This fold is very similar to the regular Petal Fold it’s just performed on a somewhat different shape. You’ll see this variation a lot in diagrams.

Petal Fold Variation Step 1

1) I’m starting off with a Square Base with one flap squashed with a Squash Fold.

 

Petal Fold Variation Step 2

2) Fold both sides into the center along the red lines.

 

Petal Fold Variation Step 3

3) Crease well and then unfold.

 

Petal Fold Variation Step 4

4) Try to make a Valley Fold along that horizontal red line.

 

Petal Fold Variation Step 5

5) Lift up like the regular Petal Fold folding against that horizontal crease you just made.

 

Petal Fold Variation Step 6

6) …push down following the existing creases.

 

Petal Fold Variation Step 7

7) The completed Petal Fold Variation.

 

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