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Ever Wonder if Something Has Been Asked in the Group, But Can’t Get the Search bar on Facebook to work? Fear Not! I have compiled some of the frequently asked and interesting posts here! The information below has been sorted in a spreadsheet format so you can search by reading through or by searching the page. Along with the questions, I have tagged each question/post to help facilitate your search. So the term “Vinyl” may take you to several questions where the phrase “HTV Vinyl” may help narrow your search. Or if you have a question about SCAL2 you can search for “SCAL2”, but if you have a more specific question like “Why did SCAL2 stop cutting?” you can search “SCAL2 stopped” and you should find related posts. Anyone who wants to help contribute to adding tags to the questions below to make the search process easier are encouraged to message me on Facebook or via email!!

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My Videos

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Just a quick video on how I handle overlapping letters in SCAL2. Overlapping Letters Cursive Letters Overlapping Font Cursive Font https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1929197303868036/
Updating your Firmware Update Firmware Updating https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1854035401384227/
Hard Reset for Expression, Create, Personal, Cake or Cake Mini Hard Reset Refresh https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1854093411378426/
Re-adhering Vinyl with an Iron. Re-adhering Readhering Vinyl HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl Iron Siser Easyweed Lifted Vinyl https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1769180549869713/
How I Store My Scrap Vinyl! Storing Scrap Vinyl Storage Store Scrap Vinyl https://www.facebook.com/teresaiscrafty/videos/488544761575079/
Removing HTV from a project. Remove HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl Correct Mistake https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1733605690093866/
Here’s a quick tutorial on how to get to the google drive / request access to it! Group Drive Google Drive https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1554928131294957/
I have uploaded the square box file, and here’s the tutorial on how to set it up and add words in SCAL2 Setting up Square Gift Box SCAL2 https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1484201845034253/
So after fighting with my computer for days, I am finally posting this video. I apologize in advance for the poor quality (I have no idea what my computer did here). Forgive the length, I did 4 onsies in this tutorial (at least I fast forwarded the ironing). So without further ado: A tutorial on putting onsies together! Iron Onesie HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl Iron On https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1458007920986979/
How to do the Crayon Valentine’s Day Cards using SCAL2. Valentines Card Crayon Drawing SCAL2 https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2067400813381017/
Ever wondered what a Cricut Jukebox is for? Heres a quick overview. Cricut Jukebox https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2067528140034951/

Great Project Ideas

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Thought I’d share this idea I just came across. I always thought those monogram frames I have would just die on my computer as I don’t do so much monogramming but here’s a cute idea for another use for those monogram frames! Monogram Frames Paper Crafting https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1646865762101193/
Gift I made today. It was my first time so not too bad. Glass Cutting Board 651 Vinyl https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1521480187973085/
These were xmas presents for my family this year! Lots of work but enjoyable! Next year i definitely need to plan AND start earlier! Thank goodness for hubby’s help!! Hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas surrounded by family and friends Lighted Canvas Vinyl on Canvas 651 Vinyl https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1534421776678926/
Omg I love the boxes 😍😍❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ mine has vinyl for the words because I got a bunch of it for free, so I figured, why not practice? I’m going to make all the boxes Gift Box https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1520816761372761/
I feel like my elves are missing something.. What do yall think Christmas Elves https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1490653681055736/
How to do the Crayon Valentine’s Day Cards using SCAL2. Valentines Card Crayon Drawing SCAL2 https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2067400813381017/

