Introduction to Inkscape for SVG Design

Learn how to use Inkscape to Create SVG Files to Upload to Cricut and Silhouette

Have you ever wanted to create your own SVG files for your Cricut or Silhouette? I can show you how to do it with minimal fuss and bother, allowing you to create beautiful and cuttable designs on a whim. Use your designs for your personal projects or sell them to earn extra money!

This eight-part course will teach you:

  • How to purchase, download, and install Adobe Illustrator
  • How to create a simple shape in Adobe Illustrator
  • How to create a complex shape in Adobe Illustrator
  • How to create text in Adobe Illustrator
  • How to trace an image in Adobe Illustrator
  • How to modify your vector shapes in Adobe Illustrator
  • How to properly size and group your projects before saving
  • How to save your files as .SVG file


  1. A desktop computer (Windows, Mac OS, GNU/Linux) capable of running Adobe Illustrator (you cannot run this software on a tablet or phone) — check system requirements here: https://helpx.adobe.com/illustrator/system-require...
  2. Inkscape installed on your computer (this is free, open source software) -- see https://inkscape.org/en/about/

When this course is completed, you will have a basic foundation for creating virtually any cuttable design in Inkscape!

Course Schedule:

In order to keep you on track and not overwhelm you, the course presents a new lesson each day over the course of one week.

Your Teacher


Jennifer Marx is the founder of the popular JenniferMaker.com web site which publishes step-by-step tutorials on how to create beautiful things! Jennifer is a graphic artist with over 20 years of experience in designing images, maps, fonts, photographs, book covers, and social media images. She has been teaching for 20+ years -- online and in person -- and is an innovator in online courses. Jennifer is a bestselling, multi-award-winning author of more than 50 titles, an online influencer, social media expert, and web app programmer.

Class Curriculum

  How to purchase, download, and install Adobe Illustrator
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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