Course Description

This workshop will quickly get you up and running with the Cricut Maker or Air Explore smart cutting machines. After completing this workshop, you will be able to create your own design in Design Space and to cut a basic project. You’ll be ready to take off on your own or move on to more advanced workshops.

Learner Outcomes

This workshop will provide:

  • An overview of the capabilities of the Cricut Maker and Air Explore
  • How to set up your machine and connect it to your device
  • How to install Design Space and create an account
  • The types of materials that can be cut with a Cricut
  • The basics of using Design Space software to create your project
  • Ideas for the types of projects you can make (with finished project examples)
  • The step-by-step process to cut a multi-layer card


  • If you have a computer or other device you may bring it to the workshop to follow along with the instructor. Some computers will be available for use.
  • You may optionally bring your own Cricut machine to work on.
  • This workshop only applies to the Cricut Maker, Air Explore and Explore machines


The desire to learn and have fun designing and making your very own creations.
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Section Title
Getting Started with Cricut
Palatine (Main)
10:00AM to 12:00PM
Jul 23, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $25.00
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