Posts from the group

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Does any one have a good site for free svg’s? SVG Lovesvg Free https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2063513910436374/
Well I dusted off my poor cricut expression after not using it for the last couple months. I made favour boxes for my twins Paw Patrol Birthday Party in a couple weeks. Its to hold the Ty Beanie Boos. I found a box template online and modified it to my liking. I cut on poster board paper and used a cricut marker for the image and word  Favor Favour Poster Board Draw Box Boxes Foldable Box Drawing Marker Paw Patrol https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1886893454765088/
HELP please! How do I get rid of those lines in the letters from the letter prior to it? I tried with no avail. I don’t want SCAL2 to cut into the letters. If it has already been answered I am sorry. I have no idea what key words to search in this group to find the answer. Thanks Overlapping Letters Cursive Letters Overlapping Font Cursive Font https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2032273513560414/
Opinions on bright pad please. Worth it or not? Bright Pad Light Pad Tracing Pad Weeding Light Box https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2031761603611605/
As promised, etched glass with more than one color. Etching Glass Rub n Buff https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2014669075320858/
Im working on a gift and my vinyl is not wanting to stick to my wood….should i put modge podge over it? Vinyl Wood Mod Podge https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2006812372773195/
Most of you are putting together several shirts for others this Christmas. Follow this tool to help you size your design! Shirts Sizing HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl Place and Size https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2003311319789967/
Hi all. Question for text on a path. Is there a way to get the bottom word to read left to right rather than upside down? I think this looks “off” Text on Path Circle Text Reverse Path https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1996036753850757/
I am seeing this question ALOT so lets talk tiny fonts Small Font Tiny Font Tiny Text Small Text https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1988350074619425/
Ok I’m ready to pull out my hair. Linked offset is refusing to work in inkscape. Shadow in scal is NOT WORKING how heck ya make the t not be stupid! It is welded everything else is right but the t! Overlapping Letters Cursive Letters Overlapping Font Cursive Font https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1978879855566447/
Let’s talk light pads. Bright pads. Tracing pads. Etc. Etc. They have them for kids around $20. What do we look for? LED. Wattage. Volts. USB. I like this ones price…$18 Bright Pad Light Pad Tracing Pad Weeding Light Box https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1963935500394216/?sale_post_id=1963935500394216&rt=11
So I figured I would take a leap and cut the mylar stencil tonight. Mylar Stencil Stencils https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1949285745192525/
Only my awesome group of DinoCrafter will understand my excitement!
The other day i found this on a thrift store marked $2.99 but that day was 50% off… woo woot’🤣
No more eye hurting or hard time weeding.😁
Bright Pad Light Pad Tracing Pad Weeding Light Box https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1957023891085377/
Ok I’m so frustrated. Is there a trick to getting Cricut glitter vinyl to release onto the transfer paper? When I use the regular transfer paper the letters I’ve cut won’t go onto it. No matter how long and hard I rub it. Some letters will stick but not often and never all of them. So I tried the strong grip. It picks up the cut letters but then won’t release them onto the object I’m transferring to. Help!!! Transfer Paper Transfer Tape Glitter Vinyl Won’t Release https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1956398011147965/
? If I’m using my expression without a computer can I use htv 2 do a name??? Cartridge HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl Flip Backwards https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1931589460295487/
Yes! All dinosaurs can write! Simply replace your blade with these pens and your all set! Writing Markers Pens https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1925849034202863/
Just my luck….working on orders and i cant get this word to weld to cut correctly….i have grouped and ungrouped and welded and i still get the centers of letters not cutting out Overlapping Letters Cursive Letters Overlapping Font Cursive Font Weld Center of Letters https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1913044242150009/
Both cut easily with high pressure and blade at 4 no multi cut. The transparency film feels bit better as not as flimsy but will work as well. I’ve seen some use a non permanent tack spray to hold in place while using but I just used my hand and did fine also! Sencil Transparency Film Sheet Protectors https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1901220813332352/
Oh my. My personal cricut stopped working… doesn’t power up.. will have to call Cricut….any ideas? Just stopped… Power Powering Stopped Power Cord Not Working https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1899618093492624/
I am attempting to cut this for a cake topper for my aunts birthday.
I have welded it , the insides of the letters do no cut .
I have moved them further apart
I have made it larger , still can’t get the insides of the letters to not cut .
Overlapping Letters Cursive Letters Overlapping Font Cursive Font Weld Center of Letters https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1865313096923124/
How do I get rid of the purple outside of the heart? Splitting Images https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1774194826034952/
I am going to show you how to Take something you type in inkscape to turn into an SVG, Please Dont comment on my post until Im done so as not to get things out of order. I have step by step photos of each step Inkscape Text to SVG https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1722702574517511/
Let’s talk SVG storage. (For those who don’t know SVGs are cuttable files for SCAL2) Storing SVGs Storage https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1733654890088946/
What font is this? What Font is this What the Font Font Matcher https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1731167810337654/
Does anyone use a font manager? Font Manager Organize Fonts https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1727123184075450/
Does anyone know if a place you can down load the images on a cartridge for an index? Cartridge Images https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1705951856192583/
Is there a way to make your text look like this? The shadow looking part I mean Shadow SCAL2 Font Shadow Drop Shadow https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1690843711036731/
