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How to Cut SVG Files with Cricut

This tutorial will show you how to open an SVG in Cricut Design Space.  If you’re looking for help opening a PNG file in Cricut Design Space, check out this tutorial.

Start by opening Cricut Design Space and click “New Project” to get a blank canvas.

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On the left hand side, click “upload”.

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Click “Upload Image”. You can see the file types here that can be imported into CDS.

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Click “Browse” to find the file on your computer.

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For an svg file, like this “It’s All About the Pie” design from So Fontsy, each color will be imported into a cut file as a different layer. You just have to click “save” to save the file to your uploads.

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The file should appear in your recent uploads section as the first file. Click it to add to your canvas.

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You can now resize your design and cut from any material that you like. You can see that each color is on a different layer so they will each cut on a different mat.

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To learn how to cut multi-color designs with your Cricut, check out this tutorial.