This blog is a place where we can post any kind origami resourses for the purpose of sharing with all who can appreciate the joy of paperfolding.

In addition to being one of the world’s favorite pastimes, origami offers numerous solutions and ideas in the world of design, fashion, home, technology and education.

This is a free site that illustrates how to make unique origami models that you'll find nowhere else. Some are easy to fold, some difficult, but all are fun to fold and play with. No scissors, glue or tape required for the construcctions of the models.

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Kirigami Pilgrim Hat - Thanksgiving Origami/Kirigami

Kirigami Pilgrim Hat - Thanksgiving Origami/Kirigami

Today we have a special post, again we'll use kirigami. For this thanksgiving edition you'll be able to fold and cut a Kirigami Pilgrim Hat. It's a short and easy to make model and it will help you decorate your house for that beautiful thanksgiving dinner of yours.

1a. Cut out image along outer solid lines.

b. Turn your origami over, with the printed side facing down. Fold toward center along line A.

c. Repeat fold along line B.

2a. Cut out red triangles marked C and D.

b. Your origami, with the triangles cut out, should appear as shown.

c. Fold along line E as shown.

d. Fold along line F as shown.

3a. Fold up along G.

b. Fold diagonally on H.

c. Fold diagonally on I.

d. Unfold H and I. Your origami should appear as shown, with diagonal creases marked in blue.

4a. "Pull out" corner of hat brim and fold along line H as shown.

b. Repeat on other side, pulling out and folding along line I as shown.

c. Turn your origami over. It should appear as shown.

5a. Fold up along line J.

b. Fold back along L.

c. Fold back along K.

d. Fold back along M.

You can paste your hat onto a smiling face, make a Thanksgiving card, or paste it onto a paper ring to make napkin rings for your dinner table. Happy Thanksgiving!

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