How to make Traditonal Origami

 

 

The traditonal origami models are presented here. It is recommended to learn all of them since each model has a rudimentary and distinctive floding technique. If you master all models, you would not have any difficulty in creating your own origami model.

 

Before working on these models, you need to know what valley-fold and mountain-fold are and then you should practice these folds with some simple origami models here.

 

 

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Traditional Origami Diagrams

 

 

Origami Balloon

origami balloon

Origami balloon is easy to make and then you can play with it after you make one. It is based on balloon base.

 

Origami Bird

origami bird

The base of origami bird is "kite base" which is used for making an origami swan. Also you will learn what "inside reverse-fold" from this origami bird.

 

Origami Boat

origami boat

The most important technique that you should remember is the "pocket fold" which will be applied twice to make this boat. The most fascinating feature of this boat is that if you apply the "pocket fold" three times (that is, one more time) , then you can make a smaller size (about 2/3) boat with an identical shape of the original boat.

 

 

 

Origami Sampan Boat

origami sampan boat

The origami sampan boat showing here has an impressive folding technique called "locking fold". This technique alone can be an exciting learning experience.

 

Origami Box

origami box

This origami box is a traditional origami box and it is based on "Blintz base". It is very easy to make this box and you can put anything into it.

 

Origami Butterfly

origami butterfly

The origami butterfly is based on so-called "twin-boat base". So you will learn what this twin-boat base is and how it is related to the butterfly.

 

 

Origami Chair

origami chair

The origami chair is very similar to the fractal origami rose. Both models make use of three consecutive cushion folds. The only difference is (1) if you turn the model over between two consecutive cushion-folds, then you will end up with an origami chair, (2) if all cushion-folds are applied to the same side, then you will have a fractal origami rose.

 

Origami Cicada

origami cicada

This origami cicada is a traditional origami model and it is one of the easy model that you can make from a square paper.

 

Origami Crane

origami crane

Origami crane teaches us two bases: (1) square base and (2) bird base. This model also let you learn what "inside reverse-fold" is.

 

 

Origami Dragon

traditional origami dragon

The origami dragon is based on so-called "bird base". So you will learn what this bird base is and how it is related to the dragon. Also you will learn what "outside reverse-fold" is from this origami dragon.

 

Traditional Origami Dove

traditional origami dove

The essential folding technique that you need to know before working on this traditional origami dove is inside reverse-fold. You will be applying four times of it.

 

Origami Frog

traditional origami frog

You will have to go through total 46 steps to complete making an origami frog. The most important technique that you will learn from this origami frog is "inside reverse-fold" which will be applied repeatedly many times.

 

 

Traditional Origami Goldfish I

traditional origami goldfish

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami goldfish is a good example to learn the distinction between inside reverse-fold and outside reverse-fold.
 

Traditional Origami Fish

traditional origami fish

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami fish is derived from the so-called fish base. One special folding technique that you will learn from this model is rabbit ear-fold.
 

Traditional Origami Goldfish II

traditional origami goldfish

Level

Beginner

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The origami goldfish is a simple modification of origami balloon. You will have to follow through the exactly the same steps up to one side of balloon but there will be different steps for the other side. Although it is very easy to make, it symbolically resembles the real goldfish.
 

 

Origami Cowboy Hat

traditional cowboy origami hat

 

 

This traditional cowboy origami hat follows somewhat similar path of making a paper boat.

 

Origami Horse

origami horse

The origami horse is based on the bird-base. One distinctive feature is that you will be using scissors to make two cuts. Also you will apply both inside reverse-fold and outside reverse-folds.

 

Traditional Origami Bowtie

traditional origami bowtie

Level

Beginner

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You will learn a traditional origami bowtie here. This is a modified version of traditional origami bowtie. The folding techniques that you need to know are gate-fold and inside reverse-fold

 

 

Traditional Origami House

traditional cowboy origami house

 

Level

Beginner

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This origami house is a traditional version of origami house which is very simple to make. One special technique that you will learn from this model is Squash-Fold

 

Easy Origami House

 

easy cowboy origami house

 

Level

Beginner

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This easy origami house is the easiest origami house you could make traditionally. One important technique that you will learn from this model is Squash-Fold

 

Traditional Origami Dragonfly

traditional origami dragonfly

Level

Beginner

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The origami dragonfly starts from bird base. One speical folding technique you will learn from this model is outside reverse-fold at step #12.
 

