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We are retailers of the largest variety of scissors & knife cutting patterns and supplies for silhouettes & Americana, including Pennsylvania Dutch, German scherenschnitte, Polish wycinanki, Danish, Scandinavian, Swiss & Chinese designs. Great for scrapbooking, too!


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Oh So Lovely
Six romantic designs, perfect for Valentine greeting cards, small frameables, wedding or shower invitations,etc. Sizes range from 3" to 6" to fit standard frames and/or card blanks. Patterns printed on white text weight paper, ready to cut. Instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Allen Foster. BEGINNER to EASY INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
The Birches
Woodsy "panel style" greeting cards for holiday giving or any occasion to celebrate the winter wonders of nature! Cut the trees, deer, rabbit and owl in white and add a "kick" of color with the cardinals and woodpecker in red. Tall and chic, our 4 distinctive designs are printed on white heavy stock paper, ready to cut and fold with room for your message. The bird patterns are printed on red text weight paper, ready to cut and glue in place. No tracing or transferring. Detailed instructions with full color photos included. The finished greeting cards fit standard #10 envelopes. (business size) We suggest choosing a contrasting color background to enhance the cut out work. (not included, see Suggested Papers) Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Alison. EASY INTERMEDIATE More details...
$8.95
Rose Petals
You can almost smell the fragrance from these delicately cut blooms. 7 designs to make Valentine cards, wedding announcements, shower invitations or simply put in frames. Our roses and whimsical curly hearts are printed on white text weight paper, ready to cut with instructions included. Sizes range from 2-1/4" to 6" to fit standard card blanks and/or frames. Xacto knife and cutting mat suggested. Designed by Alison. INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED More details...
$7.95
Americas Finest
A tribute to the bravery of all who participated in the rescue efforts during the September 11th crisis. Three NYC firefighters raising the stars and stripes on a toppled flag pole of one of the World Trade Center towers. Printed on cream paper, ready to cut or copy and mount on contrasting backgrounds; or transfer on to black silhouette paper as shown but not included and mount on natural parchment. Suitable for 8" x 10" standard frame. Instructions included. INTERMEDIATE. More details...
$4.95
Anchors Aweigh
A patriotic theme depicting U.S. Navy sailors departing port for their mission at sea. Pattern printed on cream colored text weight paper, ready to cut and mount on a contrasting background or copy and transfer on to black silhouette paper. (not included) Instructions included. Suitable for 8" x 10" standard frame. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$4.95
Aqua - ON SALE NOW
heavy stock, 12 sheets to a package ON SALE now ! More details...
$2.50
Baltimore Oriels - SALE price
A male and female pair of birds perched above their nest with several babies chirping among branches of slender leaves. This pattern is ready to cut or copy and is printed on antique text weight parchment paper. Suitable for a standard 8" x 10" frame. Instructions for cutting, mounting and optional watercolor included. Designed by Claudia Hopf. INTERMEDIATE - ADVANCED More details...
$3.95
Black Silhouette Paper - SPECIAL PRICE
On SALE NOW!!!Velvety black/ white on one side. (Text) 8-1/2" x 11", 12 sheets per package. More details...
$3.95
Blooming Spring
Designed by Gloria Cosgrove. Chase the chill of winter away with our six floral designs. Printed on cream paper, ready to cut or copy. The two baskets of flowers and two wreaths are suitable for 8" x 10" standard frames. The single rose and basket centered in the wreath are suitable for 5" x 7" frames or standard card blanks. Instructions included. INTERMEDIATE. More details...
$7.95
Butterfly Wreath
NEW!! Layers of delicate gossamer wings form a circular 8" x 8" wreath for summertime. Delight in our pattern, printed on white text weight paper, in its entirety. No folding. Ready to cut or copy and mount on a contrasting background. Xacto knife and cutting mat suggested. Instructions included. Designed by artist, Allen Foster of Wisconsin. INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED More details...
$5.95
Chrysanthemums and Insects
NEW! A dragonfly and butterfly winging their way through a grouping of delicate flowers. This pattern is ready to cut or copy and is printed on antique text weight parchment paper. Suitable for a standard 8" x 10" frame. Instructions for cutting, mounting and optional watercolor included. Designed by Claudia Hopf. INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED More details...
