Tag Archives: Essential Origami

Origami Valentine Hearts

With Valentine’s Day about a month away I’ve been practicing some of the heart and flower models that I love to fold and give away.  Here I’ll show my favorite heart-shaped models.  There are entire books on heart-shaped origami, so … Continue reading

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Origami “Turkey” and other Birds

When I tell people that I fold origami and show them what I fold (and usually it’s something geometric or modular) they often reference having tried origami at some point earlier in their lives and usually they had tried the classic … Continue reading

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More Sonobe Balls

After finishing the last post about sonobe balls, it got me wanting to fold some more of them and this time try doing a 30-unit ball.  So I had my wife pick out some dual-sided origami paper and I went to town.  … Continue reading

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Sonobe Balls and Tomoko Fuse

The first time that I came across this modular ball, the book simply called it a multi-unit sphere.  Since then I’ve run across in several places on the Internet where they are called sonobe balls; a much easier name to … Continue reading

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