Folding instructions: diagrams, crease patterns, etc. — by date

Here you can find folding instructions for some of the models I have folded so far, sorted by date.

Box with Woven Triangles I

Box with Woven Triangles I

Below you can find a precrease pattern and a photo tutorial of the collapse (for a clean fold). The model is designed around ...

Bow-Tie Sonobe

Bow-Tie Sonobe

This Sonobe variant was independently designed by me and by t...

Rocket

Rocket

This model is very simple to fold. The rocket can stand on its own thanks to the “foot”. You can also say this horizontal ele...

Star Ananke (variant D)

Star Ananke (variant D)

Similar models on other sites Robin Glynn’s 6-pointed modular star is a design almost identical to Star Ananke variant D: it differs only by having the littl...

Star Ananke

Star Ananke

Star Ananke has many variants, most of them just minor changes in the folding process but affecting the look of the final model.

Fog Stoppers for Face Mask

Fog Stoppers for Face Mask

These origami fog stoppers can help reduce the fogging of your glasses in winter or during physical exercise. They do help, b...

Box with Woven Triangles VII

Box with Woven Triangles VII

Below you can find a precrease pattern and pictures of the collapse. This sequence shows the clean precrease which you get wi...

Hedgehog

Hedgehog

In print Folding diagrams for this model were published in: OrigamiUSA Model Collection 2020, page 100 Der Falter 74, pa...

Ladybug 1.1

Ladybug 1.1

There is a videotutorial by Sara Adams for this model.

Monument Valley Corrugation

Monument Valley Corrugation

A crease pattern was published in CDO Convention Book 2018 (Convention Book of Italian Origami Convention).

Dollar Bill Hare

Dollar Bill Hare

There is a phototutorial for the model, published by the author. A number of videotutorials are also available, for example t...

Woven Rhombi

Woven Rhombi

In Origami Pass app Instructions for this model (CP and phototutorial) are available via Origami Pass.

Sunflower Tessellation

Sunflower Tessellation

A crease pattern was published in Origami Box of the Ultimate Origami Convention 2017.

Simple Elephant

Simple Elephant

In Origami Pass app Instructions for this model are available via Origami Pass.

Radioactive Tessellation

Radioactive Tessellation

Instructions for this model are available in GGO Stay at Home and Fold Origami PDF (page 92).

Pajarita Tessellation

Pajarita Tessellation

Instructions were published in MFPP 2019 Convention Book and SBO (Bolivia) 2019 Convention Book.

Little Turtle Unit

Little Turtle Unit

Instructions for this module were published in Tomoko Fuse’s books, Unit Origami: Multidimensional Transformations (page 56) and Unit Polyhedron Origami (pag...

Hydrangea

Hydrangea

You can find folding instructions for the Hydrangea (including a number of variants) in Fujim...

Crane

Crane

Diagrams for the Traditional Crane are available in many places online, for example on Wikimedia Commons and on origami.me. I...

Clover Folding

Clover Folding

There is a video tutorial about Clover Folding, made by Sara Adams.

Clematis Tessellation

Clematis Tessellation

This is a relatively simple tessellation which should be suitable even for beginners. Despite the simplicity, with a bit of shaping, it can look quite nice.

A4 Rhombic Unit

A4 Rhombic Unit

Instructions are available from the author’s website.

Woven Triangles Tessellation I

Woven Triangles Tessellation I

Crease patterns are available as a single PNG image. Apart from the CP of a single molecule, it also shows the two main layouts: the symmetric one with two m...

Houstonia Box

Houstonia Box

Instructions for my Houstonia Box were published as part of my Interview for The Fold.

Souvenir of the Sea (Box)

Souvenir of the Sea (Box)

Instructions for the model (CP and pictures of collapse) were published in 18th Outdoor Origami Meeting (2019) Convention Book.

Predictable Box

Predictable Box

Instructions are available as a single PNG image. The box, as shown here, uses an 8×8 grid, but it can be folded with any pro...

Lucky Star Tessellation

Lucky Star Tessellation

In order to fold this model, you can follow, with minor modification, instructions for the fr...

Crane with Colored Wings

Crane with Colored Wings

The model is quite easy to fold: Fold the square’s diagonals, then fold all corners to the center (blintz the square). Y...

