Remove any excess plastic from the stencil so that it will fit on the Cricut cutting mat. Cut the plastic to a dimension of 6 inches by 12 inches if you are working with a conventional Cricut machine; if you are working with a Cricut Expression machine, the plastic dimension can be as large as 12 inches by 24 inches, depending on the mat that you are working with. Daily Video Compilation
How do you cut vinyl with a Cricut?
- Adjust the Smart Dial on your machine so that it reads ″Vinyl.″ If you have an older machine that does not have a smart dial, refer to Cricut’s tutorial on how to adjust the cut settings for vinyl.
- A piece of vinyl should be adhered to your cutting mat with the paper backing facing down.
- After that, push the button labeled with a flashing load/unload symbol to load the mat into your Cricut machine.
Which materials can I cut with my Cricut explore and maker?
With my Cricut Explore and Cricut Maker machines, what kinds of materials can I cut? The Cricut Explore and Cricut Maker machines are capable of cutting such a wide variety of materials that the only limitation is your own creativity. These incredible devices are capable of processing materials as varied as thin tissue paper and robust leather with equal ease.