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Repeat on the right side. Repeat on the right side. Open the pockets on either side and flatten the inner edges. Fold the bottom edge up to the horizontal centre line. Fold down the top points as shown.heart | diiculty OO 1 2 3 Reverse side facing up. origami at home / 11 . Repeat on the right side. fold in both directions and unfold. 7 8 9 Open the left pocket and flatten. Bring the top tip down to meet the bottom tip of the model. Repeat on the right side. Fold the bottom left corner up to the vertical centre line. Lift up the top layer of the bottom section and carefully slide it down into the triangle pocket underneath and flatten. using the crease as a guide. Turn the paper over. Fold the top left corner down to meet the vertical centre line. Turn the paper over. 4 5 6 Fold the outer left edge to meet the vertical centre line.

11 The finished heart. 12 / origami at home . Turn the model over.heart | diiculty OO 10 Fold down the top points again as shown.

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unfold. fold paper in half and unfold. Fold in half. Put your fingers inside the corners at the bottom then lift and fold model to sit at the dotted lines as shown. Fold the top right and bottom left flaps in to the vertical centre line. then fold in both top and bottom edges to meet horizontal centre line. Gently open the pockets of each blade to finish.pinwheel | diiculty O 1 2 3 Reverse side facing up. 7 8 9 Repeat steps 5 and 6 with the top of the model. 4 5 6 Unfold and flatten. origami at home / 15 . Open and flatten the bottom of the model. Fold each side to meet the centre line.

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Reverse side facing up, fold in half
corner to corner diagonally. Unfold.

Fold the lower edges to
the vertical centre line.

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Turn your model over.

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Fold the long edges to
the vertical centre line.

Fold model in half from bottom to top,
so the bottom tip meets the top point.

Fold part of the smaller flap down
to create the beak. Turn the model
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Pull the upper flap upwards and flatten
at the point shown by the circle.

Pull out the beak and
flatten to finish.

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allowing the flap behind to flick out. fold paper in half diagonally in both directions and unfold. Again. 4 5 6 This is the result. 7 8 9 Fold the upper layer in half. Turn the model over. Fold the bottom corner up to sit between the wide flaps.1 2 3 Reverse side facing up. Repeat step 5 on the other side. Turn the model over. bringing the top point down. Allow the corner behind to flick out. fold each corner to the centre. Fold each corner to the centre. Fold the upper left edge to the vertical centre line. .

visit our YouTube channel for our playlist: youtube. 13 Fold the model in half vertically and turn over to finish. it can be a little tricky to have your sumo wrestler sit properly. Make sure your stand in step 12 is firm by making a crisp vertical fold in step 13.com/insideoutaus. Repeat on the right side and unfold. top tip Although this is a pretty simple project. Pinch the point to form a stand.sumo wrestler | diiculty OO 10 11 12 Fold the upper left edge of the triangular flap to the bottom edge and unfold. Lift the folds made in steps 10 and 11 at the same time to allow the point to pop up. For a step-by-step visual guide. origami at home / 21 .

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Fold each corner to the centre. 1 2 8 3 7 4 6 5 5 6 You can number each section from 1 to 8 and write a fortune on each section. origami at home / 23 .fortune teller | diiculty O 1 2 Reverse side facing up. Fold in half. in both directions. side to side. Use your fingers to carefully open your fortune teller from underneath. fold each corner to the centre. fold diagonally in both directions. Unfold. Unfold. if you choose. 3 4 Turn the model over and again.

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Turn the paper over. origami at home / 27 . Repeat steps 4 and 5 on the right side. Fold the left outer edge of the top layer to the vertical centre line and unfold. in both directions then unfold.crane | diiculty OO 1 2 Pattern side facing up. side-to-side. 3 4 Push centre fold up and bring all corners to meet at the bottom and flatten. fold in half diagonally in both directions then unfold. 5 6 Press the left outside points inside the flap and fold. Fold in half.

10 11 12 This is the result. Ease out the central inner flap. Lift the top and bottom flaps up and fold. Fold the lower edges of both top flaps to meet at the vertical centre line. Turn the model over. Fold the top left layer over the right. Repeat step 9. flattening the paper at the bottom right point so it stays in place. Repeat on the other side.7 8 9 Turn the paper over and repeat step 4 and 5 for both sides. Fold the top left layer over the right. Repeat on the other side. 13 14 15 Fold a single bottom flap upwards. . Repeat on the other side.

