Through special arrangement, Paper Tree will be selling a World Origami Days Paper Pack, filled with all the essential origami paper you'll need for WOD 2021 classes. The cost of the paper pack is only $28; a bargain compared to buying them all individually! Orders accepted between October 1–14; sorry, US domestic orders only.
These are all the events of WOD 2021 and the recommended supplies for each. Printable version.
King David’s Crown: 4 sheets of 8.5x11” or 4 sheets of A4;
Canoe Based Crown: 9 to 11 sheets of 8.5x11” or A4. (depending on head size);
Optional: Glue stick
For each plinth you will need:
1 sheet of 8.5 x 11” and 1 sheet 4.5” square;
OR pre-printed templates (These can be printed on letter or A4 paper)
15 squares of paper, which will each be cut into two 1:√3 rectangles;
OR 30 rectangles in proportion 1:√3 if you wish to prepare in advance.
Paper with a different colour on each side is recommended because both sides of the paper will show.
15x 15 ㎝ ＆9 x 9 ㎝ Kami paper（6” & 3.5”);
Brooch pin back
4 sheets of plain origami paper 15 x 15 cm (6” x 6”) (Cut according to pdf) ;
4 sheets of patterned origami paper 15 x 15 cm (6”x6”) (Cut according to pdf);
1 skewer (for hanging);
2 beads (for end of skewer);
wire 20-25 cm (~8 to 10”) (for hanging);
Bat: 2 sheets of paper 15 x 15 cm (6”) bicolor (black and white is perfect);
Cat: 15 x 15 cm (6”)Tant (or kami will work-no color changes)
Pre-Creased triangular grid 1:32 parallel to the longer side of the paper;
Use the diagram for my Butterfly (in supplemental materials), in the first steps (1-19) a 1:16 grid is folded. Repeat steps 16-18 one more time for a 1:32 grid.
Paper: Elephant Hide or similar; strong and stiff.
Size: around DinA4 or A4/US Letter paper (or bigger (rectangle, just a bit longer than a square);
Halloween Blocks: 15 x 15 cm (6”) paper for each block, regular kami or duo kami. Please prepare three sheets of paper with an 8 x 8 grid, mountain folds, on dominant color side.
Magic Hat: 15 cm (6”) kami (black);
Santa Bookmark: 15 cm (6”) kami paper (duo red/white)
One uncut square of regular origami paper. Minimum recommended size: 24 x 24 cm (9.4”).
Maple Leaf: Solid-color paper 10 to 15 cm square (4 to 6-inches square). Any color you like for an autumn maple leaf. "TANT" is ideal, but you may use any similar paper. Ordinary origami paper is acceptable if you must.
Sea Lion: "TANT" will be ideal, but you may use any similar paper, (not heavier than 110 gsm) and in any color you like. Your paper should measure 20 to 30 cm square (8 to 12-inch).
Tools: Paper towels, Water (a spray bottle or a cup), a Bamboo Skewer, or a thin Knitting Needle. A pair of pointed tweezers will be helpful but not essential.
Top: 24 x 24 cm (9.4”) duo colored paper;
Bottom: 15 x 15 cm (6”) paper (only one side will show).
12 sheets of 15 x 15 cm (6”) kami recommended, 4 colors (3 sheets of each);
Classic Mondrian: yellow, red, black and white.
Three smaller squares 15 x 15 cm (6”), folded into 8 x 8 square grids;
One larger square 20 to 35 cm (8-14“), folded into a 32 x 32 square grid;
A strong paper like Tant or Skytone is recommended, although kami will also work.
3 square sheets of kami paper or printer paper 20 to 25 cm (8 to 10”) black on both side
One sheet of hexagon shaped paper. There is no color change so a single color will do. A good size is a hexagon 20 to 23 cm (8 to 9”) measured edge to edge. Smaller works well too. You can consult this video to make a hexagon from a square or rectangle https://www.happyfolding.com/instructions-hexagon
1 sheet of metallic washi or Yuzen, cut to 3” x 30”.
15 total American dollar bills (12 for the books, 3 for the bookshelf).
In order to learn, the folding and assembly have at least 5 bills (3 for the bookshelf, 2 for books). We will fold as many volumes as time and patience permit.
Required: 1 square of thick paper, 8”-10” on a side, 90-120 gsm;
Small bowl of plain water;
6 mini clothespins (or binder clips, or other such miniature clamp);
Sticky tape (masking or painter’s recommended).
Optional, but recommended: Hair dryer, atomizer spray bottle, tool with a small, rounded tip (e.g. embossing tool, knitting needle or retracted mechanical pencil), bone folder.
Further notes on paper: A 6” square will work for those who like to fold in miniature. Tant paper, at 78 gsm, is a bit thin for wet folding, but can work at smaller sizes (6”-8”). I have successfully folded this from a 10” square cut from a paper grocery sack, which is a type of thick kraft paper. Foil paper will work in lieu of wet folding, but the spread squashes will be difficult to perform neatly.
This mouse folds nicely from 25 x 25 cm (10”) foil-backed paper. The one in the photo is folded from 25 cm Alufoil (folded white-side out, which is how the model will be taught).
Kami paper recommended;
Crane attachment 7.5 cm x 15 cm (3x6”) x 1 sheet;
Lid: 15 x15 cm (6”) x 2 sheets;
Box Body: 15 cm x 15 cm (6”) x 4 sheets;
A cutting tool (scissors or X-Acto knife).