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by Sy Chen
Inspired by Tom Hull's Squishy Parallelepipeds, Sy Chen presents us with an one-piece Arrow to Heart transformation, which he will teach at the 2016 OrigamiUSA Convention.
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Diagrams for a simple Sonobe type modular made from approximately 1:5 rectangles. This design is great for any leftover strips you may have amassed when sizing paper for other projects.
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by Nguyen Quang Do Lisa
A crease pattern study of a young Alsatian girl designed by Nguyen Quang Do Lisa.
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by Milind Oka
Diagrams for a 4-petal Flower designed by Milind Oka.
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by Bob Voelker
Bob Voelker presents diagrams for an equilateral triangle module.
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Diagrams for a simple frog with a rather fancy behind!
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by Michał Kosmulski
A report from the 15th Outdoor Origami Meeting in Poland.
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Diagrams for a Rabbit by Rob Snyder.
by Jane Rosemarin (MN)
Ioana Stoian's second book again proves the beauty of simplicity. The models included are a mix of her own designs, that of others, and traditional ones.
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Diagrams for an owl model that holds a secret, designed by Rob Snyder.
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Diagrams for a 12 or 30 unit modular with color change. The starting paper size ratio for an unit is 1:3.
Better known as Gachepapier, David, the origami designer sheds some light on his true self and his creation process. As always, 10 questions with eight answers, as one of the answers is just another question.
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by Thomas R. Crain
This article explores several variations in a square twist crease pattern that may be achieved simply by varying the mountain/valley assignment of the same underlying crease pattern.
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A personal account of the 5th OrigaMIT Convention, November 2015. Although a single day convention, it has all the key elements of a weekend long convention! And, you have time left for sightseeing, making it a well rounded experience.
Paolo Bascetta is well known world-wide for his Bascetta star. He now offers us diagrams for a new creation, PB Ghirlanda.
A book review for the book in the Passion Origami series, "Spirits of Origami".
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If you are looking to attend a fun, laid-back, relatively inexpensive convention, think CenterFold! Here is a personal account of CenterFold Ohio Origami Convention 2015.
by Joel Stern
This is the second in a series of articles highlighting Community Origami Groups (COGs). This spotlight focuses on POP, the Pacific Ocean Paperfolders.
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by Troels Højer Jensen and Hans Dybkjær
In origami we frequently need to find an \(n\)th of a paper, often in order to divide it into an \(n \times n\) grid. This article generalizes a common technique for finding references and provides some insight into the geometric properties of paper.
While folding with this paper can be challenging, the results are stunning due to the paper's beautiful texture.

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