How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross

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How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross

Introduction:

Create this origami cross using a piece of a dollar bill! What’s special about this origami cross is that the “IN GOD WE TRUST” inscription of the 1$ bill is at the cross’s center. For this activity, this tutorial will illustrate the dollar bill’s side with the “ONE” printed on the tutorial below. That way, it is easier to follow on how to make this origami dollar cross.

Difficulty Level: Easy –  Intermediate

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 01

Face the side of the dollar bill where the face of George Washington in front. Make  three creases along the dashed lines and then flip it over.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 02

Fold downward the top edge of the dollar bill along the dashed line.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 03

Mountain fold along the dashed line as illustrated above. Make sure you don’t fold the inscription to the back side.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 04

Mountain fold along the dashed line. Keep in mind that the “IN GOD WE TRUST” inscription remains at the front.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 05

Keep on folding to the back the rest of the dollar bill. The strip of the dollar bill with the inscription should only be the one visible.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 06

Fold the left and right side to the back along the direction of the arrows. Flip it over once folded.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 07

Fold the right side diagonally upwards as shown above. Crease it well then unfold.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 08

Pry open the layers of the right side and do a reverse fold.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 09

Once you have made a reverse fold, the dollar origami should look like this. Now flip the dollar bill over.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 010

Fold downwards the top strip (Left image). Tuck it over and then flip the dollar bill to the other side

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 011

Bring the left edge to the right side.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 012.1

Diagonally fold the top layer downwards. Make sure to align it to the top strip.

It should now look like the left illustrated image. Crease it well and the unfold as shown on the right image.

Pry open the layer on the left side.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 014

Bring the left side to the right side and then insert it between the layers. Now make another reverse fold on the bottom strip of the paper.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Step 015

The back side should look something like this. Now flip the dollar origami to the other side.

How to Fold a Dollar Origami Cross - Final

Your money origami cross is done!

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6 COMMENTS

  1. Beautifully Made Cross 🙂

  2. Nice! God Bless You!

  3. I am going to try😊😊. It is perfect.❤❤❤❤…….

  4. Perfect instruction and super easy to follow! Great job!

  5. i really want to make this but I don’t think I have a dollar bill. It is beautiful it looks good : )

  6. Perfect instruction and super easy to follow! Great job!

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