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Origami Butterflies…

We all know the traditional paper origami, but have you ever had a go at fabric origami?


I wanted to make butterflies, and found this amazing tutorial by Ralph Matthews at, on his site he has a whole heaps on inspiration…

Take two different pieces of 4.5″ x 6″ fabric, lay RST and sew all the way around 1/4″ from the edge. Leave a 2″ gap. Turn right way out through the gap, and hand sew up the gap using a ladder stitch. Press, then begin at step 4 here:


To see/print my step my step photographic tutorial, and read about the tools, threads and fabrics I used, click the link below

origami butterflies pdf

To purchase my origami butterflies, available in lots of sized including hair bands and hair clips, head to my Etsy shop

Thanks for reading, I’d love to see your origami butterflies, be sure to tag me here, or on my Instagram page to show me

happy sewing

x creativeblonde x

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