Which Cricut Mat Do I Need?

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If you’re new to Cricut you may be confused with the different types of mats Cricut has. Each mat has a purpose and there are reasons behind each use.

GREEN MAT StandardGrip

Recommended Materials:

  • Cardstock
  • Patterned paper
  • Embossed cardstock
  • Iron-on Heat Transfer Vinyl
  • Vinyl

PINK MAT FabricGrip

Recommended Materials:

  • Fabric
  • Crepe Paper
  • Felt

BLUE MAT LightGrip

Recommended Materials:

  • Lightweight card stock
  • Common office paper
  • Vellum
  • Washi Tape
  • Wrapping Paper


Recommended Materials:

  • Thick card stock
  • Glitter cardstock
  • Magnet material
  • Chipboard
  • Poster board
  • Fabric with stiffener
  • Faux Leather