What is a Cricut Machine?
Cricut Die-cutting machines will make your sewing so much easier! No longer reserved for large scale industrial work, or just for papercrafters, you can now buy affordable household machines that enable you to easily cut through a multitude of fabrics to create accurate pattern pieces for your sewing. These machines enable you to use software to cut accurate pattern pieces for your sewing projects and many other crafts besides!
Not only do these machines cut through fabric quickly and easily the sophisticated software will also add in pattern marking, making sewing up your patterns a breeze and it even saves you time working out the direction of grain!
What are the differences between the Cricut Machines?
You can choose from 3 different types of Cricut Machines which offer lots of great features. All the machines come with Design Space software which gives you access to 1000’s of free patterns and the ability to upload your own designs.
The largest and most feature-packed machine offering features ideal for Pro-Level crafters who need the most versatility in terms of materials with commercial grade cutting technology. The maker cuts fabric up to 12 inches wide and works with 300 compatible materials and 10x more cutting power than the other models. It comes out of the box with 12 tools for cutting, scoring and other pro-level effects, for super speedy cutting and writing.
Explore Air 2
The Explore Air 2 is designed for a wide range of hobbies, perfect if you don’t need the power of the maker but want an efficient and hardworking cutting machine for your fabric. As with the Cricut Maker this machine will cut 100’s of materials and comes with 4 tools for cutting and scoring.
The Cricut Joy
This machine may be small but it is the newest of these machines and enables you to cut long lengths of fabric at 5.5 inches wide giving you lots of scope for fun projects.
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What other great products does Cricut make for quilting and sewing?
There are so many great tools and supplies available from Cricut – here are just a few that we think you will love. Be sure to browse all of the cricut sewing supplies we have in our shop – Simple Sew Patterns Shop