How to design 3D Paper Letters in Cricut Design Space

How to design 3D Paper Letters in Cricut Design Space

Have you been looking at all the beautiful 3D Alphabet SVGs and wishing you could design your own? Well now you can – and you don’t need to learn Photoshop, Illustrator or Inkscape to make them!

This tutorial will teach you how to design your own 3D letters in Cricut Design Space.

We’ll go step-by-step through designing this 5-layer 3D monogram letter that you can design and cut today.

Decorative Letter A monogram

No time to design your own? Buy premade Mandala Letter SVGs here.

How to make your own 3D letters for Cricut

Watch this video for a step-by-step tutorial on how to design your own layered alphabets in Cricut Design Space.

It’s quite a long video, but stick with it and you’ll be making your own beautiful designs before you know it!

Video resources:

Once you’ve designed your letter, read how to cut & assemble layered mandalas to learn how to put it all together!


  • Sally says:

    Help! What am I doing wrong? I do not get an option to change the colour from the red outline to black.
    I also spent ages trying to fix the shape not showing the box to resize. I had to ensure that Transform was selected.

  • Nancy Homrich says:

    Thank you! this was great!

  • marilyn hurst says:

    Thank u, I followed along with your video, step by step. Thank u. hope u post more on how to make different types.

    • Craft with Sarah says:

      Glad you enjoyed it Marilyn! I am working on more videos like this one. I’ve recorded one on how to design 3D layered cards in Design Space which will be released on the 26th July, one on how to design 3D “stencil” type letters which will be released on 2nd August and I’m currently in the middle of one on how to turn any 2D image in Design Space into a 3D layered one which will be released on the 4th August!

  • Danelle says:

    Thank you so much! I loved your tutorial. It made perfect sense. I am so excited to make a letter E for my daughters room! Do you think I will be able to with things like ballerinas and princesses etc?

    • Craft with Sarah says:

      I’m glad you enjoyed it and I hope you have fun designing your letter šŸ™‚ Yes, I think a princess design would be lovely!

  • Heather says:

    This was amazing! Thank you so much for making this video. I’ve been searching and testing and could never get all the steps right. You’re the best!

  • Cyndi says:

    Great Video! Thanks for making and sharing such a great video! Not only did I learn how to make a layered letter but learned some new things in Design Space.

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