Introduction: Shirt and Tie Oragami

Material(s): Any paper dollar.

Step 1:

Step 1: Fold dollar in half.

Step 2:

Step 2: Fold top left and right corners to the crease.

Step 3:

Step 3: Fold the triangle part down.

Step 4:

Step 4: Take the right side of the triangle and fold a bit to the left. Make sure the angle at the tip of the triangle matches with the left side. By this, u can shape your tie size.

Step 5:

Step 5: Take the right-side fold and fold it back. You can see half of a tie.

Step 6:

Step 6: Do the folds similar to step 4 and 5 except this time, you are working with the left side of the triangle. You will see a completed tie.

Step 7:

Step 7: Fold the right side of the dollar to the crease.

Step 8:

Step 8: Do the same thing as in step 7 but with the left side of the dollar.

Step 9:

Step 9: Open both the fold sides. You will see both creases on each side. These creases will help you continue the process of folding correctly in the next two steps.

Step 10:

Step 10: Take the gap of the right side of the dollar and fold the right side to the tip of the triangle. You can see the fold and triangle has the same angle on the side.

Step 11:

Step 11: Do the same thing as in step 10 but with the left side.

Step 12:

Step 12: Take both folds and put them beneath the tie.

Step 13:

Step 13: Turn the dollar over and fold the bottom part of the dollar.

Step 14:

Step 14: Take both corners of the folded bottom part and fold them at an angle to make a neck collar.

Step 15:

Step 15: Turn the dollar over and fold the bottom part of the dollar all the way up near the tie.

Step 16:

Step 16: Open the bottom fold slightly as you take the left side fold behind the collar and pull it out to make the sleeve.

Step 17:

Step 17: Do the same as in step 16 but with the right side. You will now see two sleeves.

Step 18:

Step 18: Flip the dollar over, take the bottom corners and match them up to the top corners.

Step 19:

Step 19: Fold the collar portion up above the shirt.

Step 20:

Step 20: Your shirt and tie is finished! Look if your collar needs fixing.

Step 21: Answering Four Questions

1. What did you make? A: I made a shirt and tie oragami out of paper money.
2.How did you make it? A: I got this idea that I read online long time ago. It's a very neat tutorial and I would like to share this tutorial through my own words and pictures.
3. Where did you make it? A: I made this oragami at home. This project connects with other activities in my life because I've been making and selling oragami stars. I love making things with arts and crafts. I'm also selling beanies to many students at my high school. I know how to make a plain, domo, superman, glaceon, my school's logo, and bunny beanies.
4. What did you learn? A: I learned that I can make anything if I put my heart into it. The most challenging part of making this oragami is the precise angling and creasing of the dollar. I am proudest of the fact that I put my time to show this wonderful oragami because it's unique and rarely made by people. If I would do it again, I would use a different dollar bill.

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