A crane is a storied animal in Japanese culture and is thought to live for 1000 years. 1000 paper cranes 18 Hold the tops of the wings and gently pull them outwards. According to legend. Press the tip of the left flap inside and fold to form the beak. The crane has now come to represent a hope for peace.crane | diiculty OO 16 17 Repeat on the left side. This legend was brought into the vernacular with the tale of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. based on the true story of Sadako Sasaki. flattening the body and folding down the wings to finish. who folded paper cranes in the hope of surviving leukemia. someone who folds 1000 paper cranes will be granted their most desired wish. origami at home / 29 .

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7 8 9 Fold the bottom folded edge of the top layer up as shown by the dotted line. 4 5 6 This is the result. diagonally in the opposite direction. Fold the inside edge of each top layer out towards the each side as shown. The finished samurai helmet. origami at home / 31 .samurai helmet | diiculty O 1 2 3 Reverse side facing up. Unfold. Fold paper in half. Fold the bottom corner up to the top corner. Bring the top layer of the bottom flaps up to meet the top point of the model. Bring both top side flaps down to meet at the vertical centre line. Bring the bottom corner up to meet the vertical centre line as shown by the dotted line. then tuck it inside the model. corner-to-corner. fold paper in half. corner-to-corner diagonally.

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fold in half from side to side and unfold. This is the result. Turn the model over and repeat steps 3. 5 6 Fold the top edge of the top layer down to the crimp just made and unfold. Line up this crimp with the top edge and make another small crimp in the centre. Repeat fold in the opposite direction. origami at home / 33 . 3 4 Line up the top layer with the bottom and make a small crimp in the centre.kimono | diiculty OO 1 2 Reverse side facing up. 4 and 5 on the other side.

Fold down the top layer on the top edge to the first crimp.kimono | diiculty OO 7 8 9 Fold each outside bottom corner up to the points as shown. 13 Turn your model over to finish. This is the result. . Repeat on the other side. Turn the model over. 10 11 12 Fold both sides from the top edge to meet at the vertical centre line. Turn the model over. This is the result. Put your fingers inside each triangular top flap then lift up and flatten.

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fold paper in half diagonally. Turn over and repeat on the other side. Repeat steps 3 and 4. Fold paper in half by bringing right side over the left. Bring the bottom of the top layer up as shown and fold. 4 5 6 Flatten to form a square. Turn the model over. Repeat on the other side. Fold the top layer sides inside to meet the centre line. .1 2 3 Pattern side facing up. Open the pocket in the top layer and pull to the right. 7 8 9 Fold both sides down to meet the bottom corners.

origami at home / 39 . Tuck this edge inside the pocket formed. Fold the top left section over the right side. Repeat on the other side. 13 14 15 Bring the top corner down to meet the bottom corner. Repeat on the other side.candy box | diiculty OOO 10 11 12 Fold the top layer corner down to the meet the top layer’s bottom edge. to guide the edges to finish. Turn the model over and repeat process on the other side. Fold bottom corner up to the dotted line as shown. Repeat on the other side. Repeat on the other side. Tuck in this edge inside the pocket formed. Repeat on the other side. 16 17 Fold bottom flap up to the dotted line as shown to create a crease then unfold.

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Push centre fold up and bring all corners to meet at the bottom and flatten. Turn paper over. origami at home / 41 . 2 Fold in half from side to side in both directions then unfold.star box | diiculty OOOO 1 Reverse side facing up. 3 Rotate the paper. fold paper in half diagonally in both directions and unfold.

Repeat step 9. 7 8 9 Place a finger inside the top corners of each flap to open and push down to flatten. Turn the model over. . unfold then tuck each section underneath the top layer. Push the top folded edges inside and fold. Turn the model over. 10 11 12 This is the result. Fold the two side sections to meet the centre line. Repeat step 4 on the other side. Fold each side of the top layer to the vertical centre line. Turn the model over. This is the result. This is the result.4 5 6 This is the result. Fold the top corner down as shown then unfold.

19 The finished star box. Rotate 45 degrees. origami at home / 43 . Repeat on the other side. Repeat step 13.star box | diiculty OOOO 13 14 15 Fold the bottom of the top layer up as shown. Turn the model over and repeat process on the other side. 16 17 18 This is the result. Fold the top left section over the right side.

