I found this diagram on Panama Paper Folding. It’s a very easy model to fold. I decided to use Fabriano paper because it’s sturdier than duo paper- at least the ones I’m getting from Laura here in Buenos Aires.
These are fun to make and very simple. For these models I used assorted colors duo paper. You will need 4 squares of paper.
For this model I used an MM diagram for sonobe unit variation, MM really has some great diagrams on her website and they are really easy to fold. She has recently uploaded a couple of tutorials but there are more on youtube. Just follow the links!
Para este modelo use uno de los primeros diagramas que estan en la pagina de MM. Este es el sonobe simple. La pagina de Meenakshi Mukerji es muy buena y tiene muchos diagramas de los que podes descargar o includo acceder a un video de YouTube.
I got this idea from looking at the origami pictures on Planta Alta’s art Gallery facebook profile in Paraguay. The instructor explaining to her students how to fold these butterflies, and then randomly stuck them to the wall. I decided that I needed a more rigid pattern.
This is one of the models that I made in Paraguay and was a gift for my cousin Lujan. These make really good little presents because they have a solid structure and are easy to handle. Made in tough 10 x 10 cm. fabriano paper in red, yellow and orange so they won’t be able to accidentally take them apart, you have to pull very hard. Now if you see the one you gave your friend for her birthday missing a few pieces go ahead and make them a new one.
This model took me about three days to fold. You need to fold 30 individual units (10 of each color) and later put them together.
Not all lost, I just don’t have them with me. I scatter them around as gifts and tend to leave them in the apartments when I move.
These aren’t all of them either, but most.