How To Make An Origami Butterfly

Page 2 of 3

FavoriteLoadingAdd to Favorites

View Favorites

  1. Step 10:
    10. Flip the paper back over to the other side.
    10
    10. Flip the paper back over to the other side.

    10. Flip the paper back over to the other side.

  2. Step 11:
    11. Push the left and right sides inwards, collapsing the top edge down to the bottom edge.
    11
    11. Push the left and right sides inwards, collapsing the top edge down to the bottom edge.

    11. Push the left and right sides inwards, collapsing the top edge down to the bottom edge.

  3. Step 12:
    12. Flatten the paper to form a triangle. (This is a water bomb base)
    12
    12. Flatten the paper to form a triangle. (This is a water bomb base)

    12. Flatten the paper to form a triangle. (This is a water bomb base)

  4. Step 13:
    13. Fold the bottom left and right points diagonally up to meet the top point.
    13
    13. Fold the bottom left and right points diagonally up to meet the top point.

    13. Fold the bottom left and right points diagonally up to meet the top point.

  5. Step 14:
    14. Flip the model over to the other side.
    14
    14. Flip the model over to the other side.

    14. Flip the model over to the other side.

  6. Step 15:
    15. Fold the bottom edge up, a little more than half way.
    15
    15. Fold the bottom edge up, a little more than half way.

    15. Fold the bottom edge up, a little more than half way.

  7. Step 16:
    16. Flip the paper over to the other side.
    16
    16. Flip the paper over to the other side.

    16. Flip the paper over to the other side.

  8. Step 17:
    17. Bring the two flaps down.
    17
    17. Bring the two flaps down.

    17. Bring the two flaps down.

  9. Step 18:
    18. Flatten the two flaps down, squashing the left and right edges.
    18
    18. Flatten the two flaps down, squashing the left and right edges.

    18. Flatten the two flaps down, squashing the left and right edges.

What Origami Butterflies To Fold Next?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

The maximum upload file size: 4 MB. You can upload: image. Drop file here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

6 Comments for “How To Make An Origami Butterfly”

  1. Okay I’m proud of myself so i had to comment. So I’ve decided to make some origami for my friend out of some super pretty scrapbook paper I’ve got and boy howdy is that a choice. Luckily I’ve done a decent amount of origami so i could make some adjustments on the fly, but I feel like i just gave my hands a good workout as I forced this thick paper into increasingly small folds! I found the head looked a little strange so big, and had to do some fiddly folds to get the wings to look nice, and i couldn’t help a couple tiny tears BUT I think it still looks pretty cute!

    How To Make An Origami Butterfly

  2. I wish the steps weren’t so vague sometimes, or maybe there’d be arrows pointing to what direction to fold. “Fold the top layer back diagonally to the left.” I have no idea what this is supposed to mean.

    1. I have edited those steps and added a line, hopefully it will make more sense. Thanks for the feedback.

  3. It was really easy to follow the directions given and to me and so even though this was my first time it ended up looking amazing (to me at least).

Origami Categories:

How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Beginner Origami
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Folding Techniques
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Easy Origami
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Base Folds
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Tatos
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Dividing Paper
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Intermediate Origami
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Boats
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Letterfolds
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Holiday Origami
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Animals
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Traditional Origami
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Modular Origami
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Boxes
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Clothes
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Decorations
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Stationery
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Flowers
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Furniture
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Hearts
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Stars
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Vehicles
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Toys
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Misc Origami
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Chinese New Year
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Christmas
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Easter
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Halloween
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Mothers Day
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Birds
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Bookmarks
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Butterflies
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Cats
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Dogs
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Fish
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Foxes
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Frogs
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Houses
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Insects
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Rabbits
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Rodents
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Turtles
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Origami Whales
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
St. Patricks Day
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Star Festival
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Tables & Chairs
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Thanksgiving
How To Make An Origami Butterfly
Valentine's Day

Sign Up For Our Free Origami Newsletter

Join our free mailing list to get an email when brand new origami tutorials have just been added. You can also expect some freebies such as printable origami paper and news updates too!

You will never get any spam from us.