Update: yourfonts is no longer free 🙁 Try MyScriptFont instead, which was still free as of January 2011. One of my favorite web apps of late is called YourFonts and it lets you create a personal font online. All you need is a printer and a scanner.
I’ve heard a few folks looking for a way to create filled in text or shapes when using markers in their Cricut machine. Normally when you cut or draw letters, you get the outline of the font, with open space in the middle. In this Video Tutorial (sorry pre-youtube video site no longer active, but steps are to simply overlay screen over path and choose Path>Intersection) I’ll show you how