Vinyl Cutter


Use the Vinyl Cutter to cut out vinyl designs, which can be used for wall murals or for iron-on vinyl transfer designs made for a T-Shirt. Vinyl designs can be created using our Cricut Makers.


Available at Downtown Kelowna library

How to use the Vinyl Cutter

Watch a tutorial

Watch the Vinyl Cutter video tutorial on Niche Academy.

Complete your certification on the Cricut Maker

To use the Vinyl Cutter by yourself, you must first complete a certification course for the Cricut Maker.

The Vinyl Cutter is works like the Cricut Maker, while Cricut certification will provide you with the basics for creating your designs and preparing them for cutting, we will provide you with a brief introduction on how to set up the Vinyl Cutter on your first visit. 


Complete the Cricut Certification Course on Niche Academy. You will be asked to create a Niche Academy account (requires email address) to view the full course. 

At your library's Makerspace

Check our events calendar and sign up for Cricut Certification workshops.

Fill out this form

Download the  Makerspace Waiver & Guidelines form [PDF]. Complete the Maker Waiver form (page 1), agree to and follow the Makerspace Guidelines (page 2). Bring the completed form with you when you come to a Makerspace for the first time. 

Book the Vinyl Cutter!

Book Online: Browse and reserve maker stations on our online booking calendar, Spaces. You will be asked to create a Spaces account (and confirm your email address) to complete your first booking request.

Maker stations can be booked online two days in advance. For next day or same day bookings, please phone the library to ask if there are openings.

What to bring

  1. Your library card and photo ID.
  2. Your own materials (e.g., iron-on vinyl).
  3. A personal storage device to save your files to. The computer used for the Vinyl Cutter does not keep files and all items get erased at the end of the day. 

Policies & Guidelines

When using an ORL Makerspace, please follow these rules [PDFs]:

To use an ORL Makerspace independently, all makers must:

  • Complete a Maker Waiver (pg. 1)
  • Verify your identity to staff with valid library card and photo ID.

You'll need a library card to use our maker tools. Get a card.