 

Traditional Origami Phoenix

traditional origami phoenix

Level

Intermediate

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From this traditional origami phoenix, you will be able to learn both petal-fold and inside reverse-fold.

 

Traditional Origami Owl

traditional origami owl

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami owl is based on so-called "bird base". One special folding technique you will learn from this model is an asymmetric inside reverse-fold.
 

Traditional Origami Penguin

traditional origami penguin

Level

Beginner

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This simple origami penguin is very easy to fold. One distinctive feature of this model is that you can learn easily what the folding technique of outside reverse-fold is.

 

 

 

Origami Lily

origami lily

The origami lily is not that difficult to make but it has 48 folding steps. It is based on so-called "balloon base". The most important technique that you will learn from this origami lily is "squash fold".

 

Paper Plane

origami star box

Level

Beginner

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This paper plane is very simple to fold but you can also enjoy flying this plane away.

 

Origami Rose

origami rose

In this model, the folding technique called "cushion-fold" will be applied repeatedly for three times. Each cushion-fold produce four inner petals. So we expect to have all together 12 inner petals for three cushion-folds.

 

 

Origami Rabbit Traditional

traditional origami rabbit

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This rabbit starts from kite base and this model might be the simplest origami rabbit you might have been folded.
 

Traditional Origami Rabbit

traditional origami bunny rabbit

Level

Beginner

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This bunny rabbit starts from balloon base and follow the sequence of making a traditional balloon on one side. Different folding sequence will be applied to the other side to make bunny rabbit's ears.
 

Traditional Origami Bunny

traditional origami bunny rabbit

Level

Beginner

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There are two traditional origami bunny rabbits start from balloon base. This one is one of them. This origami bunny rabbit follows the sequence of making a traditional balloon on one side. Different folding sequence will be applied to the other side to make bunny rabbit's ears.

 

 

Traditional Oblong Origami Box

traditional oblong origami box
Level

Beginner

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This traditional oblong origami box is similar to easy origami house in the beginning stage of folding sequence. One special folding technique you need to apply is a squah-fold.
 

Origami Star Box

origami star box

Origami star box is one of origami classic. It is based on square base. It is easier to learn than origami crane. You can make use of this box as a gift box for any special occasion.

 

Origami Swan

origami swan

Origami swan is one of the simplest model you can make out of a square paper. It is based on kite base.

 

 

Origami Table

traditional origami table
Level

Beginner

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The origami table requires you to learn how to apply petal-fold. The interest thing for this model is that you will have four square bases where you need to apply four petal-folds.

 

Origami Christmas Tree

traditional origami christmas tree

 

 

This traditional origami christmas tree is very easy to fold. it starts with a kite base and there is no special folding technique involved in this model. It takes only eight steps to make one

 

Traditional Origami Crown

traditional origami crown
Level

Beginner

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From this origami crown you will learn to know what cushion-fold and what gate-fold are. You will also learn to know how to open a pocket.

 

 

 

 

Easy Traditional Origami Turtle

traditional origami turtle

Level

Beginner

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This easy traditional origami turtle might be one of the easiest turtle you could make.

 

Origami Turtle

traditional origami turtle

The origami turtle is based on so-called "balloon base" (You need to apply "gate fold" and "cushion fold" before making balloon base). One advanced folding technique that you will learn from this origami turtle is "expansion fold".

 

 

Traditional Origami Snail

traditional origami snail

Level

Intermediate

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This traditional origami snail starts from fruit base. One special folding technique you will learn from this model is bulging of eight shells.
 

 

 

Traditional

Easy Origami Boat

traditional origami boat

This traditional easy origami boat might be the simplest origami boat you will ever fold. In this instruction, there are six steps to complete this model. However, if you become an expert, you will only need two steps to make it. Those steps are one valley-fold and one outside reverse-fold. This is a good example to learn the folding technique of outside reverse-fold. If you want, you can try this boat on the water. It actually floats.

 

Traditional

Origami Magic Boat

traditional origami magic boat

What you will learn from this magic boat is gate-fold and it is very similar to the traditional origami catamaran in the initial sequence of folding. The most interesting feature of this model is that you can perform a magic in front of your friend with this boat.

 

 

Origami Catamaran

traditional origami catamaran

The folding technique that you will learn from this origami catamaran is inside reverse fold. You will apply two inside reverse folds to this model.

 

 

Traditional

Origami Sailboat

origami sailboat

You will be starting with a square-base with this origami sailboat. It is very easy to follow. Once we complete making the traditional origami sailboat, you can stop there. However, an instruction to make a modified version of this sailboat will be given afterwards.

