Origami Squash Fold Instructions

Origami Squash FoldFollow the steps below to learn how to make an origami squash fold.
Difficulty: Easy

This origami squash fold tutorial will take you through three different examples.

Step 1Step 1-2Step 1-3 Step 1: This is the first of three sqash fold examples. Fold a square sheet of paper in half.
Step 2Step 2-2 Step 2: Fold the left half to the right, then unfold.
Step 3Step 3-2 Step 3: Fold the top left corner down to the center.
Step 4Step 4-2Step 4-3 Step 4: Open the left flap and squash down as shown.
Step 5Step 5-2Step 5-3 Step 5: Here's the second example. With a square sheet of paper folded in half like before, fold the left edge to the center, then unfold.
Step 6Step 6-2 Step 6: Now fold the top left corner down to the crease you just made.
Step 7Step 7-2Step 7-3 Step 7: Open that flap and squash down as shown.
Step 8Step 8-2 Step 8: This is the third example of the squash fold. With a square sheet of paper rotated to resemble a diamond, fold the top corner down to the bottom corner. Now you should have an upside down triangle.
Step 9Step 9-2 Step 9: Fold the right edge of the triangle to the center, then unfold.
Step 10Step 10-2Step 10-3 Step 10: Open that flap and squash down as shown.