TOSHIE TAKAHAMA

Origami Symbols

Outline & crease

Concealed part or previous positlon

1rl __ B

~ValleYfOld

Mountain fold

----"-

-

Fold and Unfold to crease

Inside reverse fold

----

Il~ut []

~ 2

CANDY STICK

1

Cut in hall.

2 ~--------t----------

3

3 ~----------------~

4

8

~\f:::: Flatten and bend. ~

Completed.

SNOWMAN

1

Make a. crease.

I

2

4

5

I

5

Completed.

6

/ 7

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9

6

10

PARTY BOW

1

I I I I I I I I I I I

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Cut in half. ~

3

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7

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4

2

Push corners in.

Make two creases. ~ t:/

ir.

Make a crease.

5

6

7

8

Repeat the same fold with three other flaps.

Completed.

9

10 =>

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Hold index 'linger at A while pulling Band C open wide. Push flat at D.

11 ~

8

CANDLE

1 2

Cut in Make a

'- + ---' half. crease.

9

6

Squash.

8

First fold bott . under. . om

10

CHRISTMAS STOCKING

2

,{J::::-

Ma.ke a crease.

1

T

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l

Cutoff 1/4. M

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11

4

I I I I I

I I

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-----+---> .~

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12

Completed.

Pushtornerin.~

Tuckother flap into indentation made instep .9.

Push corner in on one flap.

_ .. r'- ·-r

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12

BALLOON

Make two t'il Creases.

~!/2

--------r:------- :3

/I~

3

4

Fold in at th\'l creases.

"

'"

" -,

/ / /

"

13

6 //~

:;</ I ),

/ '- / -,

(/' / "'- ""

'/ ~

~3 I~

Completed,

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Repeat folds 7, 8,9 and 1 0 on the back,

BELL

2

15

Maketwo creases.

16

CHRISTMAS TREE

18

Papers are in half inch graduated sizes. Use as few or many as you like, to make a short or tall tree,

17

Repeal the same folds lor C-F.

18

PAPER CHAIN

Making! Links

2

I

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19

Cornplated.

Make two creases:

PWII A and B back slowly until they touch each other behind,

20

21

Joining links BASIC CHAIN

Insert and paste.

DOUBLE CHAIN

Insert and paste.

Completed.

1

~O",PI.ted.

22

CHURCH

1

Make four creases.

Fold In at the creases.

5

Completed.

24

HEART

1

T:

/~~ I~

~ ---- r--- ----

Make two ~ creases.

-------t----- --

Make four creases. L...._.../...i._....:...:;__~ __ ...J.

4

~

2

Fold along the creases~

25

25

PONY

Make four creases.

1

/

1 .:

'.1/

--~-- -"'-------

/1',

/' 1 -.

" 1 "-.

/ i -.

Make a 'crease at A.

2

Fold in at the creases.

27

Cut only !9P and bottom flaps along dotted line, and stop at horizontal crease.

C)

9

28

ANGEL

1

Make three creases.

Cut.off 1/4 of the square paper as in Christmas stocking.

2

(Based on a design by David Brill)

29

L -'

30

HOLLY

Make a series of valley and mountain lolds.

31

4 Unfold. sf

dfSzsZSZ

8

/ / I'

/

Round each.sdqe by folding under.

32

b) Berries

Use paper 2/3'5 size of leaf paper.

Leaf

Berry

1

~I

33

Make two creases.

Make two creases.

Insert stems of leaves into pockets front and back-

9

8

34

GIFT BOX

3

1~I~i~1

2

5

Make mountain creases on the eight dotte~ lines.

35

6

Rep.eat the same folds with ---....or-""\I the other three corners.

7

1

~

. Make the same creases as In h~"...._----i...---I' 1. 2, & 3, Cut along dotted lines.

Fold corners as in 5, 6, .& 7 above.

36

STAR

1

See page 61 10 make basic pentagon.

\

2-{_

Make a crease,

Lf\

Unfold.

37

Fold the res u Iti ng flap down flat to make a crease, Repeat four times in order to get th'e pattern of creases shown at right.

Push In at line A, then push in at line B.

Fold the inner point in and repeat four times.

Fold In at the creases to make a star shape.

38

See page 61 to make basic pentagon.

" : /

'\ I· _

-""--...,_\ 1/ __ »> ....... _ I -

~)\~

Make five / \

/ "-

sharp creases.! "-

I \

I \

1

FLOWER

Repeat th 00

f e same told

our more nrnes. S

Completed.

Push Ih f

e rve points in

PINWHEEL

! See page 61 to make

1 L "'OS" hexagon.

------- ,---------

\

2

Make a crease:

41

/\!\

Unfold.

Turn model over before starting step 13,

42

Completed.

44

Open the. triangle and V squash it down. r.------~,...

SNOWFLAKE

Begin with step 12 of Pinwheel.

1

4S

Do ttl€ same with the other flva flaps.

46

/ /

, /

I /

/

47

48

Make outside reverse' told on outer flap only.

16

Inside reverse laid.

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49

Inside reverse fold three times.

v: ,

Inside reverse told.

bI

(1- 50

Begin with step 9 of the front half.

Bear Half of Body

()

24

51

26

Inside reverse fold.

Completed.

(To make a harness as shown on the p;;Ickage, cut strips of paper.)

52

SANTA CLAUS

Make four creases and fold one corner behind.

1

2

Put part A under flap B as shown in step 6.

Repeat steps 3,4 and 5

.tt-~=~==-- 3ori the right side.

54

Make two creases,

55

Completed.

Inside reverse fold.

Fold tip of each loot under.

56

SLED

(

Make a crease,

3

f -~-

Make a crease.

1

------(----------

-------(----------

4

~I

(Created by Luigi Leonardi)

2

5

X
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Pullout upper flaps.

6

7

Make two creases.

8

--1- - ·1--

9

- - - ~ -- - it - ~ - -1--

Make two creases.

1'/ 10 ,Ii'

11\ " First fold the corners up. ,- __ _.::__ _ ___.~,A... then open atthe center,

58

12

15

13

Bring two outer corners B together at center. Fold B over to touch C.

14

59

16

17

19

Completed.

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