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A super-easy sailboat on the sea that can be a letterfold, a place card or just a decoration.
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A one-piece box designed as a wedding favor.
How to fold a mathematically exact pentagon from a square.
The blintz fold from the early 17th century to the present, and how it has opened up possibilities for more complex origami design. Originally published on March 31, 2021, the article was revised and expanded in April 2022.
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.

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