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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Another lovely brooch along with an easy way to fold and cut an octagon from a square.
A new series of instructional videos to get you started with tessellations ... or to fold just for fun.
A cute little dragon for the new year. Surprisingly, It grew out of two older Santa designs.
A celebration wreath folded from eight squares.
Read about the winners of the 2023 award and take a glimpse at their work.
Two decorative designs that are satisfying to fold.
by Roman Gorelik and Lev Gorelik
Several elegant locks and the possibility of variations distinguish this delightful fish.
by Ushio Ikegami
This is the first-ever published guide to fractal folding. If you find Ushio, give him John’s message.
A star flower folded from a hexagon.
Eight simple modules lock together firmly to form this pretty wreath.