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Cupcake Sliceform

How to make paper sliceforms

Sliceform cupcake that folds flat.  When opened up to 3D it is the size of a standard (real) cupcake and fits into a decorative cupcake wrapper.

finished slice form cupcake

How to make a paper craft sliceform cupcake and cupcake wrapper

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Download file set: Silhouette Studio, DXF, PDF, SVG (how to use my SVG files in Cricut Design Space)

The SVG has an 8.5" x 11" rectangle around the pieces to assist with sizing.  (Sliceforms do not scale well as it throws off the width of the slots.)  Once you size your file you can delete the rectangle.

Cut pieces.  Color as desired.

cut pieces for sliceform cupcake

Begin assembly with the medium size pieces.  There are two different slot configurations on the medium pieces.  Select one each of the two different pieces. Slot together using the 2nd slots in from the outside edge.

slotting middle pieces

Add the other two pieces.

slotting middle pieces

Add the larger piece that does not have a stem on the cherry. Slide it into the center slots of the medium pieces that are open at the very top (no tabs across the top of the slots).

adding the larger pieces

Add the other large piece, sliding it into the center slot of the other large piece and the other two medium pieces.  Push the tabs on the medium pieces out of the way as you slide the large piece in.  When the large piece is pushed down all the way, the tabs fit into the small notches at the top of the large piece.

tabs on medium piece

Add the four smallest pieces.  First slide the center slot of the smallest piece onto the outer slot of a large piece.  Twist the smallest piece to the left to catch the outer slot of one medium piece, then to the right to catch the other slot.

Wrap the decorative cupcake wrapper around the base of the cupcake and adhere the ends together.

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