Origami Square Letterfold Tutorial

  • 01 of 08

    Origami Square Letterfold Tutorial

    Origami Square Letterfold
    Chrissy Pk

    If you have written a note you'd like to send in style, check out some origami letter folds. For this origami model, you need to start with letter paper, but it also works with any size rectangular paper such as A4 and A5. 

    This beginner origami model works best with thin paper however it also works with craft paper, but it might be a bit stiff.

    Most kids from the age of 5 could learn this easy origami model and it would be lots of fun for passing notes to your school friends!

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  • 02 of 08

    Origami Square Letterfold

    Origami Square Letterfold Tutorial
    Chrissy Pk

    Start by writing your note and make sure your writing is facing up before you start.

    Fold the paper in half, bottom to top.

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  • 03 of 08

    Origami Square Letterfold

    Origami Square Letterfold Tutorial
    Chrissy Pk

    Next fold a section about a finger width up from the bottom edge.

    Turn the paper over. 

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  • 04 of 08

    Origami Square Letterfold

    Origami Square Letterfold Tutorial
    Chrissy Pk

    Fold the paper in half right to left and then unfold. 

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  • 05 of 08

    Origami Square Letterfold

    Origami Square Letterfold Tutorial
    Chrissy Pk

    You will now have a center crease.

    Fold the bottom right corner up and line it up to the center crease as shown.

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  • 06 of 08

    Origami Square Letterfold

    Origami Square Letterfold Tutorial
    Chrissy Pk

    Fold the left bottom corner up to meet the centre crease.

    Fold the remaining top section down.

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  • 07 of 08

    Origami Square Letterfold

    Origami Square Letterfold Tutorial
    Chrissy Pk

    Turn the model over.

    Fold the little triangles up on the left and right.

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  • 08 of 08

    Origami Square Letterfold

    Origami Square Letterfold Tutorial
    Chrissy Pk

    Finally, fold the left and right corners down to meet the bottom center point, and then insert them both into the little pocket!

    I hope your origami letter fold turned out well, remember that origami takes practice and even an easy model like this one may take a few tries to get right!

    If you have trouble with this model you can practice some easier origami by learning how to fold the Origami Masu Box