Kite Fold

The kite fold is one of the most basic folds, but it is also very versatile.
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back
of tile

printed side
of tile
OR
printed side
of tile
If there is more than one layer. Upper layers will be darker (lightest on bottom, darkest on top).
Instructions
tile folding instructions

Fold tile in half diagonally then unfold. Fold lower right edge to center line.

tile folding instructions

Fold left lower edge to center line.

tile folding instructions

Now you have a kite fold. Flip it over.

tile folding instructions
kite fold medallion example

Arrange with the narrow end pointing to the center.

kite fold medallion example

Arrange with the wide end pointing to the center and overlap them.

kite fold medallion example

Print tiles in two sizes and patterns. Arrange the first layer with the narrow end in and the second layer with the wide end in.

kite fold medallion example

Same as before but arrange the first layer with the wide end in and the second layer with the narrow end in.

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