 

Traditional Origami Sailboat

traditional origami sailboat
Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami sailboat is one of easiest origami models you could make. You will learn a special folding technique to open a pocket.

 

Traditional Origami Motorboat

traditional origami motorboat
Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami motorboat is similar to the traditional origami sampan boat. Two model share the same folding technique of opening a pocket. However, there is a difference. This origami motorboat has two nice decks.

 

 

Traditional Origami Steamboat

traditional origami steamboat
Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami steamboat is very interesting model to work on. This is a good example to learn the folding technique called "squash-fold".

 

Traditional Origami Steamboat II

traditional origami steamboat2
Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami steamboat with double smokestacks is very close to the traditional origami chair. They share the same folding steps up to the step #10 by applying cushion-fold three times

 

Traditional

Origami Junk Boat

origami junkboat
Level

Beginner / Intermediate

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This origami junk boat is a traditional model. It is advised to use a paper not easily tearable.

This means that a typical origami paper is not recommended.

 

 

Traditional Origami Angelfish

traditional origami fish

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami angelfish starts from a balloon base. It takes seven steps to complete this model. It is one of the easiest origami angelfish you could fold.
 

Traditional Origami Whale

traditional origami fish

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami whale is derived from the so-called fish base. It takes 11 steps to complete this model.

 

Traditional Origami Crane II

traditional origami crane II

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami crane II also starts from bird base. The special feature of this model is an unique shape of two wings.

 

 

Traditional Origami Pigeon

traditional origami pigeon

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami pigeon is a very simple model. Only special folding technique that you need to know is inside reverse-fold.

 

Flying Origami Crane

 

flying origami crane

Level

Beginner / Intermediate

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This flying origami crane is derived from bird base. You will learn both inside reverse-fold and outside reverse-fold from this model. One special folding technique that you will learn from this flying crane is asymmetric squash-fold.

 

Traditional

Easy Origami Bunny

easy origami bunny

Level

Beginner

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This traditional easy origami bunny is very easy to make compare to the harder one (easy origami rabbit with 26 steps). It takes only 10 steps to complete.
 

 

Origami Jumping Frog

origami frog

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami jumping frog actually jumps. There is no special folding technique involved in this model.

 

Squid Paper Airplane

traditional paper airplane

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional squid paper airplane actually flies. The name "squid" comes since the model resembles a squid.
 

Paper Jet Plane

traditional paper airplane

Level

Beginner

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The special feature of this traditional paper jet plane is it has a cockpit in the front of the model. It usually flies in the straight-forward direction.

 

 

Traditional Origami Cube

traditional origami cube

Level

Beginner

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

Traditional Origami Crow

traditional origami crow

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

The origami crow starts from bird base. One special folding technique you need to know for this model is inside reverse-fold

 

Origami Lucky Star

origami sun
Level

Beginner

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The origami lucky star is a very special model since it requires a long strip instead of a square paper. Initially you need to make a pentagon wrapped with many layers of strip. At the end you will convert it into a five-pointed star.

 

 

Traditional Origami Letter

 

traditional origami letter

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami letter requires four-folds to form this origami letter.

This four-folds might be the most popular letter folding technique.

 

Traditional Origami Envelope

 

traditional origami envelope

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami envelope allows you to learn a technique of inserting a flap into a pocket to close the envelope.

 

Traditional Origami Bar Envelope

 

bar origami envelope

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami bar envelope allows you to make an envelope with a piece of paper. Of course you will not use a knife or scissors.

 

 

Traditional Origami Letter II

 

traditional origami letter

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami letter II requires three-folds to form this origami letter

 

Traditional Origami Ring

traditional origami ring

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami ring starts with a half of a square paper. One special folding technique you would learn from this model is inserting one strip into the other.

 

Traditional Origami Lantern

traditional origami lantern

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami lantern is a 2D model and it only works for one side. The special folding techniques that you will learn from this model are cushion-fold and opening a pocket which is similarly used for traditional origami chair.

 

 

Traditional Four-Pointed Origami Star

origami sun
Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami star allows you to make a five-pointed origami star from a square paper without converting it to a pentagon.

 

Traditional Origami Ninja Star

origami moon
Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

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.

