Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

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Are you super excited about this new machine? The Cricut Joy™ is a great segue into the DIY world of crafting! It is great for long designs (like skylines or panoramas), repeat or small and so much more!
Step 1

First, click here for the design in Cricut® Design Space™.
TIP: Be sure to let the system know you are using the Cricut Joy™. In the upper right corner, click the dropdown box to choose Cricut Joy™.

Step 2

Now, click ‘Make It’ in the upper right corner and then click ‘Continue’ in the lower right corner of your screen.

Step 3

In your preview screen, check ‘Mirror’ in the left panel for each mat, to reverse your image.

Step 4

Select your material, place Smart Vinyl™ in the loading area and your machine will pull it in to start your cut. Follow the prompts to cut out your design.

Step 5

Use scissors to cut away the vinyl around your design. Next, use your weeder tool to peel away the remaining negative space surrounding your design so when you’re done, it's the only thing left on the backer paper.

Step 6

Preheat your EasyPress™ to the appropriate temperature for your material and, if needed, adjust the timer.
TIP: See the Quick Reference Guide, included with your EasyPress™, for temperature and times or click here an interactive guide. You can also use an iron to press your material. Just follow the instructions included in the iron-on material packaging.

Step 7

Place your muslin bag on top of your EasyPress™ mat and then preheat the fabric for 5 seconds.

Step 8

Place the carrier sheet with your design, so it’s sticky-side down, onto your muslin bag. You should be able to see the layer through the carrier sheet, just as it will appear once ironed.

Step 9
Place your EasyPress™ on top of the design, apply the appropriate pressure for your material and press the time button. Once it beeps, flip over your muslin bag and press for another 15 seconds. If your material is the warm peel type, you may go ahead and peel off the carrier sheet. If your material is a cool peel type, let it cool completely before removing the carrier sheet.

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