Origami Butterflies (Advanced Folding)

following the design and video by Michael LaFosse


This website starts with an Arctic Scene and several tutorial videos:

the one most simple and fun animal to fold is the Penguin (suitable for Grades 1-3)

To get to the advanced folding project of this Butterfly you have to

click on "Fold more models" and then select "Butterflies"

A Swallowtail Butterfly Gift folded by Allen


The same folding pattern, except that I stopped before the final steps that made the thin curved tails; this was a gift for my friend's husband,
who is a retired USA Air Force Pilot, so this version reminds me more of a jet plane...