There are many free and inexpensive resources on the internet for sign making, crafting, t-shirt decorating, etc. There is no need to pay much, if anything at all, for thousands great fonts, clip art images and more. We have searched the internet and found many of these great resources for you. We will add more resources as we come across them so check back often! If you are using a pop-up blocker, you may have to disable it in order to view the web sites.
Free Fonts for Vinyl Cutters:
DaFont - Our favorite free font web site...a great resource. Don't ever pay for fonts again!
1001 Free Fonts - More free fonts on the internet.
FontFreak - Still more free fonts.
Clip Art for Vinyl Cutters and Print/Cut Solutions:
Brands of the World - You can find just about any corporate logo in the world in the .eps format on this site. The .eps files can easily be imported into the CutStudio software that comes with each Roland StiKa and GX-24 vinyl cutter. Use the search box on the bottom of the home page to search for image key words or the brands you want. Please make sure you respect the rights of the individual copyright owners.
Vector Art - Buy vinyl cutter ready vector images for $4.00 each.
Logo Shak - Free logos for all professional and minor sports teams. Images are raster images only so they will take some clean-up and conversion work before they can be cut with a vinyl cutter.
Clipart deSIGN - Over 500 free vinyl cutter ready vector images and collections that you can buy.
LogoClipart.com - Thousands of corporate logos available in one collection for purchase.
Trace4Less - If you have some clip art that you want to cut with a vinyl cutter but it's in bad shape or the wrong file type, send the image to Trace4Less and they will convert it to a clean image that is ready-to-use with a vinyl cutter/plotter for a small fee.
ExcaliburCreations - Specializing in Raster Bitmap To Vector Conversions, Typesetting Services & Computer Engravers Digitizing Services for Laser Cutting/Engraving, Vinyl cutting, Screenprinting, Heat Transfers and more....
Software for Vinyl Cutters and Design:
Inkscape - Free vector-based design software. Export your graphics for use with your standard vinyl cutter software.
SignGo - Try it free for 30 days and buy it later if you like it. Drivers available for most Roland vinyl cutters.
SignCut X2 - Try it free for 7 days and buy it later if you like it. Drivers available for most Roland vinyl cutters.
AlgoLab Raster to Vector Conversion Toolkit - Try it free for 10 days. Converts raster images to vinyl cutter ready vector files.
Plotter Pens for Roland Cutters - Replace the cutter's blade holder with a HP style felt tip pen to draw designs on paper.