Recommended Supplies

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  • Cricut Maker
  • Cricut Explore Air 2
  • Basic Tools Kit
  • green cutting mat
    for vinyl, htv, etc (comes with Explore Air 2)
  • Blue Cutting Mat
    For Paper and Cardstock
  • purple cutting mat
    for heavy duty materials (basswood, leather, chipboard, etc)
  • Scoring Stylus
    For Cricut Explore Air 2
  • Deep-Point Blade
    For Cricut Explore Air 2
  • scoring wheel
    Cricut Maker Only
  • Knife Blade
    Cricut Maker Only
  • Transfer Tape (Medium Tack)
  • Adhesive Vinyl (Permanent)
    Oracal 651 is my favorite
  • Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV)
    Siser EasyWeed is my preferred brand.
  • Cardstock
    Great budget-friendly option
  • heat press
  • EasyPress
    for those with limited storage space
  • silicone mat
  • Teflon Sheets
    for applying htv
  • replacement blade
    Make sure has white top (do NOT buy one with grey cap)
  • X-Acto Knife
  • paper trimmer
  • Padded Squeegee
  • 12"x24" Cutting Mats
  • Self-Healing Mat
    for your workspace
  • Painter's Tape
  • sticker paper
  • Glitter Cardstock
  • Blank Apparel
  • Stencil Vinyl
    Oracal 813 is my favorite
  • chipboard
    Cricut Maker Only
  • Basswood
    Cricut Maker Only
  • printable vinyl
  • printable htv
  • chalk paints
  • Screen Printing Ink
    For Stenciled Shirts
  • etching cream
  • Heat N Bond Ultra
    Explore Series Only
  • Freezer Paper

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