Tag : origami

Even more Chinese Sewing Box

My name is Elissa and I can't stop making the Chinese Sewing Box.As I mentioned in this post, I wanted to make the structure using reversible Unryu. So that's what I did.I have a nice stash of the stuff - the colors are bright and it has a lovely texture. While the paper starts out

Join the Fold workshop

Last week I taught a fun class at Studio Place Arts on origami books titled Join the Fold. Here's the description:We'll be playing in the intersection between origami and bookmaking, creating folded books that require no adhesive. Many of the forms can be created from a single sheet of paper.

Worktable Wednesday

We're attending a Bar Mitzvah this weekend and I decided to make a card to mark the occasion. I did a bit of Googling until I found this awesome origami Star of David tutorial. I'd just follow the video - it can't be too difficult, right?I.was.so.wrong.That 15 minute video turned

Senbazuru: 1,000 Cranes of Hope

This past Saturday I attended Senbazuru: 1,000 Cranes of Hope, a fundraising effort to aid the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The event was co-organized by my friend (and book artist) Jill Abilock and the Creative Space Gallery. A senbazuru is a chain of 1,000 origami paper

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