DIY Templates - "Ben's Starter Kit" Kirigami Pop-up paper sculpture patterns for beginners

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This is a collection of 8 basic templates, intended as a starter-kit, which I put together after watching my nephew Ben learning how to cut and fold my more complicated designs.

They start very simply with a 3x3 block diamond, and the patterns evolve in several directions toward the end of the series. Each template comes with a photograph of what it should look like when finished.

This listing does not include any assembled pieces, rather it provides you with the patterns to make them yourself. I spend a lot of time and care in designing these; they are accurate to the 10th of a millimeter.

To use a template, I print it out (color or b&w works fine; I use a b&w laser printer), attach one edge gently to a piece of card using lo-tak tape or glue stick, then score with an embossing point, cut with a scalpel, and fold with my fingers.

If you're interested in the final product and not just the pattern, I sell these separately; but if you want to get hands-on and DIY, this is the item for you.

These templates are A5 pdf files. I prefer the metric system because of its easy scalability. But they work just fine on letter paper too.

Any questions, please feel free; I'm a genuine enthusiast and don't mind talking about it :)

Happy cutting, and be careful with those blades!

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    Mar 4, 2018 by Gkhn
    Instant download made this an easy choice!
    Dec 26, 2017 by sgoncalves741
    Fun challenging puzzles - nicely designed and thought out
    Dec 1, 2017 by Gerri Welch
    Just enough challenge for my first attempts at kirigami pop-up :)
    Nov 19, 2015 by Erna
    Fantastic! I downloaded the file immediately and made my first card within 30 minutes! The instructions were very clear and as an origami fanatic I thoroughly enjoyed all the folding. I've just bought another 10 patterns so that should keep me busy for a while! Thank you for inspiring me. Its the best purchase I've made in a long time!
    Jun 26, 2015 by Psyneon

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All my templates are copyright Ullagami and 1iTurtle, and are sold for personal use only. If you'd like to reproduce or distribute the templates, or use them for commercial purposes, please let me know and we can work something out.

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If you have an idea for a design and you want me to try making it, please contact me. I'm open to new ideas.