1- To fill shapes you will need to download and install 13d25a6142a9f51eceafd48891734c0e Once this is installed you will need to download and install a crosshatch extension for Inkscape. Go to 23f564f5154c12362ab6fc1934365f7d and download the Axidraw software for your PC/mac.
2- Once downloaded install the extension.
3- Open Inkscape. Insert your design or click on the shape tool.
4- Resize your design.
5- Click on extension- Axidraw utilities- Hatch fill.
6- A new window will pop up. Click on live preview.
7- The fill lines will appear. you can adjust the pixels between the lines so you can have a wide or narrow gap.
8- adjust to suit your needs. The closer you make the fill, the more it will appear when you foil to be a full fill.
9- You can also click the cross hatch option to fill a different way. Click apply.
10- With the shape selected, right click and ungroup.
11- This will now separate the original shape from the fill. you do ont need to do his if you want the edge to foil.
12- Once you are happy, go to file - save as.
13- Save as a SVG file.
14- Open Cricut design space. Click upload.
15- Click on upload.
16- Click on browse.
17- Your design will now appear for you to name and save.As you can see the fill lines are there.
18- Select the design and insert.
19- Your design is inserted into the design space. It will appear filled and no lines. This is because the file automatically converts to a cut file when you upload it.
20- Go to the line type drop down box and select the draw option. You will see that the fill lines are now visible.
21- Click on go and then adjust where you want the design on your cutting mat. Click continue.
22- Select the media type and insert the foil quill into clamp A.
23- Make sure the dial is set on your media type. Click Go.
24- your machine will start to foil your design.
25- Your design is not filled.
*3rd party software is required to fill shapes as cricut design space does not have this capability. using 3rd party software is at your own risk.