USCutter SC2 Vinyl Cutter
Available @ the Bob Kirby Branch
Cut different types of vinyl with this machine to create wall art, decals, custom shirts, and more.
Our vinyl cutter uses VinylMaster software to prepare, design, and cut files. VinylMaster is installed on a laptop in the Idea Lab. You can create simple text designs, or you can import a SVG file of your logo or vector design. You can bring designs in on a USB flash drive.
This cutter can hold up to 24″ wide vinyl.
The Idea Lab has adhesive and heat transfer vinyl in black, white, and other limited colors for purchase.
Adhesive/Heat Transfer Vinyl
You can use these free programs to create designs for t-shirts. You can also create SVG designs which can be imported in to VinylMaster to create cut files.
- Vectr – Create SVG, PNG, JPG files (Platform: web/desktop)
- Inkscape – Create SVG, PNG, JPG, PDF files (Platform: desktop)
- Gravit – Create PDF, SVG files (Platform: web/desktop)
Heat Transfer Vinyl
How To Layer Heat Transfer Vinyl – This video gives a step-by-step tutorial on how to layer heat transfer vinyl onto a t-shirt.
- Adhesive Vinyl (Temporary/Permanent): $.60 per square foot
- Heat Transfer Vinyl: $2 per square foot
- Transfer Tape: $.15 per square foot
Cricut Maker Cutting Machine
Available at Smiths Grove Branch
Create a variety of projects using the Cricut to cut vinyl, cardstock, fabric, leather, and more.
Our Cricut is connected to Cricut DesignSpace which allows you to create and design projects or upload JPGs or PNGs. Cricut DesignSpace also has projects available to download or purchase.
The Cricut can create projects up to 12″ x 12″.
Clamshell Heat Press
Available at Kirby Branch and Smiths Grove Branch
Use the 15×15″ heat press to apply heat transfer vinyl or sublimation print designs to any flat surface. Easily adjust the pressure according to the thickness of your material.
The heat press at the Kirby Branch also has a mug press attachment.