Notched garlands let you make garlands from almost any shape without the need for glue or string! It’s a great way to learn what you can do with the Slice and Weld tools in Cricut Design Space. Shapes, paper colors, names, you can really mix them up and make so much with this simple technique.
Just slide and twist pieces together to make simple notched garlands! A simple project that even the kids can help out with.
You can take pretty much any shape and make it in to a notched garland. We show you the basics with a circle to make a horizontal garland and then making a name from a chunky font to make a vertical garland. You can make just the one shape and use it over and over, or add special pieces for the beginning and end of your garland. We show you how!
You can use the shapes on their own alone or add additional embellishments to make your garlands even more special and unique!
How Two Document
To supplement the video we have detailed instruction you can download and print out.HowTwo-Notched_Garlands-CB2.pdf
A Note on Paper Choice
Your choice of paper is important when making notched garlands. You want a good cardstock or heavier when making these. Plain paper or even lighter weight is not going to be able to support itself as a garland. If you have any doubts just cut two or three garland pieces and try it out before cutting your entire project.
Notched Garland Circles Example
The example file uses free shapes in Cricut Design Space, anyone can access the file at: http://bit.ly/NotchCB2
Once you open the file you can use Save As in Cricut Design Space to save a copy in your account.
Patreon Bonus Garlands
We have taken the time to make horizontal garland pieces for the free shapes in the Cricut Craft Room Basics set in Cricut Design Space. These have a the notched garland piece all set and includes a special beginning and end piece for each shape. Because these are free shapes anyone can use these.
Anyone who supports us on Patreon at any level will be given the links to access these Cricut Design Space files. See our Patreon information below for information on how to pledge.
Subscribe, Follow, Like, and Share
Don’t miss out on any of our new work or our updates! Like our Crafts By Two page on Facebook to get all of our updates and subscribe to our channel on YouTube. We really appreciate you liking our videos with a Thumbs Up and sharing them with your friends!
Patreon – Supporting Creators
If you are learning from our videos and enjoy our work we’d welcome your support through Patreon. We appreciate your patronage and offer a variety of thank you gifts!
We love making videos and tutorials to share our work and help the crafting community with what we have learned! Your support helps us do even more!
Visit our Patreon page for all the details and check out the thank you gifts!
Crafts By Two are at:
Don’t miss out on all the fun! We have teamed up with Melody Lane and have a channel about all the fun we’re having when we aren’t crafting. Join us for our shopping, taste tests, silliness and adventures!
Our theme music is “We Press On”
Composer — Jake LaVallee, Owner of http://uncopyrightedmusic.net