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Origami Butterfly – Folding instructions

A step by step tutorial which will show you how to fold a butterfly using paper within minutes.

Glimpse of the Result:

How To:

Step 1:

Take a square piece of paper.

Step 2:

Fold it in half vertically., i.e bring right side of the square to meet the left.

Step 3: 

Fold it in half again, this time bringing the top part of the rectangle to meet the bottom.

Step 4:

Lift the open part of this (right side) square and flatten to get a triangle.

Step 5:

Flip and repeat the above step.

Step 6:

Lift the lower right corner of the top layer of the triangle and fold it to meet to top corner.

Step 7:

Repeat this for the left corner.

Step 8:

Flip the model.

Step 9:

Bring the top corner of the triangle and fold it downwards. The fold should be at a point which is little more than half of the base.

Step 10:

Flatten the edges at the sides.

Step 11:

Flip. Lift the triangle and fold a part of it as shown.

Step 12:

Fold the whole model in half inwards and press.

Step 13:

Make diagonal creases starting at the top.

Step 14:

Make a valley fold at the creases made and the butterfly is done.

Origami Butterfly


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