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How to Fold a Letter into a Triangle

You’ve probably noticed by now that I’m all about triangle origami. I’ve got a Triangle Origami Box tutorial, and a Triangle Origami Bowl one too. This time around, I’m sharing a really quick origami triangle tutorial for folding your letters to friends. Read on to learn how!

Like most letters you write friends while in class, you’ll start out with a rectangular sheet of paper. This particular sheet of scrapbook paper is from the DCWV Girlhood stack.

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Off to the folding. To startmake a diagonal fold, lining up the short edge along the long edge.

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Take the corner, and fold it over, forming that triangle shape.

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You should end up with a small flap on the bottom. You’ll need this flap to lock the origami triangle folds in place. Take one corner, and fold upward toward the triangle.

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Repeat with the other corner.

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Pop open the triangle, and you’ll find a small pocket.

 

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Tuck the flap into the pocket. This is the last fold you need to make to keep your origami triangle secure.

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Cute right? Tag @mikkomix or @itrydiy on instagram when you post your own projects. I’d love to see what you make. Happy crafting!