The best Cricut machines

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1. Best overall: Cricut Maker 3
2. Best budget: Cricut Explore 3
3. Best for papercrafts: Cricut Joy
4. Best heat press: EasyPress 3
5. Sewing press: EasyPress Mini
6. Budget heat press: EasyPress 2
7. Best pro heat press: Autopress
8. Best for interiors: Venture
9. Best for mugs: Cricut Mug Press
10. Best for hats: Cricut Hat Press
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Owning a Cricut machine can unlock a new level of creativity and even develop a new business or side hustle. In this Cricut machines comparison, I take a look at the main craft machines as well as the best Cricut options for beginners and for making shirts. This guide is based on my own use of these great digital craft machines and will enable you to decide which machine is right for you.

Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.