Beginner Help

Cutting Vinyl - Where To Begin

Vinyl is an easy medium to work with, however the mystery that seems to surround it tends to scare some people away. I assure you there really is no mystery.

Step 1 - Videos

The first thing you will want to do is check out our videos section. You can do that at the link below. All our videos are related to cutting vinyl with a Cricut machine or Silhouette machine. These machine are the most common way to cut vinyl, but they are not the only way. You certainly can cut out vinyl shapes with scissors or a razor blade. The electronic machines can just make more elaborate designs.

Pay particular attention to the videos about transfer tape. Transfer tape is not necessary for every application, but is for most of them.

Step 2 - Choose Your Vinyl

While most vinyl has similar characteristics there are certain types that are better suited for different applications. To choose your vinyl you can check out our vinyl selection chart.

Step 3 - Go Shopping

So now you know how to use the vinyl and you know what vinyl to use for your project. So of course step 3 is to get some vinyl.

We have tried to make our shopping pages as user friendly as possible.

Begin by selecting a type of vinyl to the left and then use the filtering choices to narrow it down.

Add to your cart and keep shopping, or choose checkout if you are done.

Step 4 - Have Fun!

In just a few days your vinyl will arrive and you are ready to begin your journey in to the exciting world of vinyl. So of course the final step is to have fun and enjoy.