Today I am a Guest Designer at
Thanks Sheila for the opportunity!
I saw these ornaments on a K&Company ornament pack
and thought I could create using my Gypsy and Cricut Expression
1- place a rectangle 3.75 h x 12.11 w using George and Basic Shapes
(or any other cartridge with rectangles Gypsy Wanderings has some rectangles too)
on mat lined up at the edge (it will be outside of the E's mat cutting area, but that is what you want)
make sure you un-click the Width/Height chain so that you can manipulate.
2- place somewhere else on the mat 9 of the #23 (on key pad) signs found on the Independence Day Cartridge at 1.5" h
b) click group
c) under advanced tab click Kern and enter -0.05
d) click weld
3- duplicate group by clicking the mirror button
4- flip design by clicking on the flip (up and down)
Above you can see copied or mirrored
Above you can see the design flipped
6- now weld the rectangle with the other designs.
I hope I have not confused anybody yet?
To recap: 1-you need a rectangle 3.75h x 12.11w,
2- the sign #23 9x from Independence Day grouped, -Kern -.05 and welded
3- flipped and arranged on both sides lining up the center of the last signs at the ends of the rectangle.
On to the next step
7- using Gypsy Wanderings click on the Décor Tag Creative Feature Key and choose design #44 on the keypad.
You have to score at center (lengthwise)
Score on each intersection
I moved on the the other side