Cutting Machines

Die cutting machines use a die (specialized tool for cutting specific shapes and material sizes) to cut various types of fabric and materials.

When various materials are cut with a die cutting machine, one can easily create postcards, custom t-shirts, signs, and more. The possibilities are endless.

There are 4 common cutting machines:

  • Paper cutting machines
  • Vinyl cutting machines (for use with a heat press)
  • Fabric cutting machines
  • Leather cutting machines

Who are cutting machines for?

  • Scrapbookers
  • Cookie makers
  • T-shirt printing businesses
  • Sewing applications
  • Heat Press Printing (hats, mugs, shirts, etc.)

Read our guides below to learn more about cutting machines and how to efficiently employ these instruments.

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