Tea Bag Folding: Pentagon Variation

Tea Bag Folding: Pentagon Variation


tea bag folding

tea bag folding
This is the Pentagon Variation Fold:

  1. You will need 8 pieces of square paper. Start with the kite base:
    • Place the sheet of paper with the color side down. Fold left to right and unfold.
    • Fold left side and right side of the paper towards the center crease to get a tapered, kite shape.
  2. Fold the top flap down to form an inverted triangle.
  3. Fold up the tip of the triangle to form a trapezoid.
  4. Turn the trapezoid over. Told the top (wider) edge to match up with the bottom edge. The tip will stick out under the trapezoid.
  5. Turn over. This is the Pentagon Variation Fold. Repeat on the remaining 7 sheets.
  6. To make the medallion, put a dot of glue at position B and place another tile on top of the glue. Postion A goes on top of position B.

Tea bag folding is a fun way to make greeting cards and decorations.

More Tea Bag Designs


    Books about Tea Bag Crafts

    • Teabag Folding (Designs and Techniques) by Janet Wilson
    • Tea Bag Sampler: 30+ Fantastic Folds by Terri Pointer
    • Tea Bag Folding (Design Original Can Do Crafts) by Lani Temple
    • Tea Bag Folding Through the Seasons: Celebrate the Year With Handcrafted Cards & Tags by S Reinhart
    • Kaleidoscoop Folding The Basics of Tea Bag Folding by Tiny Van Der Plas
    • Tea Bag Folding Card Kit


    Buy Books with Tea Bag Craft

  • Please Help

    Please help by reporting broken links so that we can fix them. One easy message from you can save us hours and hours of clicking. Thanks!

    More Origami Diagrams and Instructions…

  • These free origami instructions are made available to you by the paper folding community at large. If you have a diagram you would like to share, or if your diagram is listed here and you wish to have it removed, please Contact Us. Diagrams are intended for personal use. Copyright of the models lie with the origami creators and designers. Please contact the designer and/or creator directly for non-private usage of a model and/or artwork.