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    Create a Handy Bucket Apron for your Garden

    Gardening is one of those tasks that need a variety of tools and an easy way to carry them all. This handy bucket apron will let you consolidate everything and pick it up with one hand as you move from place to place within your garden. Even better – if you need the bucket for…

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    How to Make a Mini Plant Pot Cover using Reclaimed Leather

       Spring is in the air! Garden centres are starting to fill up with beautiful plants of all shapes and sizes, and my favourite has to be the mini succulents. I love all the green textures and shapes, and find their 2” by 2” pot size to be adorable. Once I brought them home and…

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    Project: Scrappy Rainbow Banner

    By Felie Hempfling

    Felie Hempfling of London and Granger has designed an 8ft Scrappy Rainbow Banner with 11 pennants for you! You can easily add or remove pennants, if you’d like to make it longer or shorter. Or personalize it with appliqued letters. They are so much fun to make you’ll want one for every season!   Materials Needed:…

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    January 2020 Slice & Stitch

    By Sarah Gozzo

    Welcome to the first Slice & Stitch Challenge of the year! We’ve teamed up with Aurifil again to bring you 6 more challenges for 2020! One OLFA Ambassador and one Aurifil Artisan will receive the same products and create a project or tips / tutorial for you! Additionally Michael Miller Fabrics is supplying solids from…

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    Project: Christmas Potholder

    Just in time for holiday gift giving, wrap this potholder around kitchen utensils, or attach a favorite recipe for an appreciated host gift. Easy enough for beginners, this project teaches you how to applique, quilt, and sew binding on curved corners. OLFA Tools: Splash 45mm Rotary Cutter Quick Change, Navy (RTY-2C/NBL) Splash Navy 24″ x…

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    Project: Shrinky Dink Business Card Hangtags / Keychains

    By Randa Roberts

    Shrinky Dink Business Card Hangtags/Keychains   Confession: I never carry business cards. Yes, I have a business, and yes I know I need to, but I just don’t. I find business cards boring, time consuming, and I know they just get chucked. So I’m always dreaming up ways to market, brand, and package my handmade…

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    Project: Quick & Easy Fussy Cut Pincushion

    By Carla Peicheff

    Anyone who sews can’t have too many pincushions! Beginners will love the simplicity of the Quick and Easy Fussy Cut Pincushion by Carla Peicheff. More advanced sew-ers will find her directions for using the OLFA Circle Cutter spot on for fussy cutting the circles. Add one more pincushion to your collection! As most other sewists,…

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    March Slice & Stitch Challenge

    By Joanna Marsh

    Welcome to the second of six (6) Slice & Stitch Challenges that we’ve teamed up with Aurifil to bring you! One OLFA Ambassador and one Aurifil Artisan will receive the same products and create a project just for you! This month Joanna and Isabelle both were given an OLFA 45mm Deluxe Handled Rotary Cutter with Specialty Blades…

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  • Designer Spotlight

    Project: Accordion Sewn HSTs™ Dueling Mug Rugs

    By Beth Helfter

    This project is intended to introduce you to my innovative Accordion Sewn HSTs method and show how using it with one group of scrappy fabrics can create two little mug rugs with no fabrics alike in either of them. It’s pretty cool! And easy! And you just need your scrap bins! So let’s get started!…

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    Project: Summer Picnic Blanket

    By Giuseppe Ribaudo

    This summer I’ll be going camping. I am already envisioning picnics by the lake. What picnic would be complete without a beautiful picnic blanket? I have no shortage of quilts I can use as picnic blankets, but we have to be smart about what we carry with us. We have a 3 mile hike just…

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    Project: Tic Toc Tulip Quilt

    Nothing says it’s Spring like tulips! The Tic Toc Tulip Quilt by Pam Vieira- McGinnis of Pam Kitty Morning will put you in the mood for warmer weather, plus give you a beautiful quilt to snuggle under when there’s a breeze. While Pam loves red, you can make your tulips in a rainbow of colors! A self-prescribed #olfanatic,…

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  • Baby

    Project: Chenille Teddy Bear

    Nothing is softer than this cuddly little bear, just right for the little ones in your family. This project uses your favorite teddy bear pattern and simple techniques to create a treasured favorite your kids will love a lifetime. SKILL LEVEL: Immediate TOOLS NEEDED Chenille/Textile Cutter (CHN-1) 24″ x 36″ Double-Sided Rotary Mat (RM-MG) 28mm…

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