19 steps. Design © Nick Robinson. www.origami.me.uk
Take a sheet of A4 (or letter) size paper, fold the side parts to meet the center line and unfold.
Fold the upper corners downward, placing the corners on the creases’ lines.
Fold the upper corners to meet the center line.
Fold the side parts to meet the center line again and unfold.
Fold the top corner downward to the right and unfold.
Fold the top corner downward to the left and unfold.
Fold the left side inward as shown.
Fold the upper layer of the left part to meet the center axis and unfold.
Open the upper layer of the left part, place the pocket to the center and flatten.
Open the flap upward, making a fold in its bottom part.
Turn the item over.
Fold the middle flap downward.
Fold the left part along the line, prolonging the left edge of the top flap. Then unfold.
Do the same with the right part.
Fold the item in half to the right.
Fold the wings along the creases you’ve made.
Rotate the item.
Crease the wings slightly, parallel to the previous two folds.
The Needle is complete!