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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 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 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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  • Project

    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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  • 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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