This tutorial is for making 2 favourite 3D effects.
Both effects are quite straight forward and use no Y seams.
How to make quick and easy tumbling block and a 3D hexagon
The tumbling block technique, developed in 1987 by Marci Baker, is available in the book ABC 3-D Tumbling Blocks … and More! and the pattern Playing with Blocks for purchase.
You will need a 60 degree ruler or a square ruler with a 60 degree marking or my 60 degree ruler template (pdf).
If you plan to cut at 60 degrees a lot you may consider investing in a 60 degree ruler.
How to use your square or rectangular ruler as a 60 degree ruler
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