Origami Sushi Boxes Tutorial

Origami Sushi Boxes Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Origami Sushi Boxes Tutorial via @paper_kawaii

Make some yummy origami sushi boxes. These little boxes make a great gift box. Or use them just for decoration. You can make egg (tamago), shrimp sushi (ebi) and more.

These little origami sushi boxes are kind of tricky, but nothing too ridiculous. If you pause the video and carefully follow along, you should be just fine.

I diagrammed this model, making it a lot clearer, if you want to view the diagram it is in my origami book:

Origami Sushi Boxes Tutorial via @paper_kawaii

Kawaii Origami – Super Cute Origami Projects for Easy Folding Fun

‘Kawaii Origami’ includes over 25 cute origami projects ranging from easy to advanced.

Kawaii Origami was published on 2nd April 2019. An ebook version is also available on Amazon.

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You will need:

  • Sushi Lids: 1 sheet of square paper
  • Seaweed: 1 sheet of square paper (black, use same size as sushi lids.
  • Box: 1 sheet of square paper. To get the size for this, divide the width of your lid’s paper by 1.428
  • Scissors – needed for the fish tail if you want to make that.

Example sizes: lid: 15 x 15 cm, box: 10.5 x 10.5 cm | lid: 20 x 20 cm, box: 14 x 14 cm | lid: 30 x 30 cm, box: 21 x 21 cm

Final size: 5.2 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm

Paper used in the tutorial. Paper used for the sushi in the photos is this and this.

Origami Sushi Boxes Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Origami Sushi Boxes Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
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2 years ago

My favorite is the shrimp one with tail!.
All of them are so cute and well made!

Last edited 2 years ago by StrawberryCow
3 years ago

Can you do a step by step picture diagram? my sister has YouTube blocked. so she cant really do anything…

5 years ago

I like you tutorials very much. You are a very good teacher. I prefer all kinds of your boxes or tatoos. Thank you so much !

5 years ago

Wow! these are amazing? I’m going to try and make some tonight, can you make diagrams for these?

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