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Fan Spotlight - Debra Maurer


Fan Since 2011 - Location: California

Q. Who or what inspires you?

A. My friends and fellow crafters inspire me. Through conversation ideas will pop in my head how I could make something to match a person or an event.

Q. What is your favorite craft tool?

A. I have been doing graphic design for some years now, and so I’d ...

Fan Spotlight - Linda Palaia

Fan Since 2009 - Location: New Hampshire

Q. Who or what inspires you?

A. Seeing what others design.

Q. What is your favorite craft tool?

A. I would have to say my computer, as this is where all Mary’s Kits come to life.

Q. What is your favorite season or holiday for crafting?

A. Christmas and fall as I love the colors of these ...

Fan Spotlight - Missie Myers

Fan Since 2009 - Location: Ohio

Q. Who or what inspires you?

A. My inspiration to create depends on what's going on in my world at any point in time. The season, a holiday, someone's birthday . . . the worst part of it is when an idea comes to mind and I'm not able to create it right then and ...

Using SVG Files with Cricut Design Space -

This video was created to test and demonstrate how to import SVG files (from into Cricut's new Design Space software for the Cricut Explore machine. As of this writing (Wednesday, February 19th, 2014), we've not yet actually cut our files with the Cricut Explore (we should have one very soon) so we're not sure of the final output, but we will be posting our findings as soon it arrives.

Sizzix eclips2 - First Look

UPDATE 4/1/2014: Click Here for the official review!

Let's face it, without cutting machines, SVGCuts wouldn't exist, so we're always excited when new cutting machines are introduced. Today I had the opportunity to talk to Sizzix's director of marketing, who gave me most of the details on the new Sizzix eclips2. Let's dive right in!

We'll see two versions of the Sizzix ...

Chicago Tribune - Crafting A Romantic Adventure

As if winning the 2013 Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Award wasn't enough, we had the opportunity to sit down with Chicago Tribune reporter, Jennifer Weigel to talk about our business, our relationship and our business relationship. Click the thumbnails to view screenshots of the article, or click here to for the actual article on Chicago Tribune's website.



Cricut To Revisit SVG Support? Cricut Explore, Design Space and Aircut

It's been over two years since Provo Craft filed suit against software companies Craft Edge (Sure Cuts a Lot) and Make The Cut. Since that time, the personal electronic cutting machine market has seen a shift from cartridge-based systems to software-driven systems that allow crafters to cut their own designs through the use of fonts and SVG files as well as other proprietary file formats.

You don't have to be a ...

2013 Halloween Challenge

The Halloween season is officially coming to a close. Booo! While we weren't able to release as many Halloween kits  as we would have liked (Wedding and Martha Stewart American Made awards made things a little crazy), the ones we did release were huge hits with the SVGCuts community, as you'll see in the fan submitted photos below!

This year's Halloween challenge was ...

We Visited Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in NYC!

Boy was I thrilled when Leo (my husband and business partner) and I were invited to take a tour of the studios and offices of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia!

I always sleep in. Even on Christmas. I just love a warm cozy bed, and it's nearly always impossible for me to get up in the morning (even though I completely love my life of course).  However, on the morning of our ...

2013 Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Winner

Out of the more than 2,000 small-business owners that nominated themselves for the 2013 Martha Stewart American Made Awards, SVGCuts finished first! With over 125,000 votes during the preliminary voting round and over 56,000 votes in the final round, the SVGCuts community of paper crafters helped crown SVGCuts the 2013 Audience Choice Winner!
American Made Hour Interview on XM Radio
Mary and I ...