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Extract from Fabrigami • By Jill Stovall, Scott Wasserman Stern, and Florence Temko • Published by Tuttle Publishing

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$ $ $ $ $
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Time
35 mins

Fabrigami
You can use two of these as inserts for a box or you can also use them as a small candy or nut dish.

Posted by Tuttle Publishing Published See Tuttle Publishing's 50 projects » © 2018 Jill Stovall / Tuttle Publishing · Reproduced with permission.
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  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 1
    Step 1

    Begin with the paper side facing up. Valley fold in half diagonally from corner to corner. Then unfold.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut along the crease you just made. You will have two triangles, each of which makes an insert.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 3
    Step 3

    Take one of the triangles. Valley fold one edge down about half inch (1 cm). Then fold over again. Then unfold.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 4
    Step 4

    Repeat step 3 on the other two sides.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 5
    Step 5

    Note the circled points of intersection. Valley fold through those points perpendicular to the bottom edge. Then unfold.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 6
    Step 6

    Note the circled points of intersection. Valley fold through those points perpendicular to the side edges. Then unfold.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 7
    Step 7

    Note the circled points of intersection. Valley fold to those points, bisecting the angles. Then unfold.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 8
    Step 8

    Note the circled point of intersection. Valley fold to the points, bisecting the angle. Then unfold.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 9
    Step 9

    Valley fold the corners to the creases you made in step 6.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 10
    Step 10

    Bring the two sides up and bring the corner to the side. The model will not lie flat.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 11
    Step 11

    Wrap one layer down along the crease, locking it into place.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 12
    Step 12

    Bring the final side up and the two corners over, mountain folding from the intersection of the valley folds to the far corners.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 13
    Step 13

    Valley fold the third side down, locking the two side corners.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 14
    Step 14

    The completed insert.

  • How to make a tray. Origami Triangular Trays - Step 15
    Step 15

    To make the other insert, fold the other triangle in the same way. The size given for the stiffened fabric will fit into a box that is 4 inches (10 cm) square.

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