Traditional Origami Tea Plate Tutorial

Traditional Origami Tea Plate Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Traditional Origami Tea Plate Tutorial via @paper_kawaii

These easy to make origami plates are traditionally used for serving loose tea, you can use it to serve tea bags, or as a bowl or tray for other items. Also looks like a boat.

I really love this origami tea plate. It’s similar to some other traditional models. The “feet” under the box can also be reversed (like in the thumbnail) in order to make it sturdier. This kind of plate is also known as a “Kashizara” or cake plate.

I’m not really going to “serve tea bags”… I only drink one type of green tea (in the photo) but I know how many tea fans there are out there. These little origami tea plates sure do look nice next to the cup though.

Hope you enjoy the tutorial, as usual I’m using this pastel origami paper by Tuttle.

Design: Traditional
Level: ★★☆☆☆

You will need:

▸ 1 sheet of square paper – I used 17 x 17 cm

Final Size: 13 x 7.5 cm (ish)

A Photo Tutorial is available on the Origami Photo Tutorials page.

Traditional Origami Tea Plate Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Traditional Origami Tea Plate Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
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jordan
jordan
5 months ago

Do you have a tea BAG instrutions?

Edna Siu
Edna Siu
1 year ago

Sweet!

Andria
Andria
4 years ago

awesome ^_^ <3

Eve
Eve
4 years ago

This is the best tutorial I’ve found for this model thanks ?? 

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