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    In the News

    By OLFA Creates

    Over a year ago, OLFA began putting in place a 40th Anniversary Quilt to celebrate the invention of the rotary cutter in 1979. We asked 40 designers to make an original block for the quilt. The blocks were sashed and placed in an asymmetrical design with rotary cutters, in all of our colors, around the…

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    The Scrap Bag

    By OLFA Creates

    Keeping up with sample making is an on-going struggle for quilt shop owners. In our visual industry, samples sell! Trunk shows are a solution that benefit both the shop owner and the designer. With shop hops or retreats, samples from designers through a trunk show make your shop look vibrant and interesting. In a shop-owner…

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    Teaching Moments

    By OLFA Creates

    As shop owners, you’re constantly searching for new ideas for demos or classes. OLFA’s Chenille Textile Cutter is an intriguing product that often gets overlooked. Making chenille using the cutters isn’t intuitive but once you show customers the steps and how easy it is to use, it’s a quick sell. Some featured of the Chenille…

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    Trade and Trend

    Have you signed up for Spring Quilt Market in Kansas City yet? It’s happening May 17-19, with classes beginning May 15. You can find the information here.  It’s important for business owners to attend some kind of trade show regularly – whether it’s Quilt Market, AFCI’s Creativation show, or even a regional gift show. Being…

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    By Design

    Our 2018 inaugural year of the OLFA Creators Design Team was terrific! Each member created beautiful projects that you’ll be able to find on our blog. A few of the design team will continue on as OLFA Ambassadors in 2019.  Here are the links to these ambassadors and their interviews. Consider using their projects for…

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    Trade and Trend

    Did you go to Quilt Market in Houston? We did and it’s always a source of inspiration for us. We talked to many shop owners – both to educate them on our products and to discover their concerns. There were many first-time sellers there trying to get their products in front of buyers. Lots of…

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