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Step By Step Kusudama Flower Tutorial

Step By Step Kusudama Flower Tutorial. Want to learn how to make an Origami Kusudama flower? It is actually very simple and easy to make. All you need are just origami paper or any type of coloured or even patterned paper.

If you don’t have any of those paper, you could even use your colourful sticky notes. You would also need some glue to stick the petals together and some card candi embellishment as the finishing touch. Anyway it will still look pretty even without the card candi.

Step By Step Kusudama Flower Tutorial

Origami Step By Step Kusudama Flower Tutorial

How To Make A Kusudama Flower

In this tutorial, I will show you a step by step picture guide to fold an origami kusudama flower. Believe me it is very simple to make. You just have to fold 5  pieces of paper to form one Kusudama Flower. Some like to use six pieces of paper, but for this tutorial I will use only 5 pieces.

1) First of all you need is 5 square pieces of paper. Make sure all 5 are exact in size.

First Step Kusudama Flower Tutorial

2) Start by folding your first square piece of paper.

Make A Kusudama Flower

3)Fold it into half, from one sharp corner to the opposite corner. It should look like a triangle.

third fold kusudama flower

4) Next fold the right and left side of the triangle to the top point.

hot to make a kusudama flower

5) Hence it will look like a square as in the picture below.

Learn To Make A Kusudama Flower

6) Now lift the right  side triangle and re-flatten it along the crease. Repeat on the left side too.

Step By Step Kusudama Flower Tutorial

7) After you have completed both sides, it should look like the picture below.

Origami Kusudama Flower Folding

8) The next step is to fold the right and left corner inwards.

How to make a kusudama flower

9) This is how it should look.

Picture Tutorial Kusudama Flower

10) Now fold the right and left corner inwards along the crease that was made earlier.

Kusudama Flower Fold

11) After you final fold, it should look like this.

Step 11 Kusudama Flower Tutorial

12) Now glue one side of your paper fold as shown below.

Origami Kusudama flower fold

13) Finally you have made one Kusudama flower petal.

Step 13 Kusudama Flower Tutorial

You must repeat step 1 to 12 to make the other 4 petals.

14) After you have done it, you will have 5 lose petals as in the picture below.

How to make 5 petals kusudama flower fold

15) Finally add some glue to one of the petal and stick another petal next to it. Repeat the process until you have glued all 5 petals.

Learn To Make A Beautiful Kusudama Flower

And there you go, your very own handmade Origami Kusudama Flower Folding. If you make 12 of these Kusudama flowers, you can assemble them all to make a pretty kusudama ball. You could even make some kusudama brooches for friends and family. Or you could even decorate your windows or doors with beautiful Kusudama flower string curtain.

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  3. Monidipa Dutta says:

    This is simply awesome Karen. Lovely idea. And a perfect craft I will say. I wish I could be so creative.

    1. karenmonica says:

      Thank you Monidipa 🙂 I am sure you can make one too

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