How to Make An Origami Bamboo Letterfold

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Bamboo Letterfold

Level: Easy

Copyright: Traditional ?

Time Needed: Approx. 5 Minutes

Tools: None

Supplies: 1 Sheet of Square Paper

Learn how to fold an origami Bamboo “letterfold”. This little origami note is folded into its own envelope shaped like a bamboo. Traditionally these Letterfolds are used to pass notes!

We think they would also work really well as a Tanabata (the Japanese star festival where you hang your wishes from a bamboo branch) bamboo, you can slot your letters into the bamboos layers.

We will need A4 size paper. The size of this paper is 210 x 297 mm (8-1/4 x 11-3/4 in).
You can also use half this size, such as 148 x 210 mm (5-7/8 x 8-1/4 in).

Please use our paper ratio calculator below: (if not showing, visit this link)

We have more origami stationery such as envelopes, Letterfolds and bookmarks, visit the origami stationery page here.

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The bamboo letterfold and the basic letterfold.

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