First make a 1 2 inch 1 3cm fold across one of the short sides of the. They can be any denomination you want but they need to be crisp.
Tie the ribbon around the center of the bill and knot it twice.
How to fold dollars for money lei. Repeat steps 1 5 for remaining bills. Turn the bill. Take 1 of your bills and orient it horizontally with the portrait facing right way up.
Create a folding pattern. By the way if you re thinking of giving a gift card instead of cash here s something to consider. Learn how to fold a dollar bill or other currency onto these cool diy sunglasses made from money or even paper.
Dollar bill origami sunglasses. Or 10 dollar bill origami or 100 dollar bill. In 2006 best buy the home electronics store made 43 million in revenue from unused.
By folding money you can turn a few bills into a gift that s creative and memorable like a heart or a rose. You can cut that number down if you d like but we say the more the merrier. Lay each bill out and fold it accordion style in inch segments.
This one is too cute to ignore. Learn how to make a shirt from a dollar bill with this origami tutorial with step by step instructions. Use colored ribbon and beads to customize this lei with your school s colors and make simple origami flowers to decorate it.
Determine what amount of money you d like to gift. According to organized 31 the traditional money lei is made up of fifty or more dollar bills. Fold one edge of a bill of paper money.
Don t use crumpled limp torn or dirty bills for the lei. Get fresh new bills from the bank. Fold in half flip over and fold in half again.
Money lei tutorial with ribbon lei from. Fold the bill horizontally to make a crease and open it up this will make it easier to find the center later. Fold the bill in half widthwise by bringing the narrow ends together.
Step 1 get 3 crisp dollar bills. Cut ribbon about 40 inches long. Run your fingernail along the folded edge to make a crease then unfold.
Folding the money 1. If your bills are wrinkled or very old you won t be able to see the creases that you will be making step 2 make a crease down the width of the bill then unfold it. While the number of flowers will vary based on the length of the.
How to make samoan money leis step 1. Begin folding one 1 bill accordion style. Folding the dollars 1.
Fold the bill back and forth to create fan pleats. Create a half moon shape by taping two ends together on each side. A sunglass dollar origami how convenient.