What to choose: The Cricut Maker 3

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Whether you use it for your small business or your craft projects, The Cricut Maker 3 is THE must-have machine that turns your wildest ideas into reality. It’s a bold claim, but one the device absolutely lives up to.

What is the Cricut Maker 3?

The Cricut Maker 3 is a device that cuts and draws on any materials from cloth to cardboard, wood, vinyl and foam. It looks like a printer except that, rather than a print head that moves across a page, it has a pen and/or a cutting blade which makes it just amazing for any DYI projects!

Rather than printing documents from something like Word, it prints designs you create in Cricut’s own software, known as Design Space. It cuts out fabric for clothing, soft toys or quilting; it draws and cuts out birthday and Christmas cards; it draws and cuts out iron-on transfers for T-shirts; and it even cuts out parts for your car, such as cork gaskets.

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The great advantage with the Cricut Maker 3, is probably its cutting power. The Cricut Maker 3 has now 10X more cutting power than the previous machines. It can also cut through tougher materials such as chipboard, basswood, leather, amongst others. Although these stiffer materials still require a few of passes to cut clean through, it will complete the project faster thanks to the enhanced speed and power!


Cricut Maker 3 works 2X as fast, cutting and writing up to 8″/second which makes it the fastest cutting machine on the market!


The Cricut Maker 3 is now not limited by the mat size (thanks to the use of Smart Materials) This will make a hudge difference if you are using the Cricut Machine for Home Decor. You can now make a single design up to 3.66 meters!


The blade holder in the Maker 3 pops open to allow you to insert different types of blades you can buy from Cricut as optional extras. These include: rotary blades for fabric; knife blades for cutting heavy material like balsa wood and thick cardboard; deep-point blades for things like light cardboard and thin polystyrene; and fine-point blades, which do come with the machine, for octopus (and possibly other) stickers.
It gives you amazing opportunities to work with different materials, for extra precise results.

Is the Cricut Maker 3 easy to use?

In conclusion the Cricut Maker is a fantastic machine and absolutely easy to use. You can cuts more materials than ever and it really help you realise ANY project you have in mind. Whether you’re working on a new jacket design, a scrapbook or even just labelled everything you own, the Cricut Maker 3 has you covered.

There is a steep learning curve for newbies, but again their app is very good at providing hints and tips along the way, and there’s also plenty of examples and content that’ll guide you towards the right direction.

Buying into the Cricut game can become expensive hobby due to the cost of because of the materials, but it totally worth it if you are serious about your craft or make it a business.

You can purchase the Cricut Maker 3 from £399.00, more information on www.cricut.com


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