New Crafts: Paper Cutting : 25 Beautiful and Practical Projects Shown Step by Step

New Crafts: Paper Cutting : 25 Beautiful and Practical Projects Shown Step by Step

Description

This title features 25 beautiful and practical projects shown step by step. This is the simple but pleasing art of paper cutting celebrated in inspirational designs and appealing projects. There are complete step-by-step instructions for 25 superb projects, including Mexican bunting, a paper-cut blind, shelf edgings, and delicate lace scherenschnitte. Featuring examples of the finest paper cutting from contemporary craft artists, it is a comprehensive guide, including an introduction to the history of this timeless craft and the materials and equipment you will need. Paper cutting requires the bare minimum of equipment - a sharp pair of scissors is often sufficient. This volume brings this accessible and rewarding art form to life in a series of 25 attractive and varied practical projects. Whether you choose to make bookmarks, greetings cards, or Chinese lanterns, every idea is easy to complete, as each stage is clearly illustrated with photographs in step-by-step instructions. This stylish book includes an introduction to the craft and its history, as well as a gallery of work created by contemporary craftspeople to inspire you.
With many ideas for seasonal gifts and decorations such as valentines and snowflakes, silhouettes and Chinese lanterns, you will find out how, armed only with a pair of scissors, you can create fabulous paper projects.

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