If you are new to crafting with vinyl and you want to know which vinyl to use with your Cricut vinyl projects, then I have got a treat for you.
In this post, I will break down each type of vinyl, what it’s used for and even show you some great Cricut Vinyl projects to try out. This is definitely one you want to pin for later.
Cricut Vinyl Projects | Which Vinyl To Use
These can be used with any vinyl cutting machines, but my favorites are the Cricut explore air and maker.
I create a lot of my vinyl Cricut projects in design space and here is a list of the different types and which vinyl to use.
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There are several different types of adhesive vinyl that you can use for various Cricut vinyl projects, but I am just going to go over the most common ones used in crafting.
You have both permanent and removable vinyl that you can use. There uses are just as they sound.
There are also different types
With both removable and permanent you will have to use transfer tape. But both of these make beautiful home decor projects.
Heat Transfer Vinyl
Heat transfer vinyl is not sticky, it instead is fused into the fabric using heat to bond it to the fabric.
Types of heat transfer vinyl, here are the most common:
The Best Heat Transfer Vinyl Brands
Printable vinyl is a medium that you use to print a design using your home inkjet printer and your Cricut Machines print and cut feature. When you are done here check out Cricut Print and Cut Tips And Tricks To Getting Brighter More Vibrant Colors.
There are 2 types:
- Heat transfer
My favorites to use are the Jolee’s Boutique Easy Image Iron-on Transfer Paper and PPD Inkjet Iron-On Dark T Shirt Transfers Paper.
Both of these are used for fabric crafts, and I like to use the one for darks on both light and dark fabrics.
I hope this article gives you a better idea of what vinyl you should use for your next Cricut vinyl project if you have any questions feel free to comment below and ask.