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An attractive new book from “the queen of stars.”
This simple pear with leaves can be modified to make other fruits.
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Michael La Fosse named this splendid butterfly for Wendy Zeichner, the CEO of OrigamiUSA, in appreciation of her work as an origami ambassador.
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An elegant two-fold module is assembled with just one additional fold into a neat ring with a strong lock.
A striking origami representation of Tehran’s iconic Freedom Tower.
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An enticing candy dish used by the author to hold wedding candies.
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By Shriram Patki
The inspiration for this origami design was the face of Lord Ganesha (the Indian elephant god). Ganesha is also known as Ekadanta, which means The One-Tusked.
A book of charming animals for the advanced folder who enjoys acrobatic moves.
A stunning modular rose with not a twist fold to be found.
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by Mahyar Hosseinkhani
An ingenious combination of two origami forms.
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This hummingbird starts with a stretched bird base and offers many sculptural possibilities.
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How folders in Birmingham England found success at meeting online with a little help from OrigamiUSA.
A masked smiley face ... a sign of our times!
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By Shriram Patki
This design of an elephant in motion represents the animal’s massiveness and power.
by Miyuki Kawamura
The conical modules of this kusudama come together to form color-change stars. The model works with 12 or 30 pieces.
by Christiane Bettens (Mélisande)
A tato — created to honor healthcare workers — that can be transformed into a twist box with a few additional folds.
Another house and heart design. This one can double as a corner bookmark.
by Rochelle Mazze
The story of a Minnesota nonprofit that uses origami and other arts and crafts to to engage and delight children.
An easy-to-fold and fun-to-spin top based on the traditional Fortune Teller.
A heart and home model that’s more challenging than most, accompanied by an instructional video.

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