Simple Origami: Over 50 pretty paper folding projects (Paperback)
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With simple visual step-by-step instructions and hand-drawn illustrations, effortlessly create over 50 different paper creations, from sea lions to spinning tops, Christmas decorations and colorful flowers.
This is origami at its most simple and elegant. With a special focus on a very visual method of explanation, this collection brings together 50 traditional origami projects, accessible to experts and beginners alike. The folds are organized from the simplest to the most complex.
The projects range from sea lions to spinning tops, Christmas decorations and colorful flowers, to sailboats. Detailed illustrations show you exactly where to place your hands at every step of the process, and projects are given a difficulty rating for ease of reference. Simply follow the diagrams and watch origami creations of all kinds come to life at your fingertips.
Brought to you from the Parisian boutique of Adeline Klam, this book is full of beautiful designs, fun toys, useful tips and paper surprises of every shape and size.
About the Author
Trained at the Duperré School in Textile Arts and Printing, Adeline has always loved the interplay of pattern and colour. But her passion for paper really began when she discovered Japanese paper or washi. Traveling to traditional paper factories in Japan, she was inspired by the beauty of these original designs; over time she learned to master this material and now runs a workshop and boutique where she exhibits and sells her creations, from origami garlands to decorative stationery.
She is the author of numerous books, including The Paper Bible and Furoshiki Workshop. Enter the colorful world of Adeline Klam by going to her website at www.adelineklam.com
Any crafter who has tried origami knows not to assume that the simple folding of paper is reallysimple. For this collection of over 50 origami flowers, animals, and decorative objects, Klamlaunches right into her very detailed projects without first specifying the types of paper and othermaterials crafters will need. Aside from that missing information upfront, project directions areremarkably clear. From a simple windmill to a horse, heart, or elephant, each design includesdifferent sizes, which will help determine what size paper is needed. Also included are level ofdifficulty; tips, such as using felt tip pens to personalize rabbit faces and for projects destined tobe coasters or party invitations; and crucial step-by-step diagrams. Pure child’s and adult’s playfor patient hands.
— Barbara Jacobs, BOOKLIST November 2022 issue