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  • Designer Spotlight – Beth Helfter

    By OLFA Creates

    Known for her love of scrappy quilts, Beth Helfter, of EvaPaige Quilt Designs, still likes to maintain control over the process of selecting just the right scraps. She calls her method ‘consistency in the chaos’ and once you hear her explain it, you’ll be hooked on this technique! Read about Beth’s business and enjoy the…

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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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  • Makers

    Maker Series – Damien James Webb

    By OLFA Creates

    The next maker in our Summer Maker Series is 28 year old, self taught artist, Damien James Webb from Nova Scotia, Canada. He has a passion for model making and set design. Like the other makers we came across his account on social media. He had tagged us in a photo of our product he…

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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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  • By Design: Fiber on a Whim Interview

    Fiber on a Whim owners, Janelle Girod and Kristin Rodriquez, are proving that just because their name has the word ‘fiber’ in it, they aren’t limited to sewing. These mixed media specialists are hand dying osnaberg, wool, linen, and more,  to be used in a variety of ways. You’ll find their fibers used in many…

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  • Makers

    Maker Series – Remote Equipment

    Next in our Summer Maker Series is Philip de los Reyes, owner of a design consultancy with a focus on soft goods design and development. Philip is also the founder and owner of Remote Equipment out of Berkeley, CA. Remote Equipment is a gear company with a singular focus on making the best tools to…

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  • Designer Spotlight

    Designer Spotlight: Giuseppe Ribaudo

    Our June OLFA Creator is Giuseppe Ribaudo of Guicy Guice in New York City. By day, Guiseppe manages media for Andover Fabrics. But at night, his studio buzzes with an array of sewing adventures. After you read all about Giuseppe you’ll want to head over and make this beautiful Summer Picnic Blanket!   O: Tell…

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  • Other

    Project: Summer Picnic Blanket

    By Giuseppe Ribaudo

    This summer I’ll be going camping. I am already envisioning picnics by the lake. What picnic would be complete without a beautiful picnic blanket? I have no shortage of quilts I can use as picnic blankets, but we have to be smart about what we carry with us. We have a 3 mile hike just…

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  • Makers

    Maker Series – Hollywood Seamstress aka Jessica Lawson

    As you may or may not know the rotary cutter was invented in 1979 and modernized the fabric and textile industry. The new cutter proved to reduce cutting time by half, or even more. It’s demonstrated capability to cut multiple layers of fabric – both heavy and lightweight – quickly and easily without pulling or…

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  • Makers

    Maker Series – Tomasz Biernat

    Welcome to the first in our Summer Maker Series. The intention of this series is to introduce you to makers from all different industries, and crafts, that use OLFA tools. The first in our series is Tomasz Biernat from Warsaw, Poland. We came across his work on Instagram and were awed. Born in Warsaw, Tomasz Biernat…

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  • Trends: July 2018

    When we returned from International Quilt Market – a wholesale trade show for the quilting industry – our heads were spinning! We saw so many new fabrics and hundreds of booths filled with inspiration. When our team shared our list of trends we saw, there were hardly any two alike!   Our heads were spinning…

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  • International Quilt Market / Portland

    Companies and retailers alike are getting ready for International Quilt Market – Portland, which takes place Friday, May 18th – Sunday, May 20th. If you are a retailer please stop by and see us at booth #1729. We have all the new products and some other great news to share with you! For those of…

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