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I saw this on a Simply Quilts episode featuring author Rebecca Wat, who's written a book about adapting origami techniques for fabric and then using them in quilt ...
Here is a 6" square. Be precise in your measuring whatever size you choose. Just make sure it is square.
Wrong side up, fold your square in half (I think it's called a valley fold), turn and fold again. Finger press the edges as you go and then ...
Opened back into a square, spin the fabric so that it's facing you as a diamond. Fold the points/corners into the center one at a time so that ...
Turn your square over keeping the triangle folds folded and underneath. With right side up turn it so it's sitting in front of you as a square rather ...
Now fold edges in a valley fold up to the center point. Crease as you go all around the square.
Now here's the tricky part, or at least it's trick to try to explain. You take on corner and fold it up like a little ear. The way ...
Tack that ear in place with matching thread.
Go around the whole thing creating four ears and tacking each as you go along. Sort of like a crab rangood or a fortune cookie thing. See?
Now turn the ears inside out and voila!
Here is a picture of a block I threw together with these little practice flowers. It is flawed in that I used a cheap weight fabric and wasn't ...
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