$5.95
Coffee Tea and Me
Thirteen patterns of delicate coffee/teacups and pots, lacy battenberg napkins, long stemmed roses, lawn chair, rocker, and ladies chatting. Designs fit 5" X 7" and/or 8" X 10" standard frames. Several patterns come in both sizes. Printed on white text weight parchment paper with easy to follow instructions. Ready to cut and mount on contrasting backgrounds of your choice or transfer onto black silhouette paper and mount on our Victorian Mountings as shown in the center but not included. ADVANCED. More details...
$7.95
Coneflowers and Chipmonks - SALE price
A little creature nibbling on food next to a clump of flowers. This sweet pattern is designed by Claudia Hopf. Pattern printed on antique parchment paper, ready to cut or copy. Fits a standard 8" x 10" frame. Comes with instructions for cutting, mounting and optional watercolor. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$3.95
Decorative Papercutting
Make the occasion really special by creating your own ornaments, cards, stand-up decorations, centerpieces, borders, doilies, place-settings, frameables, and mobiles. 150 patterns, complete step-by-step instructions with photographs plus folding and cutting techniques. Templates for Christmas, Thanksgiving, Valentine's Day, birthdays, animals, flowers, butterflies, snowflakes and children. Fun for the BEGINNER to ADVANCED papercutter. A truly quality book, highly recommended by Alison. Full color, 112 pages. SOFT COVER More details...
$16.95
Fanfare
4 delicate and spidery Battenberg lace fans. Enjoy snipping flowers, leaves, intertwining stitches and loops to create a true replica in paper to frame. Patterns measure 6" x 9" and are suitable for standard 8" x 10" frames. Printed on snowy white text weight paper. Ready to cut or copy. Instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting knife recommended. Designed by Alison. ADVANCED More details...
$7.95
Forest Friends - SALE price
NEW! A cuddling doe and fawn with baby rabbits amidst lush vegetation. What a peaceful scene! The pattern is printed on text weight parchment paper, ready to cut. Includes instructions for mounting and optional watercolor. Suitable for standard 8" x 10" frame. Designed by Claudia Hopf. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$3.95
Garden Fairyfolk III
Alison's newest and striking addition to her popular collection. Cut winged beauties perched on roses, lilies or gliding on the back of a dragonfly! Printed on white text weight parchment paper, ready to cut and mount on contrasting backgrounds or transfer ont to black silhouette paper for a more traditional look. Suitable for standard 5" x 7" and 8" x 10" frames. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Instructions included. ADVANCED. More details...
$7.95
Getting Ready to Celebrate
An American tradition...preparing to display our country's flag in honor of both the veterans and the homecoming soldiers. Printed on white text weight paper, ready to cut and mount on a contrasting background, or transfer on to balck silhouette paper as shown but not included. Mount on natural parchment. Suitable for a standard 8" x 10" frame. Instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Gloria. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$4.95
Heartfelt
Send a smaller 3 dimensional stand-up Valentine to a friend or family member. This simple, quick to make card or decoration features a pair of doves surrounded by hearts perched on a base with enough room to personalize with your own message. Stands 6-3/4" tall and easily fits into a standard size business envelope. Our pattern is printed on white heavy stock paper, ready to cut. Instructions included. Designed by Gloria. EASY INTERMEDIATE More details...
$5.95
Hofer Gold
Scissors made specially for the papercutting enthusiast! WE ARE SO GLAD THIS COMPANY FROM SWITZERLAND FOUND US! The Swiss-made Hofer Gold scissors will satisfy the most discriminating papercutter. They have been created specifically for the art of fine papercutting. The Hofer Gold scissors were made to the precise specifications of one of Switzerland's foremost papercutters, Ueli Hofer. They are nickel plated with gold handles and 4-1/4" in length. The points are ground to needle sharpness under magnification in the workshop of professional knife makers in Switzerland. Once you own a pair, nothing else will satisfy. Protective sheath included.Not suggested for cutting on heavy stock papers. More details...
$64.95
Iris Scissors SPECIAL PRICE
ON SALE NOW ! Excellent for BEGINNER for second scissors. The Iris scissors is included in our BEGINNER'S package. 4-1/2" (length of scissors), straight blade, with sharp, pointed stainless steel blades. More details...
