24 pages


Photo of Mitchell and Sara Yoffe


  • For the Very First Time (member responses to the "first time you folded" contest: Gay Merrill Gross, Joshua Brayman, Barbara Turner and Myrna Segal)
  • Copyright, Origami, and The Friends
  • Bent Out of Shape by Joanne Ortman, reprinted from Manifold
  • Edgewise by Kathleen O'Regan
  • When to Zen by Rhea Doucette (poem with illustration: origami from home delivery menus)


  • News from the Home Office
    • A Letter from our President by Michael Shall
    • Annual Financial Report for Period Ending 12/31/89
    • More News: Committees; Paper Magic Tree in Dallas
  • News from Members
    • News about or from: George Kirkpatrick; Sheryl Kaplan; Linda Yoffe; Debbie Snow; Megan Hicks; Tori Powell; Joel Stern; Jeff Beynon; Rhea Doucette; Melanie Lewis; Ron Arruda reporting on the death of Thelma Randlett; Milton Halpert; Barbara Van Houten; Maria-Louise Sidoroff; Don Shall; Alan Huang on "computational origami;" Cindy Davis
  • Regional News
    • Reports from: Monmouth County Mini-Convention; CHAOS; LIFE 4th Annual Fold Fest; Front Range Origami Guild (FROG), Colorado
    • Regional Groups and Meetings List
  • International News
    • Meeting Kasahara; A Modest Origami Lyricist by Toshi Aoyagi
    • Origami Dutch Style by John Montroll
    • Origami British Style by deg farrelly
    • More News from: Spain; Japan; India; France
  • Tips and Techniques
    • Self-Preservation for Origami Models by Mark Kennedy (coatings, sprays and dips)
  • News from the Supply Center


  • 5 Diamonds Moneyfold by Mike Thomas, diagrams by Thomas Shultz
  • Razor by Jim Troutman
  • Flapping Butterfly by Alain Georgeot, diagrams by Mark Kennedy
  • Gliding Butterfly by Didier Boursin, diagrams by Mark Kennedy