ORIGAMI | Thursday, October 20, 2022

11:29 AM

#ORIGAMI: in my modest collection of Origami books that I’ve been gathering since I was seven, is this practical guide from 1980 which includes instructions for embroidering initials, making other table accessories with napkins, children’s party folds and a handy stain removal chart. If I want to learn something new, I have to find either a children’s book or an old one. #napkin #napkinfolding

NFB | Monday, July 6, 2020

2:44 PM

#NFB: #JohnMNordquist’s exquisite New Flapping Bird deserves widespread recognition and folding. Instagram Live tutorial if there’s demand! Full post linked in the bio. #origami #newflappingbird #flappingbird

NLB | Monday, July 6, 2020

7:23 PM

#NLB: the New Flapping Bird in action. Read my write-up linked in the bio on this unfairly ignored model from the 1950s/60s. #johnmnordquist #newflappingbird #origami #flappingbird

The New Flapping Bird

The New Flapping Bird

The origami flapping bird is a classic model, probably The Classic Model, and provides plenty of technical challenges for a beginner with a great payoff. Quick to make, fun to demonstrate, and a very familiar model to most people. But it is not the ONLY flapping bird in existence.
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BOXES | Tuesday, June 30, 2020

8:40 AM

#BOXES: been folding a lot of #origami models recently and reading a lot of #TomokoFuse books. Stopped by #japancentrelondon en route back from VanMoof for this sweet paper to make boxes and lids from. Simple but precise and a complete and utter PITA to put together at the end: highly satisfying.

japan | Thursday, September 19, 2019

4:39 PM

The one and only @devonwander brings gifts from #japan! ❤️❤️❤️ #Origami paper including this beautiful rectangular paper with a lovely fold of a crane carrying a gift. #amazing!

origami | Friday, April 1, 2016

5:15 PM

My father gave my mother that first Origami book on the 10th of January 1972, and she gave it to me on the 19th of April 1981. Almost 35 years later, the set is complete. #origami #robertharbin