How to make an Origami Paperclip

How to make an Origami Paperclip via @paper_kawaii

Learn how to make an origami paperclip. These actually work so you can use these little paper clips or use them as bookmarks too.

You can adjust the tightness of the loops at the ends and that way you can change the resistance of the ‘clip’.

Ok so obviously these origami paperclips aren’t going to be as secure as real metal ones! But they are a neat way to keep papers together, or as bookmarks.

I guess these would be good for kids.. or parents who are nervous about having sharp pointy wire paperclips…

If you used foil paper or thicker paper, these would be more sturdy. I’m pretty sure this method of twisting the paper has a name, but I don’t know what it is. You can see how you might go about making origami music notes with this method.

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You will need:

– 1 sheet of square paper cute into 4 quarter strips. I would suggest 15 x 3.75cm but you can use any size. You can check out the paper I used here.

Final size: about 3 x 2.5 cm

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1 year ago

An origami dollhouse and furniture would be nice to me. Can you make one?

2 years ago

i tried doing this but i must have messed something up cause it doesn’t work very well

Nor addina
Nor addina
6 years ago

I like making origami from you. I also like the blog that is updated. I hope I can expect to see you. I am from Malaysia.
I began to learn origami displaced over since I was 9 years old.

6 years ago

Oh how I wish you were my neighbor. I have always wanted to learn origami. I would go to the library and check out lots of books, let the paper and try try try. Eventually I took the books back and left my unfinished folding there. Perhaps someone else could finish it. You are so talented. I do not have enough adjetives to describe your talent. What a blessing thank you for sharing.

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