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Paper Crafts (Victoria and Albert Museum)

A Maker's Guide

Rob Ryan

£16.95

From découpage to paper jewelry: fifteen paper craft projects inspired by the V&A’s collections

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Overview

A modern maker’s guide to decorative paper-led traditions from around the world, this book is guaranteed to expand your crafting horizons. Paper Crafts: A Maker’s Guide contains fifteen beautiful step-by-step projects, each one taking its cue from a different tradition or technique, including origami, quilling, silhouette-cutting and fan-making, as well as contemporary paper sculpture and the art of paper-making itself. Designed by teachers and practitioners at the leading edge of today’s craft revival, the projects are functional, accessible and fashionable, and include tips on how to take the next steps towards developing your own designs.

This inspiring book will give you the skill and confidence to express your passion for the handmade through the age-old crafts of cutting, sticking, folding and forming paper.

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Reviews

'Beautiful projects'
Dress Maker

'Offers an array of fantastic step-by-step projects'
Papercrafter

'Fantastic'
Crafts Beautiful

'Beautifully designed'
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Specifications

Format: Paperback

Edition Type: First edition

Size: 26.5 x 20.5 cm

Extent: 176 pp

Publication date: 16 August 2018

ISBN: 9780500294185

Contents List

Introduction: Paper crafts todayTools & materials • Basic techniques • Folding: Introduction; Paper fan; Origami • Cutting: Papercutting; Wycinanki; Silhouettes; Peepshows • Sticking: Quilling; Découpage; Paper modelling • Forming: Paper making; Stitched paper; Papier mâché; Paper flowers; Paper weaving • About the makers

About the Author

Rob Ryan is a British artist whose intricate papercut works are hugely popular and widely admired.