$7.95
Japanese Scissors
Black handle 4" stainless steel straight blade with extremely sharp, pointed tips. Allows for superior detailed cutting without ripping or snagging. Comfortable and accurate right to the tip. Great quality for the price and stays sharp. Highly recommended and popular with paper crafters. More details...
$14.99
Little Garden Helpers
On SALE NOW ! A cute scene of two children, ( a boy holding a hoe & watering-can, plus a little girl with a bonnet and flower in hand) their dog, a patch of sunflowers and cardinals singing in a tree. This pattern is ready to cut or copy and is printed on antique text weight parchment paper. Suitable for a standard 8" x 10" frame. Instructions for cutting, mounting and optional watercolor included. Designed by Claudia Hopf. INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED More details...
$4.50
My Antique Hutch
Inspired by an actual cupboard filled with cherished pottery and china. Printed on white text weight parchment paper, ready to cut and mount on a contrasing background (#P-1200 Colonial Blue, $5.95 or #P-1300 Colonial Red, $5.95 or Purple #P-1003I) or transfer on to black silhouette paper (#P-100, $4.95) as shown but not included, for a more traditional look. Mount on our Victorian Mountings (#MC-5, $6.95) as illustrated. Fits a standard 8" x 10" frame. Instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Alison. INTERMEDIATE-ADVANCED. More details...
$4.95
Nestlings
Follow the life stages of a bird family from a mother and father tending their nest of eggs to nestlings being fed a worm and fledgings on branches ready for flight. 4 detailed patterns printed on white text weight paper, ready to cut, copy or transfer. Suitable for standard 5" x 7" frames or greeting card blanks. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Alison. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
Ocean Princesses
ON SALE NOW! A beautiful set of 4 mermaids swimming with their favorite sea creatures : dolphin, turtles, an octopus, a seahorse and starfish. Patterns printed on white text weight parchment paper, ready to cut or copy. Fit standard 5" x 7" frames or mount on card blanks and send as greeting cards. Instructions included. Designed by Alison INTERMEDIATE More details...
$5.95
Paper Cutting Old and New
NEW ! This book by Carole Behrer and Suzanne McNeill makes this folk art craft come alive, with easy step-by-step instructions and complete full-sized patterns for snipping your own framed treasures, holiday ornaments, unique greeting cards, and scrapbook pages. Includes charming patterns of Noah's Ark (3), angels (2), lots of animals, birds, trees, Valentine hearts (7), a birdhouse, flower baskets (2), three dimensional Christmas trees (3), children and a beehive. Fun for the BEGINNER to ADVANCED papercutter. In addition, instructions for false-grain painting for frames. Quality little "gem" of a book! Highly recommended by Alison. Full color, 35 pages. SOFT COVER More details...
$9.99
Partridge in a Pear Tree
Inspired by the traditional carol sung during the holidays, put a little old fashioned charm on your table or mantle and it will make your guests want to sing! Our 3-D tree stands 10" tall with curling branches laden with fruit and foliage. Patterns printed on heavy stock white paper, ready to cut, glue and display. Instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Gloria. BEGINNER/EASY Intermediate More details...
$6.95
Scarlet Songbirds Stand-Up Tree
A unique 3-D papercutting with crimson birds perched amongst flowing branches and leaves. Appropriate for the holidays, Valentine's Day, weddings, showers and Springtime. Our free-standing tree measures 10-3/4" tall. The pattern is printed on white heavy stock paper. The bird patterns are printed on red heavy stock paper. Both are ready to cut, glue and display. Simple instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Alison. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
Scherenschnitte For All Seasons
A pattern book with over 60 folk art designs, ready to copy. There is a brief history and directions for cutting. Includes CHRISTMAS, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter, Valentine, Aesop's Fables, animals, birds, and several Pennsylvania Dutch folded motifs. Contained in a rib-style binder so patterns can easily be removed. Suitable for a BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE scissorist. 23 pages, soft cover. Great little book ! More details...
$10.95
Starry Night Pine Tree
Brighten your holidays with our twinkling celestial 3-D tree ! Stands 9" tall with bunnies and squirrels poised at its base. Patterns printed on heavy stock white paper. Ready to cut, glue and display on a table top, mantelpiece, coffee table or window. Instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Alison INTERMEDIATE More details...
