Cutting Machine and Cutting File Resources

Do you own a personal die cutting machine?  If so, LD is the best site for the greatest value in cutting machine files.  We call our cutting machine files "Cut Sets".  We have a number of different types of files for cutting machines.  Learn about our Cut Sets here and if you are confused to how a cut set differs from a regular graphics files click here.Projects that use Cut Its

We've been working on articles to help our customers understand how to use their cutting machines.  Every machine has software that makes it possible to use our files. Some machines only allow you to use the native software that comes with it.  Other machines have software options.  For general information about your cutting machine, we suggest you always go to the cutting machine website for information.  However we have a number of tutorials about how to use our product with popular software for cutting machines.  We'll be adding to our tutorials so be sure to check back and please help us know what information you are looking for.  Email

Tutorials on Cutting Machine software:

Many of our customers have become talented experts using their own machines and software.  Check out the following bloggers who have great tutorials, projects, videos, and more to help you make the most of your cutting machine and cut set files:

  • Under a Cherry Tree - Jin mostly uses a Silhouette Cameo but she has experience with the KNK Zing, the Black Cat Lynx, the Boss Kut Gazelle, the Craftwell eCraft, the KNK Groove and Maxx, the Silhouette SD, Cricut Explore and the Silver Bullet.  She's fluent in Silhouette Studio and MTC.
  • I Love 2 Cut Paper - JoAnna is a Pazzles expert.
  • I Love KNK - Sandy is not only a KNK expert, she is also a MTC expert.

Check out our Tips and Tutorials for Cutting Machines for handy tips too!

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Cut sets are very versatile. Here is an easy bullet point list of the uses and benefits:

  • Cut sets come with a variety of file types to cover the file needs for many different types of machines. We include .ai, .dxf, .eps, .gsd, .pdf, and .svg.
  • Our early "Cut sets" were called .svg files. These files are being replaced on LD. They only include .svg format
Cut Sets are vector images that are meant to be used with cutting machines like a Zing, Silhouette, Pazzles or more. There are many machines on the market. Cut It files are files that look like graphics but they actually can be read as cutting paths by the cutting machines. With a cutting machine and cut it files you will eliminate your need to use scissors for crafting projects ever again! These files LOOK like graphics, but they are actually very different. They file is made up of multiple layers.
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