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Origami series

Iris (page 1)

Bleu de verdure

Canon

is a registered trademark of Canon Inc.

Iris [A4 size 5 pages]


A wide range of different origami has been
enjoyed in Japan since ancient times.

Star mark

With this pattern, you can fold a piece of paper


into the broad, beautiful petals of an iris blossom.

The letters in blue circles indicate the fold lines.


They are also shown on the practice sheet.

Fold in half along line A .

Fold the lower triangle


upward along line C .

Flatten out the folds.

Fold in half again along line B .

Unfold the triangle


back to its original position.

Turn over.

Flatten out the folds.


Open up the triangle.
Flatten the triangle to
obtain a square.

Fold the lower right


triangle in half,
folding upward along line D .
Continue
on to
page 2.

Iris (page 2)

Origami series

Canon

Bleu de verdure

is a registered trademark of Canon Inc.

Continued
from
page 1.

Flatten out the folds.


Flatten the triangle to
obtain a square.

Open up the triangle.

Fold along line E


to align the outer edge
of the paper onto the center line.

Crease the fold,


then unfold the triangle
back to its original position.

Pull the triangle folded


along line E ,
open up the fold,
and spread it out to the right.

Fold the left side


of the topmost layer
over to the right.

Flatten out the folds.

Fold along line F


to align the outer edge
of the paper onto the
center line.

Pull the triangle folded


along line F ,
open up the fold,
and spread it out to the right.

H
G

Fold line

Flatten out the folds.


Continue
on to
page 3.

Fold the top layer


down along line J .

Fold and crease


along line I ,
then unfold the paper back
to its original position.
Fold the left side
of the topmost layer
over to the right.

Flatten out the folds.

Turn the model over.


Fold the top layer in
along line G ,
then fold the final layer
over along line H ,
in the same manner.

Iris (page 3)

Origami series
Continued
from
page 2.

Canon

Bleu de verdure

is a registered trademark of Canon Inc.

J
Fold line

Fold and crease along line I ,


then unfold the paper back
to its original position,
in the same manner.

Fold the left side


of the second layer
over to the right.

Fold the top layer


down along line J .

Flatten out the folds


and turn over.

Fold the left side of the


topmost layer over to the right,
then fold the other two layers
along lines I in the same manner.

Flatten out the folds.

K
Fold line

Flatten the fold out.


Then, turn the model over and
fold the remaining two layers
along lines L
in the same manner.

Fold along line L


to align the outer edge of the
paper onto the center line,
then flatten the fold out.

Petal

Fold the left side


of the second layer
over to the right.

Fold along line L


to align the outer edge of the
paper onto the center line,
then flatten the fold out.

Fold line

Fold line

Fold the petals outward to


their final position.

Flatten out the folds.

Fold one petal down


along line M .

Fold the remaining


three petals down
along lines M ,
in the same manner.

Fold the top layer up


along lines K .
Then fold the remaining
three layers up along line K
in the same manner.

Iris (page 4)

Origami series

Canon

Practice sheet

Bleu de verdure

is a registered trademark of Canon Inc.

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Iris (page 5)

Origami series

Canon

Practice sheet

Bleu de verdure

is a registered trademark of Canon Inc.

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