The book is aimed at making kirigami, the popular Japanese paper cutting craft, accessible and easy to master for crafters of all levels. Marie Claires selection of projects are all accompanied by very detailed and thorough instructions and diagrams which are also easy to follow and master. The book is a collection of popular kirigami creations expertly compiled by Marie Claire Idées. It features 40 paper card projects including templates, beautiful photography, helpful instructions and internet links and references for those interested in seeing more. While the art traditionally encompasses pentagram shapes, snowflakes, and orchid blossoms, Kiriagmi: pop-up cards and patterned cut-outs also includes greeting cards, Christmas decorations, invitations and a range of paper craft options that are possible with kirigami.
About the Author
Images of Rachel's work can be seen on her website at rachelsumner.org. Here you'll also find links to articles about Rachel's work in Embroidery (the Embroiderers' Guild magazine) and Devon Life.