Watch quickly as this video demonstrates the squash fold. Starting with as square base, the creator shows you how to perform this basic fold.
The narrator starts by explaining what a squash book is. A squash is designed to keep photos, journalling or what ever you like. To start we require a 4x4 pattern paper and 3x3 chipboard. We then glue the chipboard onto the pattern paper. We then cut the corners of the pattern ...more
1) Create a rectangular sheet of paper by folding the left side in, like a book, about 1-inch and remove this excess paper. 2) Fold the rectangle in half, bottom to top like a newspaper, and then unfold and lay flat. Now take the bottom edge and fold it up (again like a newspa ...more
This short video starts with the squash fold and shows you how to perform the petal fold. Watch quick as it does not last long!
Math Craft Monday : Community Submissions (Plus How to Make a Modular Origami Intersecting Triangles Sculpture)
It's once again Monday, which means it's time to highlight some of the most recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. I also thought we'd take a look at building a model that has appeared in numerous posts. It's the simplest of the intersecting plane mod ...more
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a lily flower from folded paper with origami. For this, you need a square sheet of paper. First you fold it in half and then fold it in half in the other direction. Next you fold it diagonally across to form a tri ...more
I'm constantly searching for a homemade pizza dough that tastes good but isn't too challenging to execute. In other words, a recipe that doesn't require any arcane "dough whispering" skills. However, my hunt may be coming to an end thanks to one celebrity chef's concept. Maki ...more
This video is about folding an abstract, flexible origami shape Take a piece of paper. Fold it into eight equal parts. Fold in half. Open. Fold side to center and do the same on the other side. (Fold to the middle.) Fold one edge to the middle. Let the underneath layer flip t ...more
Kevin demonstrates how to make a paper frog. Take a regular sheet of construction paper. Fold the outer ends towards the center forming a triangle. Fold a crease at the base of the triangle and cut it out. Open the folds and you can observe two creases. Create two X-shaped cre ...more
Links of Love is showing you how to make origami heart shaped cuff-links. Start with a 20.5 cm square of paper. If you want to make a cuff link you can wear you should use a square the size of 4 to 5 cm. Fold a good crease and then unfold. Fold two corners in toward the middle ...more
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category which will show you how to fold an Origami bell flower. Take a square piece of paper and fold it to make a rectangle. Crease, unfold, fold it in the other direction and unfold. Now fold it in half to make a triangle, unfold ...more
This video demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Can Love be Squashed?" that Sy Chen designed. Sy kindly gave me permission to make this video accessible to you.
Garden of Imagination shows you how to Make a Strawberry for a miniature dollhouse from polymer clay. take a pinch of dark red clay, roll it into a ball, then a cone-shape around one centimeter or just under half and inch long. Poke a toothpick into the center of the fat end o ...more
Using only a circle and straight lines, it's possible to create various aesthetic curves that combine both art and mathematics. The geometry behind the concentric circle, ellipse, and cardioid dates back centuries and is easily found in the world around us. From an archery tar ...more
Pumpkin pie is a symbol of autumn, and it's the traditional dessert to whip up for your fam when Thanksgiving Day arrives. But year after year of the same old thing can be a total bore if you're not a strict traditionalist. So, we found 8 unique ways to make that pie a little ...more
Spaghetti squash is a versatile vegetable, but it has a reputation for being intimidating to prepare... not to mention time-consuming. Heating it up in the oven can take at least 30-40 minutes, which is a definite time-suck for those who want to get dinner on the table, stat. ...more
Canned pumpkin is something I always stock up on and keep in my pantry, because it's endlessly useful when cooking or baking. Sweet, creamy, and mild, pumpkin can be folded into baked goods and savory dishes with ease. Why Canned Pumpkin Is More Useful Than Fresh Pumpkin Usi ...more