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  • Bags

    Project: Reclaimed Leather Wall Pockets

    By Randa Roberts

    Everyone likes to keep organized. Designer Randa Roberts has developed a wonderful system for keeping supplies, tools, and everyday necessities organized. Using cork and recycled leather, you can make her Reclaimed Leather Wall Pockets in just a few hours. RECLAIMED LEATHER WALL POCKETS Time to make: 2-3 hours. Skill level: all levels How To Use…

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  • Designer Spotlight

    2020 OLFA Creators

    We are pleased to announce our 2020 OLFA Creators design team. We are bringing you a group of creators with an array of skills from quilters, sewers, designers, teachers, long arm quilters, pattern makers, upcyclers, cosplayers, costume makers and authors. They are so much more than their labels. You’ll see that each month as we…

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  • Designer Spotlight

    Designer Interview: Justin Stafford

    Designer Justin Stafford of Keaton Quilts  lives a big, quilting life in the big city – New York City! He shares a little bit of his world with us. When you are through reading all about Justin be sure to head over to his Christmas Tree Skirt Tutorial!   Living in a large city, what…

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  • Holiday

    Project: Small Christmas Tree Skirt

    By Justin Stafford

    Hi everybody! It’s Justin & Diane from Keaton Quilts bringing you a fun sewing tutorial. Today, we’ll be making a festive small Christmas tree skirt.   Supplies: Splash 45mm Ergonomic Handle Rotary Cutter, Pacific Blue (RTY-2DX/PBL) Splash Navy 24″ x 36″ Double-Sided Rotary Mat (RM-MG/NBL) 6″ x 24″ Frosted Acrylic Ruler (QR-6X24) 20 – 11”…

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  • Holiday

    November Slice and Stitch

    By Yvonne Fuchs

    Welcome to the final Slice & Stitch Challenge that we teamed up with Aurifil to bring you during 2019! One OLFA Ambassador and one Aurifil Artisan will receive the same products and create a project or tips / tutorial for you! This month Cheryl Brickey from Meadow Mist Designs and Yvonne Fuchs from Quilting Jetgirl…

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  • Holiday

    Project: Christmas Basket

    By Minki Kim

    Download the full project here. Download now. Try this project with the OLFA Slpash 45MM Rotary cutter. Skill level 2 (confident beginner, with experience of round sewing)   MATERIALS NEEDED: OLFA® 45mm Splash Rotary Cutter OLFA®12’’ x 18’’ Splash Self-Healing Rotary Mat OLFA® 6’’ x 12’’ Frosted Advantage Ruler OLFA® 5’’ Precision smooth edge scissors…

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  • Holiday

    Project: Foxy Ornament

    By Minki Kim

    You may download the full project here. Download now Try this project with the OLFA Rotary Circle Cutter. Skill Level 1 Please read all instructions prior to beginning; read and follow all manufacturers’ instructions for all tools and materials used. Provide adult supervision if children participate in the and all craft projects.   MATERIALS NEEDED:…

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  • Designer Spotlight

    Maker Series: Jedidiah Fleming / Book Carving

    In a couple of sentences, tell us about yourself: I am Jedidiah Fleming from Sparta, TN. I began my artistic explorations briefly with mosaic tile, but have been working with books and paper as my medium for 3+ years. What is your craft / business? I take books, (almost always damaged, outdated, overproduced, or saved…

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  • Other

    Project: Christmas Potholder

    Just in time for holiday gift giving, wrap this potholder around kitchen utensils, or attach a favorite recipe for an appreciated host gift. Easy enough for beginners, this project teaches you how to applique, quilt, and sew binding on curved corners. OLFA Tools: Splash 45mm Rotary Cutter Quick Change, Navy (RTY-2C/NBL) Splash Navy 24″ x…

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  • Designer Interview: Minki Kim

    A trained artist and self-taught sewist, Minki Kim uses her sewing machine as a creative outlet to capture the beauty around her.   Where are you from? What is your community like? I am originally from Korea but I call California my home. It’s been 17 years living here in California as well as in…

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  • Clothing

    Project: 18th Century Corset Build

    By Jessica Lawson

    18th Century Corset Build I’ve loved costuming since I was a little girl, never limiting myself to Halloween—I could make an excuse to dress up for almost any occasion! My hobby lead to a career in the film industry, sewing for the big and little screen. Working professionally doesn’t leave much time to create for…

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  • Other

    Project: Shrinky Dink Business Card Hangtags / Keychains

    By Randa Roberts

    Shrinky Dink Business Card Hangtags/Keychains   Confession: I never carry business cards. Yes, I have a business, and yes I know I need to, but I just don’t. I find business cards boring, time consuming, and I know they just get chucked. So I’m always dreaming up ways to market, brand, and package my handmade…

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