Hydrangea Cube

Hydrangea Cube

The idea of connecting several Hydrangeas occurred independently to me and earlier to Meenakshi Mukerji. If you do not yet kn...

Hydrangea Icosahedron

Hydrangea Icosahedron

For folding Hydrangea Icosahedron (and many other shapes as well), you can just follow the instructions for Hydrangeaa Cube, ...

Shark Teeth Corrugation

Shark Teeth Corrugation

The second image shows the three steps used for constructing the pre-crease pattern for my Sh...

DNA Replication

DNA Replication

Instructions for Thoki Yenn’s original DNA model can be found in his Orikata book. I think there are also some tutorials on Y...

Cat

Cat

Diagrams for this model were published in BOS Magazine #234 (published by the British Origami Society).

Union Jack Tessellation

Union Jack Tessellation

Instructions for the model were published in the BOS Convention Book 2017 (50th anniversary convention of British Origami Soc...

Stars and Squares Tessellation

Stars and Squares Tessellation

In print Crease pattern can be found in Shuzo Fujimoto’s Invitation to Creative Playing with Origami (創造する折り紙遊びへの招待).

Square Interlace Box

Square Interlace Box

General This model is based around Square Interlace Tessellation so you can use instructions ...

Long Story Short (Book)

Long Story Short (Book)

Folding instructions for my Long Story Short (origami book model) were published in The Fold (link does not require membershi...

Penguin

Penguin

Instructions were published in 9th Bulletin of Polish Origami Society (page 38) and in Origami Tanteidan Convention book Vol....

Cluster Tessellation

Cluster Tessellation

You can find the CP and basic folding instructions in the files linked below. Several variants of this tessellation are possi...

Propellers Tessellation

Propellers Tessellation

A crease pattern and basic collapse instructions for my Propellers Tessellation were published in The Fold (membership requir...

Square Pixel Tessellation

Square Pixel Tessellation

This tessellation can be used for creating pixel images representing arbitrary pictures.

Business Card Puppy

Business Card Puppy

Instructions for this model were published in OrigamiUSA Annual Collection 2002.

Dachshund

Dachshund

Instructions for this dog model are available in the form of a video tutorial made by Leyla Torres.

Master Yoda

Master Yoda

Instructions for the model were published in Artur Biernacki’s book, Polish your Origami.

Sprout Tessellation

Sprout Tessellation

You can find the CP and basic folding instructions in the files linked below.

Squares and Crosses Tessellation

Squares and Crosses Tessellation

This tessellation is closely related to Ninja Star Tessellation and you get the latter as one of the intermediate steps when ...

Grating Tessellation

Grating Tessellation

There is a videotutorial by Paper Kawaii, showing practically the same model as mine. Compared to the video, my model uses a ...

Mammoth

Mammoth

Instructions for the model were published in Artur Biernacki’s book, Polish your Origami.

Epiphany II

Epiphany II

Folding this model is about as simple as it gets: Start with a square or rectangular piece of paper. Pleat into 32-nds (if...

Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree

Instructions for the model were published in Artur Biernacki’s book, Polish your Origami.

Makalu

Makalu

Introduction and folding instructions online and in print Robert J. Lang’s Makalu (Six Intersecting Pentagons) is an interest...

Bed of Nails Tessellation

Bed of Nails Tessellation

A Crease Pattern was published in Techno Origami, book of 15th Origami Outdoor Meeting.

Woven Slit Module (WSM)

Woven Slit Module (WSM)

Woven Slit Module is an origami unit which can be used to build different kinds of modular assemblies, from simple cubes to more complex objects. They can we...

Bumpy Octahedron

Bumpy Octahedron

Front side Bumpy Octahedron is folded from a single sheet of 2:1 paper. Each face is decorated with a sunken tria...

Name Plate

Name Plate

You can use this model to print your name on it (templates available below) and put it on your desk or for adding descriptions to your models at an origami c...

Outdoor Origami Meeting Module (OOMM)

Outdoor Origami Meeting Module (OOMM)

This unit can be used to make spiked versions of polyhedra with triangular faces as well as polyhedra with square faces where each face is extended with a ”b...

