Your Cricut Explore Wedding Butterfly Bunting

Your Cricut Explore Wedding Butterfly Bunting #wedding #butterfly #bunting #cricut

Bunting can come in all shapes, colours and sizes, brightening any occasion. It can easily be made from different resources using the Cricut Explore Air machine and its online software, Design Space. Cut letters and numbers out to personalise your event; Design Space allows access to Cricut fonts as well as those stored on your laptop/Mac/iPad.

This project makes mini butterfly shaped bunting from cotton fabric; perfect to drape around a decorative twig tree or table plan cut from fabric coordinating with your chosen colour scheme.

Your Cricut Explore Wedding Butterfly Bunting

You Will Need

Craft Essentials

 

How to Make

1. Cut the fabric into pieces no greater than 11” x 11” (28cm x 28 cm). Stabilise the fabric with the iron-on material. Apply the stabilised fabric to the cutting mat, fabric upwards.

2. Log on to your Design Space account and connect the Cricut Explore to the pc/laptop/Mac. Open a new blank canvas. Click on ‘Insert image’; search for and select a ‘butterfly’: this project used Butterfly #1030109 from Bits & Pieces cartridge.

Your Cricut Explore Wedding Butterfly Bunting #wedding #butterfly #bunting #cricut

3. To remove unwanted layers from the image: highlight the image; click ‘ungroup’ in the layers window or right-click and select ‘ungroup’; delete layers not wanted by highlighting them and selecting the delete button. Resize the butterfly as desired.

Your Cricut Explore Wedding Butterfly Bunting #wedding #butterfly #bunting #cricut

4. On the cut preview screen, enter the required number of project copies to create the bunting: don’t forget to click ‘apply’.

5. Cut the butterflies from the stabilised fabric.

6. Sew the butterflies into place on to your measured ribbon using a needle and thread.

7. Tie small lengths of organza ribbon in a knot between each butterfly.

Your Cricut Explore Wedding Butterfly Bunting #wedding #butterfly #bunting #cricut

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