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Due to special regulations, we have been informed that today’s giveaway is only for U.S. members. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience to all of our international members, and hope that you will participate in the majority of this month’s giveaways that are available to everyone.

Welcome to Day 20 of our Holiday Giveaway! Win an “OLFA Essentials PLUS” Gift Pack from OLFA! Comment on this blog article by 10AM (EST) Wednesday, December 21st to be entered to win!

This gift pack will include: OLFA 45mm Quick Change Rotary Cutter, OLFA 6” x 24” Non-Slip Frosted Advantage™ Acrylic Ruler, OLFA 24” x 36” Self-Healing Rotary Mat, and PLUSOLFA Rotary Circle Cutter

Comment to Win: How often do you cut using a rotary cutter in a given week?
0 times – I do not own a rotary cutter
1-3 times
4-6 times
7-9 times


This giveaway is sponsored by OLFA

Please note: If selected as a winner, any personal information you provide to receive your prize in this giveaway is subject to the sponsor’s privacy rules. These may differ from BurdaStyle’s rules, so please review the rules before entering your information. BurdaStyle is not responsible for the handling of your data in connection with this giveaway.

[Update 12/21/11] – Congratulations to member saxysarah for winning the Holiday Giveaway Day 20!


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    Dec 20, 2011, 08.05 PMby ErikaB3

    I use my rotary cutter about once a week. My mat on the other hand, stays out at all time.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 08.01 PMby turtlegirl00

    i use one 10+ times/week. I have to replace my mat about every 6 months!! It makes creating projects go so much faster so I can actually SEW—not spend all my time cutting! :)

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    Dec 20, 2011, 08.00 PMby robiedodson

    I used to use one all the time … but mine is so hoopty that I now almost never use it – so 0 is my answer. I sure would love to change that!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.55 PMby marijav

    10+ for sure – LOVE my rotary cutter (and it IS the OLFA one!) – I am a quilter too, so can’t live without one!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.55 PMby Krista Wohlfeil

    0 – I don’t own one but woudl definitely use it!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.52 PMby jp4u2cme

    I have not used a rotary cutter in a few months. i would love to have a great rotary cutter. I just recently purchased a new rotary mat for cutting.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.51 PMby smiiley90

    0 – I do not own one. But i so want this!!!! all of this equipments are expensive & this would be great for my abstract art fashion. Im trying to pick up a 2nd job to be able to purchase my equipments. becoming a Fashion Designer is my Dreams.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.47 PMby wildcatspow

    Zero! I still don’t have one! Thanks for the giveaway!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.45 PMby babybearhugz

    0 I need one!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.42 PMby ashleyraine

    0 – I don’t have one! The circle cutter looks particularly awesome.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.41 PMby lunabob

    Goodness I wish I had this set – “0 times – I do not own a rotary cutter”

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.40 PMby Katie Sayers Raschdorf

    0, I’ve been wanting to purchase a rotary cutter for a long time!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.39 PMby januacoeli

    I don’t own one. I have never used one.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.38 PMby smockinggirl

    10+ I have some arthritis in my hands and a rotary cutter lessens hand fatigue.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.38 PMby luckyolive

    Zero times, because I don’t own one! I’ve been eyeing them for a while. I was even considering buying a self-healing mat earlier today, too!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.37 PMby mcgjean

    1-3 times, but now that I have a sewing room and can leave my stuff out, I’ll use it more often

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.30 PMby kdeshazer

    I don’t own one, but I really REALLY want one!!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.23 PMby tinapickles

    I use it every time I cut something when sewing. Probably, if I averaged it, about 4-6 times a week.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.20 PMby elisabetsy

    0 times — I do not own a rotary cutter

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.16 PMby aldara

    0 – I don’t own a rotary cutter. I’m saving up, though!

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.14 PMby isabelbk

    Most weeks 4-6 times.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.07 PMby dianajanssen

    4-6 times most weeks.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 07.02 PMby shelleysews

    1-3 times most weeks. This time of the year, 10 or more! Almost forgot to add—I bought an olfa when they first came out. I still have that one, as well as others. Great product.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 06.50 PMby megatron

    1-3 times

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    Dec 20, 2011, 06.46 PMby smudgen

    I use my Olfa rotary cutter every time I cut out a pattern. I love it! I am a slow seamstress, though, so on average, I’d say it gets used about once/week.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 06.41 PMby enidb

    I use a rotary cutter about once every week or so, depending on projects I’m working on. I had to buy new blades since I wore out my original one.

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    Dec 20, 2011, 06.40 PMby busybunch

    I use my rotary cutter for every project, probably 4-6 times a week. and yes, I have a US mailing address :) ourbusylittlebunch(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    Dec 20, 2011, 06.40 PMby obscurusmercury

    0 i don’t have one

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    Dec 20, 2011, 06.39 PMby Claire Cooper

    so cool – so wish it was international

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    Dec 20, 2011, 06.38 PMby ahearta

    I use my rotary cutter as often as possible, but it still probably only ends up being 1-3 times a week. It’s wonderful though and speeds up the process of cutting long lines. I’d love to get another nice set with a 45" cutter!

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