If you’re not familiar with Cricut, let us introduce you! Cricut is an electronic cutting machine for DIY projects and crafts. It precisely cuts a wide variety of over 100 materials from paper to iron-on to adhesive vinyl—even thick materials like leather and burlap. Cricut’s slogan is “make something amazing,” and this machine makes it truly makes it easy to do!
The library has a subscription to Cricut Access which provides free unlimited access to over 30,000 images and 370 fonts to customize and cut for projects. The subscription also comes with over 1000 projects including cards, gift boxes, wall art, decals, party favors, and much more. These projects are ready to cut and can be sent directly to the Cricut.
There is no cost to use the Cricut machine; however, you must provide your own supplies. If you are interested in which materials can be used, this material list will come in handy.
Simply call the library to reserve a machine in a one hour block of time or make your reservation online here: https://pmlib.org/schedule-diy-time-cricut/
In no time, you’ll be on your way to making something amazing.
Want to learn how to use the Cricut machine? Sign up for one of our upcoming introductory classes. Be sure to check our program calendar in the future for exciting monthly classes.
Introduction to the Cricut Explore Air
This orientation will introduce you to the Cricut Explore Air’s tools—mats, pens, stylus, and other accessories. You’ll also learn how to select and produce a ready-to-cut project in Cricut Access, the online Cricut catalog. After this workshop, you’ll know how to use the library’s Cricut Explore Air to create and make projects of your own!
Can’t make it to class? You can contact us to have a staff member show you the ropes. Don’t forget to show us your creations. We can’t wait to see what you make!