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FOLDING A DAISY
This is actually a kirigami-model, because of the cutting and gluing.
The flower is made of several papers.
This paper is for the center of the
flower and it's coloured
on both sides.
The size is 5,5x5,5 inch.
the 4 corners towards each other and hold the model
in one hand (see the picture of step 2)
The 4 corners of step 1 are on the right
in this picture.
Press on the bottom-piece of the model
from the outside,
see arrows. Make sure you don't press on
the upper part
of the model.
Fold the edges of the upper part
downwards by making
mountain-folds on several places, see
Now the model looks like this from above.
Make a mountain-fold at the arrow on the
Then make a valley-fold at the arrow
next to it.
Then make a mountain-fold at the next
And make a valley-fold at the arrow on
Make sure that this piece you fold 4
smaller then the top of the model on the
The model looks like this from below.
The piece you folded in step 6 is just a
smaller then the top of the model.
Turn the model.
The center of the flower is ready...
This paper is for a petal of the flower.
It's white on both sides.
The size is 1x4 inch.
Make a valley-fold over the purple line.
Unfold this fold after you made it.
Make a valley-fold over these 4 lines.
Make an inside reverse fold over the 3
very short lines
on top: A mountain-fold over the line in
the middle and
a valley-fold over the 2 lines on the
Make the same inside reverse fold at the
is indicated with the arrow.
Put a little glue on the place at the
arrow on the right.
Then, glue the piece indicated with the
arrow on the left
to this piece with the glue.
The petal is ready.
Make 6 of these petals for one flower.
Add glue to the end of a petal
(see arrow on the right)
and glue the petal to the bottom of the
the arrow on the left.
Glue 5 more petals to the
Arrange the petals the same as in the
picture of step 16.
This is the bottom of the
Push or fold the petals upwards a bit
(or curl them
around a pencil).
Turn the model.
The daisy is ready!
(You can use more petals for this
flower, if you like)