Origami Tulip Tutorial (Hyo Ahn)

Origami Tulip Tutorial (Hyo Ahn)


We will be using a 6″ x 6″ (15cm x 15cm) red/gold duo foil here to show a clear crease lines. But you can use a typical origami paper instead. Prepare to apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a horizontal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to apply a vertical valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a vertical valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to turn the paper over. Turn the paper over. Prepare to apply a diagonal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply a diagonal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to apply another diagonal valley-fold and then unfold. Apply another diagonal valley-fold and then unfold. Prepare to apply a balloon-fold to make a waterbomb base. Apply a balloon-fold to make a waterbomb base. Now, you have made a waterbomb base. Prepare to apply a kite-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Apply a kite-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Prepare to turn the model over. Turn the model over. Prepare to apply a kite-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Apply a kite-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Prepare to rotate the model by 90 degrees. Rotate the model by 90 degrees. Prepare to apply a horizontal gate-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Apply a horizontal gate-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Prepare to turn the model over. Turn the model over. Prepare to apply a horizontal gate-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Apply a horizontal gate-fold consisting of two valley-folds. Unfold the paper. Prepare to apply a crease pattern (CP) similar to a open sink-fold. Apply a crease pattern (CP) similar to a open sink-fold. Prepare to apply a crease pattern (CP) for the 2nd time. Apply a crease pattern (CP) for the 2nd time. Prepare to apply a crease pattern (CP) for the 3rd time. Apply a crease pattern (CP) for the 3rd time. Prepare to apply a crease pattern (CP) for the 4th time. Apply a crease pattern (CP) for the 4th time. Prepare to turn the model over. Turn the model over. Prepare to apply an inside reverse-fold. Apply an inside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply a valley-fold. Apply a valley-fold. Prepare to apply another valley-fold. Apply another valley-fold. Prepare to apply an inside reverse-fold. Apply an inside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply a valley-fold. Apply a valley-fold. Prepare to apply another valley-fold. Apply another valley-fold. Prepare to apply an inside reverse-fold. Apply an inside reverse-fold. Prepare to apply a valley-fold. Apply a valley-fold. Prepare to apply another valley-fold. Apply another valley-fold. Prepare to apply an inside reverse-fold. Apply an inside reverse-fold. Repeat the same valley-folds as we have done for the previous three petals. Prepare to curl the 1st petal. Curl the 1st petal. Prepare to curl the 2nd petal. Curl the 2nd petal. Prepare to curl the 3rd petal. Curl the 3rd petal. Prepare to curl the 4th petal. Curl the 4th petal. Congratulation! You have completed making an origami tulip.

8 thoughts on “Origami Tulip Tutorial (Hyo Ahn)

  1. So different from the traditional tulip. I like the challenge of your folds! Clear and easy to follow instructions. Thank you.

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