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These cute Origami Shirts are fun and easy to make, AND they double as a perfect Father's Day card!
Fold this awesome Origami Shirt and let the grands use it for their Father’s Day card. ! You can do this! Practice one ahead of time so you feel confident showing the grandkids/kids.

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  • How to fold an origami card. Origami Shirt Father's Day Card - Step 1
    Step 1

    Origami rocks! Just saying. I’ve wanted to do some origami for a while but wanted a fairly simple one to start with. Well this fits the bill. It’s so cool, just like dad!
    Start with an 8 ½ by 11 inch piece of decorative craft/scrapbooking paper. What kind of shirt “fabric” would dad like? Choose a funky pattern! He will love it.

  • How to fold an origami card. Origami Shirt Father's Day Card - Step 2
    Step 2

    On the blank side of the paper have the kids write their message to dad (don’t forget that the other men in their lives would love to have one too, like grandpa!).

  • How to fold an origami card. Origami Shirt Father's Day Card - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the paper in half the long way, hot dog direction, with the note inside the folded paper.

  • How to fold an origami card. Origami Shirt Father's Day Card - Step 4
    Step 4

    Open the paper up and fold each long edge into the center fold of the paper.

  • How to fold an origami card. Origami Shirt Father's Day Card - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold the top of each folded piece out into a long triangle shape. This looks like it will be the collar, but it is actually the sleeves!

  • How to fold an origami card. Origami Shirt Father's Day Card - Step 6
    Step 6

    Turn the paper over and rotate 180 degrees.
    Fold the top edge (opposite of the sleeves) down about ½ inch.

  • How to fold an origami card. Origami Shirt Father's Day Card - Step 7
    Step 7

    Turn the paper over again.
    Fold the top two corners in to the center so that the points touch about ½ inch from the top. This will form the collar of the shirt.

  • How to fold an origami card. Origami Shirt Father's Day Card - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold the bottom edge up and slip that bottom edge under the collar points. Crease the bottom edge and it will remain folded.
    Isn’t that the cutest…ahem…most handsome shirt ever?

  • How to fold an origami card. Origami Shirt Father's Day Card - Step 9
    Step 9

    These fit in a 5 1/2″x7 1/4″ envelope. Check out the WTN post on making your own envelopes found at https://welcometonanas.com/handmade-envelopes-3-ways/ if you want a DIY envelope.
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Laura  W.
Laura W.
very nice
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