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Olfa Rotary Cutter

Invented in 1979 The Olfa Rotary Cutter

The world’s first rotary cutter was invented in 1979 by Yoshio Okada.

It was a breakthrough and changed the way how hobbyist in the craft, sewing, scrap booking and quilting projects, changing over from using traditional scissors to a razor sharp circular blade cutting by rolling over the material bringing ease to the cutting

Olfa Rotary cutters have become so popular and in great demand and are used all over the world. 

The key features of the Olfa Rotary Cutters

  • Can be used by Right handed or Left handed people
  • Traditional or Ergonomic Deluxe handle types available
  • Quick Blade Change
  • Available in a multiple blade sizes, 18mm,  28mm, 45mm & 60mm
  • Endurance blades available
  • Decorative Blades available,  Pinking, Scallop & Wave
  • Blade Safety covers and mechanisms


Traditional Handle Types

  • Olfa RTY-4 - Straight handle Rotary Cutter comes pre-loaded with a 18mm stainless steel blade, blade safety cover, suitable for right handed or left handed users, perfect for tight curves and intricate shapes works great on applique and miniature projects. Replacement Blade -  RB18


  • Olfa RTY-2/G - Straight handle Rotary Cutter comes pre-loaded with a 45mm Tungsten steel Rotary blade, blade safety cover, suitable for right handed or left handed users. this is the favorite most popular size amongst the rotary cutter community, cuts materials into strips, shapes, pieces for sewing, quilting, and craft projects, can cut multiple layers of fabric. best used with a Olfa Rotary Mat.Replacement Blades - RB45, RB45H Endurance Blade


  • Olfa RTY-3/G - Straight handle Rotary Cutter comes pre-loaded with a 60mm Tungsten steel Rotary blade, blade safety cover, The largest Traditional Rotary cutter, suitable for right handed or left handed users. cuts up to eight multiple layers of fabrics, cotton, leather, vinyl, wool, polyester, paper or card, this is the favorite most popular size amongst the rotary cutter community, cuts materials into strips, shapes, pieces for sewing, quilting, and craft projects Replacement Blades - RB60, RB60H Endurance Blade

It is essential to use an Olfa Rotary Cutting mat with Olfa Cutters, this ensures accuracy and a longer blade edge retention.


Ergonomic Deluxe Models

  • RTY-2/DX - 45mm Rotary Cutter Ergonomically curved handle with an anti-slip rubber grip better for reducing hand fatigue and eliminates stress, squeeze handle to expose blade from safety guard, blade self-retracts back into safe position, built in locking mechanism to keep blade exposed for continuous use or can be locked close when not in use. quick change blade feature for a quick and easier blade change  comes pre-loaded with a RB-45 Tungsten Steel Rotary Blade.  Replacement an inter-changeable  Blades available - RB45H, PIB-45 Pinking Blade, SCB-45 Scallop Blade, WAB-45 Wave blade for clean decorative edges 


  • RTY-3/DX - 60mm Rotary Cutter cuts  effortlessly up to eight layers of light weight materials in one pass. ideal for leather, vinyl, paper, cotton , wool, polyester, silks, canvas, calico, waterproof fabrics and many more, Ergonomically curved handle with an anti-slip rubber grip better for reducing hand fatigue and eliminates stress, squeeze handle to expose blade from safety guard, blade self-retracts back into safe position, built in locking mechanism to keep blade exposed for continuous use or can be locked close when not in use. quick change blade feature for a quick and easier blade change  comes pre-loaded with a RB-60 Tungsten Steel Rotary Blade. Replacement an inter-changeable  Blades available - RB60H,  RB60