8 Sided Fold and Cut

8 sided fold and cut (16 repeats), the cuttings are more delicate compared to the 4 sided cuttings.

It is a good and fun paper crafts to do with your family and friends.

The cuttings can be used on any holiday decorations, on your windows, walls, doors or anywhere you want.




8-Sided Paper Folding methods:

8-sided paper folding methods is basicly like the 4-sided folding methods, with one extra folding step.

The 8-sided snowflake has two folding methods. Follow the guiding pictures below.

We need a squared piece of paper, the size can be any sized you want, I recomand 6" x 6" for your first practice.



Method 1:


  1. The dashed line shows where you fold the paper.

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  2. The first picture below shows where to fold the paper on the dashed line.


  3. * All the foldings must be basicly in the center of the paper.

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  4. Follow the dashed lines and fold the paper in half


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  6. Follow the dashed line and fold again.


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  8. Follow the dashed line to fold it again, it looks like a triangle shape.


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  10. The last folding step is to fold the triangle again into half on the center coner, it will look like the picture shows below after you finished.


  11. * The folding result should look similar as method 2.

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Method 2:


  1. The dashed line shows where you fold the paper.

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  2. The first picture below shows where to fold the paper on the dashed line.


  3. * All the foldings must be basicly in the center of the paper.

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  4. Follow the dashed lines and fold the paper in half


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  6. Follow the dashed line and fold again.


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  8. Follow the dashed line to fold it again.


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  10. The last folding step is to fold the triangle again into half on the center coner, it will look like the picture shows below after you finished.


  11. * The folding result should look similar as method 2.

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