 

Origami Star

traditional origami star

Initially traditional origami star starts with both horizontal and vertical Z-folds. Then subsequent valley and mountain-folds allow us to make a simple crease patter which would deliver a traditional origami star.

 

 

Traditional Six-Pointed Origami Star

 

origami sun
Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional six-pointed origami star allows you to make a six-pointed origami star from a square paper after converting it to an equilateral triangle.

 

Easy Origami shirt

 

traditional origami shirt

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional easy origami shirt is very similar to traditional origami chair. You will need to apply a cushion-fold for three times after turning the paper over for each cushion-fold.

 

Traditional Origami shirt

traditional origami shirt

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami shirt starts with a half of a square paper. One special folding technique you would learn from this model is a special two squash-folds.
 

 

Easy Origami Pants

 

traditional origami pants

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional easy origami pants is very similar to traditional origami shirt. The instructions are the same up to the step #16. You will need to apply a cushion-fold for three times after turning the paper over for each cushion-fold.

 

Easy Origami Pants II

 

traditional origami pants

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional easy origami pants II is even easier to make compare to other traditional easy origami pants.

 

Traditional Origami Man

traditional origami man

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami man is well known for combining both traditional easy origami shirt and traditional easy origami pants.
 

 

Traditional Origami Cap

traditional origami cap

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami cap allows you to wear it if you prepare for a large square paper.

It might be an economical way to make this origami cap instead of buying a real one.

 

Traditional Origami Tote Bag

traditional origami bag

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

Initially this traditional origami tote bag follows the same folding sequence of the traditional origami cap.

 

Traditional Origami Bag

traditional origami bag

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami bag starts from a square base. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

 

Traditional Origami Paper Fortune Teller

traditional origami paper fortune teller

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami paper fortune teller shares the same initial folding sequence of traditional easy origami shirt. The special folding technique that you will learn from this model is cushion-fold which is to be applied for two times.

 

Traditional Sitting Origami Fox

traditional origami fox

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional sitting origami fox allows you to make a simple structure of sitting fox. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

Traditional Origami Piano

traditional origami piano

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This origami piano is probably the easiest origami piano you could make traditionally. The initial sequence of folding is exactly the same as traditional origami house. One important technique that you could learn from this model is Squash-Fold.

 

 

Traditional Origami Fish

traditional origami fish

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami fish starts from fish base. One special folding technique that you will learn from this model is inside reverse-fold.

 

Traditional Origami Necktie

traditional origami necktie

Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

This traditional origami necktie is an easier version compare to the more advanced one. One special folding technique you will from this model is an symmetric squash-fold.

 

Easy Origami Beetle

 

easy origami beetle

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This origami beetle might be one of the easiest origami beetle you could fold from a square paper. One special folding technique you would learn from this model is a squash-fold

 

 

Easy Origami Elephant

 

easy origami elephant

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This easy origami elephant is a 2D version of wrapped origami elephant.

 

Sitting Origami Elephant

sitting origami elephant

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This sitting origami elephant is a good example to learn an inside reverse-fold.

 

Shouting Origami Elephant

shouting origami elephant

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This shouting origami elephant is a good example to learn an outside reverse-fold.

 

 

Traditional Origami Swallow

traditional origami swallow

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami swallow starts from bird base. One special folding technique you need to know for this model is inside reverse-fold.

 

Sitting Origami Dog

sitting origami dog

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This sitting origami dog starts from a kite base. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

Origami Face Changer

changer origami face

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional / Hyo Ahn

 

This origami face changer expresses three different states of eyes and mouth. An interesting thing is you can also mix these states

 

 

Origami Moon Rabbit

moon origami rabbit

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This origami moon rabbit starts from bird base. Two important folding techniques you will learn from this model are both outside reverse-fold and inside reverse-fold.
 

Verdi's Origami Vase

 

verdi origami vase

Level

Intermediate

Copyright Traditional

 

This Verdi's origami vase is known to be a traditional Chinese model and it was popularized by Verdi Adams in US. The folding techniques that you need to apply for this model are Z-fold, gate-fold, and squash-fold.

 

Traditional Origami Spider

Traditional origami spider

Level

Intermediate

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami spider requires two sheets of square paper. One paper will make a body and four legs while another paper for a head and four legs. Both of them starts with a frog base

 

 

Traditional Origami Fly

 

Traditional origami fly

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami fly is very similar to traditional origami cicada in folding sequence.

 

Face of Origami Panda

 

easy origami panda

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This face of origami panda requires you to apply folding techniques such as rabbit ear-fold, asymmetric squash-fold.

