Paper Cutting Techniques for Scrapbooks & Cards

Paper Cutting Techniques for Scrapbooks & Cards

Book - 2005
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The magical art of cutting paper images dates back to China's Imperial Court. Now, popular paper artist, Sharyn Sowell, shows scrapbookers how to enliven and grace their pages, using these ancient techniques. With only scissors, paper, and glue, you can fashion delicate borders, alphabets, flowery frames, and 3-D embellishments. How to use vintage papers, cut with patterns or freehand, and understand positive and negative space, are also here. Choose from over 50 plain and fancy projects, including Sea Stars, Spring Bouquet, Holly and Berries, Jolly Clowns, Tapestry, Holiday Ornaments, fairies, chicks, flip-flops, and more. Tips and tricks, versatile patterns, and an inspiring gallery of original designs are included. Whether you're a paper fanatic or a newcomer, pick up the scissors and begin!
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., c2005
ISBN: 9781402719219
Branch Call Number: 736.98 S731p 2005
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm


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Apr 17, 2014

Pretty patterns. Doesn't try and convince you that you need a lot of high-end accessories to start the craft, which I appreciated. Scrapbook heavy, but the patterns could be adapted for other uses.


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