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Creating a knockout effect in Cricut design space mobile app

Posted on 16th July 2018

1-Open the Cricut design space app.

2- Tap on a new project.

3- Tap on the text icon and select your text to use.


4- Type your text.


5- To ensure you get a clean knockout effect we need to adjust the space between the letters and the gap between each row.


6- Tap on the letter space icon and adjust using the + and - icons to make the letter space smaller.


7- Tap on the line space to make the gap between the lines smaller.


8- Tap on the alignment icon.


9- adjust the alignment to centre.


10- Tap on the isolate letters icon.


11- Adjust the letters to make both lines of text match.(1) Group the text (2)


12- Next you need to upload your knockout shape.


13- Upload your shape.


14- Resize over your text.


15- Select both text and shape. Tap on slice.


16- Your design will now slice. We have to separate the parts.



17- You will have a negative and positive of the knock out.


18- Select the cut out and tap on layers.


19- Change the colour so you can clearly see the difference in the knockout.


20- Move the knockout back into the text.


21- Group the two parts and flatten to cut.

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