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Bring the bottom flap up to fold at the diagonal as shown. Fold the left side to the centre line. Bring the flap on the right down in a diagonal fold that lines up with the bottom edge as shown. Fold both sides to the centre line then unfold. fold paper in half diagonally. bringing the left side over the right. Fold the flap on the left back along the existing crease. 7 8 9 Fold model in half. This is the result. 4 5 6 This is the result. Unfold.ive-point star | diiculty OOO 1 2 3 Reverse side facing up. Bring the bottom corner up to meet the edge of left crease line and fold as shown. origami at home / 45 .

Place the top flap down. This is the result. Repeat the assembly with the rest of the sections to complete the star. 16 17 18 Tuck the tip of the right section into the pocket of the left section to complete the fold.ive-point star | diiculty OOO 10 11 12 This is the result. Lift up the right bottom flap of the left section and sit the right section underneath. Repeat steps 1 to 11 with a further 4 sheets of paper to create 5 sections. position 2 sections as shown above. . Unfold to the start of step 6 to complete one section of your star. The tip should be visible. 13 14 15 To assemble the star.

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For the building.1 2 3 For the roof. corner to corner. Then bring the top edge to the dotted line as shown and fold. Fold into horizontal thirds. Fold in the sides along the dotted lines as shown. This is the result. 4 5 6 This is the result. Fold the bottom flaps up to meet the centre square lines. fold into thirds in both directions and unfold. The open flap should be at the bottom. fold into vertical thirds and unfold. reverse side facing up. 7 8 9 Fold in the top and bottom edges at the dotted line as shown. to create creases and fold back. Fold in the side flaps underneath to finish your house’s roof. Bring the bottom edge to the dotted line as shown. Unfold the top flaps and open the centre square. reverse side facing up. Bring the top corners to meet the bottom corners of the centre square. .

Place the roof on top to finish.house | diiculty O OO 10 11 Fold in the side edges at the dotted lines as shown and unfold. 12 13 Once assembled. use some glue or tape to secure the side folds. origami at home / 51 . Unfold and assemble the house by folding in the sides along the creases.

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turn over and repeat on the other side.buterly | diiculty O OOO 1 Reverse side facing up. 3 Fold the top edge to meet the vertical centre line. fold in half horizontally. 2 Fold in half. origami at home / 53 . Unfold.

Turn the paper over. 10 11 12 This is the result. pull towards the right and flatten. Fold left flap over right flap. This is the result. pull towards the right and flatten. . Fold the top square flap over to the left. Turn the model over.4 5 6 Open up top square flap. This is the result. Bring the top right flap down and flatten. Bring the bottom flaps up and fold at the dotted line as shown. Fold the top left and right flaps to the vertical centre line. 7 8 9 This is the result. Open up the square flap.

Bring the top tip down and fold along the top edge of the model. Fold wings in opposite direction. 19 Using the body as a guide. Fold the right side over the left as shown.buterly | diiculty O OOO 13 14 15 Repeat step 12 with the top left flap. Turn the model over. creating a crease and a little overhang. Fold the top tip back upwards. Unfold. Crimp these folds to create the butterfly’s body. Unfold. Bring the left side over to the right side and fold. origami at home / 55 . create a fold on each wing to finish. Repeat on the other side. 16 17 18 Turn the model over. Turn the model over.

6. hang or suspend your mobile to make it easier for the next step. varying the thread lengths. 4. Repeat for all strips ensuring to spread them out evenly along the hoop. 8. . Cut a different desired length of thread to vary the positions for each origami butterfly. 7.buterly mobile Add a little bit of magic to the nursery with this pretty mobile that will flutter in the breeze YOU WILL NEED Ribbon Scissors 30cm hoop Needle Coloured cotton thread Glue. Cut 4 lengths of ribbon in the same desired measurement. 3. 10. Thread a needle and stitch from either side of the centre fold of the butterfly from front to back and tie a knot. Suspend at desired height and tie on in place on the hoop. Gather all the ribbon lengths towards the top and fold them over enough to create a loop for the mobile to hang. if choosing not to stitch 10 origami butterflies 1. Fold an end of the ribbon over the hoop and stitch or glue in place to secure it onto the hoop. Measure your desired length for the hanging ribbon. Cut another length of ribbon and tie a bow around the bottom of the loop where stitched on. Hang your mobile to enjoy. 9. 2. Stitch in place. 5. If possible. Repeat step 8 for each butterfly.

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