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THE SCRAP CABANA STUDIO

SCRAPBOOK RETREATS CRAFTING & EVENT STUDIO

96 East Schoolhouse Rd | Yorkville, IL 60560

Cricut & Silhouette Training Classes

About our Cutting Machine Classes

We have been hosting In-Studio & Virtual Cutting Machine Classes since 2018. Learn how to use your Cricut or Silhouette from the comfort of your home or in our Studio. Now is the time, no more excuses! Join our 1.5-2 hour sessions to finally "tackle" that cutting machine. Our Virtual Zoom or In-Studio training will help you learn & interact with other crafters. Seating is limited. Register Today! Our training sessions have been extremely popular, easy to understand & we are confident that you will walk away feeling like a "Rock Star"! During Covid, we "helped" taught thousands, in the USA, UK, Canada & Australia on how to conquer their apprehension & fear of cutting machines! You too can be part of the Cabana Cutz Club after joining our cutting machine classes!

Cricut Class Descriptions | Pricing $35.00 

Cricut Out of the Box Training | Open That Box! (Finally….) Virtual Zoom OR In Studio Training

  • Basics of the Cricut Machine Explained and General Setup

  • Connecting a Desktop Computer or Laptop

  • Set up Cricut Design Space, create username/password

  • Learn how to change settings, new machine set up, link cartridges from the old Cricut Expression machines, edit canvas grids and save settings. 

  • Learn how to search for images, insert & use the editing tool bar to perform the basics as they should be utilized.

  • Review the Cricut Access subscription and how to maximize your Cricut experience with the monthly plan.

  • Working with Images (Selecting, Positioning, Resizing, Rotating, Grouping/Ungrouping, Hiding Layers, Duplicating, Mirroring)

  • Learn how to save your project and discover & edit once saved. 

  • Learn how to cut, sorting projects on the mats, change mats and cut multiple items most proficiently. 

  • Basic Q&A

Cricut 101 | Virtual Zoom OR In Studio Training

 (If you haven't created an account with Cricut, downloaded the Cricut Design Space program or explored creating in the program, then our Out of the Box Class is where you should begin. If you have and would like to learn more, then our Circut 101 Class is for you!)

  • Quick Refresher - Basics of the Cricut Machine Explained and General Setup -General Walk thru of Cricut Design Space / Updating Firmware (Quick Refresher of our Out of the Box Class-we do not go into great detail)

  • Quick Refresher of working with Images (Searching, Inserting, Selecting, Positioning, Resizing, Rotating, Mirroring) (Quick Refresher of our Out of the Box Class-we do not go into great detail)

  • Working with Text (Adding, Text Edit Panel, Letter Spacing, Alignment, Curving, Welding, Grouping & Ungrouping & Isolating letters, Hiding layers, Attach & Detaching)

  • How to use Cricut Fonts, Upload fonts from the internet and how to use single layer vs. multiple layer fonts. 

  • Create layers with both text & shapes and cut project created during class

  • Basic Q&A

Cricut 102 | Virtual Zoom OR In Studio Training

(If you haven't created an account with Cricut, downloaded the Cricut Design Space program or explored creating in the program, then our Out of the Box & 101 Class is for you. You must have some experience with the program for our 102 class!)​

You must know how to utilize the Cricut Design Space in regards to the following:  Working with adding Images, Shapes, Text into the Canvas.  (Selecting, Positioning, Resizing, Rotating, Mirroring, Text Edit Panel, Welding, Grouping, Ungrouping & Isolating letters)  If you do NOT know how to perform these functions, please review our Out of the Box or 101 Class descriptions as we move quickly into the 102 class and will ask you to reschedule if you are unable to keep up.

  • Learning the Advanced Layers Panel: (Slicing, Welding, Flatten, Contour, Attach, Curve)

  • Learn how to use the Pen function & how to change font's from cutting to writing. 

  • Create a design with shapes, welding, slicing & text, then cut and print during class.

  • Learn how to discover SVG's on the web, save and upload into Cricut Design Studio.  How to manipulate layers in SVG's. 

  • Basic Q&A

Cricut Introduction to Vinyl | Virtual Zoom OR In Studio Training

(If you haven't created an account with Cricut, downloaded the Cricut Design Space program or explored creating in the program, then our Out of the Box & 101 Class is for you. You must have some experience with the program for our Vinyl class!)​

You must know how to utilize the Cricut Design Space in regards to the following:  Working with adding Images, Shapes, Text into the Canvas.  (Selecting, Positioning, Resizing, Rotating, Mirroring, Text Edit Panel, Welding, Grouping, Ungrouping & Isolating letters)  If you do NOT know how to perform these functions, please review our Out of the Box or 101 Class descriptions.

