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Deep Dive Into Cricut Vinyl

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Learn how to use Cricut® vinyl to create a variety of Pinterest-worthy projects.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Megan Duesterhaus

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Vinyl is one of the most versatile materials you can use with your Cricut Explore Air 2™ – the creative possibilities are endless! Designer Megan Duesterhaus shows you how to use vinyl to create custom gifts, clothing, home decor items and more. Discover time-saving techniques for designing, weeding and applying vinyl, as well as best practices for using specialty materials such as glitter, foil and heat-transfer vinyl. Plus, get Megan’s troubleshooting tips to ensure Pin-worthy results every time.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Designing & Cutting Vinyl Projects
Jump right in as Megan reviews the Design Space software techniques you'll be using most in class: Slice, Weld, Contour and Attach. Then she shows you how to cut vinyl with your Cricut as you start your first project, matching coffee mugs. Plus, get tips for conserving vinyl.
2. Weeding & Applying Vinyl
3. Troubleshooting Vinyl
4. Working With Specialty Vinyls
5. Working With Iron-On Vinyl
6. Large-Scale Patterns & Designs With Vinyl

Recommended with this class

  • Die-cutting machine (Megan demonstrates with the Cricut Explore Air 2)
  • Assorted vinyls: standard, glitter, printable, stencil, iron-on)
  • Items to decorate: coffee mug, tray, stool, picture frames, pillow cover

Taught by

Megan Duesterhaus
Megan Duesterhaus
Megan Duesterhaus is the creative blogger behind The Homes I Have Made, where she shares smart, affordable, outside-the-box decor and storage solutions. Armed with creativity, ingenuity and a can-do attitude, she strives to make temporary, military or rental spaces feel personal by employing creative DIY solutions. Megan’s work has been featured online at NBC's "TODAY" show and real-estate companies such as ForRent and Zillow, and printed in top-tier magazines including Good Housekeeping, Made in Paper and more.

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