How-To Articles

How to use our optional Solid Score Lines


Depending on which cutting machine and software you're using, you may be interested in our solid score lines. They're optional and can be found in our projects' Extras folders.
Dashed Score Lines
First of all... dashed score lines.

All of our projects are compatible with a wide variety of cutting machines, so by default, all of our score lines are dashed lines. These are meant ...

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Design Inspiration | Saint Patrick's Day Bag & Card

I've been itching to use this adorable paper from Doodlebug Design, so today I whipped up a cute set of projects. Love!

I just finished updating the Zig Zag Bag last night. It now includes optional solid score lines as well as the entire project saved as a single file.

It's part of the Travel ...

How to Make an SVGCuts Project with Your Cricut Explore or Maker

Wondering how to make an SVGCuts project using your Cricut Explore or Cricut Maker machine? It's easy! Let's take it from the top and go step-by-step.

Today we're going to make the new Mail Box project from start to finish.
Create an Account
First, I'd suggest creating an account with us at We do not share your information with anyone and ...

"Get Well" Baseball Box Card

I made this card for my father-in-law who’s recovering from knee replacement surgery. Since it’s almost baseball season and he’s a big Chicago Cubs fan, I thought it would be just the thing to cheer him up a bit.

He's one of the sweetest people you'll meet, and I hope it's a reminder for him ...

Design Inspiration: Claddagh Heart

I just had to see how our Hanging Geometric Heart project would look in GREEN with a pretty gold claddagh heart design on the front. I love it!

Not only would it make a lovely treat for someone come March, but who wouldn't love it as part of some St. Patrick's Day decor. For something so special-looking, it's hard to believe how quickly ...

Top October Downloads of All Time

Out of curiosity, I just tallied up the most popular Kits during each October since SVGCuts began in 2009. It breaks down to about half Halloween, then Christmas/Fall just about makes up the other half. :)

That's about where my mind is at now, too - thinking about Christmas and getting excited, but also giving Halloween and Fall lots of thought. It's that time of ...

Why Don't I See the SVG File I Just Inserted in Cricut Design Space?

"I purchased the Carousel Ride SVG kit. I downloaded it and uploaded it to my Cricut. When I went to use it, there is nothing showing up on my canvas." ~Sue

Unfortunately, something has changed in the Cricut Design Space software, and some SVG files are importing “off the mat.”

If this happens, you can click on the file name in your Layers window to select it, and then enter “zero” and ...

Why Are My Score Lines on a Different Mat in Cricut Design Space?

If you're cutting out an SVG file that has score lines or numbers on it, you have to "attach" the lines in the Cricut Design Space software.

Missing this step is a VERY common problem that new users have. And there's really no way for anyone to know that it's necessary.

We get several messages a day from people asking ...

How Do You Cut SVG Files with a Brother ScanNCut Machine?

We aren't "affiliated" with Brother, however, we regularly get e-mails from people asking how to cut SVG files with their Brother ScanNCut machine.

So, let's break it down! :)
The New ScanNCut Machine
The new Brother ScanNCut2 machine DOES cut SVG files directly, so all you need to do is load them onto your machine and cut.

The original Brother ScanNCut machine does ...

Lighted Jack O' Lantern Fan Gallery

Holy moly! The Lighted Jack O' Lantern projects that have been shared on our Facebook Page over the last few days are way too cool! Check 'em out!!