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Origami Butterflies

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Kit Published: 23/03/2009
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From world-renowned origami artist, Michael LaFosse, comes a unique and beautiful collection of twelve origami projects featuring the artist's favorite butterfly and moth designs! Craft eye-catching origami for your friends, decorate a room, or give as a wonderful gift for kids fascinated by the delicate beauty of butterflies and moths. This exciting kit contains everything you need to create the following designs: A Butterfly for Alice Gray, The Lillian, Alexander Swallowtail, Alexander Aztec Swallowtail, The Baxter, The Michael Shall, The Temko, Origamido Butterfly, The Joyce Rockmore, The Nolan, LaFosse's Moth, and, Evangeline Fritillary. Also included with this kit is a detailed description of Michael G. LaFosse's origami butterfly design system. As you gain understanding of the system's variables, you will be able to create your own fanciful origami butterfly and moth 'species'.

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780804840279
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 159 x 311 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"All of the folds are very easy for kids, so the whole family can have fun making these fun Origami Butterflies." --Mom Does it All blog
"The combination of butterflies, origami and Michael LaFosse cannot be anything but magical. I guarantee that this book will enchant you." --Guy Kawasaki, author of Enchantment and former Chief Evangelist at Apple
"LaFosse and Alexander have built up an enviable reputation for producing top quality origami products, carefully and expertly crafted for folders of all levels. Their work is an inspiration." --Nick Robinson, author of Origami Kit For Dummies and World's Best Origami
"These pages present a kaleidoscope of colorful origami butterflies. The authors uphold the philosophy of Akira Yoshizawa sensei, who opened LaFosse's eyes to origami's endless possibilities, which you can now also explore." --Dave Brill, former President of the British Origami Society, and author of Brilliant Origami
"LaFosse and Alexander have observed and passionately captured the essence of the butterfly with their exceptional designs. These magnificent butterflies undergo their metamorphosis in the authors' hands." --Reiko Nishioka, Director of Education at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
"Noted origami experts LaFosse and Alexander focus on folded-paper butterflies in this elegant how-to guide. After presenting the basic architecture for an origami butterfly, the authors provide a number of variations, most named after well-known origami enthusiasts. Fully illustrated step-by-step directions for each butterfly are included, and five hours of video instruction are provided on the enclosed DVDs."-- Library Journal
"You cannot go wrong with any book by these authors, much less with this delightful collection of origami butterflies!" --Origami Spirit
"This compact kit contains the instructions and paper to make a kaleidoscope of butterflies! Origami master Michael LaFosse leads you clearly through the folding sequences of each butterfly. You cannot go wrong, book or DVD." --Handmade by Deb blog

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