Can the Cricut Emboss Leather?

Leather is a great material to work with, especially when it comes to crafting and DIY projects. It has a distinct look and feel that can make any project stand out. But how do you work with leather?

If you want to add texture and dimension to your leather project, you may be wondering if the Cricut can emboss leather. The answer is yes! With the right materials and tools, your Cricut machine can easily emboss any type of leather.

To get started, you’ll need a few supplies: your Cricut machine, an embossing mat, a piece of leather, a cutting blade and an embossing tip. You’ll also need a piece of cardstock or other thin material for the embossing folder.

Once you have everything ready to go, follow these steps:

  • Set up your Cricut machine. Make sure that the cutting blade is set to “Emboss” and that the cutting mat is marked for “Leather.”
  • Load the cardstock into the machine. Place the cardstock in the cutting mat so it lines up with the pattern on your embossing folder.
  • Place your leather on top of the cardstock. Make sure it’s lined up correctly so that when you run it through the machine, it will be properly cut and embossed.
  • Run it through. Run your project through your Cricut machine using the “Emboss” setting.

Once you’ve done this, remove your project from the mat and admire your work!

The results should be beautiful and professional-looking – just what you were hoping for!


With some simple supplies and instructions, anyone can use their Cricut machine to emboss leather. This process is easy enough for beginners but also offers plenty of room for creativity as you explore different designs and patterns. So if you’re looking for a way to add texture and dimension to your next leather project, give Cricut Emboss Leather a try!