do you know how to get accents on fonts?? SCAL2 Text Alt Codes Accents https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1687839038003865/
When working in SCAL2 what command do I use to “weld” I have an image and I put a few shapes at the bottom to give it the edge I wanted. I don’t want those images cut individually. What am I missing? TIA Weld Welding https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1661398740647895/
Hi all, What does the grey in Handpicked mean? I’m trying to union (join) everything in Scal2 like the words For Earth. I used to be able to select all, group, and select union, but now it’s not working. Overlapping Letters Cursive Letters Overlapping Font Cursive Font Weld Center of Letters https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1653684188086017/
I was wondering if its possible that they cut as a solid letter and not like an outline without the middle in each letter…. if that makes sense. Solid outline font https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1641947039259732/
can you advise me on how to type on a path, I am trying to get names to curve, as if in a smile Text on Path Circle Text Reverse Path https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1640500486071054/
So my wife asked me about cutting fabric. Can I do that with the expression 1 and if so what mat do I need? Cutting Fabric Cut Fabric https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1642577902529979/
 If you find you need a digital version of a manual for your cartridge (or in my case a manual period) Cartridge Manual https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1640781556042947/
Anyone cut fabric with their cricut? I want to try and do a fabric appliqué and layer glitter htv on top? Just wondering what all I need to cut fabric…(is there a different mat, for example)… Cutting Fabric Cut Fabric https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1629659617155141/
So I’m weeding an intricate design on HTV. My trick, tape a peice of transfer tape, sticky side up to put your garbage onto, so you don’t have to pick little peices off your floor or work surface later 😊 Weeding HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1621453361309100/
Why is this raising? I used 651 and it is outside on the porch. Could it be cause it has rained for the past 2 weeks? Is there any way to fix it? 651 Vinyl Outdoor Vinyl Lifting Peeling Wood https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1621514904636279/
I am trying to type out my title in scal. Ive used multiple fonts Ive tried to weld but still doesnt mold the letters together. Is it better to type them out and weld together in inkscape or what am i doing wrong. Overlapping Letters Cursive Letters Overlapping Font Cursive Font Weld Center of Letters Magnolia Sky https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1621304584657311/
Who has a heat press? what brand? what do you like or dislike about it? Heat Press https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1620275068093596/
I’m thinking about getting a light box. Anyone use one? Can you post a pic? There id’s such a drastic price range, I’m confused looking at them. Bright Pad Light Pad Tracing Pad Weeding Light Box https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1618435994944170/
Purchased this htv and it arrived today. I’m excited to do some projects with it! I purchased the transfer mask as well. With print htv you don’t flip the image, correct? It is my first experience with print htv and I don’t want to screw it up haha. I figure that is what the transfer mask is for. Thanks for any help! HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl Printed HTV Print HTV https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1611693265618443/
In SCAL2 is there a way to save your designs as a PNG file
I want to be able to show the available designs
SCAL2 Save as PNG Export as PNG https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1572580919529678/
Anyone know where i can find greek letters? Fraternity Sorority Frat Greek Letters https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1550865728367864/
Using Scal2 ….personal cutter….
It starts cutting and after about 10 seconds it stops…. like its paused.. how long do I let it sit?
SCAL2 Paused SCAL2 Stopped https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1540655526055551/
Hi all, I did a search for tips on cutting acetate, 2 ladies came up but no tips. So, any suggestions on what settings an should I change to the ‘deep cut blade with housing’. I’m using the Cricut Personal ATM. Thanks 😊 Cutting Acetate Stencil https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1548867361901034/
I have seen many projects with the split monogram. Does someone know if this is available with
scal2? Specifically I want to do my daughters last name initial split with their first name in the middle.
Split Monogram Split Letter https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1545060832281687/
I’m still struggling to figure out SugarVeil’s lace… But this might also be interesting. Cricut Cake Cricut Cake Mini Food Safe Icing https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1546274435493660/
does anyone know if you can add paint color to etching cream to give it a color when etching a glass? Etching Glass Stain https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1544887368965700/
Quick Tip: If you have a Black and White image you want to convert to an SVG, YOU CAN DO IT RIGHT IN SCAL2! Just use this magical button! SCAL2 Tracing Black & White Quick Tip https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1507721836015587/
What is everyone’s got to have tool? I have these picks from harbor freight which I love. Bonus they are super cheap. Then my basic cricut set which I love the tweezers out of. Tools Weeding Scissors Scraper Squegee https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1539519729502464/
So I saw a comment from someone the other day about making sure the mat arrow is at the top in SCAL. Where do I find how to orientate the mat? Mine shows the arrow on the side. Mat Orientation Mat Direction https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1531557083632062/
so when was first getting into my cricut I installed a lot of fonts so now I want to “uninstall” some how? A d is there way that can just.move the file and if want later can just reinstall just the one I want? Font Manager Organize Fonts Delete Fonts https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1528988707222233/
Is there a way to only cut part of an image in SCAL? I cut something yesterday and the last word in the image had just the bottoms of a couple letters cut off! Grr! I don’t want to waste and recut the whole thing! Hoping I can just recut the one part. Any help is appreciated! Break an Image Apart Cut Part of an Image https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1527008344086936/
Ok I’m feeling like a real idiot but I cannot figure out how to get the text in the split part of the monogram?? It’s driving me bonkers! I keep playing and messing it up. Any help is appreciated. Split Monogram Split Letter https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1519517091502728/
