# Origami Technique

### How To : Make a little paper piglet using 3-D origami techniques

This tutorial has been inspired by the character Piglet, from the Winnie the Pooh books. You'll need to have mastered the basic triangle folding techniques for 3-D origami, and, of course, have lots of pink paper to make this project! Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a little paper p ...more

### How To : Make a paper heart using 3-D origami techniques

This is a fun demonstration that ends with teaching you how to fold a paper heart using the techniques of 3-D origami. This is a fun and creative gift for Valentine's Day, and anyone who can fold paper can make it!

### How To : Understand basic origami techniques

Here's a short video on basic origami techniques. You've got to know how to line up folds and make a proper crease to be successful at origami. Watch this video if you are a beginner to origami. These origami tips are very helpful.

### How To : Make an origami sword

This video shows you how to make an origami sword out of a blank sheet of white paper. Very simply, you can make a folded paper sword in about 2 minutes. This origami technique is good for beginners.

### How To : Origami a modular ball

Here's an easy modular ball to fold and assemble with an origami technique.

### How To : Fold the open sink & the closed sink in origami

This video shows you a great origami technique: how to fold the open sink and the closed sink.

### How To : Origami a rabbit ear and double rabbit ears

This video shows how to fold the rabbit ear and the double rabbit ears origami technique.

### How To : Divide a square into fifths in origami

This video shows three ways of dividing a square into fifths. This is a great origami technique.

### How To : Divide a square into thirds in origami

This video shows three ways of dividing a square into thirds. Learn this great origami technique.

### How To : Origami an equilateral triangle from a square

This video shows how to get an equilateral triangle from a square - that is a triangle where each edge has the same length (and each angle has 60 degree). Learn this great origami technique.

### How To : Cut an octagon for origami from a square

Here is a quick video on how to cut an octagon from a square. This is a useful origami technique.

### How To : Origami a Tomoko Fuse's Espiral (Spiral)

This video explains how to fold the Spiral by Tomoko Fuse. You need 4 sheets of paper of different colors of any combination of your choice. 2 sheets of 2 colors each would give you a dual colored spiral. Ancella Simoes is the author of the Origamiancy Blog and creator of all ...more

### How To : Origami a tessellation hexagon twist

Regular hexagons are so blah, so amp up the tried and true geometric shape (and kindergarten building blocks toy) by adding a whole new dimension! Make your hexagons go 3D wih this tutorial on how to create a hexagon twist. It is a technique that is often used in origami tess ...more

### How To : Wrap Christmas presents in Japanese Furoshiki cloth

How to wrap your presents in Furoshiki (cloth) to avoid using wrapping paper. Unlike wrapping paper (which usually can't be recycled) Furoshiki can be used again and again. This is an eco-friendly Christmas solution that comes from folding techniques used in Japanese art simil ...more

### How To : Origami butterflies

This handy demonstration shows you how to use clever paper folding techniques in order to create a range of stunning origami butterflies, ideal for jazzing up your makes. Use bold papers for a modern look, or try antique style distressed sheets to get that traditional effect w ...more

### How To : Use a stapler to make a 3D paper snowflake

Make a 3D paper snowflake using origami techniques and a stapler. You need ten 4x4 squares of paper.

### How To : Wrap gifts the eco-friendly way with recycled materials

We realize Christmas is over, but there's no reason you shouldn't surprise a friend with a pretty gift for New Year's Eve! In many other cultures friends and family give each other presents to celebrate their new year, including during Chinese New Year. In this episode of Cra ...more

### How To : Make two different sized paper booklets without tape, glue or staples

Homemade booklets are the way to go for back-to-school. Forget about pricy spiral-bound notebooks, make your own paper booklets, and make them without any tape, glue or staples! This is all paper and folding techniques. If you're an origami god, this will be so simple for you ...more

### How To : Make a beautiful origami daffodil for intermediate origami students

Flowers actually have a great impact on mood. Some flowers make you happy, like bright white and yellow daisies, while others, like deep crimson roses, make you feel romanced and lovely dovey. So if you're ever feeling down for some reason, cheer yourself up by making this bea ...more

### How To : Fold a ninja star out of paper using origami

Ninja stars are pretty cool. They are easy to throw and make fun toys as well as decorations. In this tutorial, learn how to fold your own star using Japanese origami techniques. This star turns out very polished looking but is actually pretty easy to fold. So, grab some paper ...more

### How To : Fold an origami paper fish

This fascinating video shows in great detail how to fold beautiful craft paper into the shape of a fish using origami folding techniques. The instructions are very well illustrated. There is a distracting musical accompaniment, but it is quite easy to follow the directions eve ...more

### How To : Fold an origami two-cup pencil holder

This how-to video show you how to make an origami two-cup pencil holder. The narrator explains that you will need one eight and a half inch by 11 inch piece of office paper. This video show everything you need to know from folding every single predrawn line and reversing them, ...more

