This model can also be made with rectangular paper. If so, start at step 6 and ignore any steps related to the flaps. This will result in a long skinny Dachshund-type puppy of a solid colour.
The markings on this puppy can be changed in a number of different ways in steps 13-15 by turning one or both flaps completely under, leaving them on the outside, flipping different parts of the flap under, or a combination of any or all of these. This, coupled with using the other side of the paper instead (to give a brown puppy with white markings, for example) means that there are 32 distinct puppies which can be made from this design.
1) Valley fold in half.
2) Valley fold edges to center, creasing only where shown.
3) Valley fold edges to creases from step 2, creasing only where shown.
4) Valley fold edges to creases from step 3.
5) Flip over.
6) Fold edges to center. Rotate model 90°.
7) Valley fold and unfold diagonally where shown.
8) Valley fold the edges to the creases from step 7 and unfold. Valley fold where the creases from step 7 meet the sides and unfold.
9) Valley fold edges to center only as far as the vertical crease from step 8 and unfold.
10) Crease diagonally where shown.
11) Crease vertically where the creases from step 10 meet those from step 9.
12) Mountain and valley crease only the top layer where shown.
13) Fold the left half up so it makes a 90° angle with the right while folding the right hand part of the lower flap all the way over, and the left hand part of the lower flap so it is sticking out at 90°.
14) The model is now 3D. Mountain fold the flap underneath where shown.
15) Repeat steps 13 and 14 on the other flap but inverted so the left part of the flap is tucked behind and the right part is up at 90°.
16) Close up the model while folding the flaps out using the creases from step 12 (shown in red here).
17) Valley fold the top layer to the left on the existing crease.
18) Reverse fold the corners where shown.
19) Reverse fold the point even with the center line. Tuck the little flap at the right under the top layer.
20) Repeat steps 18 and 19 on the bottom.
21) Crease where shown on the left. Valley fold the flaps out on the right.
22) Flip model over.
23) Fold the edges to the center, squash folding where shown.
24) Rabbit ear the model in half along the creases and hidden creases shown.
25) Outside reverse fold the head, using the creases from step 7 and the top edge of the body as guides.
26) Crimp the ear to the right (the mountain part of the crip should be an existing crease); repeat behind. Mountain fold the flap on the front leg into the pocket; repeat behind. Double rabbit ear the tail.
27) Shape the snout with reverse and valley folds. Outside reverse fold the tip of the tail. Reverse fold the legs to give feet.
28) The finished model, from both sides.
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