How to Make a Money Origami Cross – 18 Steps

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How to Make a Money Origami Cross – 18 Steps

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. Once finished, you may tie it with a string and hang it as decor.

Difficulty Level: Easy – Intermediate

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 01

The first thing you need to do is to make two creases along the dashed lines. Do so by folding and then unfolding the paper.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 02

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

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 03

Diagonally fold the left bottom right corneralong 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 04.1

Unfold the corner flap first and then fold the left edge to the right.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 04.2

Flip the dollar bill to the other side.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 05.1

Fold the left edge of the top flap to the right.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 05.2

Rotate the dollar bill as illustrated above.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 06.1

Fold along the left part of the top flap along the dashed line.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 06.2

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 07

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

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 08

Repeat step 6 – 7 on the top right side.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 09

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 010

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

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 010

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 012

Bring that extra flap to the front. That flap should now be the top layer (right image). Rotate the dollar origami 180 degrees.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 013

Repeat step 6 on this side of the dollar bill. Flip it to the right and then squash it.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 014

Fold the right edge of the top flap along the dashed line.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Step 015

Repeat step 8 on the right side. Fold it over and then squash.

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

Secure the middle top flap by foldingnit upward twice.

Flip the dollar cross to the other side. Lastly, rotate it 180 degrees.

How to Make a Money Origami Cross - Final

Your origami croos made from a dollar bill is done!

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Gonna fold my church offerring like this 🙂

  2. Beutiful! God Bless!

  3. Wow! Amazing!

  4. May God bless you so much, you have made waw so lovely,

  5. Awesome 👏🏻

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