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Dollar Bill Origami Cross: Easy 10 Step Fold

Dollar Bill Origami Cross
Updated on 03/20/22

Learn to make a money origami cross from a dollar bill in just a few minutes with this simple folding guide.

This easy dollar bill cross will make an awesome and thoughtful gift for a friend!

Let’s start folding!

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Let’s start on the front side of a crisp one-dollar bill.

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STEP 1: Fold the bill in half lengthwise from the bottom to top

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You can crease the fold and then unfold the dollar bill again.

STEP 2: Fold both the top and bottom lengthwise to meet the middle crease

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STEP 3: Make the same folds again to meet the middle once more

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STEP 4: Fold the right part underneath the left as shown

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You can use the design on the bill as a guide.

The fold will put a little space between the edge and the “t” in “TRUST.”

STEP 5: Fold the bottom flap under itself and crease

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You can make the fold around the start of the word “TRUST.”

STEP 6: Fold the bill in half lengthwise, keeping the words out

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You can basically just pinch it in half like shown.

STEP 7: Fold the right part down and align

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It doesn’t have to be perfect; just align as best as you can.

If you keep messing with it, it will slowly bend to where you want.

STEP 8: Fold the left part underneath itself and fold symmetrically

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You can use the design edge to make the fold as shown.

STEP 9: Fold this new part on the right upward to align

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This may be the hardest part as everything might not align perfectly.

Just keep working bill till it looks as straight as it’s gonna get.

STEP 10: Tuck the tip down into the middle layers of the cross

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It may take some more work to get it straight, but now you have your own money cross!

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