 

Body of Origami Panda

 

easy origami panda

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This body of origami panda makes a body for the face of origami panda.

 

 

Traditional Origami Duck

traditional origami duck

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This origami duck is a traditional model which makes use of both inside reverse-fold and outside reverse-fold.

 

Traditional Origami Mandarin Duck

mandarin origami duck

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami Mandarin duck starts from a kite base. The special folding techniques that you will learn from this model are both inside reverse-fold and outside reverse-fold.

 

Traditional Origami Wallet

traditional origami wallet

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami wallet is the easiest origami wallet you could make traditionally. One important technique that you will learn from this model is Squash-Fold. It is very similar to easy origami house in the initial folding sequences.

 

 

Traditional Origami Camera

traditional origami camera

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami camera is very similar to traditional origami pants. You will need to apply a cushion-fold for three times after turning the paper over for each cushion-fold. Unlike other origami models, this model doesn't try to simulate the shape of a camera. Instead it simulates the clicking sound of taking a picture.

 

Traditional Origami Boot

ballet origami shoe

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami boot simulates a 3D boot. There is no special folding technique involved with this model

 

Easy Origami Tiger

 

easy origami tiger

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

You are required to have two pieces of origami paper to make this origami tiger model. There is no special folding techniques involved with this model

 

 

Traditional Origami Pinwheel

traditional origami pinwheel

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami pinwheel is a simple origami model to make.

 

Traditional Origami Hen

easy origami hen

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami hen is an easy model. The special folding techniques involved with this model are squash-fold and inside reverse-fold.

 

Traditional Origami Pig

 

traditional origami pig

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami pig is a very interesting model to work on. At first it looks like a 2D model but it is not. This model simulates four legs beautifully with a minimum folding steps. The folding techniques that you will lean from this model are both squash-fold and inside reverse-fold.

 

 

Traditional Origami Koi Fish

traditional origami fish

Level

Intermediate

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami koi fish starts from a square base and it allows you to make a 3D origami koi. The special folding techniques involved with this models are petal-fold and inside reverse-fold

 

Traditional Origami Menko

origami moon
Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

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.

 

Traditional Origami Chick

easy origami chick

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami chick is an easy model to make. One special folding technique involved with this model is inside reverse-fold. You will need to apply this technique for two times

 

 

Traditional Origami Rooster

easy origami rooster

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This traditional origami rooster is an easy model. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

2D Origami Boot of Santa Claus

ballet origami shoe

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This 2D origami boot of Santa Claus is an easy origami model to fold. Although this is 2D model, you can make it stand on the ground. One special folding technique involved with this model is inside reverse-fold

 

Easy Origami Santa Claus

ballet origami shoe

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

The easy origami Santa Claus is a modular origami model. Three separate parts will be made and then put together in the end. So you will need three sheets of origami paper

 

 

Rocket Paper Airplane

 

traditional paper airplane

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This rocket paper airplane is a traditional model. The name "rocket" comes since the model flies like a rocket in straight direction.
 

Moth Paper Airplane

 

traditional paper airplane

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This moth paper airplane is a traditional model. I used to play with this model when I was young. The distinctive feature of this model is it flies in a curved trajectory.
 

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 Origami Parrot

traditional origami parrot

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This origami parrot is an easy model to fold. You will able to learn both inside reverse-fold and outside reverse-fold from this model.

 

Traditional Modular Origami Star

traditional modular origami paper star
Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

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

 

Traditional Origami Dolphin

traditional origami dolphin

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional+

 

This origami dolphin is a traditional model modified by Hyo Ahn. It starts from fish base. One special folding technique that you will need to learn from this model is an asymmetric inside reverse-fold.

 

 

Traditional Origami Jumping Frog

traditional jumping origami frog

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

Traditionally this origami jumping frog is known to be as a Chinese version of origami jumping frog. Here I use a typical origami paper to fold this model, but it would be better to use a little thicker paper if you want to make the frog to jump. One special folding technique involved with this model is squash-fold.

 

Traditional Origami Seal

traditional origami seal

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

This origami seal is a traditional model. It starts from fish base. One special folding technique that you will need to learn from this model is an inside reverse-fold which will be applied for four times.

 

Four Quadrant

Origami Letter

origami letter X

Level

Beginner

Copyright Traditional

 

The four-quadrant origami letter starts from 4x4 matrix base. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

 

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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