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Learn the art of papercutting at paper-cutting workshops around the UK. Stunning designs can be cut from a single paper sheet to extraordinary effect, ideal for artwork, card making, lanterns, shop fronts... the possibilities are endless!

Cumbria - Next course on 14th April 2018
At this workshop you will receive personalised tutoring as part of a small group from papercutting artist Melissa Holmes, who has more than six years' experience in this creative method. You will be taught the basics of papercutting, including scalpel technique, practicing shapes, lines and curves, and understanding simple design techniques. You’ll then have the opportunity to move on to cutting a pre-designed template of your choice – choose from flowers, birds or perhaps a...
Lancashire - Next course on 13th May 2018
We are so happy to host another workshop with Helen from Pocket Wren. The half-day workshop covers the basic skills of decorative paper cutting. You will learn the skills to create something beautiful from the simplest of materials - the humble sheet of paper. Don’t worry, no drawing skills needed! Just bring a steady hand and a bit of patience! You can expect to proudly walk away at the end of the session with some...
Hampshire - Next course on 13th May 2018
The 'Beginners Introduction to Papercutting' workshop is a three hourly Saturday afternoon workshop at Seeded, a wool and haberdashery emporium with Aimee Richards of Miss Bespoke Papercuts. The sessions are as follows; Aimee has been a papercut Illustrator since 2014, selling her artworks internationally and teaching workshops to over 75 people-beginners and advanced-since 2015. Her signature style is romantic with hints of humour and each workshop is themed, usually to the calendar ie February's session...
West Midlands
Spend a few hours with paper artist Lisa Jay making romantic papercuts, perfect for Valentine's Day, weddings and anniversaries! In this three hour class, you’ll create and take home your own lovely hand cut paper art and the knowledge that will allow you to continue papercutting with confidence. Lisa will cover all the basics and be on hand throughout to assist and answer questions. What You'll Learn Discover tools and papers and learn how to...
Derbyshire - Next course on 7th April 2018
Paper cutting is THE craft of the moment! It is everywhere; shop displays, book covers and even crockery. It has a long and rich history all over the world, from Mexico to China, from Matisse to Rob Ryan. Join us for this 1-day workshop and master the basics of this highly rewarding, low cost craft. Be inspired by Polish paper cuts, Haitian metal cut outs and wooden fret work; examples of these and more will...
Surrey - Next course on 20th May 2018
If you fancy learning to paper cut why not come along to one of my papercutting workshops at Wattle and Daub in Godalming. The session will begin with a cup of calmness and an introduction to the mindful art of paper cutting before moving onto a template sheet where you will begin to learn the different techniques, moving from easy shapes to more complicated patterns. After an afternoon tea and cake break, you will spend...
North Yorkshire - Next course on 12th October 2018
At Malhamdale, discover the magical world of paper cutting; be introduced to Victorian fretwork, Haitian metal work and intricate Polish paper cuts. You'll get to grips with designing for cutting using both typographic and pictorial elements. You'll master both design technique as well as using a scalpel safely and pick up a wealth of handy hints for successful papercutting. Great fun and rather addictive! Holiday highlights: • Create your own unique papercut designs • Our...
Tuesday - 12:30 - 2:30pm Make a Bullet Journal over the length of the course. A bullet journal provides a mindful productive process a to do list, planner and diary. Designed by the maker, you. Record the paper crafting projects made along side the bullet journal in your journal. WEA course - if you are in receipt of benefits then the course is free or subsidised. Contact IDC for further information.
Essex - Next course on 24th November 2018
One day festive paper cutting workshop in Harwich with artist Lois Cordelia. Welcome to the magical world of paper-cutting. We begin with a richly illustrated world tour of paper-cutting traditions, to set our workshop in context. Using a Swann-Morton scalpel, Lois Cordelia will then demonstrate the basic techniques of knife paper-cutting before introducing a range of templates on which to base a design, with an optional festive Christmas theme. Feel free to bring some of...
Paper craft a number of unique projects during the course, in a friendly, positive, creative environment. The mini projects have been designed to be part of an exploding “scrap box”. The scrap box can be a wonderful personalised gift or a keepsake.