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A bowl with variations and an excellent way to cut a pentagon from kaleidoscope paper.
A sturdy 12-piece ring with an attractive color change.
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A tessellation that results in a curved surface with varied levels of reflection.
Deconstructing the Fortune Teller to make a decorative, functional pentagonal version.
By Linda MacFarlane
A stand-up heart card that opens up into moving lips.
A new book for modular enthusiasts and educators.
by Arsalan Wares
A hexagonal box, some printable papers and some math.
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by Mahyar Hossein Khani
The airboat: probably a first in the world of origami.
How to expand a crease pattern to change the shape of a model.
If you like box pleating, crease patterns and cartoons, this model is for you.
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Brrr ... enjoy folding your own polar family.
Our critics say that color changes, cuteness and fun abound in this book.
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by Laura Rozenberg
The story of how two of the most important players in the “new” origami movement of the 20th century — Akira Yoshizawa and Gershon Legman — met for the first time. It is a sister article to one in The Paper.
A Santa that can stand on his own or be curved into a finger puppet.
A holiday cookie along with a printable PDF of the paper.
A simple Santa with many variations.
A star that highlights the squash fold, Anita’s favorite.
Design by Mark Bolitho, artwork by Paul Hanson
A simple, elegant tree designed by the late Mark Bolitho, with cartoon diagrams by Paul Hanson.
A star that folds flat but expands when removed from an envelope.
A creature from Greek mythology with pleated detailing.

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