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#1 Posted : Thursday, April 07, 2011 1:07:47 PM(UTC)
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Is it possible to cut craft foam on my Cricut Create?
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#2 Posted : Tuesday, April 12, 2011 4:11:59 AM(UTC)
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Honestly, I have read a post where someone says she has cut this in her Cricut, but I have never had good results--even using her instructions. She never posted pictures, so I am guessing there may have been an issue for her too. The foam always seems to pull and the cuts are imperfect--even jagged. I have even tried using silicone over the blade. I have tried various settings, both blade housings, and different foam thicknesses.

Unless someone has discovered the secret (which I would love to know!), I really would say 'no' that it doesn't cut properly in the Cricut.
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#3 Posted : Tuesday, September 27, 2011 6:49:13 AM(UTC)
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My daughter has done this, and they turned out good she had to hold them as she cut, but am guessing you could put a sticky on the back to hold while cutting. hth
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#4 Posted : Tuesday, September 27, 2011 8:29:34 AM(UTC)
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Last year I used my Cricut Create to cut kid's craft foam from Hobby Lobby. I cut out a simple (not too detailed/intricate) snowflake to make a stamp (about 4 inches). I had great results! I'm sorry my memory is not so good, so I don't remember the settings. I used blue painters tape to secure the foam on the mat. And I used the blue deep housing & blade.

HTH!

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