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The Indiana Regional Origami Network (IRON) Folders tell fieldworker Kate Schramm why origami is becoming a popular past time in the Midwest.

Judy Bozarth talks about her German heritage and practice of sherenschnitte, the art of paper cutting.

Judy Bozarth talks about her German heritage and practice of sherenschnitte, the art of paper cutting.

Judy Bozarth talks about her German heritage and practice of sherenschnitte, the art of paper cutting.

The finished piece is framed and ready for display.

Bozarth mounts the delicate design on a dark background. Most of the intricate patterns Bozarth uses are found in books. Because some of the sections are very thin, the piece can become very fragile as the cutting continues. Aside from snowflakes…

A few touches from a glue stick and the cut paper is ready for mounting.

The delicate cuts add to the beauty of the finished piece.

Other examples of scherenschitte include the silhouettes of Bozarth

Most of the intricate patterns Bozarth uses are found in books. Because some of the sections are very thin, the piece can become very fragile as the cutting continues. Aside from snowflakes like this one, Bozarth also enjoys making scherenschnitte…