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How to cut projects larger than your cutting mat in Cricut Design Space

Posted on 17th January 2019
1- Log into Cricut design space. Click on a new project.


 

2- Go to the upload icon.


3- Click on upload image.


 

4- Click on browse.


 

5- Select your design. it will appear in the left window. I am using a PNG from the bird heart paper cut SVG at designbundles.net  Click save.


 

6- Your design will now appear in the recently uploaded image section. Select it. Click insert images.


 

7- Your design will appear in the design space. Resize to the correct size you need.


 

8- Make sure your design is in the top left. You can adjust that in the X and Y position on your top toolbar.

We now need the rectangles to separate your design so we can cut a large image. Go to the shape tool.

 


 

9- Select your shape and resize to a rectangle.


 

10- Cover 1/2 the design with the rectangle. Make sure it is positioned in the top left also.


 

11- Duplicate the rectangle. Place the rectangle over the other 1/2 of the design. you can line this rectangle as well using the X and Y position tool.


 

12- With both the rectangles selected right click and send to the back.


 

13- In the layers tab select the design and one of the rectangles. Click on the slice tool at the bottom of the layers tab.


 

14- Separate the sliced parts. You will now have two halves of your design. you can delete all the excess sliced parts.

 


 

15-  Click on Make it. The design will now be in 2 parts


 

16-  The second 1/2 of the design will be able to cut next. And you can adhere the 2 halves together.

This technique can be repeated many times with 4 or more squares or rectangles to cut even bigger designs.

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