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Wycinanki #004: The Picture

By now you have got enough bits and pieces to make your own Wycinanki papercut. Find a large piece of cardboard and arrange your Flower Heads, Buds, Leaves and the Central Base in a symmetrical pattern around the vertical centre line. For inspiration I include three layouts. The stems you must cut free hand when…

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Wycinanki #003: Buds and Leaves

Designing your Wycinanki paper cutting, you need some smaller items to fill in between the Flower Heads. I have made patterns for some Flower Buds and some Leaves including a Centre Base. You may mix the pieces for the Flower Buds as you like. I have included some suggestions. The style of the LeavesĀ varies much.…

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Wycinanki #002: Fan Flower Heads

The shape of the Fan Flower Heads is well suited for filling in between the large round Flower Heads. The fans will help to enhance the crowded look in your Wycinanki paper cutting. The individual pieces for the fans also come in families – like shown on the figure below. Flower Head #004: Flower Head…

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Wycinanki #001: Flower Heads

The Polish Wycinanki paper cuttings are so beautiful. You always feel better when you look at them. RearrangingĀ old boxes in the basement I came upon some I made more than 40 years ago. Immediately I wanted to make more – in particular of the symmetrical type with colourful flowers in abundance. And I want to…