How To Make Simple Origami Bow Tie – Origami Tutorials for Beginners

1. Take a rectangular piece of paper. White side-up if you are using a one-sided origami paper. 

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2. Fold the model in half upward making our first crease. Unfold.

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3. Fold all four corners toward the center line.

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4. Fold the top and bottom part of the model toward the center line.

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5. Fold the model in half sideways.

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6. Fold both corners in the right toward the center line. Unfold.

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7. Unfold the item up to this point.

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8. Following the previous creases, fold the item in half inward along the creases.

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9. Fold the upper flap to the right.

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10. Take the other flap and fold backward, bringing both flaps on the same side.

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11. Fold the corners of the upper layer inward where the edges meet the center line.

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12. Fold the remaining corners of the lower layer backward.

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13. Unfold the model and expand the middle of the bow tie.

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Your bow tie is now COMPLETE!

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Carmi S.

Carmi is a stay-at-home mom, retired agriculturist and mother to two beautiful girls. An origami lover and craft enthusiast. When she's not folding, she tends her beautiful garden. She also loves to cook!