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Snap rotate function in Cricut design space - Build a flower

Posted on 2nd March 2018
1- Open Cricut design space and click on the shapes icon.


2- Select a shape (or upload a design or text) we will be creating a flower so click on the heart shape.


3- Select your heart and click on the duplicate icon.


4- Select your second heart.


5- To access the snap rotate function you need to hold the SHIFT key down while the same time turning the rotating icon on your selected shape. Your shape will snap rotate at 45 degree intervals.  Your second heart needs to be rotated to 180 degrees.


6- Click on the align and then centre the hearts(1). Make sure one is slightly overlapping the other. Click weld (2).


7- With your new shape, select it and duplicate.


8- Select the duplicated shape.


9- Using the snap rotate function, hold the SHIFT key down and rotate your design.


10- Overlap your design and align it.Select both shapes and click on the weld function.


11-  Click on the shape icon again.


12- Select the circle icon.


13- Draw your circle and then click on the layer to access the colour options.


14- Change the colour of the circle to create them middle of the flower.


15- Select both the flower and circle and click on the align tool and centre the middle.


16-Your flower is created. If you want to print and cut it, you can select both parts of the flower and click on the flatten icon.


17- You image is now a print and cut file. You can see that its print file by the layers tab now shows a printer not a cut icon.

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