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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.

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Michael La Fosse named this splendid butterfly for Wendy Zeichner, the CEO of OrigamiUSA, in appreciation of her work as an origami ambassador.
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An elegant two-fold module is assembled with just one additional fold into a neat ring with a strong lock.
By Nina Mortazavi
A striking origami representation of Tehran’s iconic Freedom Tower.
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An enticing candy dish used by the author to hold wedding candies.
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By Shriram Patki
The inspiration for this origami design was the face of Lord Ganesha (the Indian elephant god). Ganesha is also known as Ekadanta, which means The One-Tusked.
Clover Heart 4 is the fourth and final model in a series of Clover Hearts published in consecutive issues of The Fold. This one has the proportionately smallest clover.
A book of charming animals for the advanced folder who enjoys acrobatic moves.
A stunning modular rose with not a twist fold to be found.
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by Mahyar Hossien Khani
An ingenious combination of two origami forms.
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This hummingbird starts with a stretched bird base and offers many sculptural possibilities.