  • Introduction to working with Vinyl, differences between HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl) and Indoor/Outdoor Adhesive Vinyl, to  mirror or not to mirror?

  • Step by Step Creation of Last Name Project, ability to choose your own fonts. You may also choose your own favorite saying or use your name for the project. 

  • Black Vinyl & Material  (Must have at home to use during class)   

  • Cutting your project on Vinyl

  • Step by step instruction on how to weed your vinyl project

  • Placement of vinyl on material and instruction on how to use either a household iron or heat press to complete your project. 

  • Basic Q&A

Cricut Training Dates - 2024

Cricut Virtual Zoom OR In Studio Training Schedule - Will Resume in June 2024

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM    |    CLASS SCHEDULE​​​​

6:30PM - 8:30PM   (T)  |  Cricut Out of the Box - Beginner Class - Virtual or In Studio

6:30PM - 8:30PM   (TH)  |  Cricut 101 - Virtual or In Studio

6:30PM - 8:30PM  (T)   |  Cricut 102 - Virtual or In Studio

6:30PM - 8:30PM (TH) |  Introduction to Vinyl - HTV Project

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM   |    CLASS SCHEDULE ​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​

TBD, 2024  - 3:30PM - 5:30PM   (T)  |  Cricut Out of the Box - Beginner Class - Virtual or In Studio

TBD, 2024  - 3:30PM - 5:30PM   (T)  |  Cricut 101 - Virtual or In Studio

TBD, 2024  - 3:30PM - 5:30PM   (T)  |  Cricut 102 - Virtual or In Studio

IF Interested in 3:30pm - 5:30pm Class time schedule, please email: michelle@thescrapcabana.com 

SATURDAY CLASS OPTIONS

TBD, 2024  - 3:00PM - 5:00PM   (SAT)  |    Introduction to Vinyl - HTV Project - 

ALL CLASSES ARE LISTED HERE IN CENTRAL STANDARD TIME!! CHECK YOUR TIME ZONE FOR CLASS TIME**

One-On-One Training Options

Individual One on One Training Sessions. Cricut OR Silhouette. Are you interested in learning more about your Cutting machine but prefer individual attention? Are you apprehensive that you will not take away important knowledge during a group setting? Are you more comfortable learning 1 on 1 where you can excel at your own individual pace? We have your solution! Register for our 1 on 1 training sessions today! Training Sessions are 2 hours at $25.00 a hour. You choose your time frame! One on One Training Sessions Available Below.

Terms & Conditions | "The Legal Stuff"

Tickets must be purchased to attend our IN-Studio or Virtual Cricut Classes.  We do not record the class since it is specific to those that are attending. You must attend on the registered Class Date & Time that you select.  We do not stream LIVE. All sales are final for our In-Studio & Virtual Training Classes. No refunds or reschedules.* We have limited availability to our classes and they fill quickly, so if you are unable to attend once you have purchased a ticket; you will have to purchase a future ticket to attend another class. *During registration, you are required to confirm your understanding of our final policy terms & conditions. Thank you for your understanding!

Silhouette Class Descriptions | Pricing | 2024  One on One Training Option | Returning July 2024

One On One Training Sessions | Cricut or Silhouette

Schedule a One on One Training Session

  • Individual One on One Training Session: Are you interested in learning more about your Cricut or Silhouette Cutting machine but prefer individual attention?  Are you apprehensive that you will not take away important knowledge during a group setting?  Are you more comfortable learning 1 on 1 where you can excel at your own individual pace?  Do you have a specific area of focus you would like to learn or expand your knowledge? 

  • Group Training Sessions:  Interested in setting up a Training Session with your friends?  We welcome group training sessions.  Hourly rate applies to each individual in these training sessions.  You may email me, michelle@thescrapcabana.com to schedule group training sessions.  

We have your training solution!  Register for our 1 on 1 training sessions today!  Training session are a minimum of 2 hours,  $25.00 a hour.  You choose your time frame!  

Open One ON One Session Availability:  

Tuesday - Thursday - BY APPOINTMENT* (See details below)

Tuesdays:  10AM - 12PM |  12:30PM - 2:30PM | 3:00 - 5:00PM  

Wednesdays:  10AM - 12PM | 12:30PM - 2:30PM | 3:00 - 5:00PM

Thursdays:  3PM - 5PM  

* Tuesday - Thursday by specific appointment!  If your preferred time availability for a date is not filled, we can schedule a 2 hour, One on One Appointment that fits your schedule. Example:  You would like 1:00PM - 3:00PM on a given date, text me at 630-973-8013 and we can schedule your training that is most convenient for you! 

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