A Detailed Guide om How to Make a Money Origami Cross

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A Detailed Guide om How to Make a Money Origami Cross

Introduction:

Creating a cross from a dollar bill can be easy. By following the tutorial below, you can have a unique version of an origami cross. If you don’t want to use a dollar bill for this activity, then it’s fine. You may use any piece of rectangular paper that you prefer.

The origami, once mastered, can be completed in less than two minutes. It’s easy to make too. And if you want a different type of dollar bill cross, you can check out our inscription cross fold.

Have fun reading!

Step 1

Make some crease marks on the dollar bill

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 01

Lay a crisp dollar bill in front of you on a table in front of you. The first thing you need to do is to make two creases by folding along the dashed lines.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 02

Crease the dollar bill and then unfold.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 03

Bring the left side to the right side of the dollar bill.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 04.1

Diagonally fold the left bottom right corner along the dashed line. Keep in mind that the length of the dashed line is 1/3 the height of the dollar bill.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 05.1

Unfold the diagonal fold that you made. Good, you now have made a few creases so it's time to move to the next set of steps.

Step 2

Fold the dollar bill into a smaller rectangle

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 06.1

Fold in the left side of the model. The width should be the same with the width of the triangle.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 07

Turn the model over.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 08

Fold the topmost layer to the right along the dashed line.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 09

Rotate the dollar bill 90 degrees counterclockwise.

Step 3

Shape the top part of the money origami cross

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 010

Fold the top left corner of the dollar bill towards the right side. Again, use the crease marks you made earlier as a guide.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 011

In transition, it looks like this. Keep bringing it to the right and then squash it down.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 012

Fold the topmost left flap of the dollar bill towards the right side.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 013

Once squashed, fold the right edge of the top flap along the dashed line.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 014

Fold the top and second layer (from the top) twice to the right. This will secure the top part of the cross.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 015

Fold upwards along the dashed line. Make sure to fold the flap only.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 016

There’s an extra flap on the inside. Lift the flap up and pull outwards the extra flap.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 017

Bring that extra flap to the front. That flap should now be the top layer.

Step 4

Create the bottom part of the dollar bill cross

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 018

Bring the left edge to the right along the dashed line. As you bring it to the right, squash it.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 18.2

Fold the topmost left flap of the dollar bill towards the right side.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 20

Do the same on the right edge as well.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 21

Secure the bottom part of the cross by folding the top and second layer (from the top) twice to the right.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 22

Secure the middle top flap by folding it downwards twice.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 23

Flip the dollar cross to the other side.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Final

Your origami croos made from a dollar bill is done!

Extra Tips

  • It's important to make the creases properly. Apply enough pressure.
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