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The Magic of Origami

by Alice Gray and Kunihiko Kasahara

Published:
1985 by Japan Publications
Pages:
132
ISBN-13:
9780870406249
ISBN-10:
0870406248

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There are 88 Origami Designs in The Magic of Origami:

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Catcher's mitt

Sports and Athletes

Traditional18Rectangle
Nurse's cap

Clothes - Hats

Kunihiko Kasahara19Rectangle
Letterfold

Letters and Envelopes

Traditional20Rectangle
Letterfold or needle-case

Letters and Envelopes

Christopher Birch20Rectangle
Leaping frog

Toys - Action Models

Traditional21Rectangle
Boomerang plane

Toys - Planes

George Jarschauer22Rectangle
Dory

Vehicles - Boats

Traditional23Rectangle
Box

Boxes and Containers

Giuseppi Baggi24Rectangle
Furniture

Objects - Furniture

Marie Ebert25Rectangle
2 units
Basket

Boxes and Containers

Jack J. Skillman26Rectangle
2 units
Rabbit napkin fold

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Traditional28Rectangle
Boot - napkin fold

Clothes - Shoes and Socks

Traditional29Rectangle
Bow tie

Clothes

Traditional30$ US Dollar Bill
Lover's knot

Objects

Traditional31Square

Also in Complete Origami by David Mitchell
Also in Creating Origami by J.C. Nolan
Also in Creative Life with Creative Origami 3 by Toshie Takahama
Also in NOA Magazine 378
Also in Origami Step by Step by Robert Harbin
Also in Pajarita Magazine 14
Also in The Art of Origami by Samuel L. Randlett
and in other sources...
Origami Lover
Folded by JC Nolan
Ring

Rings

Kunihiko Kasahara32Rectangle
2 units
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Kunihiko Kasahara34Rectangle - 1X2
Penguin - walking

Toys - Action Models

Takekawa Seiryo37Square
Flying wings

Toys - Planes

Kunihiko Kasahara38Square
Animal head finger puppet

Toys - Puppets

Traditional40Square
Pigeon

Birds - Columbiformes - Pigeons

Kunihiko Kasahara42Square
Nodding bird

Toys - Action Models

Kunihiko Kasahara43Square
Dwarf

Imaginary beings

Kunihiko Kasahara44Square
2 units
Ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Molly Kahn46Square
3 units
Blow top

Toys - Action Models

Molly Kahn47Square
3 units
Sea shell

Molluscs

Toshio Chino48Square
Scallop shell

Molluscs

Toshio Chino49Square
Crab

Crustaceans

Toshio Chino50Square
2 units
Catboat

Vehicles - Boats

Makoto Yamaguchi51Square
Clown

People - Occupations - Clowns

Traditional52Square
With cuts
Santa Claus

Religion and Holidays - Christmas and Santa Claus

Kunihiko Kasahara54Square
2 units
Coaster

Geometric and other shapes

Kunihiko Kasahara56Square
4 units
Magic star

Toys - Action Models

Robert Neale56Square
8 units

Also in BOS Magazine 54
Also in Dutch Origami Convention 1988 Hoorn
Also in NOA Magazine 271
Also in Origami - Easy-to-Make Paper Creations by Gay Merrill Gross
Also in Origami de Christmas 2
Also in Origami Games by Mick Guy and Paul Jackson
Origami Magic star by Robert Neale on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Bride

People

Kunihiko Kasahara58Square
With cuts
Purse or stamp case

Objects - Wallets

Molly Kahn60Square
Purse with latch

Objects - Wallets

Ranana Benjamin60Square
Tumbler

Toys - Action Models

Takekawa Seiryo61Square
Bed

Objects - Furniture

Nakajima Taneji62Square
Chair

Objects - Furniture

Nakajima Taneji63Square
Wall clock

Objects

Kunihiko Kasahara63Square
Catamaran

Vehicles - Boats

Traditional64Square
Pinwheel

Toys

Traditional64Square
Table

Objects - Furniture

Traditional65Square
Helicopter

Vehicles - Airplanes

Kunihiko Kasahara66Square
2 units
Windmill

Buildings

Kunihiko Kasahara67Square
2 units
Crown

Clothes - Hats

Kunihiko Kasahara68Square
11 units
Camera

Toys - Action Models

Traditional70Square
Basket

Boxes and Containers

James M. Sakoda72Square
2 units
Waterbomb

Toys

Traditional74Square

Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Japan's Creative Origami by Kawai Toyoaki
Also in NOA Magazine 278
Also in Origami de Christmas
Also in Origami in English by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Origami Text in 4 Languages
Also in Quick and Easy Origami Christmas by Toshie Takahama
and in other sources...
Origami Waterbomb by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Faceted waterbomb

Geometric and other shapes

Endla Saar75Square
Boxers

Toys - Action Models

Makoto Yamaguchi76Square
Tulip

Flora - Flowers

Makoto Yamaguchi76Square
2 units
Six waterbomb base ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Robert Neale78Square
6 units
Fish

