How to make modular origami models

 

 

The origami instructions to learn how to make various kinds of modular origami models.

 

 

 

 

2 modules

 

Traditional Origami Ninja Star

origami moon
Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami ninja star requires two square papers. You need to make two modules which are mirror-image to each other. Two modules will be combined to form a four-pointed origami star. The interesting technique you will learn here is that the combining of two modules is accomplished through inserting two triangular flaps into pockets.

 

Traditional Origami Menko

origami moon
Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami menko is a modular origami model which requires two square papers. You need to make two modules, i.e., one from each paper. The interesting technique you will learn here is that the combining of two modules is accomplished through inserting a triangular flap into a pocket.

 
 

 

 

 

5 modules

 

Five-Pointed Modular Origami Star

five-pointed modular origami paper star
Level

Beginner

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This modular origami star model requires five pieces of square paper. You will be starting with five balloon bases and then attaching them together to form this origami star. One special folding technique that you need to know is inside reverse-fold.

 
   

 

 

 

6 modules

 

Traditional Origami Cube

 

traditional origami cube

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional
This traditional origami cube can be made by putting six modules together. Here I used six typical origami paper with different color.
 

Traditional Origami Top

 

traditional origami top

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional
This traditional origami top can be made by putting six modules together. You can make four modules from each square paper. In minimum, you need two pieces of square paper. Here, we want to make two modules from each paper of different color. So, we will need three pieces of square paper. If you like, you can make one module from each paper of different color. In that case, you will need six pieces of square paper of different color
 

Traditional Modular Origami Star

traditional modular origami paper star
Level

Beginner

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This origami star model requires six pieces of square paper. You will need to make six balloon bases before attaching them together.

 

 

 

 

 

7 modules

 

Seven Story

Origami Pagoda

seven story origami house

 

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional / Hyo Ahn

 

This origami pagoda is a traditional origami pagoda modified by Hyo Ahn. Unlike the traditional version, this model has the same shape for both front and back sides. Two special folding techniques that you will learn from this model are both pocket-fold and inside reverse-fold.

 
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

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