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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How and why to fold tessellations, and help in getting started.
One last beautiful brooch from this series, with links to all the diagrams.
The traditional Star Box is transformed into a favorite flower.
by Nobuko Okabe
Choose two different papers or the same paper, alternating front and back ... patterns, solids ... all will produce beautiful results.
The envelope locks with internally rolled side seams and an internally cuffed top.
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by Nancy Schneider. Video by Jimena Candia
A simple module opens into a beautiful flower.
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This tuliplike flower comes to life with a satisfying pop.
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A childhood toy re-created in origami.
An initiative to archive verbal origami instructions for the blind ... and how it came about.
by Baruch Sienna
A yearlong quest to fold 100 elephants ... and to learn the skills required.