

informative without making things too complicated.

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Tara Summers

February 2, 2023


😁Thank Florence. That was the goal to give some basic insights on all machines and some tips and tricks for cricut beginners :)

Delores Hall

January 14, 2023

Verified purchaser

Not in depth but gives the pertinent information

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Listed on Jan 13, 2023 - ID 57231126
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This class has 5 sessions (24m)

Class Preview

Join Tara as she discusses the similarities and differences of each Cricut machine. She covers the tools, materials, and how to prepare a project.

Introduction: Cricut Machines

The similarities and differences of each Cricut Machine.

Functions and Buttons

A brief overview of how to connect your new machine and how to navigate Cricut Design Space. Tara even shows you have to upload a Creative Fabrica font to CDS.

Tools and Pens/Mats: Vinyl and HTV

Tara shares the must-have tools and helpful tips for what supplies to consider. All the vinyl materials can be overwhelming. Tara gives you some key tips on how to understand the differences between vinyl and heat transfer vinyl (HTV) including which mats are best to use.

Prepping a Project

Tara takes you through a fun vinyl layering letter project. She demonstrates each step you take in using sticker vinyl. She even shows the different steps you take when using HTV on apparel.

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Tara Summers

DIY, Jewelry and Cricut Crafts
  • 23 Classes

Hey Sweet Friends, My name is Tara and I’m the owner of Sweet Country Glam. We have an fun active YT channel . My hubby and I are avid DIY’ers and love sharing our Cricut tips and tricks. Visit my Etsy shop for my handmade earrings :).

Complete Beginner's Guide to Cricut Machines