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FOLDING AN ORIGAMI SNOWDROP
Only the front of the square piece of paper is coloured.
This is the front of the paper. Turn the
Make mountain- and valley-folds over
these 4 lines.
Unfold each fold after you've made one.
Make these folds from the edge of the
paper to the center, not any
further. First, make a valley-fold over
the 2 lines below, on the
right. Then, make a mountain-fold over
the 2 lines in the middle.
And make a valley-fold over the 2 lines
on top, on the left.
Now you get a basic-shape.
Pull the end indicated by the arrow
upwards by making a
valley-fold over the orange line.
Hold the piece between 2 fingers, see
the small arrows, and
press it flat from above with your other
Remove your fingers to press it
Repeat step 5 on the other 3 ends, see
the yellow arrows.
Make a valley-fold over these 2 lines.
Unfold the folds you've made in step 7.
Pull the edge indicated by the yellow
by making a valley-fold over the orange
Press the edges that stand upwards
completely flat from above,
see the yellow arrows.
Fold the loose triangular piece upwards
by making a valley-fold
over the orange line.
Repeat step 7 to 11 on the other 3 same
pieces of the model.
Open the model by pulling the
2 petals indicated by the yellow
Push the triangular piece
indicated by the yellow arrow to the
inside of the model by making a
mountain-fold over the
Close the model by pushing the
2 petals indicated by the
yellow arrows towards each other.
Here the model has the same
shape as it had in step 13, but now
the triangular piece is folded to the
inside of the model.
Repeat step 13 to 15 on the 3 other same
pieces of the model.
Then, fold the piece on the right of the
orange line to the left
by making a valley-fold over this orange
Fold the petal above the orange line
downwards by making
a valley-fold over this orange line.
Fold 2 layers of the model on the left
of the orange line to the
right by making a valley-fold over this
Push the 2 layers indicated by the
yellow arrows against each
other. Then make a mountain-fold over
both layers, see the
orange line. When you've done this, both
layers are locked
In the center of this picture is the
result of the fold from step 19.
Repeat step 19 on the 2 other same
places of the model.
Open the model by pulling the 3 petals
Hold one petal between 2 fingers and
push it downwards and
a little bit outwards.
Do the same as above with the other 2
The origami snowdrop flower is ready!