Jun 29, 2014

Origami Accessories: Cafe Purse

The Cafe Purse is a cute accessory, designed by Matthew Gardiner. It can be used as a purse if folded with felt or synthetic leather, or as a gift bag if folded with paper.
Origami Accessories: Cafe Purse
The instructions can be found in M. Gardiner's book, Designer Origami.
I folded the Cafe Purse with a 12" (300 mm) square of Tyvek paper, and decorated it with eyelets and Japanese Mizuhiki Paper Strings.

Jun 15, 2014

Origami Decorations: The Hula Dancer

The Hula Dancer is a very beautiful and elegant model designed by Jodi Fukumoto.
The Hula Dancer
The instructions can be found in Jodi Fukumoto's book, The Guide to Hawaiian Style Origami.
I folded it with a 9" (225mm) square of Pacon Paper Squares, decorated with Japanese Washi Masking Tape.

Jun 1, 2014

Origami Decorations: Rosette

This origami rosette, designed by Tomoko Fuse, has a nice 3D shape, which is perfect to make a brooch.
Origami Decorations: Rosette

Origami Decorations: Rosette
The instructions can be found in Tomoko Fuse's book, Origami Rosettes, ISBN 9784416309131.
I folded it with an octagon, cut from a 6" (150 mm) square of duo origami paper.