Fish

Traditional80Square

Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Easy Origami by John Montroll
Also in Hands-On Origami by Raul Rosado
Also in Happy Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in Happy Origami (Swallow book) by Tatsuo Miyawaki
Also in NOA Magazine 285
Also in Origami Text in 4 Languages
and in other sources...
Origami Fish by Traditional on giladorigami.com
Folded by JC Nolan
Heart letterfold

Letters and Envelopes

Alice Gray81Square
Alligator

Reptiles - Alligators and Crocodiles

Kunihiko Kasahara82Square
2 units
Crane

Birds - Gruiformes - Cranes

Traditional84Square

Also in A Thousand Cranes by Florence Temko
Also in Atlas de l'Origami
Also in Classic Origami by Paul Jackson
Also in Complete Origami by David Mitchell
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Creased Magazine 6
Also in Creating Origami by J.C. Nolan
and in other sources...
Origami Crane by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Flapping bird

Toys - Action Models

Traditional86Square

Also in Action Origami by Tomoko Fuse
Also in Classic Origami by Paul Jackson
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Creased Magazine 6
Also in El Libro de Las Pajaritas de Papel by Grupo Riglos
Also in Everything Origami by Matthew Gardiner
Also in Fantastic Folds by Andrew Stoker
and in other sources...
Origami Flapping bird by Traditional on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gilad Aharoni
Flapping crane

Toys - Action Models

Traditional86Square
Pop star

Geometric and other shapes

Traditional87Square
2 units
Snail

Molluscs

Toshio Chino88Square
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Toshio Chino90Square
Lily (slight variation)

Flora - Flowers

Traditional94Square
5 units

Also in Atlas de l'Origami
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Creative Life with Creative Origami 1 by Toshie Takahama
Also in Cute Animal Origami by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Essential Origami by Steve and Megumi Biddle
Also in Festive Folding by Paul Jackson
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
and in other sources...
Origami Lily (slight variation) by Traditional on giladorigami.com
Folded by Lou Pearson
Iris

Flora - Flowers

Traditional95Square

Also in Atlas de l'Origami
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Creative Life with Creative Origami 1 by Toshie Takahama
Also in Cute Animal Origami by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Essential Origami by Steve and Megumi Biddle
Also in Festive Folding by Paul Jackson
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
and in other sources...
Origami Iris by Traditional on giladorigami.com
Folded by Lou Pearson
Frog

Amphibians

Traditional96Square

Also in Bugagami by Jeffrey Rutzky
Also in Complete Origami by Eric Kenneway
Also in Creating Origami by J.C. Nolan
Also in Creative Life with Creative Origami 1 by Toshie Takahama
Also in Difficult Origami by Chris Alexander
Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Ecuador Convention 2014
and in other sources...
Origami Frog by Traditional folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Bell

Music and Musicians

Traditional97Square
2 units
Square ornament with shelves

Geometric and other shapes

Giuseppi Baggi100Square
Diamond-shaped ornament with shelves

Geometric and other shapes

Giuseppi Baggi101Square
Outside-inside ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Molly Kahn101Square
2 units
Crystal tree ornament

Geometric and other shapes

John M. Nordquist102Rectangle
2 units
Eight vaned tree ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Molly Kahn103Square
2 units
Stirrup ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Molly Kahn103Square
2 units
Drop-shaped ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Rae Cooker104Square
Strawberry ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Alice Gray104Square
Lemon-shaped ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Alice Gray105Square
2 units
Zig-zag tree ornament

Geometric and other shapes

Alice Gray106Square
2 units
Octahedron

Geometric and other shapes

Robert Neale107Square
2 units
Embroidered ball

Geometric and other shapes

Jack J. Skillman108Square
2 units
Ornament ball

Geometric and other shapes

Rona Gurkewitz109Square
2 units
Christmas tree

Flora - Trees and Plants

Rae Cooker110Square
4 units
Christmas tree

Flora - Trees and Plants

Rae Cooker112Square
9 units
Mouse

Mammals - Rodentia - Rats, Mice and Rodents

Kunihiko Kasahara115Triangle
Star of David

Religion and Holidays - Jewish Religion

Lewis Simon117Triangle
Octahedron

Geometric and other shapes

Patricia Crawford119Hexagon

Also in Origami Step by Step by Robert Harbin
Origami Octahedron by Patricia Crawford on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Star

Geometric and other shapes

Endla Saar121PentagonOrigami Star by Endla Saar on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Umbrella

Objects

Kunihiko Kasahara122Square
2 units
Pinwheel

Toys

Fred Rohm124Octagon
Rocking bird

Toys - Action Models

Kunihiko Kasahara126Circle
Nun

Religion and Holidays - Christian Religion - Nuns

George Rhoads128Circle