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Crease patterns are the pattern left on the paper when the model has been completely unfolded.

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Video tutorials are great because you can see exactly how the paper moves in-between each step.

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Most of our blog posts are galleries of amazing models folded by some very talented folders. You’ll also find news, book reviews, tips, new video tutorials and much more.

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Marine Origami by Joseph Hwang Book Review

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Time is Running Out to Nominate Origami for the 2021 Joisel Award!

The 2021 Joisel Awards is still accepting nominations for about another month. If you haven't…

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Introducing the Joisel Awards for 2021

The Community for Creators of Origami has created a new yearly event/award called the Joisel…

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Creating Through the Frankensteinian Method in Origami

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The Best Modular Origami Models of 2018

We're finally coming to the end of the Best Origami of 2018 posts! This time we're going to look at…

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The Best Origami Insects of 2018

There are a few more categories to wrap up for the Best Origami of 2018. This time we're looking at…

Best Origami Fish of 2018

The Best Origami Fish and Sea Creatures from 2018

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If you’ve never tried paper folding before and you want to get started then check our our Beginner’s Guide.

This guide will teach you all the basic folds, the basic bases that form the foundation for most models and finally it’ll walk you through folding your first model, the traditional paper crane.

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