### How To : Fold an origami butterfly with a dollar bill

This video shows the viewer how to fold an origami butterfly using a dollar bill. The woman in the video demonstrates the step-by-step technique used to create the butterfly with the dollar bill. Overall there are seven required steps to take an ordinary dollar bill and fold i ...more

### How To : Fold polar animal origami with Michael LaFosse

Michael LaFosse, origami artist, created this series of video folding lessons to teach you how to craft a variety of polar animals, using just square pieces of paper. Wildlife from both North and South Poles are represented, and you can even learn how to fold their glacial hab ...more

### How To : Curve paper using crimb folds in origami

This video shows how to curve paper using crimb folds. This technique is used in the Wu Eastern Dragon to shape the body and the tail. This video contains tips and techniques for origami.

### How To : Fold an origami rabbit out of a dollar bill

With a few variations, you can turn this rabbit into a fox or a cat as well. This tutorial shows you how to take a dollar bill and use a few simple origami techniques to turn the bill into a rabbit. This is a simple technique you can use to make a gift for a small child, or in ...more

### How To : Kirigami a dragonfly pop-up card

If you enjoy arts and crafts, pop-up, scrapbooking and origami, you will enjoy these craft projects too. Like origami, kirigami is the craft of paper, with the added technique of paper cutting. Kirigami will enhance any origami, pop-up and scrapbook projects and scrapbook and ...more

### How To : Origami a perky goldfish

This video explains how to fold an origami goldfish using a single sided solid colored sheet of paper of size 6". Ancella Simoes is the author of the Origamiancy Blog and creator of all the Origamiancy origami tutorial videos on WonderHowTo. From Ancella's site: "I fell unde ...more

### How To : Origami an icosahedron

This video explains how to make an Origami Icosahedron (designed by Heinz Strobl) using 50 strips of paper. You need 20 strips of a single color for the triangles and 30 of a contrasting color to connect the triangles. Ancella Simoes is the author of the Origamiancy Blog and ...more

### How To : Origami a Rabbit

Learn how to fold an origami rabbit with instruction by Ancella Simoes. This video is in two parts, so be sure to click on Chapter 2 for the complete tutorial. Ancella Simoes is the author of the Origamiancy Blog and creator of all the Origamiancy origami tutorial videos on W ...more

### How To : Fold an origami Reindeer

Learn how to fold an origami Reindeer with instruction by Ancella Simoes. Ancella Simoes is the author of the Origamiancy Blog and creator of all the Origamiancy origami tutorial videos on WonderHowTo. From Ancella's site: "I fell under the spell of Origami early 2008 and ha ...more

### How To : Origami a dragon

Learn how to fold an origami dragon with instruction by Ancella Simoes. Ancella Simoes is the author of the Origamiancy Blog and creator of all the Origamiancy origami tutorial videos on WonderHowTo. From Ancella's site: "I fell under the spell of Origami early 2008 and have ...more

### How To : Fold a Swallow Paper Airplane

This swallow paper airplane uses some folding techniques from origami to make the head a little heavier then the rest of the plane, allowing it to make cool loops. As a kid, this was my favorite plane because it looks cool and is quite robust, so you don't need to fold a new p ...more

### How To : Craft elegant origami Christmas tree cards

One of the most impressive and unique ways of crafting a Christmas card is via origami folding techniques. Using a few simple triangular folds, you can easily make the boughs of a beautiful Christmas tree out of paper, ready to be assembled onto a card. Take a gander at this ...more

### How To : Fold an origami English rose paper doll

The English rose has traditionally been a beautiful young woman who glows with beauty and sensibility. Yet she is also very English and possesses a stylish and endearing quirkiness. This origami tutorial translates this English rose look to paper, showing you how to create a ...more

### How To : Fold an origami 3D man wearing a tuxedo

Okay, so you can probably tell by the picture of this project alone that it isn't for origami beginners. That being said, if you feel you are a true origami folding, finger aerobatic champion, then check out this video to learn how to fold a complex 3D man wearing a ruffled tu ...more

### How To : Make a paper crane out of origami paper

The crane is one of the best known and most popular origami figures. Now, you can learn by following this detailed tutorial, how you can fold your own elegant paper crane using traditional origami paper folding techniques. This is for experienced origami artists!

### How To : Fold a square origami box out of paper

This video tutorial shows how to fold a square box using Origami techniques and paper. Learn how to use the traditional Japanese art of origami to fold a simple, square box.

### How To : Fold a fancy origami box out of paper

This video tutorial shows how to fold a fancy box using Origami techniques and paper. Learn how to use the traditional Japanese art of origami to fold a fancy box by watching this instructional video.

### How To : Fold a simple origami heart out of paper

This video tutorial shows how to fold a normal heart using Origami techniques and paper. Learn how to use the traditional Japanese art of origami to fold a simple heart.

