How to install the foil quill in the Cricut machine Posted on 20th November 2019 *Cricut expression air 2 machine used. 1- Open the lid of your machine. There are 2 holders A and B. Undo the clamp on side A. 2- Using a little pressure from beneath and at the same time pulling from the top, remove the pen holder from the machine. 3- Screw in the C adapter onto the foil quill. 4- Place the foil quill into section A. Clamp the foil quill into it tight. 5- Place the metal protector under the quill tip. This is to protect your machine from the heat while the quill is heating up. 6- Plug your quill into a power source. You will see that the light will turn on once plugged into the power source. Leave to heat up for 5 minutes before you use the quill.