Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: Pumpkin Sliceform

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Sep 4, 2011

Pumpkin Sliceform

sliceform pumpkin

A reader alerted me to the fact that apparently I never posted a tutorial and templates for the solid sliceform pumpkin I showed way back in 2008.

So here it is!

How to make a simple sliceform pumpkin

--Download template PDF or SVG1, SVG2, SVG3 or DXF1, DXF2, DXF3.
SCUT file, made by Sue W. (Yay Sue!).

Files download for free; contribute what you wish.  Suggested amount for this design: $1.99.

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pumpkin sliceform
pumpkin sliceform

Cut page 1 and page 3 once. Cut page 2 twice.

--Start assembling the slices.

Slide pieces #1 (brown) and #2 (beige) together at their center slots.

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Now work out from the center, adding pieces.

Add the two #4 pieces (yellow circles).

Add one piece #4 by sliding its center slot into the first empty side slot of piece #1.

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Slide the second piece #4 into the other side slot of piece #1.

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Add the two #3 pieces (orange circles) at 90° angles to the #4 pieces.

 Slide the center slot of piece #3 onto the side slot of piece #2.
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Join pieces #3 and #4 together.

You will have to twist and turn the slices gently to get the slots to line up and slide together.

First one side...
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...then the other.

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When both pieces are added it will look like this.

Finally, add pieces #5 and #6 in the last set of slots of pieces #1 and #2.

Attach both #5 pieces to piece #1.

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Then to #3 pieces.

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pumpkin sliceform

Attach #6 pieces to piece #2.

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Then to #4 pieces.

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--Add the stem.

Fold each stem piece in half.

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Slide the #7 stem piece down against the #2 piece. The center bottom of the #7 stem slides into the slot of the #1 piece.

sliceform pumpkin

Check that one side of the stem is on either side of the #2 piece.

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Slide the #8 stem into the #7 stem, opening it out slightly as it slides down so one side of the #8 piece is on either side of piece #1.

sliceform pumpkin

When the stem is in the right position dab a little glue under it to affix it to pieces #1 and #2.

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Creations by Patti said...

Awesome pumpkin...thanks for the tutorial!!! Thanks for sharing and inspiring us all..........hugs, P

Shelly Schmidt said...

Thanks for this template- cannot wait to play!!!