Introduction: How to Make a Tissue Paper Flower
-Tissue paper (any color and at least 10 sq feet)
Step 1: Measure and Trace
1. Lay out your tissue paper on a flat surface (a table or the floor will do). Measure and mark (with a ruler and pen) a square that is 4 inches on each side.
Step 2: Cut Out
Use the scissors to cut the square out and cut out five more squares of the same size (six total):
Note: It is easier to fold or layer six sheets so that you can make all six squares in one measure/cut.
Step 3: Stack Paper Squares
Place the squares evenly on top of each other
Step 4: Begin Folding a Zigzag
Choose any side to start from and fold down about a quarter inch from the top.
Step 5: Continue the Zigzag Folding
Now fold it back on itself another ¼ inch, making a zig-zag fold
Step 6: Finish the Zigzag Folding
Continue folding it back and forth on itself in this fan-like method until you run out of paper.
Step 7: Bind It Together
Wrap a twist tie around the middle.
Step 8: Spread the Sides Apart
Pull the sides apart so it spreads out to look like a bow.
Step 9: Pull Up the Tissue Paper
Pull up the top layer of tissue paper on both sides of the twist tie toward the twist tie.
Step 10: Complete Flower
Do the same with each layer, both sides, one at a time, until all layers are pulled around each other, with the twist tie at their center.
Step 11: Voila. You Have a Flower.
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