Cutting Fabric with the Cricut

Well I hope you all had a wonderful Easter and today is April Fools! I have to admit that I completely forgot about April Fools Day and I am not generally a prankster so this must be the reason why I usually forget about April Fools!

My family and I had a great Easter and I even managed to squeeze in some crafting! My main goal this weekend was to try to cut fabric with my Cricut this weekend. I have some great plans for some home decor and adding fabric to a scrapbooking layout could always give it some added texture.

The wonderful Cara Miller sent me this great link which of course I immediately pinned. I followed the decorations to the tee and I was able to cut out these fantastic letters out of some old Spring looking fabric that I had laying around the house.

The only problem I had, was that I couldn’t get it to make intricate cuts but I have a feeling that if I had a better quality fabric that intricate cuts would not have been a problem!

I made this cute little T-Shirt for my little one using the free Easter cuts in the Cricut Craft Room and just ironed the letters right on the shirt. Easy as Pie!

cutting fabric with the cricut

You can find the instructions right here! These instructions were so easy to follow and if you buy the small package of Heat and Bond it is only about $3 dollars at Joann’s.

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  1. Claudia Neely

    Awesome advice! I use crafts and art with many of my clients to help explore their creativity! Advice is always welcome. What a wonderful blog!

    1. Beth

      I am so glad that you found the post helpful Claudia. Cutting with the fabric was so much fun!

  2. Kay M.

    I have always wanted a Cricut machine. I just keep putting it off, but I believe once I clean out my craft room and hold my garage sale, I may have the money for one. I love the t-shirt idea! Thanks!

    1. Beth

      I have so much fun with my Cricut Kay. I have the E2 and it does so much I love using it for my scrapbook layouts and cards and now cutting fabric 🙂

  3. Harriet Stack

    Wow, how beautiful that looks! My creative side tends more towards words, with baking being about as practical as I can get so I am very impressed. Love the colours too, just right for the time of year.

    1. Beth

      Thank you so much Harriet. I like to bake as well particularly chocolate chip cookies as they are my families favorite 🙂

  4. Janice

    I have a Robo craft which I must learn how to use, maybe I could use that too 🙂
    Thanks for the link and the T looks fab!

    1. Beth

      Thanks so much for the compliment Janice! I have never played with a Robo Craft before, it has to be fun to play with!

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