Paper Cutouts : 45 Spectacular Designs for Handcrafting with Paper Cuttings, Paperback Book

Paper Cutouts : 45 Spectacular Designs for Handcrafting with Paper Cuttings Paperback


45 spectacular designs for handcrafting with paper cuttings. The art of paper cutting has a long history. Ancient cuttings, some dating from before 1000 B.C., have been excavated in China's Xinjiang province.

Today, paper cutting is a popular handcraft worldwide, with a variety of applications. Paper Cutouts features 45 designs of stunning motifs that can be used around the home or framed as elegant artworks.

Each design includes a full-sized template to photocopy in advance.

The authors provide step-by-step instructions that explain how to fold and cut, with the intricate designs revealed in white or colored paper. The designs include: A hanging lampRoom dividers and screensMotif rounds (swans, winter chalets, angels)Motif squares (spring, summer, winter, autumn)Wall friezes (under the sea; garden; on the farm)Repeating motifs (bird on a branch, fern, scarabs)Mirror motifs (dragons, herons). Paper Cutouts is a beautiful how-to guidebook for this ancient handcraft and a unique showcase of modern designs for artists and crafters.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 104 pages, 93 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
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  • Category: Book & paper crafts
  • ISBN: 9781554073207



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