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…

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.…

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…