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 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.
Step 1: This is the front side of our paper. This colour will be on the outside.
Step 2: This is the back of our paper, you should write your note here, this side will not be visible.
Step 3: Fold the right edge of the paper over to the left edge.
Step 4: Unfold the previous step. You now have a central vertical crease.
Step 5: Fold the top right and bottom right corners in, along the crease you created in the previous step.
Step 6: Fold the left edge of the paper to the central vertical crease.
Step 7: Fold the top left and bottom left corners diagonally as shown, aligning with the opposite flaps.
Step 8: Fold the right edge left, aligning with the vertical edge of the left flap.