### How To : Fold a paper origami cube

This video tutorial shows how to fold a cube using Origami techniques and paper. Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, and can be used to create a variety of shapes, from simple to complex, out of just a piece of paper. Learn how to fold an origami cube by ...more

### How To : Origami a flapping crane out of paper

This is a video showing how to fold a flapping crane using Origami techniques and paper. Learn how to use the traditional Japanese art of origami to make a flapping crane.

### How To : Origami a tetrahedron

Are you interested in the Japanese art of paper folding, Origami? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to origami a piece of paper into a triangular pyramid, also known as a tetrahedron This technique is also great for making a triangle for other origami models.

### How To : Origami a cute little turtle

Learn to fold this wise old critter - it holds the most intimate secrets of the universe! Degree of difficulty: Confident folder who is up for learning new techniques and skills.

### How To : Origami an awesome intermediate elephant

Learn how to fold this tough and rough elephant. Degree of difficulty: Confident folder up for learning new techniques and skills.

### How To : Origami a towel dog

Make an origami dog with a towel folding technique used on cruise ships.

### How To : Origami a towel cat

This shows you how to make origami cats with towel folding techniques.

### How To : Origami a swan for beginners

This clip shows you how to make a traditional swan in the traditional manner, no flapping. The swan is a great entry level model to learn about origami techniques.

### How To : Fold a simple origami Kusudama in three parts

Learn how to fold simple origami Kusudama with instruction by Ancella Simoes. Be sure to click on all 3 chapters for full instructions. Ancella Simoes is the author of the Origamiancy Blog and creator of all the Origamiancy origami tutorial videos on WonderHowTo. From Ancella ...more

### Math Craft Monday : Community Submissions (Plus How to Make a Magic Square Tetraflexagon)

It's Monday, which means once again, it's time to highlight some of the recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. In this post, we'll also make a flexagon, which is a type of transformable object. Rachel Mansur of Giveaway Tuesdays posted several pictur ...more

### How To : Fold a Chopsticks Rest from Its Paper Wrapper

The next time you go out for sushi with friends, impress your company by fashioning your own chopstick rest using the paper wrapper the wooden chopsticks come in. Keeping the ends of your chopstick off the table surface makes for good hygiene (who knows when was the last time ...more

### How To : 5 Cool Things to Do with Origami Paper Cranes

Origami paper cranes make for lovely eye candy and, once you know how to fold them, become wonderfully meditative when you compulsively make a bunch of them in one long sitting. So what to do when you have a whole bunch of them? Whether you have a small handful or one thousan ...more

### How To : Fold 3-D origami into cute little strawberry people

Make your own cute little strawberry people! This three video series shows you how to use 3-D origami techniques to make a boy and a girl who are both in a fun strawberry suit. It's very easy, even a beginner can do it! Part 1 of 3 - How to Fold 3-D origami into cute little st ...more

### How To : Fold a triangle origami box

The Amazing Origami channel takes you through step by step instructions of how to build a triangle origami box in this video. Six pieces of origami paper, three different colors, are all the supplies you will need to make your very own box! First, separate the origami paper in ...more

### How To : Make an origami tie

This video, for simplekidscrafts.com, tells us how to make an origami necktie. This is a very easy crafts project, suitable for kids and adults alike. It doesn't require a long list of materials, only a sheet of origami paper is needed. The sheet of paper is then folded ten ti ...more

### How To : Create an origami heart

This video is about how to make an origami heart out of paper. Origami is the ancient Japanese technique of folding paper into shapes. To do this, you only need to have a piece of paper and follow the brief demonstration on the video. There is no narration. When you learn how ...more

### How To : Make a tag along scrapbook wallet

In this how-to video, tag along with Karen from Yasutomo as she creates a scrapbook wallet that's perfect to keep in your purse. She uses origami paper folding techniques and one sheet of 12" x 12" patterned scrapbook paper. Plain manila tags from the office supply store are t ...more

### How To : Fold an origami 3D 12 point star

This is the first part of the video showing how to fold a 3D 12 point star using Origami techniques and paper. Learn how to use the traditional Japanese art of origami to fold a three dimensional 12 point star. Part 2 Here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljeKkS... Part 1 of 2 ...more

### Modular Origami : How to Make a Cube, Octahedron & Icosahedron from Sonobe Units

Modular origami is a technique that can be used to build some pretty interesting and impressive models of mathematical objects. In modular origami, you combine multiple units folded from single pieces of paper into more complicated forms. The Sonobe unit is a simple example un ...more

### How To : Fold Wet Origami

Sounds like an anomaly, right? When I was a kid folding frogs, my mother gave me origami paper that was most certainly dry. But the works below by Vietnamese-American artist Giang Dinh were folded with one *wet* piece of paper. It's a technique called "Wet-Folding", invented b ...more

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