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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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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
PUMPKIN Patch Lantern
Light up the night with a fun collection of Jack O'Lantern faces. Our free standing (8-1/2" tall x 6" wide) cylindrical decoration may be displayed with or without illumination. Perfect for table tops, on mantle pieces or to hang. The kit contains 2 patterns, 2 sheets of black paper, 2 sheets of orange paper, and completely illustrated, easy to follow instructions. If you choose, illuminate with a flameless battery operated "candle" or a votive, memorial candle that sits in a clear glass container. Designed by Alison EASY INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
A Prayer For Animals
Created especially for animal lovers. 8"x10", ready to frame. Printed reproduction of a papercutting animal frame. Printed in rich colonial blue and on cream card stock. Designed by Alison. More details...
$4.95
Black Owl Luminary
Light up the night and celebrate Halloween ! Our owl is a great table top decoration, to place along the walkway, on a mantelpiece, coffee table or as part of a "trick or treat" party display. Kit contains 2 bird patterns, 2 sheets of black paper and yellow/orange background papers. Design stands 10-1/2" tall. Instructions included. For display with or without illumination. We recommend battery powered LED lights. Xacto knife and cutting mat suggested. Designed by Gloria. BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
Days Gone By
Victorian vignettes of a child on a rocking horse, a metal dress form, a fashionable lady with a parasol and a relaxing bath. 4 patterns printed on white text weight paper, ready to cut, copy or transfer on to black silhouette paper as shown but not included. Mount on our 8" x 10" Victorian Mounting backgrounds as illustrated. Xacto knife and cutting mat recommended. Instructions included. Designed by Gloria. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
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
Graveyard Bones
Create your own chorus line of dancing skeletons in various poses. 9 patterns in several sizes. (3" to 8") Printed on white heavy stock paper, ready to cut and display in windows, on bulletin boards,make hanging decorations, mount on black backgrounds, create your own party invitations, placecards and greeting cards. Designed by Alison BEGINNER to INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
Halloween Candle Shade Kit
Our triangular shape shade stands 7" tall. The base measures 4-3/4" in width on each of the three sides. to illuminate use a votive, memorial or a candle that sits in a little metal case and put in a clear glass jar. These candles are inexpensive and easily availvale in a supermarket, craft store or anywhere candles are sold. Kit contains easy-to-follow instructions, one 11"x 17" folded sheet of paper, black on both sides, two sheets of liners printed on bright yellow paper, ready to cut or copy. Should you care to make more, suggested papers are #P-1700 black on both sides, $5.95 (enough for four shades). For liners, order #P-1900--specify bright yellow, $4.50 (enough for eight shades). EASY INTERMEDIATE. More details...
$7.95 ON SALE: $5.00
Halloween Stand-Up Decoration Kit
NEW! A festive free-standing "scene" to spruce up a party table top, hearth, trick or treat display, classroom bulletin board, or celebration centerpiece. Our jack o' lantern carriage driven by a wicked witch, her donkey and surrounding animal friends is really fun to make and keep for years to come. The pattern is printed on white text weight paper, ready to transfer on to black. No tracing necessary. Our kit includes 2 sheets of black paper, and 2 sheets of orange to complete the project. Just fold it accordion style to stand. Comes with simple instructions and measures 7-3/4" to 8-1/2" high and unfolds to 21-1/2" in length. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
Happy Halloween
Three cute little ghosts under a spooky tree with a crow and pumpkins. This pattern is printed on text weight antique parchment paper, ready to cut or copy. Suitable for a standard 8" x 10" frame. Instructions for cutting, mounting and optional watercolor included. Designed by Claudia Hopf. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$5.95
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
Natural Wonders
Inspired by the northern woods and its creatures. Alison has created a "patchwork" of rustic themes...flying geese, bear, fish, moose, pine cones, country cabin and a pine tree. This 8" x 10" pictorial pattern is enclosed within its own rough hewn log frame. Printed on white text weight parchment paper, ready to cut and mount on a contrasting background or transfer on to black silhouette paper (as shown but not included) for a more traditional look. Instructions included. Xacto knife and cutting mat suggested. INTERMEDIATE - ADVANCED. More details...
$4.95
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
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
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
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
The Haunted House Luminary
Our 3-dimensional trick or treat house stands 10-1/2" tall and may be displayed with or without illumination. The kit contains one 11"x 17" folded sheet of paper, black on both sides, and two liners printed on bright yellow paper, ready to cut or copy. Illuminate with a votive candle sitting in a small metal case placed in a clear glass jar. The candles are commonly found in supermarkets and other stores. EASY INTERMEDIATE. More details...
$7.95 ON SALE: $5.00
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
What a Scream Halloween Decorating Package
NEW! 16 large and small designs for windowpanes, frames, bulletin boards, scrapbooks, party decorations, greeting cards, gift tags, napkin rings, mobiles and sand bag luminaries. Patterns are printed on white text weight paper, ready to cut, copy or transfer on to black paper ( as shown but not included). Our 8" x 10" patterns are : candelabra with mice and spider webs, a picket fence with crows and a tombstone, a chandelier and intricate all-over spider webs with imbedded bugs. The 1" to 5" designs are: scary cats, flying bats, bugs, an owl and a pumpkin. Simple instructions and suggestions for decorating fun included. INTERMEDIATE More details...
$7.95
Wicked Witch Luminary
Stands 10-1/2" tall and may be displayed with or without illumination. Kit contains instructions, an 11" by 17" folded sheet of paper, black on both sides, two liners printed bright yellow paper, all ready to cut or copy. Illuminate with a votive candle sitting in a small metal case placed in a clear glass jar. The candles are commonly found in supermarkets and other stores. Easy Intermediate. More details...
$7.95 ON SALE: $5.00
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
           

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