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.
This articles shows how to construct arbitrary square grids via folding alone, using Haga's First Theorem.
For the many people who have been asking, here are the diagrams for Beth Johnson's simpler acorn along with how she arrived at version 4 – and in time for Halloween.
Here is a timely review of Jun Mitani's 3-D Origami by Ekaterina Lukasheva
This is a followup of my previous article, Pentakis Dodecahedron (Issue 35), featuring variation patterns. Mono paper such as copy paper or Tant is a must.
Francesco Mancini offers, in time for Halloween, diagrams for a Standing Jack.
I have never met Yara, but being part of the international online community, I realised she has become a unique and flexible creator. When I saw her last models, I knew it was time for a better, deeper connection. I asked nine questions, and hopefully, you will get to know her by reading her answers!
Diagrams for a 30 unit modular dodecahedron with color change by Mukul Achawal of India.
Here are diagrams for a Phoenix starting with a bird base from a new creator, Dustin Westley.
Here are diagrams for the peace symbol created by Hadi Tahir.
You are welcome to join the Greater Philadelphia Pholders (GP^3) the first Monday of each month and/or during the quarterly meeting on Saturday in Philadelphia's Chinatown.