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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 21, 2011, 05.11 PMby huddybuddy

    10+ Times in December! I’ve even used it to cut wallpaper……back in the day

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.54 PMby Ruth VanDenderen

    I use my olfa mat a minimum of 10 times a week. I am in need of a new mat badly. my mat sits by my sewing machine and works great if I need to measure and cut a piece of fabric in a jiff.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.53 PMby moonshine1993

    I use mine 1-3 times a week or more.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.42 PMby ruhammie

    1-3 times. I actually have one for fabric and one for paper…I use the paper one more for photos. :)

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.34 PMby serenityslr

    oh definitely 10 plus. I couldn’t live without my rotary cutters. Absolutely the best sewing purchase I have made since my machine.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.23 PMby kkbroc

    1- 3 times

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.18 PMby jenniferose7

    0 times – I do not own a rotary cutter.


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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.16 PMby simonewarrior

    Please make my Christmas… I cut 10+ times I do have a rotary cutter but my blades go dull pretty quick so I end up using my fabric scissors even more. My roary cutter I think is a cheap version because the blade loosens and wobbles and several times it has cause grievous mistakes in my projects shaking head with a sigh it would be nice to have quality equipment and the board and circle cutter OMG would be “sew” awesome!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.16 PMby Heather Larson

    0 ~ I don’t own one yet!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 04.02 PMby superstitches

    I use my rotary cutter on every project that I can. It makes cutting out so much more accurate and easier.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 03.47 PMby katie3701

    I use a rotary cutter 0 times per week because I don’t have one yet. However I WOULD use it 3-4 times per week and save myself some hassle if I did have one.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 03.35 PMby Una Walker

    4-6 times

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    Dec 21, 2011, 03.27 PMby teachny

    I use a rotary cutter about twice a week. I would love the circular one for many projects.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 03.02 PMby wzrdreams

    Latey, I’ve used it 1-3 times per week as I’m making a mini-quilt.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 03.02 PMby sjrobin1

    0 – I do not own a rotary cutter, but it sure would make holiday crafting much easier next year!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 03.00 PMby drainl

    I’d say 1-3 on average.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 02.52 PMby aohtee

    1 to 3 times a week for straight cuts. I would love to cut circles.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 02.46 PMby Monkee Boo

    1-3 times a week. it is the best thing ever, cuts consistently and better than free hand with scissors!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 02.33 PMby rachelhead

    I’ve never used one, but I would like to!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 02.10 PMby Mary Rachel Moore

    0 times, I don’t own a rotary cutter, but I want one.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 02.09 PMby kdschafer

    I probably use 1-3 times a week.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.57 PMby soaringviola

    Only 1-3 times a week – but thats beacause I don´t have much time for sewing. But when I sew I always use my rotary cutter as often as possible!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.55 PMby UncleJoAnn

    4-6 times per week. I began using it with quilts of course, but was always frustrated with the difficulty of cutting dress patterns with scissors and getting a clean edge – the first time i used a rotary for a pattern I was hooked.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.46 PMby jnjewel

    I use a rotary cutter for knit fabric often. I probably use it 1-3 times a week.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.44 PMby marthahaskins

    4-6 times…as a guess. I just have to say that I have that cutting mat and rotary cutter and they are AWESOME! (I don’t have the ruler or circle cutter, but that being said, if I do happen to be chosen, I would love if you could choose someone else who doesn’t have any of it – because I don’t know what I’d do without my mat and rotary cutter!!!) They made my work during finals last year SO much quicker…trust me, you will wonder what you did before.

    Good luck everyone! <3 Alex

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.39 PMby shoofly

    0 times zippo nada zilch

    Can’t wait to try a rotary cutter!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.27 PMby karenadd

    This week I have been using my rotary cutter 8-10 times a day!!!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.20 PMby photodoll

    4 to 6 times

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.11 PMby Mommylinda

    I don’t have a rotary cutteror a cutting mat, but would love one for Christmas!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 01.09 PMby ellesassypants

    1-3 times

    i just got my first. . . it’s a basic stick cutter. . . and i’m already in love!. . . i can’t wait until the busy holiday season is OVER. . . i want to spend my winter sewing. . . :o)

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