$6.95
Tea Time
For the tea or coffee lover...a beautiful collection of classic tea/coffee pots, stacked cups, a pitcher, sugar, creamer and a pot overflowing with roses. 6 patterns printed on white text weight paper, ready to cut and mount on contrasting backgrounds or transfer on to black silhouette paper (as shown but not included) for a more traditional look. Suitable for standard 5" x 7" frames. Instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Alison. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
Teddy Bear Christmas
Features five bears and a traditional feathered tree decorated and waiting for the arrival of Christmas. The design measures 8" x 10", ready to cut or copy and printed on antique-like parchment paper. Includes easy-to-follow instructions for cutting, mounting and watercolor which is optional. One need not be an accomplished watercolorist to successfully complete this project. INTERMEDIATE. More details...
$5.95
Teddy Bears Easter ON SALE
SALE PRICE ! Printed on antique-like parchment paper and may be cut directly from this paper and painted using watercolors on the finished cutting.Painting is optional. Easy to follow instructions included. Charming, especially for a child. Three teddy bears and a bunny encircled in dainty flowers. More details...
$3.95
Teddy Bears Halloween ON SALE
SALE PRICE !A very cute portrayal of bears in costume with jack o' lanterns and a harvest moon from Claudia Hopf. Ready to cut or copy and printed on antique parchment paper. Fits an 8" x 10" standard frame and includes instructions for cutting,mounting and optional watercolor. INTERMEDIATE. More details...
$3.95
Teddy Bears Valentine ON SALE
SALE PRICE ! Five teddy bears surrounded by leafy vines and hearts. Printed on antique-like parchment paper and may be cut directly from this paper and painted using watercolors on the finished cutting. Painting is optional. Easy to follow instructions are included. INTERMEDIATE. More details...
$3.95
The Folk Art of Scissor Cutting
Includes a history of scherenschnitte from China, Germany, Poland. Instructions and patterns to complete 19 cuttings. Includes hearts, florals, birds, dancing couple, CHRISTMAS trees, Swiss woodland scene, also wedding heart certificate, Adam & Eve, Bremen Town Orchestra and 21 illustrations. Suitable for a BEGINNER-INTERMEDIATE. Great little book! 26 page, soft cover. More details...
$10.95
Topiary
Our flower filled topiary including cherubs and hearts is appropriate for weddings, showers, Valentine's Day or any festive occasion. The 3-D cutting stands 13-1/2" tall and is printed on snowy white heavy stock 8-1/2"x 14" paper, ready to cut or copy. Easy to follow instructions included. INTERMEDIATE. More details...
$5.95
Views In The Garden
Six papercutting designs for the INTERMEDIATE scissorist. Three finished designs measure 5"x7" and three measure 8"x10". Patterns include bee hives, bird bath, wrought iron garden chairs, and urns. More details...
$7.95
Welcome Pineapple
A traditional symbol of hospitality, our pineapple is wrapped in leaves and butterflies with a pretty lettered "WELCOME". This pattern is printed on white text weight paper, ready to cut, copy or transfer on to black silhouette paper (#P-100, $4.95) as shown but not included. Suitable for a standard 8" x 10" frame. Instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Designed by Gloria. INTERMEDIATE. More details...
$5.95
Winter Beginner's Kit
Bright colors and fun projects ! Enjoy our new pre-printed patterns, ready to cut with no tracing. Make festive greeting cards showcasing cardinal birds, pine cones and pine needle sprays, a 3-D candle lit tree in two shades of green with an assortment of decorations (including a curious red fox) and two white 3-D snowflakes to hang. Our kit contains background paper, an envelope pattern and simple instructions. Quick and easy creations for all levels of experience. Designed by Alison. BEGINNER More details...
$12.95 ON SALE: $8.95
Zinnias and Insects - SALE price
NEW! Butterflies and bumble-bees flutter among slender floral stems. This pattern is ready to cut or copy and is printed on antique text weight parchment paper. Suitable for a standard 8" x 10" frame. Instructions for cutting, mounting and optional watercolor included. Designed by Claudia Hopf. INTERMEDIATE to ADVANCED. More details...
$3.95
           

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