Origami X-Wing DIY

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Origami is one of those crafts that I am in awe of and like to dabble in ocassionally ever since I was in elementary school. With the Star Wars franchise coming into the forefront thanks to episode VII, there has been all sorts of fun new designs coming out of the woodworks and one such designer has been kind enough to share their instructions!

 


The video easily walks you through the process very slowly (so have a good 16 mins to spare before attempting) and he rates the difficulty for this awesome X-Wing at about 50%. So maybe not the first one you should try, but certainly worth a shot if you have some experience under your belt. If videos aren’t your thing he’s also made a step by step guide hereΒ on instructable that you can scroll/read thru instead. Make sure to bring bandages if you’re prone to paper cuts though!

~Nicole


Teach Yourself Origami

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The start of the New Year is just days away. Have any resolutions you plan on starting/amending/renewing? If one of them is to learn a new skill, I’m hear to give you a bit of a leg up today. πŸ™‚

While browsing around online during my holiday down time (as you do), I came across this little gem of a website that offers step by step guide videos for making all sorts of origami creations!

I remember making these kinds of boxes in elementary school to hold my snacks in during class. πŸ™‚

Everything is organized by category instead of skill level, but a quick read of the design info will let you know the challenge/skill level recommend to make it. The site is run by a lovely lady called Judith and she updates her site fairly frequently, as well as providing contact info should you have any questions about the designs or maybe a request!

~Nicole