Calibrate Cricut for print and cut before using it for your first cut. You will need to Calibrate Cricut for Cricut print and cut, using the rotary blade or the knife blade is going to be essential to get the best cut accuracy from your printed design.
In this tutorial, I am going to walk you through the calibration process step by step. You will learn more about the print-then-cut feature and also how to get an accurate cut by calibrating Cricut for print and cut.
Machine and tool maintenance is a must, 2 things I do often are recalibrating my Cricut and also Clean My Cricut Mat.
What Is Print And Cut?
Cricut print and cut is where you print an image using an inkjet printer. The image will be a flat, single-layer image, but will usually have different colors. The Cricut machine will use your home printer to print registration marks around the sheet so that the machine can calculate where the cut lines are. So you want to calibrate Cricut for print and cut before you use it for the first time if you want the best cuts.
This is basically the same process for knife blade calibration and also the rotary blade, just choose which tool you are using, and the best way to collaborate any of these tools is to follow the on-screen prompts. This will get you the best results.
What Materials Can I Use With Print and Cut?
You can use any printable paper for Cricut. If you can print on it from your printer and it is within the print and cut dimensions which are 6.75x9.25 inches. You can even print and cut an image of a person!
- printable vinyl
- sticker paper
- sublimation paper
Not using calibrate for Cricut before using print and cut the first time is a common reason why printed images don't properly cut where they are supposed to. It is also a great way to prolong the cutting process altogether!