'Isolde Sonobe' by Maria Sinayskaya from the 'Zen Origami' book.
Category: Modular Origami
Kusudama “Nejire Shikaku Mado”
Kusudama "Nejire Shikaku Mado" from Tomoko Fuse's Kusudama Origami book.
Kusudama “Kirikomi Kiriko – Suisha”
Kusudama "Kirikomi Kiriko - Suisha" from Tomoko Fuse's Kusudama Origami book.
Kusudama “Gaku Mitsuya”
Remember the Mitsuya Kiriko? I noticed the other day that it was not secured well enough and the loop that held it started falling out of place. I thought I should remake the model again but more securely, until I noticed a similar design in my Kusudama Origami book. This one was called "Gaku Mitsuya" …
Kusudama “Hanahoshi Hakkaku Kiriko”
Kusudama "Hanahoshi Hakkaku Kiriko" from Tomoko Fuse's "Kusudama Origami" book.
Summary of year 2014
In 2014, I had a very fun year at my new university, and made it into second year. I also had a nice new workspace in a location where I could obtain craft materials from the local market, but even then, I ordered a lot of new things to play with. Jewellery was still the …
Kusudama “Hanahitai Mitsuya”
Kusudama Hanahitai Mitsu from Tomoko Fuse's book.
Kusudama “Mitsuya Kiriko”
I bought this book a year ago by Tomoko Fuse (布施 知子) called "Kusudama Origami - Hanakiriko" (くす玉おりがみ - 花切子). I can read what the Japanese says, but I don't know what it means! Fortunately, the book uses diagrams rather than explanations to construct models, hence why I bought it. Some of the models are pretty …
Rosebud and calyx kusudama
I'm part of a group on Facebook called "Origami Kids" (the group is open so anyone can view it) where people post their creations and/or tutorials on a regular basis. Quite a while ago, I came across a post about a rosebud and calyx tutorial (the tutorial creator and the person who designed the model can …
Sprucing up a kusudama
Kusudama (薬玉; lit. medicine ball) a paper model formed by sewing or gluing units together. Some origami artists dislike the use of papercutting and gluing, but I like them since they make lovely decorations. For 'true' modular origami, the artist Tomoko Fuse comes to mind. Kusudama balls (as they are commonly known as, even though the …
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