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This was my first time making this, and I really enjoyed it. After some practice I plan on making really small ones and turning them into earrings.

I'm not good at explaining but I hope the pictures are clear enough to get it.

Posted by Laura from Chandler, Arizona, United States • Published See Laura's 128 projects »
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  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 1
    Step 1

    First you fold your paper from corner to corner, so it looks like this.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 2
    Step 2

    Flip it over and fold one side in to the center, making a point at the end.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 3
    Step 3

    Turn it around and do the same.

    If the right side is folded over, fold the left one over on the other end.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the other side you didn't fold to the center now.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 5
    Step 5

    Do the same on the other side, it should now look like a diamond.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fold it in half along the middle crease.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 7
    Step 7

    Take one end and fold it down.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 8
    Step 8

    Flip it over and do the same on the other end.

    Repeat this on the other 3 squares.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 9
    Step 9

    Open the squares to where you folded them along the middle, place 2 of them side by side like in the picture.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 10
    Step 10

    Place the other 2 in, with the top one going over the left and under the right, and the bottom one going under the left and over the right.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 11
    Step 11

    Fold the bottom one up like the picture shows.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 12
    Step 12

    Take the one on the left and fold that over to the right like the picture shows.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 13
    Step 13

    Take the top one and fold it down as the picture shows.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 14
    Step 14

    Take the one on the right and fold it under the first one you folded up.

    Repeat the folds until you get to the end.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 15
    Step 15

    It should look like this, now flip it over and do the same to the other side.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 16
    Step 16

    Take the ends that are sticking out and twist them in the direction you folded them.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Spiral - Step 17
    Step 17

    Grab both ends and pull it gently to stretch it out.

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Julia H.
Julia H. · Lebanon, Pennsylvania, US
I can't figure out step 4... =/
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Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs
Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot and Prongs · Toronto, Ontario, CA · 3 projects
ooh these would look good hung up...
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Fruzsina W.
Fruzsina W. · Budapest, Budapest, HU · 16 projects
I actually messed it up somehow, and ended up with 1 part falling out, so my spiral is a 3 part spiral... XDXD
Maybe next time I1ll get it... XDHappyHappy
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Pebblez M.
Pebblez M. · 4 projects
Very Cool
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Awoken Cello
Awoken Cello · 14 projects
oh... never mind. I got it..
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Awoken Cello
Awoken Cello · 14 projects
I dont get step 4 at all =/
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Anke A.
Anke A. · Wernau, Baden-Württemberg, DE · 15 projects
Simply beautiful, thanks for the great tutorial!
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Laura
Laura · Chandler, Arizona, US · 133 projects
I found a video that shows it being made, I hope it helps better.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Pmr2fdt_ms
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Annariee D.
Annariee D.
I`m stuck on Step4, what do you do there ?
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mcrvampire55
mcrvampire55
I love making these now. ^___^ Thanks for sharing.
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