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Fathers Day Origami Tie

These ties are made with origami paper that is the perfect size for a Fathers Day Origami Tie card. Maybe you want to use a square of larger paper (such as gift wrap, brown paper or wallpaper) to make a “life-size” tie: hole punch the top at each side, attach string, and wear your origami!

Trivia: The necktie as we know it today was originally worn in the early 1920’s and has undergone subtle changes since.


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Start with your paper colored sidedown, then fold in half along the diagonal

Unfold. Fold the outside corners into the center, making sure taht the edges line up along the center line.

Check the photos below as illustrations. Flip it over.

Fold the top point down.

Fold it immediately back up again, stopping a little way short of the top edge. Now Fold once more, this time along the dotted line as shown below.

Carefully fold little triangles at the edge of the "knot" of the tie.

Crease well, then open up again and flip you tie over.

Now bring the right corner into the center, matching the edge along the center line.

As you do so, a little triangle will form (as shown in the circled photo below) Ease it into position and crease down gently.

Repeat for the left side. Crease well, and flip over.

Your tie is ready!

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Cards to Make, Father's Day Crafts, Origami and Kerigami

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4 thoughts on
“Fathers Day Origami Tie”

    1. Betty Bose says:

      So glad. Thanks for the input.

  1. Susan says:

    What size is the paper for the tie?

    1. Betty Bose says:

      Origami paper is usually square and the size can vary as long as you start with a square piece of paper.

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