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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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  • Holiday

    Project: Hello Autumn!

    By Pat Sloan

    Using her new line from Benartex called Bonnie Lane, designer Pat Sloan has created a charming four-pack of Fall leaves. You’ll be able to leave this mini-quilt up through Thanksgiving! Size: 15 ½” x 15 ½”   OLFA CUTTING TOOLS: Splash 45mm Rotary Cutter  12″ x 18″ Rotary Mat 6″ x 24″ Frosted Acrylic Ruler 4-1/2″…

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  • Pillows

    September Slice & Stitch Challenge

    Welcome to the fifth 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 or tips / tutorial for you! This month Cassandra Beaver and Amanda Brown of Fabric Heart were both given…

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  • Project

    Project: Hourglass Mini Quilt

    By Sandra Johnson

    Recycle used denim into a quilt that you can use as a table mat or wall hanging. Don’t have denim jeans to use? Shop your local thrift store!   Supplies: Fabric A — denim from old jeans – light colored Fabric B — denim from old jeans – dark colored 27” x 24” fabric for…

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  • Project

    Red & Blue Placemats

    By Sandra Johnson

    Finished Dimensions: 17” x 17” inches   What is needed to create two placemats… OLFA Rotary Cutter OLFA Splash Navy 24″ x 36″ Double-Sided Rotary Mat (RM-MG/NBL) OLFA 5″ Precision Smooth Edge Scissors (SCS-4) OLFA Frosted Advantage Rulers 1 yard of fabric 1 yard of batting Sashiko Thread Painter Tape Cut 4 squares — 18…

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  • Clothing

    Project: Fringed Swimsuit Cover-Up

    By Gemia Carroll

    My favorite tools in my sewing studio are my OLFA Rotary Cutters. I use them in almost every sewing project I do. Today, I am going to share with you are few reasons why they are so essential for garment sewing!   OLFA CUTTING TOOLS: Splash 45mm Rotary Cutter Quick Change, Navy (RTY-2C/NBL) Splash Navy…

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  • Clothing

    Maker Series: Piped Bias Binding

    By Joshua Duart

    This easy to make binding is a great trim for a variety of projects – quilting, home décor (think pillows), and my favorite usage – to add a finish on a costume! Once you’ve made it, you’ll never buy the pre-made kind again. Customize using any fabric you wish and the possibilities are endless. Great…

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  • Back-to-school

    Project: Carry It All Pouch

    By Carla Peicheff

    You can download and print this project here.   Who doesn’t need a great little pouch to carry those much needed notions? Select your favorite fabrics and create a pouch with personality! Fabric: “BLUSH” BY JEN ALLYSON FOR MY MIND’S EYE / RILEY BLAKE Thread: Aurifil Materials Needed: OLFA 45mm Splash Cutter OLFA 12×18 Splash Self-Healing…

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  • Project

    Project: Upcycled Leather Nesting Catchalls

    By Randa Roberts

    Upcycled Leather Nesting Catchalls   This little project is great for several reasons; it’s fun, quick, easy, useful and uses upcycled leather. The leather is a piece salvaged from a leather couch that was on its way to the landfill. Upholstery leather is ideal for these little containers, however you can usually find bags of…

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  • Pillows

    July Slice & Stitch Challenge

    By Audrey Mann and Diane Brinton

    Welcome to the fourth 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 or tips / tutorial for you! This month Audrey Mann & Diane Brinton with The Cloth Parcel and Amista Baker…

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  • Baby

    Project: Rock & Roll Baby Quilt

    By Cheryl Brickey

    Surround a baby or toddler with hugs and kisses with this stylish design that easy enough for a beginner!    Project: Rock & Roll Baby Quilt Size: 40 1/2″ x 52 1/2″ Cheryl Brickey of Meadow Mist Designs My good friends have a baby boy due in a few months and I wanted to make…

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    May Slice & Stitch Challenge

    Welcome to the third 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 or tips / tutorial for you! This month Alexa Byman and Afton Warrick were both given the OLFA Rotary…

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