Origami Butterfly

Origami Butterfly Instructions

Choose some special paper for the origami butterfly, and you wont be disappointed!

Also make sure each crease is folded very well: its important for this model so the butterfly stays intact.

For a printable .pdf version of the butterfly instructions, click here. You will need Adobe Reader installed on your computer in order to open the .pdf file. You can get Adobe Reader here.

1. Start with your paper white side up.

Fold in half, open, then fold in half the other way.

2. Now Fold the
Paper in half
diagonally, both

3. Fold all four corners into the centre and crease well.

4. Turn Over and Fold all four
corners into the centre again.

5. Open out the model so far.

Your creases should look like this. It looks complicated, but dont worry!

6. Fold the outside edges into
the centre line.

7. Holding each inside edge from the point at the centre, bring these edges out to the points shown. Then, fold the top edge downwards and flatten.

8. Rotate the model, and repeat step 7.

9. Fold the top half
backwards and

10. Fold down the
front outside corners.

11. Fold these
outside corners
inward as shown.

12. Fold the butterfly
in half.

13. Now fold the top
layer backwards, at
the angle shown.

14. And now fold the
back wing backwards
also at the same

15. Open out.

Your butterfly is complete!

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