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|1)||Begin by making a
|2)||Valley fold, and unfold, one flap.|
|3)||Squash fold the flap.|
|4)||Petal fold the flap.|
|5)||Book fold the flap in half.|
|6)||Repeat steps 2-5 on the remaining three flaps.|
|7)||Turn the model right side up.|
|8)||Book fold one front flap to the right; fold one rear flap to the left.|
|9)||Valley fold the lower edges in. The exact amount is not important; I personally prefer that the edge nearly, but not quite, reach the centerline. This step locks the model. Repeat on the other three sides.|
|10)||Valley fold the four petals down.|
|11)||Curl the petals.|
Joseph Wu maintains an archive of origami diagrams. Most of the illustrations are in PostScript. The dozens of models include a dragon, mammals, insects, and birds.
Copyright 1995-96, 98-99 by John Paulsen. Your comments are welcomed.
Last updated July 23, 1999.