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Dollar Bill Origami Schooner instructions

I was feeling inspired the other day to make instructions for one of my recent origami creations, a dollar bill schooner. The quickest method seemed to be a video, so I decided to go ahead and throw something together. It’s … Continue reading

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Origami Manger Scene almost done…

I’m a bit worried, though. I am making this to be sold or auctioned at the parish Christmas Fair, and I’m afraid people won’t know how to handle them.  The figures are actually very delicate: not like porcelain – they … Continue reading

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Origami creche in the works…

World Origami Days ended, but I still haven’t finished my origami manger scene for the parish Christmas fair…  It takes time to do it right.  I’ve been working on the designs for the ox and the donkey that are traditionally … Continue reading

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World Origami Days, continued

Well, I still don’t have my laptop back, so I am blogging from my iPad. It works, but is not quite as easy as using the laptop in some ways. That’s why this blog was posted once before I was … Continue reading

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World Origami Days: day 2

My model for Day 2 of World Origami Days!  Designed and folded by me, from one uncut 10″ square of typical origami paper, white on one side and gray on the other.  I’m still trying to nail down the design … Continue reading

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World Origami Days! – day 1

The days from October 24 to November 11 are World Origami Days (WOD)! I don’t know who made that decision, but I’m good with it. I don’t have much time to fold nowadays, but I love doing it. Maybe I’d … Continue reading

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Origami cranes for clothes for kids in Japan

Before I entered the seminary, I used to teach origami classes quite often, to all age groups. I didn’t really have the chance to teach groups while I was living in the Legionaries of Christ, but today I taught origami … Continue reading

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Prayer, reflection and origami

It’s a nice way to spend a day off: enjoying an afternoon of reflection with fellow priests and deacons, and doing some relaxing paper folding! I can’t post photos of the invisible, spiritual fruit of the reading, prayer and discussion … Continue reading

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Folding from the book “Origami Essence”, by Román Díaz

When I entered the religious life 19 years ago, and consequently stepped out of the world of orgami, Uruguayan origami artist Román Díaz was not yet well known. Last summer I left my religious community to join the diocese, and … Continue reading

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