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How to Make an Origami Swan

How to Make an Origami Swan

Fabric flowers are perfect for spring! Whether you’re looking for a way to use up scraps of fabric or you want to experiment with luxury materials, fabric flowers are great for incorporating a springtime feel into your crafting projects. You could even use them to make wearable pieces like brooches, hair grips, necklaces, and more! Keep reading to find out how to make your own elegant satin flowers…

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METHOD: Elegant Easy-Fold Origami Swan

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    • Turn your square sheet of paper so that it’s a diamond shape. Fold it in half, ensuring that the left and right side points align. Crease down the middle, and then open.
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    • From the point facing you, fold the right and left sides inwards so that they line up with the middle crease line. You should now have a kite shape.
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    • Flip the model over to the other side and repeat the same fold as you performed in Step 2. You should now have a thinner kite.
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    • Fold the model in half so that the bottom point meets the top point. Then, fold the very top of the folded point about a third of the height from the top. This is the head and the beak.
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    • Fold the entire model in half vertically.
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    • Hold the bottom back corner of the swan and pinch the bottom of the swan’s neck, then gently pull it away from the body. The neck should now be at a 90 degree angle; pinch to keep in place.
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    • Repeat the same fold with the beak; hold the long point and gently pull out. That’s it – you now have a paper folded origami swan!
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