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How to Convert Cut Lines to Score Lines in Cricut Design Space

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Especially Paper paper craft templates include SVG files for use with your Cricut Explore machine. When opening an SVG file in Cricut Design Space, every line comes into the program as a cut line. Some folds are set us as perforated lines as an alternative. However, you can also convert straight lines if you prefer to use the score tool. Just follow these steps! Import the SVG file. Right click on the shapes and Ungroup the lines. Select one of the fold lines, then click the scissors icon associated with the shape from the right hand tool palette. In the Layer...

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How to Use SVG Files with Your Cricut Explore Craft Cutter

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One of the great things about the newest Cricut machines, called Cricut Explore, is the ability to cut SVG files that you have created or purchased. Especially Paper has a number of SVG files available for paper craft projects that can be cut with your Cricut Explore. Follow these steps to import an SVG into Cricut Design Space: Click the Upload Image icon in the left toolbar. On the next screen, click the blue Upload Image button. Click the blue browse button and select the SVG file from your computer. Select open to import the file. Once the image preview...

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DIY Paper Flower: Make a Spider Mum with Cricut Explore or Silhouette Craft Cutter

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These paper spider mums are a pretty addition to wedding receptions and bridal showers. If you have a craft cutter like a Silhouette Cameo or Cricut Explore, the paper flowers are super easy to make. To get started, download the template.   Using your Silhouette or Cricut Explore craft cutter, cut all six strips of petals for the flower from lightweight card stock or text weight paper. If you use the Cricut Design Space or Silhouette Designer Edition software, use the SVG file. If you have Silhouette Studio Basic Edition, use the DXF file. If you're new to using SVG files types with Cricut Design...

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Gerbera Daisy Wall Flowers, New Class on Skillshare

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I've just published a new video class on Skillshare, a learning community for creators. If you'd like to craft a large (19"!) gerbera daisy, please join the class — the first 25 students can enroll for free! This gerbera daisy is perfect for display on it’s own or as part of a wall of flowers. It's a beginner class that includes several free template options for cutting the pieces for this project. A PDF is including for hand cutting the pieces, SVG files for use with Cricut Explore, and studio files that can be cut with a Silhouette craft cutter. You don’t need many supplies for...

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Crafting Crepe Paper Poppies, New Class on Skillshare

Posted by Heather Grimstead on

Learn how to make a crepe paper poppy in my Skillshare online course. The first 50 students can enroll for free! Using simple flower-making techniques, turn crepe paper into a flower inspired by icelandic poppies.

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