Bathing Suit–Origami

We had another large group participate in todays class. They learned the Bathing Suit-Origami fold and  made a greeting card complete with sand beach, sky and flip-flops:

bathing-suit-card

Bathing Suit Origami Fold
Steps for each fold:
1. Start with any square, fold it into a triangle:

Bathing Suit 002
2. Unfold and refold into a triangle in opposite direction:

Fold 002
3. Unfold and fold into a rectangle:

Fold 003
4. Unfold and fold into a rectangle in the opposite direction (along the same crease):

Fold 004

5. Unfold again and the tuck the center triangles into the center line:

Fold 005
6. Fold the left bottom edge of the triangle facing up, along the center line to the top of the triangle:

Fold 006
7. Fold the right bottom edge of the triangle facing up, along the center line to the top of the triangle:

Fold 007
8. Fold the left bottom edge of the top triangle to the center line:

Fold 008
9. Fold the right bottom edge of the top triangle to the center line:

Fold 009

10. Turn the origami over with the bottom facing up, and fold the left to edge of the triangle to the center line:

Fold 010
11. Fold the right top edge of the triangle to the center line

Fold 012
12. Fold the left and right top points down to center line:

Fold 013
13. Unfold and using the center crease as a guide, collapse the points of both the left and right side to form two diamonds:

Fold 013A

About WeTeachCrafts

Gloria and Brad have been teaching crafts on cruise ships for over 30 years.
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3 Responses to Bathing Suit–Origami

  1. adele mintz says:

    SEEMS TO ME THAT YOU HAVE A LOT OF VERY NEW AND NOVEL THINGS TO SHOW, AND I THINK THEY WILL WANT YOU BACK. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. ENJOY. ADELE

  2. Joie says:

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    if you get a lot of spaam remarks? If so how do you prevent it,
    anyplugin or anything you can suggest? I
    get so much lately it’s driving me insane so any
    help is very much appreciated.

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