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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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  • Designer Spotlight

    Designer Interview: Lish Dorset

    From reporter and writer, to the creator of the Detroit Urban Craft Fair, to a guest craft on the Martha Stewart Show, Lish Dorset has led an interesting creative life! We especially love how she teaches kids to sew! Discover more about this talented maker, and be sure to check out her Simply Stripe Placemats pattern…

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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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  • Maker Series – Sandra Johnson

    This past February at QuiltCon, Sandra Johnson caught our eye has she walked past our booth in quilted pants! Yes quilted pants! These were certainly a conversation starter. Sandra is quite the talented sewist / quilter and has such a great perspective on how she approaches her projects. A few weeks after QuiltCon we were…

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  • Baby

    After Bath Snuggle Blanket

    This project was inspired by a hooded blanket tutorial from Kelly Oribine at The Complete Guide to Imperfect Homemaking (now kellyoribine.com). It was the perfect gift idea for this cuddle fabric from Shannon Fabrics. How cute are these forest friends? Not to mention super snuggly! Supplies: OLFA Double Sided Self-Healing Rotary Mat OLFA 45mm Rotary…

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  • Designer Spotlight

    Designer Interview: Carla Peicheff

    What started as a business sewing handmade cards blossomed into a full-time endeavor once Carla Peicheff discovered sewing with fabric! Now she spends her days at Carla’s Creations, making small pouches and bags for sale. This month she created a great Quick & Easy Fussy Cut Pincushion for you!   Please tell us about your…

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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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  • Designer Spotlight

    Celebrate National Quilting Month with OLFA!

    By OLFA Creates

    Do you realize quilting has a whole month of celebration? And that March 16 is National Quilting Day? To spread the joy of quilting, we’ve asked our 2019 OLFA Creators design team  two questions  — what they have new coming out in the next few months, and what are their five favorite quilting tools are. Besides…

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  • Designer Interview: Lee Monroe

    From her home in North Carolina, designer Lee Monroe creates her line of projects and also tutorials to help the sewing and quilting community become better at what they do. Once you are done learning a bit more about Lee make sure you head over to see her Wool Pencil Case tutorial   Please tell…

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