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The Paper

OrigamiUSA publishes two magazines: The Fold (online) and The Paper (print). Each has different articles. Members enjoy the full content of The Fold online and receive The Paper by mail.

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Issue 131 (Fall/Winter 2019)

32 pages
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  • One Good Fold Deserves Another, by Jeanette Shakalli
  • First Time's the Charm, by Sophie Usherwood
  • Scholarship Winner Raves (in a good way), by Divya Iyer
  • Knowing What to Do and What Knot to Do, by Dáša Ševerová
  • What to Know-a about NOA, by Laura Rozenberg
  • Crossword, created by Kyle Reeves

From the Home Office

  • President's Letter
  • OrigamiUSA 2019 Annual Convenion
  • The 40th OBC Collection
  • List of OBC participants and models
  • PCOC – Folding was Just the Beginning, by Yuki Martin
  • PCOC Scholarship recipients: Melina Sarion and Brendan Perez
  • OrigamiUSA Annual Awards: Florence Temko 2019 Innovation Award; OrigamiUSA 2019 Teaching Award; The Michael Shall Volunteer Recognition Award
  • Global Calendar Events


  • Unicorn, by Oriol Esteve