Crane 3 How to make Origami

Step 1: Take a square sheet of paper, fold in half sideways to make a crease and unfold.

Step 2: Fold in half downward and unfold.

Step 3: Turn the paper over.

Step 4: Fold diagonally and unfold.

Step 5: Fold along the other diagonal and unfold.

Step 6: Turn the paper over again.

Step 7: Fold along the creases you’ve made.

Step 8:

Step 9: Fold the side corners upward to meet the center line.

Step 10: Fold the top corner downward and unfold.

Step 11: Unfold the side corners.

Step 12: Open the upper layer of the bottom flap.

Step 13: Turn the item over.

Step 14: Open the bottom flap.

Step 15: Fold the left flap to the right.

Step 16: Turn the item over.

Step 17: Fold the left flap to the right.

Step 18: Fold the upper layer of the bottom flap upward.

Step 19: Fold the bottom flap backward.

Step 20:

Step 21: Fold the upper flap downward, making its left edge meet the bottom edge. Fold upward, making a small pleat.

Step 22: Fold downward again, making the left edge meet the bottom edge.

Step 23: Unfold the bottom flap.

Step 24: Fold upward along the top edge of the previous two pleats.

Step 25: Fold the whole pleated flap upward.

Step 26: Make one last pleat as previously.

Step 27: Rotate the item.

Step 28: Fold the upper flap downward, making its right edge meet the bottom edge.

Step 29: Fold upward, making a small pleat.

Step 30: Fold downward again, making the right edge meet the bottom edge.

Step 31: Unfold the bottom flap.

Step 32: Fold upward along the top edge of the previous two pleats and fold the whole pleated flap upward.

Step 33: Make one last pleat as previously.

Step 34:

Step 35: Expand the two central flaps.

Step 36: Fold the side corners inward to the center.

Step 37: Fold the tip to the right and unfold.

Step 38: Fold the tip inward to make the head.

Step 39: Fold the tail outward.

Step 40: Spread the wings.

Step 41: The pleated crane is complete!

Lesson added by Sergey Burlakov