Annapurna

Annapurna

Introduction and folding instructions on author’s page Annapurna (Ten Interesecting Triangles) is one of the models in Himala...

Gasherbrum

Gasherbrum

Introduction and folding instructions on author’s page Gasherbrum (Four Interesecting Triangles) is one of the models in Hima...

Building Block Units (BBU)

Building Block Units (BBU)

Building Block Units are a family of modules which make it possible to build a huge variety of designs, from typical abstract geometric solids to realistic m...

Sturdy Edge Module (StEM)

Sturdy Edge Module (StEM)

StEM is a very versatile module which can be used to make a number of very different objects. Three units can build a triangular 45-degree pyramid, so anythi...

Simple Edge Unit (SEU)

Simple Edge Unit (SEU)

SEU, the Simple Edge Unit is an edge unit with a 90° angle at the tip. It can be folded from paper of any proportions and it is quite versatile since with mi...

Pyramid Vertex Module (PVM)

Pyramid Vertex Module (PVM)

PVM is a family of units which can be combined into shapes of quite different structure. The family consists of vertex units which resemble triangular pyrami...

Open Frame Unit

Open Frame Unit

Instructions for this module were published in Tomoko Fuse’s book, Unit Origami: Multidimensional Transformations. There are two variants of this unit, I (bo...

Swallowtail Module (Dog Bone Unit)

Swallowtail Module (Dog Bone Unit)

This is a business card unit which I designed independently with Jennifer Campbell who used the name Dog Bone Unit (details in model description).

Moreno’s Unit

Moreno’s Unit

Jose Arley Moreno’s diagrams Jose Arley Moreno published instructions for this unit on his web page.

Trimodule

Trimodule

Diagrams for the Trimodule are available on the author’s web page.

Trapezoid Edge Module (TEM)

Trapezoid Edge Module (TEM)

These are folding instructions for the Trapezoid Edge Module (TEM) module. This module bears some resemblance to Thomas Hull’s PHiZZ unit while the folding p...

Umbrella Dodecahedron

Umbrella Dodecahedron

Instructions for the model were published in Meenakshi Mukerji’s book, Marvelous Modular Origami, on page 54.

QRSTUVWXYZ-stars

QRSTUVWXYZ-stars

Instructions for folding the model are available online.

Poinsettia Ball

Poinsettia Ball

Instructions for the model were published in Meenakshi Mukerji’s book, Marvelous Modular Origami, on page 30.

Cosmos Ball

Cosmos Ball

Instructions for the model were published in Meenakshi Mukerji’s book, Marvelous Modular Origami, on page 18.

FIT (Five Intersecting Tetrahedra)

FIT (Five Intersecting Tetrahedra)

Tom Hull’s folding instructions Five Intersecting Tetrahedra (FIT), designed by Thomas Hull, is probably the most popular mod...

Bascetta Star Unit

Bascetta Star Unit

Diagrams for the Bascetta Star (which obviously also include instructions for folding the units) can be found on the author’s page.

Jitterbug Unit

Jitterbug Unit

The Jitterbug Unit can be used to create a number of polyhedra which can undergo the jitterbug transformation (devised by Buc...

That Simple Unit (TSU)

That Simple Unit (TSU)

Instructions for folding this unit are available from the Web Archive. There is also a videotutorial but quality isn’t the be...

Oxi Module

Oxi Module

Since I’m too lazy to draw nice diagrams, I just made photographs of the module at different stages of folding. The module is quite simple, so I hope such pi...

PHiZZ unit

PHiZZ unit

Folding instructions Instructions for folding the PHiZZ unit and buckyball models made with this unit can be found on the author’s web page.

WXYZ

WXYZ

Diagrams for this model are available online.

TUVWXYZ-stars

TUVWXYZ-stars

Instructions for folding the model are available online.

STUVWXYZ-stars

STUVWXYZ-stars

Instructions for folding the model are available online.

Sonobe unit

Sonobe unit

This page contains links to instructions for the classical Sonobe module. There also exist literally hundreds of variants: those have their separate pages on...

Penultimate Unit family

Instructions for the Penultimate System can be found online on Jim Plank’s page as well in Robert Neale’s own e-book, Many Modes of Origami Models.