This free SVG Ballet Alphabet And Number set designed with Cricut, Silhouette and Glowforge in mind is my prettiest yet. I am thinking I also need a floral version of this, the letters are all so delicate? Ok, I already have a floral alphabet but you can never have too many floral options can you?
But this adorable alphabet is dedicated to all of those children who love ballet, tutus and all things ballet.
Of course you don’t have to be a dancer to love this alphabet, I have never had the grace needed for ballet. However, I adore watching The Ballet. There is something enchanting about magical stories being told through dance, its just captivating. So for all you budding Ballerinas, or patrons of the arts this one is for you.
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What You Will Find Here
Project Ideas For My 2022 Free Ballet Alphabet & Number Set
- Paper Cut Letters And Words
- Ballet Hoodies and Backpacks
- Hats and Caps
- Water Bottles
- Ballerina Cake Toppers
- Birthday Cards
- Wooden Banners With Glowforge
How To Make My Ballerina Cake Topper With My Ballet Alphabet And Numbers
What Do I Need To Make My Ballerina Cake Topper With My Free SVG On Cricut Or Glowforge
- A Glowforge Printer
- Wood or acrylic
- Straw or edit the file to add a spike, you can do this on the Glowforge dashboard if you have premium. Or in Canva or illustrator.
- Cricut Maker, to cut out of card stock or glitter card
- Weeding Tools
- Glitter Card Stock and plain card stock
Also Use My Glowforge Discount Code To Get The Following Discounts If you Are Thinking Of Investing.
- Glowforge Pr, $500 USD.
- The Glowforge Plus, $250 USD
- Glowforge Basic, $125 USD
If you are UK based your Glowforge will ship from the UK.
To Make Your Cake Topper With My Ballet Alphabet And Numbers With Cricut
Start by uploading your SVG file to Cricut Design Space and size your file to the correct size. To size in Cricut Design Space simply use your mat as a guide, click on the arrow in the corner and drag the file to make it bigger or smaller.
When you are happy duplicate the file you can add words or a name, to fit to your letter or numbers use the curve tool on the top bar. The curve tool will help you fit the words perfectly, now select all and click weld to weld the images together.
To create multiple layers start by duplicating the top layer, now click the contour and remove a few of the contours. I usually remove a few at a time, but this depends on how many layers I want to create.
Once finished, I will duplicate the layer I have removed the contours on and remove more contours. I did this 3 times to give me 4 layers all with different contours to create a multi layered file. Note, you must always duplicate and contour the layer you have contoured.
So contour layer 1 and duplicate, that becomes layer 2 duplicate and contour, 2 becomes 3, 3 becomes 4. This way your contours make sense.
Before you cut your layers line them al up in design space to ensure they are exactly the same size, as you have been duplicating they should be. Now send to cut making note of what colour or material you want each layer to be, I wanted a mixture of textures all in pink tones.
Cutting Your Ballerina Cake Topper
When you send the project to your Cricut to cut ensure you use your brayer to roll the paper, vinyl or card to the matt.
Also make sure you set your material and cut pressure correctly to match whatever material you’re cutting.
Once the cut has finished, discard the outer area of the paper, flip the mat and gently weed. Use the weeding tool to remove any areas that need gently weeding and removing.
Building Your Ballerina Cake Topper
Start by placing the back ballerina cake topper layer face up and stick foam pads to the back of your layer 2. Now flip the layer over and position onto the back layer, making sure it lines up. Keep going layer by layer until you’ve finished. Once finished flip it over and glue a straw to the back and allow to dry.
Lastly add any details, I use diamanté to to add a few flourishes and a little waistband with a pencil. you could also use tulle or netting to add a layer to your skirt. I so wanted to do this but didn’t have any handy.
If You Are Cutting On Glowforge?
If you are cutting on Glowforge, make sure you upload the SVG file, you are unable to cut PNG files, ( However can engrave PNG files.) Simple click the + sign in the top bar, choose upload and select your file. Now drag the file to the correct size and click on the image to select cut.
You can now select the correct materials and send your project to cut or print.
How To Get Your Ballet Alphabet and Number SVG, PNG Files
Click here or the image below to get your free downloadable Ballet SVG/png files and follow these instructions to add to Cricut Design Space. Don’t forget to turn off any pop up blockers. Note if you are using Glowforge you need SVG files to cut the image out of wood or acrylic. Or Png or SVG to engrave.
If You’re Having Problems?
Check out my trouble shooting page, hopefully it will answer any questions you may have.
Tips And Advice For Using Your Download For Cricut
- Cricut Design Space Guide
- How To Slice And Weld In Cricut Design Space
- How to upload to Cricut Design Space
- Using Iron On Vinyl
- Where Else To Get Free SVG Files
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