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Kirigami Maple Leaves Instructions

Kirigami Maple Leaves is an interesting design where you've a ring or cicle with three connecting maple leaves in it. To create this pattern, you will have to start by folding the hexagon base.


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Kirigami Maple Leaves Step 1: Start by folding the origami hexagon base. We've created a separate page of instructions for it.

Follow the instructions from Steps 1 to 6 for the origami hexagon base and you should have the following to start with.





Kirigami Maple Leaves Step 2: If possible use a compass to draw the top 2 lines, as we've done below. This is to help us get a nice circle.

You could draw it free hand but you may end up with a less than perfect circle.





Kirigami Maple Leaves Step 3: Complete drawing the pattern as shown below.




Kirigami Maple Leaves Step 4: Cut along the pattern lines. Discard the remainder of the paper.





Kirigami Maple Leaves Step 5: Gently unfold the paper. It's quite fragile in the center.







and your kirigami maple leaves is complete!



Here's another one with patterned paper.




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