The Unofficial Book of Cricut Crafts

The Unofficial Book of Cricut Crafts

The Ultimate Guide to Your Electric Cutting Machine

Crystal Allen

$13.99

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The ultimate Cricut how-to book that covers everything you need to know to purchase a Cricut and use it like a pro! 

Are you new to Cricut crafting? Returning after a hiatus and desperate for a refresher? Perhaps you're an old pro looking for brand-new ideas, tips, and tricks for your crafts? Look no further than The Unofficial Book of Cricut Crafts.

Throughout the more than 300 pages of this book, author Crystal Allen will not only present you with craft ideas that embrace every awesome element of this popular cutting machine, but, perhaps most importantly, she'll start you at the very beginning of your Cricut journey with loads of information about the different Cricut machines (Cricut Explore Air 2, Cricut Maker, and Cricut Joy) so you can determine which is best for you before you buy.

After you unbox your Cricut and have a general understanding of the parts of your machine, Crystal will teach you how to use Cricut Design Space and get images from Cricut Access, and then you'll be presented with projects that use the most popular materials your Cricut can cut. These include fabric (cotton, felt, and fleece); basswood and chipboard; leather; vinyl; paper; and heat transfer vinyl. Crystal even tackles infusible ink! 

Projects meant to inspire you will include step-by-step instructions and photos. They include:

  • Personalized leather keychains
  • Etched wine glasses
  • Engraved quote bracelets
  • Felt coffee cozies 
  • Paper luminaries
  • Chalkboard signs
  • Inspirational quote pillowcases
  • Sleep masks
  • Photo puzzles
  • Leather headphone keepers
  • Infusible Ink coasters
  • A rag quilt
  • and more!

The Unofficial Book of Cricut Crafts is perfect for the first-time Cricut user, the small business owner who has been using Cricut for years, and everyone in between!


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Crystal Allen:
Crystal Allen is the owner and creative director of Hello Creative Family, a website for families looking to ignite their creativity with simple, playful, and fun crafts, DIYs, and recipes. Raised by two creative parents, Crystal is a firm believer that creative parents raise creative kids. With an emphasis on projects that take sixty minutes or less to make, Hello Creative Family’s goal is to inspire families everywhere to carve out a bit of time to get creative and create a handmade, homemade, heart-made home. She is the author of Caticorn Crafts. Crystal resides in British Columbia, Canada.
 

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