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Origami Aster
This 8-piece modular origami flower is great to hang on Christmas trees or just around the house. It looks awesome on both sides.

Designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Posted by The Dark Vixen from Simsbury, Connecticut, United States • Published See The Dark Vixen's 20 projects »
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  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take one of your pieces of paper and fold in half diagonal.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 2
    Step 2

    Unfold, now you have a crease!

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 3
    Step 3

    Kite Base: Fold the bottom edges to the center crease you made in step 1.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 4
    Step 4

    Unfold

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold the corners on the right and left to the creases you just made. Now fold along the crease you made in step 4.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 6
    Step 6

    I should look like this. Turn your piece over.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold the bottom the space between the top corners ( where the blue dot is on the picture)

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 8
    Step 8

    The finished module! Now make 8 of em

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 9
    Step 9

    Hey! Ur in my seat!

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 10
    Step 10

    The completed modules. Now time to assemble the aster.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 11
    Step 11

    Take 2 of your modules and place them side by side. Now gently slide the right module into the left modules slot or pocket (the circled area)

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 12
    Step 12

    This is what it should look like now. Turn the pieces over.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 13
    Step 13

    Now, carefully insert the module now on the rights indicated corner into the left modules slot.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 14
    Step 14

    Step in progress....

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 15
    Step 15

    This is now what it should look like.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 16
    Step 16

    Now, fold back along the edge of the right module ( where the black line is) . This will lock the 2 modules together!

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 17
    Step 17

    This is the step in progress....

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 18
    Step 18

    It should now look like this!

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 19
    Step 19

    Keep joining more modules too the 2 you just connected.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 20
    Step 20

    Keep adding and locking in till you only have one module left.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 21
    Step 21

    Be very careful when connecting this one.

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 22
    Step 22

    Almost there....

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 23
    Step 23

    Lock them together.....and....

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 24
    Step 24

    Done! Both sides are equally cool

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 25
    Step 25

    I hope you enjoyed this turtorial! If you need help or if anything is confusing just leave a comment below and I’ll see how I can help you!

  • How to make an origami flower. Origami Aster - Step 26
    Step 26

    Feel free to hang them too!

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