How to Make a
5-Sided Paper Cutting

5-sided (10 repeats) fold and cut paper cutting, is one of the most popular fold and cut methods that people like to make stars, flowers.

The 5-sided folding method is a little challenge compared to the 4-sided fold and cut. But don't worry, in this page I will show you step-by-step how to fold and cut.

5-sided fold and cut will have 10 layers paper together, so the cutting should be a little bid harder than the 4 sided (8 layers) cuttings.


5-points or 5 repeats paper folding instructions:

I designed this 5 and 6 points folding template, and found it was very easy to showing students how to fold the paper without any problems. At here I am sharing it with you for free, so you'll fold perfect paper with it and trouble free.

5 and 6 pointed fold and cut template

5 and 6 Points Folding Template

Click the template image or text link to download the template. Include 5 and 6 points folding instructions.

Steps for using the template to fold the paper

5 and 6 pointed fold and cut instruction

1. Follow the line fold the paper into half.

5 and 6 pointed fold and cut instruction

2. Find the center point at the folded side and make a crease.

5 and 6 pointed fold and cut instruction

3. Put the template 5 points (red corner) to the center point, as the picture 3 shows.

5 and 6 pointed fold and cut instruction

4.    Fold the paper to the side of the template.

5 and 6 pointed fold and cut instruction

5. Fold the paper again to the side of the template.

5 and 6 pointed fold and cut instruction

6. Then fold the paper as the picture 6 showing.

5 and 6 pointed fold and cut instruction

7. You finished a perfect 5 points or 5 repeats folding.


Go to 5 Points/sided patterns and print them

they are free to download.



Now let's Cut the pattern:

How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting
How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting

After you print the pattern, you can also make the pattern bigger to fit your cutting, cut it out as the picture showing

How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting
    Put the pattern onto the folded paper in the same direction. 
How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting
    You can draw the pattern or trace the pattern on the folded paper.
How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting

Now use the scissors and start cutting your paper. Always cut the inside lines first

How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting

Keep cutting all inside lines

How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting

 The last cut is the outside line

How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting

Here is the finished cutting

How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting

Carefully open it by reverse the folding steps.

How to make a 5 sided fold and cut paper cutting

Enjoy your beautiful paper-cutting


Video Instructions

How to Make a 5-Sided Fold And Cut


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