Free Patriotic Files for Crafters
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July 4th is just around the corner! Will you be using your Silhouette or Cricut machine to do any red, white, and blue crafting? Or maybe you’re creating something special with sublimation or embroidery? Whatever patriotic crafts you have in mind, here are some FREE designs to get you started!
Click on any image or title to be taken to the freebie.
(Most of the designs come in multiple formats but remember that you’ll need Designer Edition or above to use an SVG in Silhouette Studio!)
4th of July Subway Art
This 4th of July Subway Art from Main Road Digital Creations comes in several formats, including DXF which can be used with the Standard (free) edition of Silhouette Studio, SVG for Designer Edition and up (or other brands of cutting machines), and PNG for printable projects including sublimation.
US Flag Flip Flops
Layer this flip flop design from Printable Cuttable Creatables “as-is” using multiple colors of HTV or alter the design and use some Sparkleberry patriotic HTV in the patterned areas. Be sure to check out the PDF instructions that come with the file to see the different variations.
DIY Patriotic Decor
Don’t you just love these patriotic table decorations from Daily Dose of DIY??? The glitter cardstock gives them an extra special touch and lots of sparkle! (Download hint – once you enter the Resource Library, the freebies are in alphabetical order under SVG Files. This one is listed as DIY Patriotic Decor.)
All American Cutie
Angie over at Burton Ave offers a ton of freebies on her site. Sign up for her newsletter to make sure you don’t miss a single one, including this All American Cutie file!
DIY Patriotic Earrings
Whether you’re adding a bit of jazz to your patriotic attire or creating a Captain America vibe, these faux leather earrings are fun to make! You’ll find a full tutorial – and the free cut file – here.
USA Flag Flip Flops Embroidery Design
Who says freebies are just for digital cutters? I know lots of Silhouette crafters who also have embroidery machines and I didn’t want to leave you out! This USA Flag Flip Flops design from Apex Embroidery would look great on a bag or as a chest logo on a t-shirt.
Oh My Stars & Fireworks SVG Files
When I saw these designs by Pineapple Paper Co., it was too hard to pick just one. Use the Oh My Stars design by itself or add the fireworks for some extra pop (pun intended!).
Stars & Stripes Peace Sign for Sublimation
Design Bundles is a great source for not only cuttable designs but printable designs as well, like this Stars & Stripes Peace Sign. Use it for any type of printable project, including sublimation.
DIY Paper Lanterns
Hey Let’s Make Stuff has another version of DIY paper lanterns, perfect for either indoor or outdoor decor. Be sure to check out her Patriotic Pinwheels too!
To use this file with your Silhouette Cameo or Portrait:
1. Open the SVG in Silhouette Studio.
3. Delete the horizontal cut line from each of the large colored rectangles (these are score lines designed for the Cricut machine). After the pieces are cut, you will fold them by hand.
4. Group all parts of each color group back together (i.e. select all parts of the blue section and group, then repeat for the red section and the white section.
5. Cut each of the color groups from coordinating paper or cardstock and cut the light grey rectangles from vellum.
It’s the 4th Y’all
My Designs in the Chaos always has cute things to share and this It’s the 4th Y’all design really speaks to my Texas-girl heart!
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Whether you use these just like they are or as inspiration for your own designs, I hope you’ll share your creations with me! And if you’d like even MORE free designs, you’ll find them in the Silhouette Crafters by Design Facebook group, where every Friday is “Freebie Friday”. If you’re not already a member, come join us! It’s a great place for both education and inspiration, and we’d love to have you!
Until next time,
Lycia is a lifelong crafter whose goal is to help others find value, confidence, and joy in whatever they create. She geeks out on using technology to supercharge craft projects with Silhouette Studio, Design Space, Glowforge, sublimation, etc.! Lycia teaches these skills and more through online tutorials and videos as well as in-person classes at both the local and national levels.