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Who can use the Cricut at the Fabrication Lab?

All UNB student, staff and faculty are welcome in the Fabrication Lab and are allowed to create designs and use the Cricut Maker.

Contact Marc Bragdon (, Head of the Research Commons or Mattia Fonzo (, Research Commons Manager, to learn more.

What is a Cricut Maker?

A Cricut Maker is a cutting tool that can cut designs out of various materials, such as paper, vinyl, fabric and more.

The Cricut Maker connects directly to a PC computer where you can create or download designs and send them to the Cricut to cut. The Cricut has multiple blades, pens, markers and scoring tools that make it simple to create unique cards, stickers, t-shirts etc.

What Cricut Maker is available in the Fabrication Lab?

The UNB RC Fabrication Lab has one Cricut Maker 3 available for use.

The Fabrication Lab has a Cricut Mug Press that works in tandem with the Cricut to produce customizable mugs.

Additionally, a Cricut EasyPress 2 is available to make t-shirt creations quick and easy! This tool allows the user to create any heat-transfer project.

What material do we provide?

The Fabrication Lab has a variety of material available for creating small projects or practicing with the equipment including cardstock, paper, vinyl, heat transfer paper, pens, and markers etc.

Visit the Fabrication Lab to see the full material list and determine what you will need for your project.

For large or specific projects, we recommend purchasing your materials from the Cricut website or an available craft store.

What software is available for use?

  • DesignSpace: This is a user-friendly software connected to the Cricut machine that allows you to create and import designs

Fabrication Lab Policies

Please familiarize your yourself with our policies and expectations.

Cricut Guide

To learn more about getting started with the Cricut, or using the Mug Press or Iron-On, please visit the Cricut Maker Guide.