If I want to do a monogram is there a specific font to use? How do I go about this lol. Thanks! Monogram Font Monogram Text Monogram KKK Monorammos https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1522569744530796/
Ok so wanting to try something. So say I make this image into an svg. And want to stick it to bottom of a cutting board. Do I flip it? And how? Glass Cutting Board Flip https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1510829679038136/
Hello fellow crafters, I plan to make the truck/tree vinyl combination on canvas with lights! Any tips or tricks to make sure it goes smooth. I have approximately 7 to make. I know preparing the canvas with paint is important. Does it matter what kind of paint? Thanks in advance! Lighted Canvas Vinyl on Canvas 651 Vinyl https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1507280172726420/
I got a quick question. When using scal 2 and i need to line up words vertically . Is there an easy way to do that. SCAL2 Align Text https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1499144060206698/
When you realize you need signs for your car for work tomorrow and decide to test out a new weeding method! Worked like a charm! 5 signs made Weeding Adhesive Vinyl Tools https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1498862803568157/
Can you cut stencil material with expression without deep cut housing and if so what settings? Stencil Material Stencil Cut Settings https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1488643747923396/
I want to make these lights. Do you guys just use white lights? I was thinking maybe fairy lights. I accidentally bought white lights with green cords and it looks ridiculous. Glass Blocks https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1498563006931470/
Just some more info on selling items made with cricut cartridges. There is a whole page on the cricut website that just clarified a few questions for me which I will link below called the Angel Policy which states what you can and can’t legally sell when it comes to items made with cartridges (and craftroom files). Selling Copyright Cartridge https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1489619767825794/
How to install a font to your computer. Any font installed on your computer can be used in SCAL2. In this video I also go over finding commercial use fonts on dafont.com 🙂 Downloading Fonts from DaFont https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1489053704549067/
Just want to share some info with you guys. I know a lot of people want to make their crafting profitable, there are just some things you have to keep in mind when designing your items to sell. Selling Copyright Profit Profitable Personal Use Commercial Use https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1489566074497830/
While my onesie tutorial is converting to be uploaded to facebook I decided to test out an option for drawing and I am super excited!! I drew the key and the flourish from my cartridge and the words from SCAL2. I am soooooooo excited!!! Drawing Pen https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1453862684734836/
How I did a multilayer HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl) with an iron HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl Iron On Glitter HTV https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1476139805840457/
When I started with my Expression 8 yrs ago I found this download. It helped me so much in learning the settings of different materials. I am hoping it helps someone else also. It is a Cricut Cutting Guide. I printed it out and put it in a nice binder. That way I just flipped to the page I needed and had it next to my machine. Starting Out Cricut Cutting Guide Cut Settings https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1475268945927543/
So I have a personal already and now a used expression I won on eBay this morning on the way. Can we each with these machines on metal like the newer ones can? Engrave Metal https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1466160710171700/
Is your machine not cutting through your material? Check your cut settings then try these steps 👍 Cutting Problems https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1443915542396217/
Can you cut thin wood & fabric w expressions? Cutting Wood Deep Cut Blade Cutting Fabric https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1440539552733816/
What is SCAL2 SCAL2 https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1449023031885468/
is there an idiot proof guide 101 to understanding htv???
I just don’t get it!!!!
HTV Heat Transfer Vinyl https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/1602733756514394/
My question is, does anyone know of a cartridge or 2 that I can buy to make the 3D flowers? I wanna try somethng new! Cartridge Rolled Flowers https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2079039378883827/
Is there a cartridge with the tear drop on it ? I want to try the leather earrings . What is the leather and and sparkly stuff you would use and where do u get it. Ty Cartridge Tear Drop Leather Earrings https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2076158782505220/
No laughing 😂😂😂😂 but I am not getting how to split this in half 😒 I looked on youtube and could find info but it was for scal 3 and up – scal 2 has The tool in the bar but my paths only have the reverse – what am I not understanding ? Can someone please help – I want just the out line of rightside of this guitar – but thick enough so it is recognized as a guitar and not be so thin.it looses its form – what can I do – I tried to trace but it wants to.trace the whole guitar – I broke it apart to get this section lol thanks Splitting Images https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2073554519432313/
I hope someone can help me, I have an Expression and Scal2. I am trying to make tags for awedding (100). I can print them off individually, but when I do page fill Scal just shuts down! I must be doing something wrong but no idea what. Please help x SCAL2 Tips Fill Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2061618810625884/
Any of you ladies ever used a font manager? I have to many fonts installed but would like to find something I can use that I can see what the font looks like and can temp install if want to use and then uninstall afterwards? If that make sense. Font Manager https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2049045978549834/
This is a working project. The 1st picture is what I wanted. When I cut it, I was overwhelmed with the weeding, and messed up 2 sheets of HTV, so both got thrown out. The 2nd picture is how I edited in “Paint” to hopefully be easier to weed. I wanted opinions from y’all before I cut. What do you think? Should I make more changes? Designing with Paint Simplifying a Design Inkscape https://www.facebook.com/groups/CricutDinos/permalink/2015897608531338/

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