This is a pretty simple origami fold.

Pleat Step 1

1) For the sake of this example I’m starting out with a square folded in half


Pleat Step 2

2) Make a Valley Fold anywhere, I’m making one on the red line.


Pleat Step 3

3) Make another valley Fold back to the right.


Pleat Step 4

4) This is a completed Pleat.


Pleat Step 5

From the side it kind of looks like a Z.


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