Origami Blintz BaseThe Origami Blintz Base supposedly got its name from the blintz pancake, which is a pancake whereby the 4 corners are folded into the middle to protect the pancake filling. This base is also known as the cushion fold because this technique of folding 4 corners into the middle is used in cushion making in Japan.
The Blintz Base is used in various origami such as the easy origami sunflower and the origami pleated box.
Origami Blintz Base Step 1: Start off with a square origami paper.
Origami Blintz Base Step 2: Now make a triangular fold from bottom left to top right. Crease well and unfold.
Origami Blintz Base Step 3: Now make a triangle fold from the bottom right to top left. Crease well and unfold.
Origami Blintz Base Step4: OK, start with whichever corner you like. I'm going to start with the bottom right corner. Fold that into the center. Make sure the diagonal creases line up.
Origami Blintz Base Step 5: Now I will fold the bottom left corner into the center.
Origami Blintz Base Step 6: Fold the top left corner into the center.
This is what you have now:
Origami Blintz Base Step 7: Finally fold the top right corner into the center. That's the Blintz Base!