How To Save SVG Files In Cricut Design Space
If you are a new user with Cricut and using Cricut’s Design Space software this tutorial will walk you through how to open and save SVG files in Cricut Design Space.
The great thing about saving your files and designs in Cricut’s Design Space software is that you are able to bring in other designs form other designers from all over the internet.
You can purchase designs or obtain designs for free.
I offer free SVG cut file designs to email subscribers to use and download however they wish. You can access the Resource Library and find several printables and SVGs.
Once you have your file saved, you can use it for all kinds of projects including decals, shirts, and so much more.
This tutorial is very easy to follow and it only takes a few minutes to save a design. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission but it is at no additional cost to you)! Read my full disclosure here.
By saving designs to your Cricut Design Space library you are able to free up space on your computer.
You can then access them whenever you need to create a project. And when you are crafting you will have all of your files right there ready to use at your fingertips to use over and over.
Saving SVG files in Cricut Design Space
1). First, download you SVG file from its source to your computer desktop.
2). Open the Cricut Design Space software. (web-based)
3). Click on new project.
4). Click Upload, and select the SVG your saved to your desktop.
5). Name the file for your library.
6). Click Save.
The file should now be saved in your Cricut Design Space Library.
Here is a quick video showing you how to open and save SVG files to Cricut Design Space.
Note that when you upload a design to Cricut Design Space you might notice the different file options such as JPG or PNG file types.
I recommend that you stick with SVG files at first until you become more comfortable using the design software. SVG files are ready to use to cut by color. Uploading an image may require additional work or design before its ready to be cut.
The SVG files in the Resource Library come with both DXF JPEG and PDF versions of the file. I also offer the Silhouette Studio file version for Silhouette cameo users.
Once you have your design saved – you are ready to create! The possibilities are endless when it comes to using your Cricut machine.
Also, note that SVG files are universal to any cutting machine.
Make Your Own SVG Files
And if you have ever wanted to create your own SVG files you totally can. Creating your own is great because you will save a ton of money by not having to buy them from other designers.
Jennifer Maker has a fabulous course on to create your own SVG files to use in any cutting machine. The course is called Cut Above. It walks you through it step by step using design software that you can either download for free or purchase like Adobe Photoshop or Indesign.
She offers the class one time a year, so you may have to wait to enroll. However, once enrolled you have for life. She walks through the course with her students to make sure they understand each step. There are assignments in the course so by the end of it you will be an SVG designer.
You can sign up for the course here!
And if designing SVG files aren’t quite your thing don’t worry. I have you covered. You can also check out where to find FREE SVG files for your cutting machine here. Plus, I offer SVG cut files in my Resource Library for the Crafty Life Mom community.
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