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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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  • Holiday

    Holiday Roundup

    With the holidays right around the corner we wanted to pull together some great holiday projects for you. Whether you use them for your own home, or to give away as gifts, they are sure to look great! Be sure to tag us on social media #olfacreates @olfacreates so we can see your creations! Christmas…

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  • Pillows

    Project: Chenille Cuff Pillowcase

    By Sarah Maxwell

    Each time I demo the OLFA chenille cutter I hear comments about people wanting to try it but they are worried about committing to a large project. I designed this easy chenille cuff accent for a pillowcase so quilters can try the technique and learn just how easy it is.   Materials: Sewing machine Thread…

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  • Quilts & Blankets

    The Splendid Sampler II™ Sew-along

    The Splendid Sampler™ 2 Sew Along launched June 14, 2018!! They are releasing 20 blocks (1 weekly on Thursdays) in advance of The Splendid Sample 2 book coming out on October 15, 2018 with Martingale. We are trilled to be a part of this wonderful sew along being hosted by @QuilterPatSloanand @QuiltJane. Our own Yvonne Busdeker is…

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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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  • Holiday

    Project: Red, White & Blue Roundup

    With the 4th of July right around the corner we wanted to pull together some great patriotic projects for you. Whether you need something to decorate for a party, give as a gift or just wanted something something fun to do, we’ve got some great options for you! Our own OLFA Creator, Kristina Brinkerhoff, has…

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