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Welcome to The Fold, the online magazine of OrigamiUSA! On this page you will find links to current and past issues, including 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. Click on any keyword in the left menu to see all articles with that keyword, or see here for a pictorial listing of all diagrams.
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Fold a decorative turkey for each of your holiday guests: You may find it hard to stop at one.
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by Usman Rosyidhi
The Asturo Star is a new modular by the Indonesian designer Usman Rosyidhi. It's an elegant model that's easy to fold and assemble.
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by Jane Rosemarin
What's in issue 54 of The Fold, and who is the new editor? You'll also find diagrams for her favorite origami design.
by Michael Schlossberg
Michael Schlossberg has created an ingenious crossword that morphs into a butterfly ... if you solve the puzzle correctly and follow his diagrams. Look for another of Michael’s puzzles in the New York Times sometime in the next few months.
Fold a witch hat bookmark for Halloween, and when the holiday is over, find some paper with a star pattern and make a wizard hat.
It is strange to find a younger, probably better, version of yourself. Michał is highly prolific in a rare genre of origami — tessellation. As always, this is a story about creation, revealed in nine questions that unveil the workings of this origami designer.
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by Susan Allardice
How a longtime folder gave an origami-themed birthday party for her grandson, with ideas you can use.
Sy Chen offers us an easy-to-fold flying bird card.
We are used to praising the creator, but not this time! Read nine answers from Russian Aleksandr Timoshik to understand how he won the 8th International Origami Internet Olympiad.
by Andrey Ermakov, Ilan Garibi, Dzmitry Lysiuk, Peter Stein, Yaroslav Terehov
The IOIO is one of the largest international origami events in the world. If you want to understand what makes 550 contestants from 57 countries so excited, read along!