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  • how to hold a knife
  • how to cut curves
  • how to use pastels
  • much, much more!

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Supplies you will need:

  • Papercut Kit
  • Craft Knife
  • Replacement blades #11
  • Backboard for cutting, either self healing mat or cardboard.
  • Method of coloring the background, we recommend chalk pastels since they blend so beautifully
  • Spray fixative - only if you are using chalk pastels, it prevents the pastels from smearing.
  • Method of gluing the scissor cut to the background. We recommend spray adhesive since it is repositionable. You may use any other method as well, such as glue stick or double sided tape. Just remember, these are permanent the first time you glue your papercut down.

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Easy to follow instructions to learn how to cut Papercuts like a pro!

Simple photographs will take you thourgh all the steps you need to complete any of papercutting kits. You will soon be cutting away with ease.

Morning Glory

Morning Glory Papercut

Papercutting - Fun Art Projects

Learning to cut with a craft knife - And loving it!

Papercutting is an art form that is easy to learn. The simple, step by step directions we provide will have you cutting professional art in no time.

The art of papercutting is truly easy to learn

At Jewish Craft Cuts you will create papercut art by simply cutting paper using our papercutting patterns, and will produce beautiful papercuts. Creating an easy to make papercut is very complex. Creating a design that is both easy to make, yet intricate to look at is challenging.

But your job is just to cut paper and create exceptional papercut art. The art of creating a beautiful papercut design...well, leave that up to us. (psst, we do teach that as well, but that is another story, stay tuned)...

and Have Fun!