Not everyone would recognize this 6" x 6" stencil-and-mask combination for what it is --
a silhouette of cranes doing their elegant dance of courting.
|Dance of the Courting Cranes s394
Above: I pull out paper with a pre-printed white floral pattern on the "top" red side and plain red on the "back" side. Having flipped the paper over to red-side-up, I place onto it the mask part of this stencil-and-mask set. I trace the shapes with a black marker.
Below, I cut along the lines with Fiskars fine-detail scissors --