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Online Class

Creative Die Cutting With Your Cricut

Get the most out of your Cricut and make die-cut images that are anything but one-dimensional as you work with vinyl, fabric and more!

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor, Cathie Rigby


Discover functions you never even knew existed on your Cricut Expression®! Join author and Cricut expert Cathie Rigby as she reviews machine essentials, reveals an easy-to-read cutting guide and shares the five rules for Cricut success that every paper crafter should know. Learn about the mode and function buttons to see the endless possibilities your Cricut has to offer, such as creating a crazy effect with the Mix 'n' Match button or a large image with the Fit-to-Page button. Then, enjoy a fun introduction to Cricut Cuttables® as you create a gorgeous 3-D flower and a festive banner. Plus, explore unique materials and techniques as you work with vinyl and create stencils for beautiful glass etching. Also, learn how to cut and layer with fabric. Finally, put your new techniques to work and make two cute cards you’ll be proud to give. Unlock fresh project possibilities with the Cricut machine you already know and love!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Cutting Foundations
Meet your instructor, Cathie Rigby, and get an overview of the principal components of your Cricut Expression® die cutter: the blade, mat, cartridges and basic keys. You'll also learn a handy numbering strategy to keep track of design elements and Cathie's five rules for using your Cricut successfully.
2. Exploring Modes & Functions
3. Crafting With Paper
4. Crafting With Vinyl
5. Etching With Vinyl
6. Crafting With Fabric
7. Cardmaking Ideas

Taught by

Cathie Rigby
Cathie Rigby
Cathie Rigby is a longtime scrapbooker, instructor and Cricut enthusiast. She loves working with her Cricut machine—so much so that she has authored a book on the subject, Cricut Expression: A Comprehensive Guide to Creating with Your Machine. In addition to her book, Cathie teaches classes about Cricut Expression®, Cricut DesignStudio and Gypsy®, on scrapbook retreats and Cricut® Cruises.