How to upload patterns and use Pattern fill in Cricut Design Space

Patterns in Cricut Design Space are particularly useful to Print and Cut your own personalized stickers. This tutorial will show you how to import new patterns and use the Pattern fill tool to make beautiful stickers and many other projects.

Did you know that you can fill any shape with a pattern that you’ve previously imported in Cricut Design Space?

This feature is somewhat hidden and probably not used enough in my own opinion!

To find it, you need to click on “Fill” next to “Linetype” in the top menu bar and choose “Print”. Of course, filling a shape with a pattern means that you want to print.

View of Cricut Design Space with the pattern fill feature

Then, in the drop-down menu, select “Patterns” instead of “Color”.

View of Cricut Design Space with the pattern fill feature

This is where you’ll see all the patterns already available and in Cricut Design Space.

View of Cricut Design Space with the pattern fill feature

By clicking “Edit pattern” you’ll even be able to modify the scale, the position and the orientation of the pattern.

View of Cricut Design Space with the pattern fill feature

To know how to upload a new pattern, check out the video below! This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience and at no extra cost to you. Click here to see my full disclosure policy.

How to use Pattern fill and upload a new pattern in Cricut Design Space

These are the free patterns I found on Design Bundles and you can see in the video below.

I also found these ones and these ones that I thought were very cute and also free!!

What to do with Pattern fill?

Of course, you need to print for that feature to be useful, and therefore you need a printer.

Something you can do and the first thing that comes to mind are stickers. Planner stickers are trendy right now and they are so many beautiful ones. I found a few beautiful ones right here.

But sometimes, they are not exactly what you’re looking for and it can be fun to have some personalized specifically to you! In a case like this, you could buy sticker paper and make some original ones!

And what about name stickers for your kid’s school supplies? A lot of websites sell these kinds of stickers but you can totally make them yourself! For that, I would suggest printable vinyl so make sure it stays in place (sticker paper is usually removable and repositionable).

One thing that we don’t always think about is printing on cardstock. You could print patterns on cardstocks and even add writing on it. It could be for a card, an invitation, scrapbooking ornaments, etc.

And did you know that you can buy printable magnet sheets? This is so fun and can be a nice simple gift. Especially for grandparents!

Do you have any other suggestions on how to use the Pattern fill option in Cricut Design Space? Don’t hesitate to leave me a comment or come and chat in my Facebook group.

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