Saturday, March 12, 2011

Handy Gypsy Info and Tips

I just found a number of great resources for the Gypsy!

Here is a link to a video interviewing two of the guys who design/work on the Gypsy for Provocraft with the top 10 questions about the Gypsy:

Click HERE if you can't see it. Video by Provocraft.

Here's a link to a video showing how to do "Hide Selected Contour" on the Gypsy.  This takes away lines that you don't want to cut (ex. the score marks on cards that show where to fold it can be unsightly and this would remove them):

Click HERE if you can't see the video.  Video by Provocraft.  There are other fantastic videos for the Gypsy on Provocraft's youtube channel HERE.

Having trouble with the Gypsy recognizing certain cartridges?  Everytime I try and open the Car Decals cartridge on the Gypsy, I get shuttled back to the Welcome Screen.  Here's a way to fix that!  Check out this thread and go to Section 4 (Welcome Loop Screen):  Trouble Shooting Guide

Hope these help you!

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  1. I don't have a Gypsy but I might need to get one!

  2. Thanks Joy! You think of everything!! I needed to see this! Have a great day!

    Julie, Fayette, UT

  3. Thanks Joy. I actually just fixed my G last night. It was doing the same thing. I got my DH one and it is not letting her use the Smiley Cards. I am hoping that will fix her problem as well. Thanks again. Sandy C.

  4. A gypsy is definitely on my list to buy. I'm saving this post just in case I have similar issues.

    Thank you,


  5. Joy,

    Thank you so much for posting this info. I have had a gypsy since Oct but still can only do the basic stuff with it. I appreciate you posting all this info!

  6. and now I'm adding gypsy to my wish list. (Wonder if I'll live long enough to get the things on my wish list....)

  7. Thank you Joy this was very helpful!
    Bug Hugs,

  8. Thanks so much Joy!! So nice to have such a quick link.

  9. Thanks for the reminder to update the Gypsy....I guess I'm lucky I just clicked on my CRICUTSYNC and everything went perfect....whew..I was ready for any mishaps but went as smooth as silk.

    Joan Smith

  10. Interviewing the designer--what great idea! I was really excited about the information on hiding contours. Thanks!

  11. Thank you for this sharing this video, I am not a cricut circle member and I can't access the blog, so this is very helpful to me. I also viewed some of the you tube tutorials and that has been very helpful for me. I still have so much to learn about my Gypsy.
    Jacquelene L.


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