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【Popular in the world!】 How to Make an Easy Origami Wallet

 

Hello, I’m a writer of KARAKURIJAPAN, Yonosuke! Today’s article is about the traditional Japanese culture, origami!

 

Traditional Japanese Culture Origami is also Popular in the World!

 

Origami has been played with since long ago in Japan. It is a traditional Japanese culture which has existed since before we were born.

You have been played with origami when you were a child, haven’t you?

 

This origami is now popular in the world!

 

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For Japanese we usually play with it, but for foreigners it’s very modern and unique!

For sure it’s so amazing that we can make various things from a piece of origami paper!

Recently, origami has been in fads and played with by many people! I feel proud as a Japanese!

 

How to Make an Easy Origami Wallet

 

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At this time I’ll introduce how to make an easy origami wallet! I think most of you usually use wallets.

Wallet is called saifu in Japanese. I think foreigners also use wallet in usual life. It’s one of the necessities all over the world.

I’ll introduce how to make this necessity for our life, wallet by origami.

 

How to Make an Easy Origami Wallet

 

Then I’ll explain it with images. Please watch the video to see details!

 

1.Fold it in Half to Make a Crease

 

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▲At first fold it in half to make a crease. Creases are very important for origami. They affect the completion of the work. Be careful!

 

2. Fold it in Half and Make Creases by Putting it together with the Center Line

 

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▲Fold it in half. And then make creases by putting the sides together with the center line. Like this picture!

 

3. Make Creases by Putting it together with the Creases

 

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▲Make diagonal creases by putting the sides together with the creases you made.

 

4. Open and Squash it Following the Creases

 

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▲You can fold it well by following creases exactly. It’s getting the wallet’s shape!

 

5. Turn it Over and Fold it on the Creases

 

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▲Turn it over and fold it on the creases to put the sides together with the center line.

 

6. Fold it Diagonally for the White Part

 

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▲Fold it diagonally for the white part. And then fold it down like this picture. It’s about to be completed!

 

7. Fold it Down again on the Boundary between Colors and Do Same for the Back Side

 

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▲Fold it down on the boundary between colors. And do same for the back side. Then completed! Good job!

 

Completion of an Easy Origami Wallet!

 

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Completed! So cute! Even though it’s small, you can put something in it! It totally represents the function of a wallet!

How was it? You can make it easily just by following the explanation. Please try!

 

KARAKURIJAPAN introduces some other origami works as well. Please enjoy the traditional Japanese culture, origami!

>>Watch Other Origami Lectures

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