Tea Bag Folding Instructions

Tea bag folding was originally done with tea bag wrappers, hence the name. Tea bag folding consists of folding little squares of decorative paper in a specific pattern and arranging the folded pieces to form a more-or-less round motif or medallion. The finished medallion can be used for scrapbook embellishments or on handmade greeting cards.

If you are looking for free teabag tiles to print, check out my Tea Bag Tile Page.

Click on a medallion to view the tea bag folding instructions.

Medallions made with octagon tiles

Octagon 1


Medallions made with square tiles

Layered Star



Open Center Star


Seven Point Star

Simple Star

Triple Star

Square Zig Zag

Kite Fold

Inverse Star

Medallions made with rectangular tiles


Medallions made with round tiles

Flower Petals

Zig Zag


Angel Fold

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