These instructions will show you how to fold a simple origami chair. This is a traditional origami model. If you’re just starting out with paper folding we recommend that you take a moment to review our Beginner’s Guide which will teach you all the basic folds and bases.
Step 1) Fold and Unfold the paper in half both ways.
Step 2) Fold the 4 corners to the centre of the paper.
Step 3) Fold the 4 corners behind the model to the centre of the paper.
Step 4) Fold all 4 corners to the centre of the paper one more time.
Step 5) Turn the paper over.
Step 6) Open up the 4 flaps of paper and squash fold them flat
Step 7) Fold the top flap down to make the back of the chair and the sides and bottom down to form the base of the chair.
The completed origami chair
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