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A Complete List of Cricut Cutting Materials

You've unboxed your new Cricut machine.  Now you want to make some projects.  Perhaps you have a few in your mind.

I will guarantee you there are way more Cricut cutting materials than you know.

So many in fact, once you've gone through our complete list, you'll have your own list of new projects and materials you want to try on your Cricut machine.

A complete list of Cricut cutting materials for both the Cricut Explore machines and Cricut Maker
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Let me start out by saying that this list includes over 70+ different materials that you can cut with your Cricut Explore machine and 80+ materials you can cut with the Cricut Maker machine.

That's a lot of cutting materials!!!

If you want to be able to cut all these materials, you will need a few additional blades.  Like the deep-point blade for cutting thick materials like chipboard, rubber stamps and felt.


To the rotary blade the is unique to the Cricut Maker.


Make sure to take some time to learn about all the Cricut cutting blades before you cut into a new material.

Still not sure what cutting machine to try?  Check out our comparison:  Cricut vs. Silhouette


what can you cut with a Cricut

I've also taken some time to share with you about each of the different materials in this video.  






A Complete List of Cricut Cutting Materials


Vinyl
Vinyl is used for a variety of projects from making wooden signs to vehicle decals to simple stencils for painting projects.  Each of these vinyls can be used for a variety of projects.



materials you can cut with a cricut maker




Iron-on
Iron-on or Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) is used to adhere vinyl to a project or material with heat.  This could include anything from t-shirts and bags, to wooden signs and leather earrings.  

Iron-on vinyl is very versatile. 

To apply iron-on vinyl, you would want to have a heat press of some sort.  I personally use the Cricut EasyPress 2 for all my iron-on projects.  Head here to learn more about the Cricut heat press.




Paper
Many crafters start using Cricut cutting machines because they want to create beautiful paper crafts.  That's how I started years ago in my classroom.  

From handmade cards to easy birthday decorations, there are so many great Cricut cutting materials you can try.

  • Cardstock
  • Clear Printable Sticker Paper
  • Constructions Paper
  • Copy Paper
  • Deluxe Paper Foil Embossed
  • Distressed Craft Foam
  • Embossed Foil Paper
  • Epoxy Glitter Paper
  • Flocked Paper
  • Foil Paper
  • Glitter Cardstock
  • Heavy Patterned Paper
  • Heavy Watercolor Paper
  • Light Cardstock
  • Light Glitter Paper
  • Light Patterned Paper
  • Notebook Paper
  • Paper
  • Parchment Paper
  • Pearl Paper
  • Poster Board
  • Shimmer Paper
  • Sticker Paper
  • Sticky Notes
  • Wrapping Paper






cricut cutting materials fabric

Fabric and Fibers
I LOVE to use my Cricut to cut out fabrics!!  It is easy, fast and accurate.  Both the Cricut Explore and the Cricut Maker can cut fabric.  

The Explore requires the Cricut bonded fabric blade.  The Maker requires the Rotary Blade.

You are limited on fabrics with the Explore, but you can cut fabrics.  Check out All About the Cricut Rotary Blade to teach you a bit more about cutting with fabric.







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Cricut Maker Cutting Materials

The Cricut Maker is Cricut's newest cutting machine.  There are way more materials that can be cut with the Maker including all those below.

You will need additional blades to cut with the Maker because each blade cuts different types of materials.  Learn more about the Cricut Maker Blades.






Other Cutting Supplies
There are a few other materials that you might not of thought about can be cut with a Cricut as well.



And there you have it!  A complete list of Cricut cutting materials to get you excited about creating.  Do you start a list of fun materials to try and great projects?  You should!!



A complete list of Cricut cutting materials for both the Cricut Explore machines and Cricut Maker




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