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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, 01.07 PMby lworcest

    Zero, I don’t have a rotary cutter and I would LOVE to have one.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 12.57 PMby caelum224

    1-3 times. I cut out a bunch of projects at once and them sew all at once. I have to use my living room floor for cutting, so i can’t leave my stuff out all the time.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 12.50 PMby Stitchgirl78

    Zero. I have moved several times in the last few years. Unfortunately, my rotary cutter and most of my sewing supplies are boxed in storage : (

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    Dec 21, 2011, 12.43 PMby downhighway61

    0- I have one, but I think I bought a terrible one, I don’t like using it and it feels dull already after only using it a few times.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 12.34 PMby woolenwears

    I use my rotary cutter and mat at least 10x a week. It has taken much abuse over the years, and starting to look very worn..I would love the opportunity to have a new one and use a circular cutter..

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    Dec 21, 2011, 12.14 PMby alice1001

    1- 3 times, I would probably use it a lot more but mine was cheap and blunts very easily. I actually ahve an olfa rotary cutter on my christmas list, not sure that father christmas will oblige though!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 12.12 PMby weaverbec

    1-3 times per week. Most of the time when I cut fabric, I use a rotary cutter. I also have one dedicated to cutting paper.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 12.11 PMby littlefoxesdesigns

    Over the last month I have used a rotary cutter 7-9 times a week. I love to use it on knits and dream of a larger cutting board and love the circle cutter. What a great give-a-way!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.55 AMby MsAnthropy

    Usually 4-6 times, recently more with all the holiday projects!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.46 AMby dyeabolical

    I use the rotary cutter whenever I’m cutting out pattern pieces. Been a dedicated user for at least 15 years…

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.36 AMby yayfun

    0 times, I do not own a rotary cutter. Hopefully, someday soon I will own one and avoid getting the dreaded carpal tunnel by using my scissors so much.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.33 AMby vicsguy2009

    I never cut out a garment using shears. Always a rotary cutter. So at least 1 time per week.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.24 AMby tanyah

    I use a rotary cutter about 1-3 times a week. I could use the round thing for making yo-yos.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.21 AMby monkemama

    I just started using my rotary cutter more. It depends what I’m making. I really don’t have a large cutting board so I’m limited on what I inted to cut.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 11.17 AMby sewinglass

    It depends on what I making, but most times its 1-3. Thank you!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.42 AMby Katie Tandlmayer

    4-6 usually but sometimes it’s definitely 10+

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    Dec 21, 2011, 10.33 AMby smseward

    1-5 times. love it!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 08.49 AMby Jazmijntje

    1-3 tomes. Pitty Europe can not join this contest though… To the others, succes, this is a great gifeaway!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.53 AMby melbaweatherspoon

    1-3 times

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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.34 AMby latulipenoire

    0 times, I don’t have one, but I would love to win one!
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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.29 AMby Rici Tegarden

    1-3 times

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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.27 AMby tbaraconi

    1 – 3 times

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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.14 AMby mentalseamster

    1-3 times

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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.10 AMby suntory

    1-3 times.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.07 AMby lauraesther

    ~once a week if my friend who has one hosts craft night!!! It’s quite handy to cut fast! I would absolutely love one for my evolving studio!!!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 07.02 AMby sparkledust1287

    Any time I need to cut through a lot of layers of fabric! So much easier than using scissors.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 06.52 AMby kannika yukong

    Zero. I need a rotary cutter and a mat!

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    Dec 21, 2011, 06.44 AMby purplemoon53

    I only use mine 1-3 times a week, but that’s because my mat is so small. I would love to make the top of a table out of the mat material and have a whole huge cutting table to roll the cutter around on! :)

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    Dec 21, 2011, 06.36 AMby persnickel

    Unhappily, I do not own a rotary cutter, but it would be nice to have one.

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    Dec 21, 2011, 06.28 AMby pkrueger9

    I use the rotary cutter about once every 2 weeks.

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