Computer Numerical Control

If you have a 3-axis CNC Machine you can convert it into a carpet cutting machine for cutting paper, custom matting, even vinyl cutting machine, then emboss a shirt or something like it with that vinyl cut.

Some people even sell the cuts on E-Bay for people to add on a shirt using a heat press.

Here are some links that may help a little with the build process:

Noting the challenges:

Blades Snap

Material moving

Losing Steps too much

Programming the blade to turn, not required with a Drag-Cutting machine

Embroidery Machines


Custom Mat or carpet cutting machines

Links:  (Spanish)