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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.
Cute models that will appeal to children and those who fold for them.
An admirer of snakes designed this 84-step rattler that has good sculptural possibilities.
A nifty module that can be arranged in numerous ways.
An easy-to-fold origami toy.
The origami version of a classic wooden puzzle is easier to fold than solve.
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.

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