How To Divide a Large Vector to Fit Your Vinyl Cutter

I chose a 24″ vinyl cutter because I planned on making most of my vinyl designs fit that size.  But on occasion I have received requests that require me to cut the vector in pieces in order to fit my vinyl cutter.  Otherwise, I would have to refer the customer to someone else.

But, sometimes you can get away with selling a customer a design that can be cut into smaller pieces.  Some customers prefer it because it easier to install compared to a very large wall decal.

So, this is how you do it… you use the “Divide” tool found inside of Adobe Illustrator’s Pathfinders tool panel.

You can see how it is done in this video: