Specialty OLFA tools

Chances are you have an OLFA rotary cutter or cutting mat, but do you have any of our specialty tools? These are some favorites that can help make ...

Cutting half-square triangles

Half-square triangles give dimension to quilt blocks and have many uses. You'll often find them as the points in star blocks and a necessary ingred...

Cutting squares and rectangles from strips

Most shapes for quilting, squares, rectangles, and triangles, are subcut from strips. Tools: OLFA RM-SG 18" X 24" Green Double-Sided, Self-Healin...

Squaring the fabric edge – two ruler method

To cut strips accurately, the raw edge of the fabric needs to be straightened and cut away to be on grain.   Tools: OLFA RM-SG 18" X 24" Green Do...

Using a rotary cutter properly is the key to safe cutting

Always use an OLFA® cutting mat and ruler to keep your cutting surface from becoming damaged. The mat will also keep your fabric or paper from sh...

Cutting strips

Common directions in quilt patterns call for strips of fabric, cut selvage to selvage, and then sub-cut into squares, triangles, or rectangles. It ...

Find the OLFA® handle that works best for you

  With four sizes of blades, from 18mm to 60mm, plus eight different handle styles, there’s something that will match everyone’s needs. Besides the...

Life is in the stitching

A few weeks back while scrolling Instagram I came across the beautiful work of Kianga Jinkki @kianga_art. Then, like often happens on the internet...

Buffalo Plaid Heart Table Runner

Samples made with Semi Solid, Timeworn Toolbox and Scrap Heap by Laura Berringer From Marcus Fabrics Finished size 23” x 50 ½” Project by: Cindy ...

Let Us Have Pie Potholder

Designer: Cindy Staub of Quilt Doodle Designs   Supply List ¼ yard tan fabric for lattice and ruffle 10” square tan fabric for backing 10” square ...

Meet Isabelle & Tundra

Isabelle Casselman & Tundra   Awhile back we were introduced to Isabelle, a 12-year-old entrepreneur who, because of Covid-19, developed a hobb...

Quilted Fabric Postcard Tutorial

Hello! My name is Sarah Ruiz and I’m happy to be here today with a fun tutorial on how to make a quilted fabric postcard. Earlier this year, I did ...