Get to know Cricut's OTHER products!

Cricut is not just electronic cutting machines! Learn more about the other machines in the Cricut line—the EasyPress and EasyPress 2, Brightpad, and Cuttlebug! These machines can help make your projects more polished (yay!) and easier (double yay!).

Cricut Academy is a labor of love by Cori from the blog Hey, Let's Make Stuff and is not affiliated directly with Cricut. I'm just a crafter who wants to see you succeed with your Cricut!
Get to know Cricut's OTHER products!

After this course, you'll...

  • Pick the Right Heat Source

    The Cricut EasyPress is Cricut's heat press tool. Learn how it differs from a household iron and a traditional heat press—and how to choose which heat source is best for your needs!

  • Make Weeding Easier

    Struggle with eye-strain? Hate glitter vinyl? The Cricut Brightpad can help make weeding vinyl and HTV easier! See how it's different from other light boxes and decide if it's worth the additional cost for you.

  • Emboss like a Pro

    The Cricut Explore and Maker are amazing machines—but they can't really add texture. Enter the Cricut Cuttlebug! Learn how this hand-crank machine can add dimension to your projects.

Here's what you'll learn:

Click the headings to see what's in each lesson!

Let's Do This!

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  • $79.00

    $79.00Cricut Academy

    Upgrade to Cricut Academy and save! You'll get lifetime access to five modules: Cricut Design Space, Cricut Tools & Materials, Cricut Projects & Tutorials, Cricut Extras, and Adobe Illustrator for the Cricut. The retail value is $145, but you can get access today for only $79!
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  • When does this module start and end?

    All Cricut Academy modules are completely self-paced—you decide when you start and when you finish, and you can always come back to refresh your knowledge. You will have lifetime access!

  • What's included in each lesson?

    Based on feedback from my readers, these lessons are all based in written text with extensive photos and screenshots. Some include video screencasts. We are currently working on additional videos to add even more dimension to the lessons.

  • What Machines Does This Cover?

    This module covers the Cricut EasyPress and EasyPress 2 (as well as a household iron and traditional heat press), the Cricut Brightpad, and the Cricut Cuttlebug.

  • What is Cricut Academy?

    Cricut Academy is all five of our individual Cricut modules bundled together at an incredible price! The Academy includes Cricut Design Space, Cricut Tools & Materials, Cricut Projects & Tutorials, Cricut Extras, and Adobe Illustrator for the Cricut.

  • What is the refund policy?

    Due to the digital nature of this course, refunds are not available. Email me at for more details.

Meet your fearless leader!

  • Cori George

    Cori George

    Hey hey! I'm Cori and I'm the creative mind behind the website and digital shop Hey, Let's Make Stuff. I love inspiring people to make their lives more fun with Cricut crafts, SVG downloads, and simple DIY tutorials. You may have seen my Cricut work on the Cricut Inspiration blog, for the craft retailer JOANN, and for digital companies like and I have also had the privilege of teaching at the annual Cricut Mountain Make-a-Thon in Salt Lake City. You’ll also find my debut paper-crafting book, Paper Party, in craft stores and on Amazon! When I'm not creating, I love traveling, sarcasm, strong coffee, and spending quality time with my husband, adorable twin boys, and seriously enormous dog in beautiful Northern California. Let's learn the Cricut together!