Can I Use Regular Cricut Vinyl on Fabric?

When it comes to working with fabric and other textiles, Cricut makes it easy to create customized designs with a variety of materials. One of the most popular materials for crafting projects involving fabric is vinyl, and Cricut offers a wide selection of vinyl that is designed specifically for use on fabric. But can you use regular Cricut vinyl on fabric?

The answer is yes, you can use regular Cricut vinyl on fabric. However, there are some caveats that you should be aware of before attempting this type of project.

First, the type of vinyl you choose will depend largely on the type of fabric you are working with. Some types of vinyl may not adhere properly to certain fabrics, so it is important to test the compatibility before beginning your project.

In addition, regular Cricut vinyl may not be as durable as other types of adhesive vinyl when used on fabric. This means that if your project involves heavy wear or frequent washing, it may be best to opt for an adhesive vinyl specifically designed for use on fabrics.

Finally, when using regular Cricut vinyl on fabrics, you may need to adjust the settings on your machine accordingly. Some types of fabrics require higher cutting pressure than others and some require a lower blade depth setting than others. It’s important to test out different settings before beginning your project to ensure that your design will turn out correctly.


In conclusion, yes you can use regular Cricut vinyl on fabric. However it’s important to do some research and testing beforehand to make sure the material is compatible with your chosen fabric and that the settings on your machine are adjusted accordingly for optimal results.