Origami for Busy People (Paperback)

27 Original On-The-Go Projects [origami Book, 48 Papers, 27 Projects]

By Marcia Joy Miller

Tuttle Publishing, 9784805311486, 192pp.

Publication Date: November 10, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/4/2015)

List Price: 16.95*
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Make quick and easy origami projects with this origami book with tear-out folding paper.

Origami for Busy People is the first origami book for people who love to fold paper for fun and relaxation but have trouble finding the time in their busy day for it. The bright, high-quality folding paper in the book makes it like an origami kit--You won't have to buy new folding paper anytime soon

This origami book contains:
  • 96 page, full-color booklet
  • Introduction and guide to paper folding techniques
  • Step-by-step instructions and diagrams
  • 27 fun-to-do projects
  • 48, two-sided perforated folding sheets
  • Dozens of different colors and patterns
These fun folds are a great way to learn origami and can be used to decorate your cubicle, to create something to give to friends and family at the end of the day, to show to colleagues at the water cooler or just to use as conversational ice-breakers or as a form of mental relaxation. The ease of the folds makes it a great origami-for-kids book but the projects are interesting enough for adult beginner origami enthusiasts.

Origami projects include
  • Jack-O'Lantern
  • Seahorse
  • Noisemaker
  • Topsy-Turvy
  • And many more...

About the Author

Marcia Joy Miller has taught origami classes and workshops for years. Her original origami designs have appeared in numerous origami publications, and she holds membership in several origami societies. She is also an artist and photographer and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from The College of New Jersey.

Praise For Origami for Busy People: 27 Original On-The-Go Projects [origami Book, 48 Papers, 27 Projects]

"Ever wish you could find the time to sit down and give origami a try? Or perhaps you know someone overwhelmed by work who could use a quick, creative treat? Sure, it takes time to make anything, find materials, stay organized and keep up with instructions. But the brilliant idea behind Origami for Busy People is that the time commitment is almost nil."—BookPage

"Even those of us most hard pressed for time will happily make a date to fold from Marcia Joy Miller's exceptional collection of origami projects."—Daniel Scher, Co-chair, OrigamiUSA's Publications Committee

"This fun-filled book of original origami designs by Marcia Joy Miller, features super-clear instructions to guide both beginning and experienced folders through the many delightful projects."—Gay Merrill Gross, author of Minigami: Mini Origami Projects for Cards, Gifts and Decorations

"Origami For Busy People is an enchanting variety of origami models and papers sure to delight folders of all ages with clear, easy to follow diagrams and tons of helpful suggestions."—MaryAnn Scheblein-Dawson, OrigamiUSA