As of June 2015, free snowflake patterns are online at the Angel Street Mom, The Vintage Junkie, Fun-N-Free Christmas, First Palette and Paper Matrix websites. All websites offer instructions and templates.
Angel Street Mom has printable patterns at easy, medium and difficult levels. The Vintage Junkie also recommends tips for making snowflakes. The snowflake cut out instructions at Fun-N-Free Christmas come in PDF form.
First Palette has 12 downloadable pages for making paper snowflakes, plus a link to snowflake coloring pages. Paper Matrix presents pattern sheets for making a combination heart and snowflake decoration. Individuals can complete this project using paper-cutting machines or by hand.