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origami dragonfly
An easy dragonfly without cuts

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  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 1
    Step 1

    Crease both diagonals (collored side out)and also matching the opposite edges (collored side in). Then fold as shown in the picture.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 2
    Step 2

    Bisect both angles (dotted lines)

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold on the dotted lines. The rest of the paper will be 90°.
    Note that the upper end will not be the bisector of angle.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 4
    Step 4

    Repeat with the other side, and bend both upwards

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 5
    Step 5

    Slide the upper layer, forming a "V"

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 6
    Step 6

    Bold them down...

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 7
    Step 7

    ... and outside

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 8
    Step 8

    Repeat on the other side

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 9
    Step 9

    Turn the side and fold like shown in the picture.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold up the excess of lower wing.

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 11
    Step 11

    Now, pinch its tail.

    (it won't complain...)

  • How to fold an origami animal. Origami Dragonfly - Step 12
    Step 12

    Fold down the upper end will create a trunk and two big eyes (that you will make as roud as possible)

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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
beautiful and sooo pretty, thank you for the great tute and the sharing.Love it.!!!!!;-D
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