I have imported an svg and I am using the tutorials here: http://spolearninglab.com/curriculum/software/3d_modeling/blender/blender_02.html
It seems pretty straightforward, and I even got it to work with one shape, but other shapes are truncated or clipped in strange ways.
For instance, this original svg is simple:
But then when I import it into blender using the above method I get this:
Another one I have is even more strange. Original:
But then in blender using import svg and extrusion:
Would love to know what I am doing wrong here! I have gone over both articles several times and not really sure what else to try.
EDIT: Here are the svg files for reference -