With easy-to-follow diagrams and step-by-step instructions, learn simple fold sequences that can be used as the base for hundreds of different designs, then combine them to create over 50 specially chosen projects that will charm and entertain.
Be inspired by a gorgeous gallery of origami from around the world - and use newly learnt techniques to fold your own creations and designs.
Whether you fold for fun and relaxation, to create useful dishes and boxes, or to amuse and fascinate children, this is an essential reference for the beginner and experienced folder alike.
Ashley Wood is an active ex-teacher who now works on a variety of creative projects amongst her menagerie of pets. Origami has been her hobby for several years - she maintains it is as calming as meditation and, performed for an audience of lively children, can be as mesmerizing as snake charming!
Prelims Introduction Chapter 1: Paper Chapter 2: Bases, Diagrams and Folds Chapter 3: Origami All sorts of containers Napkin folding Animals and flowers Festive folding Folding for enjoyment Index and credits