Experienced as well as beginning papercutters will find a full variety of original patterns in this sourcebook by acclaimed cutter Claudia Hopf. The assortment includes floral designs, botanicals, cats, several breeds of dogs, birds, wild animals, farm animals, folk country scenes, nautical themes, the months of the year, Valentines, Halloween and Christmas decorations, and designs inspired by Pennsylvania Dutch, Shaker, Native American, Polish, and Chinese papercutting traditions. The patterns can be reduced, enlarged, or used as printed.
Claudia Hopf lives in Kennebunk, Maine, and has been papercutting for more than thirty years. Her work has been exhibited in museums and shows across the country as well as galleries in France, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Africa, and Australia.