How to Make a
4-Sided Paper Cuttings

4-sided (8 repeats) fold and cut paper cutting is one of the most popular fold and cut methods that people like to do.me

It because after you fold the paper, it will have 8 layers. It is not too hard to cut compared to snowflake (12 repeats), 8-sided (16 repeats) fold and cut, and the cutting is easy to handle for kids too.


Let's start:


The pictures below instruct you how to fold the paper. Remember always fold the colored side of the paper inside, if your paper is colored on one side. You will draw the pattern on the white side.

  1. The first picture below shows you how to fold the paper into half.


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  3. Then fold into another half; keep the center toward to you.


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  5. Then fold into half again, into a triangle this time, as the pictures shows. Keep the center toward to you.


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  7. After you finish folding the paper, it will look like a trangle, as the picture shows below.


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  9. Find the pattern that you would like to cut, print the pattern as much as many times as you like, they are free to download.


  10. Download 4-Sided Fold and Cut Patterns.




  11. After you print the pattern, you can also make the pattern bigger to fit your cutting, cut it out as the picture shows below.


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  13. You can draw the pattern onto your paper, or you can put the pattern on the folded paper.


  14. * Keep the center and the folded paper center in the same direction.

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  15. Then use a pencil to trace the pattern onto the folded paper.


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  17. Now use the sissors and start cutting your paper. Always cut the inside lines first.


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  19. And then cut the outside line(s) last.


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  21. This picture shows you the cutting you just finished.


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  23. Be careful when you open it, because it can be torn easily.


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  25. Now Enjoy your beautiful paper-cutting.


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I can do it! Yay!



Video Instructions

How to Make a 4-Sided Fold And Cut


4-Sided Fold and Cut Patterns

5-Sided Paper Folding and Cut Patterns

Snowflakes (6-Sided Paper) Folding and Cut Patterns

8 Sided Fold and Cut Patterns



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