Pumpkin Wreath

How to make an interlocking paper chain formed into a wreath
pumpkin paper chain wreath
Download and cut 12 pumpkins.
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pumpkin paper chain wreath
Fold each one in half.
pumpkin paper chain wreath
Open out the 1st pumpkin and cut a slit across the outside of the linking opening.
pumpkin paper chain wreath
Most of the pumpkins will link together as with the leaf garland.
autumn leaf paper chain
For a wreath, however, you need to start off a little differently.
The 2nd pumpkin links through only the uncut layer of the 1st pumpkin.
pumpkin paper chain wreath

Continue the chain by linking the remaining pumpkins through both layers of the preceding pumpkin.
When you have linked all 12 pumpkins into a chain, slide the slit layer of the 1st pumpkin through both layers of the 12th pumpkin.
pumpkin paper chain wreath
pumpkin paper chain wreath
Fold closed.
pumpkin paper chain wreath
Open the slit on the 1st pumpkin and slide the cut ends under the top layer of the 2nd pumpkin. Use a tiny piece of tape to hold the slit closed.
pumpkin paper chain wreath
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