How to do Pleat & Crimp Folds

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Pleat & Crimp Fold

Level: Beginner

Copyright: Traditional ?

Time Needed: Approx. 5 Minutes

Tools: None

Supplies: 1 Sheet of Square Paper

Sometimes an origami diagram will simply say ‘make a pleat fold’. What does this mean? This simple photo tutorial shows how to make a pleat and crimp fold.

Sometimes there will be clear directions how how far to fold, and other times not. The most basic way to explain a pleat fold is a paper fan. The paper is folded one way and then the other.

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