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You Are Entering Another Dimension

When I started making the more complicated kirigami “cut paper” creations for my last blog, I vowed to make more of the challenging 3-dimensional projects in some of my books. 644 more words


No Two Are Alike

I spent a good part of the last couple of weeks making many different kinds of snowflakes. I found and utilized a few other resources for kirigami patterns. 469 more words


A 3D Quilt Made of Paper

With it’s pliable folds, the right angles can be changed from introverted to extroverted in many combinations. Pleasing asymmetries can be caused to appear. For example: 142 more words


Let It Snow!

Most of you are probably familiar with the art of origami, which is Japanese for paper folding (kami or gami means paper; oru… 575 more words


Spotlight On: Super Simple Kirigami

Immerse your students in the Japanese art of Kirigami!  215 more words



Kirigami (切り紙) is a variation of origami that includes cutting of the paper, rather than solely folding the paper as is the case with origami, but typically does not use glue. 145 more words

Arches, Loops and Louvers

When any graphic is stretched over a three-dimensional folded Kirigami form, as I enjoy doing, its basic property of being anchored upon a flat ground plane is undermined. 570 more words