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  • Project

    Project: Simply Stripe Placements

    By Lish Dorset

    Setting a pretty table makes a meal enjoyable and cleanup easy, especially when you use placemats! Using just a few fabrics, Simply Stripe Placemats by Lish Dorset, our OLFA May Creator, you can change your décor to match your mood. Lish’s straight-line quilting method will let them hold up through many washes if they get…

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  • Makers

    Maker Series – Kimber McGray & Mother’s Day Cards

    O: In a couple of sentences, tell us about yourself: KM: I live in Carmel, IN – suburb of Indianapolis with my husband of 20 years and my 2 children – Andrew, 16 and Laura, 14. We have an overly active chocolate lab named Wrigley. If you can tell by the name of our dog,…

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  • Other

    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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  • Pillows

    Cozy Pillow Cover

    By OLFA Creates

    Hi, my name is Cassie and I have a pillow addiction. Seriously, who doesn’t love pillows? They are soft and cuddly; plus it’s one of the fastest and easiest ways to freshen up a room without costing a fortune. It’s even better when you get to make new pillows testing out some fun faux fur!…

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  • Bags

    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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  • Back-to-school

    Project: Wool Pencil Case

    By Lee Chappell Monroe

    Store your artist’s pencils, scissors, or small rotary tools in the zippered case made from wool.   Supplies: Two 4×11” pieces of thick wool/wool felt One 9” zipper 40 wt thread Print one copy of Pencil Case Template here     OLFA Supplies: OLFA 12″ Rotating Rotary Mat (RM-12S) OLFA 6″x12″ Square Frosted Acrylic Ruler…

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  • Quilts & Blankets

    The Splendid Sampler™ 2 – sew-along

    It’s my turn! I was so thrilled when Pat Sloan and Jane Davidson asked me to be a part of this wonderful project along with so many talented designers! This week I get the pleasure of unveiling my block for The Splendid Sampler™ 2 Sew-Along! My block, Lot’s o’ Hexies, can be found on page 84…

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  • Table Accessories

    Project: Le Printemps Table Runner

    By Scott Hansen

    I thought I would go a floral route for a February project rather than the typical hearts and chocolates! Beside by now most of us in the Nothern Hemisphere are longing for the beginning of Spring.   Cutting Instructions: From Background Fabric cut: 4 – 4 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ Square A 4 – 2…

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  • Holiday

    January Slice & Stitch Challenge

    By Kristina Brinkerhoff

    Welcome to the first 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 Kristina and HollyAnne both received a Limited Edition Ruby Anniversary 45mm Rotary Cutter (RTY-2G)and Aurifil Cone…

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  • Quilts & Blankets

    Project: ECHO Quilt Pattern

    By Kristy Daum

    Echo by Kristy Daum Quilt Measures – approx. 50″ x 50″ Fabric Requirements Before You Begin: Read through all directions first All seam allowances are a scant 1/4″ RST stands for “Right Sides Together” WOF stands for “Width of Fabric” Fabric requirement assumes minimum 40” between selvages Extra fabric will be required if using directional…

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  • Clothing

    Project: DIY Bridal Veil

    Making your own veil can be a great way to add a personal touch to your wedding and save hundreds of dollars. There are multiple types of veils, but in this project we will be making a single tier, fingertip length veil.   First, decide how long you want your veil to be. Standard lengths…

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  • Holiday

    Project: Decorative Felt Ornaments

    By Nicole Daksiewics

    One of my favorite holidays to craft for is Christmas – the color combinations are endless and making decorations is so fun! OLFA has several different blade options for its rotary cutters and using a Stainless Steel Pinking blade allows you to add a special flair to these felt ornaments. OLFA’s Pinking blade is also…

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