We have 2 favorites. One is the pin pen tool from 143vinyl: https://www.143vinyl.com/pin-pen-tm-weeding-tool-mint.html?partner=219904. The other is this weeding tool we buy on Amazon: https://amzn.to/3pwnJc2.
These are the ones we always keep our craft room stocked with: https://makersgonnalearn.com/10-blanks-to-use-with-cricut/
This article will show you how to use each one: https://makersgonnalearn.com/how-to-use-basic-cricut-tools/
Here are 7 craft products we think every Cricut owner needs: https://makersgonnalearn.com/7-products-cricut-owners-should-have/
You can find our comparison of the two here: https://makersgonnalearn.com/videos/heat-press-vs-easypress-which-one-do-i-need/
We were really impressed with the performance of Crayola markers in our Cricut Maker. Remember that if you use an off-brand product before your warranty is up, you could actually make your warranty void. To find out more details about the Crayola markers performed for us, check out this comparison: https://makersgonnalearn.com/cricut-pens-vs-crayola-markers-in-the-maker/
We always recommend cleaning it well with some rubbing alcohol on a paper towel. This will remove any oils from your fingers, dust, and debris that can interfere with adhering your design properly.
Yes! It is always best to pre-wash them in case they shrink. Some fabric items also come with a coating on them (called sizing) that can interfere with adhering your design really well.
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