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Welcome to The Fold, the online magazine of OrigamiUSA! On this page you will find articles about folding in general, design, techniques, and, of course, diagrams! We hope you enjoy the magazine. Articles are added over the course of each 2-month issue, so check back regularly or subscribe to our RSS feed. Select any keyword in the menu to see all articles with that keyword, or see here for a pictorial listing of all diagrams.

An innovative book of color-change models that exploits the technique to the fullest.
by Will Lacker
As many as a third of the animal species in the world are beetles, and here’s a new one that you can fold.
A “placemask,” perfect for a socially distanced gathering.
More a textbook than a typical book of diagrams, “Six Simple Twists” is a comprehensive guide for tessellation lovers.
An eight-piece modular based on the traditional sailboat.
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A pretty leaf to decorate your tree or home.
by Grace Matthews
An easy-to-fold and ingenious gift tag.
An easy-to-fold card with a satisfying pop-up mechanism.