Fold a quick and easy dollar bill origami flag in just 6 steps with this folding guide.
This flag only takes a minute or two to make and is great for a fun Fourth of July gift or an entertaining tip.
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You will just need one dollar and the folding will start on the back of the bill.
STEP 1: Fold the bill in half lengthwise
Fold the dollar straight in half lengthwise.
Press the crease firmly and flip it to the side with the lower half of the face for the next step.
STEP 2: Form the flag
Form the face of the flag by folding a section over the front.
Make the crease so that “AMERICA” will be visible on the face of the flag.
Flip the bill over from the side for the next fold.
STEP 3: Match the left side to the top
Fold the left side evenly to align with the top folded crease.
Press the diagonal crease down hard to make sure everything is even.
STEP 4: Fold the long side in half
Make a crease in the middle of the long side to make it easier to form the pole.
Fold this longer side in half and press the creased edge.
STEP 5: Roll the long side to form the flag pole
Start gently rolling both halves of the long side to make a pole.
Fold the back half under the front half while rolling to make it not visible.
STEP 6: Make the flag waves
Make the waves in the flag by folding it over in fourths and pressing just a bit.
Now you know how to make a very simple and cool money origami flag!
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