Origami bases are often the starting point of models and projects. The Kite Base is one of a group of traditional bases that are used in both traditional and more modern origami designs.

Completed Kite BaseKite Base Crease Pattern
StepDiagram
1. Start with a square of paper, white side upA square of paper,  white side up
2. Fold the paper in half diagonally and unfoldFold and unfold along the diagonal
3. Fold both edges to the centre lineFold the edges to the centre
4. You have completed the Kite BaseCompleted Kite Base