b.) Square - a square is more versatile since it can either be store-bought (e.g. origami paper) or cut from any rectangular piece of paper. Follow these easy steps for making a square from rectangular paper.
Create variety by using different colors and patterns of paper. You can even recycle giftwrap paper or magazine pages for colorful and interesting prints.
Varying the steepness of the diagonal cut in Step 7 affects the thickness of the star's arms. A steep cut will result in a star with very slim arms.
Create beautiful papercut patterns inside your star with just one additional step. The labeled triangle on top is the resulting shape after Step 7. The cut edge is labeled as A and the two adjacent sides as B and C.
To make the papercut designs, simply cut random shapes on sides B and C.