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Real enough to hold its own even when set alongside the actual plant. The clematis comes out in a large flower, so put it with a big vase.

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  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 1
    Step 1

    Octagonal Base

    Make the creases.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 2
    Step 2

    Turn over
    Rotate

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 3
    Step 3

    Make the creases.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bring together along the creases.
    Rotate

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 5
    Step 5

    Open the flap out and then flatten it down.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fold the remaining three flaps in the same way.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut at the position shown and then unfold.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 8
    Step 8

    This is how it looks on completion

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 9
    Step 9

    CORE ● Made from the octagonal base

    1. Crease in line with the middle.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 10
    Step 10

    2. Fold the remaining seven flaps in the same way.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 11
    Step 11

    3. Fold only one flap.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 12
    Step 12

    4. Open the flap out and then flatten it down.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 13
    Step 13

    5. Bring the pleats together so that they follow each other round. (see p.36)

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 14
    Step 14

    6. Turn over

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 15
    Step 15

    7. It will look like this.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 16
    Step 16

    8. Bring together along the creases, as shown in the illustration.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 17
    Step 17

    How it should look in mid-fold

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 18
    Step 18

    9. Fold the edge in line with the middle.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 19
    Step 19

    10. Fold the top again.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 20
    Step 20

    11. Fold the remaining seven flaps in the same way as in steps and .

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 21
    Step 21

    Rotate

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 22
    Step 22

    This is how it looks on completion!

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 23
    Step 23

    FLOWER ● Made from the octagonal base

    1. Crease in line with the middle.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 24
    Step 24

    2. Fold the remaining seven flaps in the same way.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 25
    Step 25

    3. Make a crease at the centre only by folding in line with the creases that you made in step .

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 26
    Step 26

    4. Fold the remaining seven flaps in the same way.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 27
    Step 27

    5. Crease in line with the creases that you made in step .

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 28
    Step 28

    6. Fold the remaining seven flaps in the same way.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 29
    Step 29

    7. Fold only one flap.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 30
    Step 30

    8. Open the flap out and then flatten it down.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 31
    Step 31

    9. Bring the pleats together so that the flaps follow each other round.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 32
    Step 32

    Turn over

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 33
    Step 33

    11. Bring together along the creases shown in the illustration.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 34
    Step 34

    How it should look in mid-fold

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 35
    Step 35

    12. Crease along a line connecting the points marked○ and ○.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 36
    Step 36

    13. Fold along the crease that you made in step .12

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 37
    Step 37

    14. Fold along the creases that you made in step .12

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 38
    Step 38

    15. Fold the remaining seven flaps in the same way as in steps 12 to

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 39
    Step 39

    16. Fold the middle towards you,

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 40
    Step 40

    18. and then fold the section that sticks out at the front to the opposite side.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 41
    Step 41

    19. Fold the remaining seven flaps in the same way as in steps 17 and 18.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 42
    Step 42

    ...

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 43
    Step 43

    21. Slit at the points shown.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 44
    Step 44

    ...

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 45
    Step 45

    23. Turn the model out by pushing on the bottom with your fingers.

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 46
    Step 46

    This is how it looks on completion!

  • How to make an origami flower. 3D Origami Clematis - Step 47
    Step 47

    Flower core
    Glue
    Flower
    20 gauge wire, 
curled at the tip
    Pass a length of 20 gauge wire, curled at the tip, through the flower, and glue on the core from above.

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