Kite Base

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The Kite Base is a set of 3 simple folds which creates a shape similar to that of a kite. This form can then be used to create other origami models. For example, the kite base is used in the making of this bird, and this easy rabbit.

Instructions for an Origami Kite Base

Step 1:

Start with a square sheet of paper positioned in “diamond” orientation (it is balanced on one of its corners).

Fold in half from left to right. Unfold.

Step 2:

Fold the bottom-left and bottom-right edges towards the center crease made above.

Step 3:

Completed Kite Base. Easy!