ABC to Z Alphabet Origami Challenge – Letter J

Participate in our ABC to Z origami challenge! Here you find paper-folding prompts to give you direction and ideas to fold and share origami related to the LETTER J.

During this ABC to Z origami challenge, we are sharing origami models or concepts related to each letter of the alphabet. Once a week, on Thursday, we announce a new letter and highlight some posts that people share on our Facebook group. You are welcome to join!

Letter J (Week 10 of 26)

You can share models that you have folded previously, or, you may fold new models based on the suggestions you find here. You can also use my prompts as a starting point to explore your own ideas.

The following are prompts and links to origami tutorials that start with the letter J.

Feel free to fold or include any other model related to the letter J that might occur to you.

Jumping Frog (Tutorial)Joyful (Tutorial)Jacket
Joyful (Tutorial)JaguarJester
Juicy (Tutorial)JasmineJunk
June (Tutorial)JazzJeep
Jewelry Box (Tutorial)Jellyfish
Japanese (Tutorial)Justice

When you share your origami models on the Origami Spirit Facebook Fan Group

  • Spell out the word related to your model. eg: “J is for________”
  • IDEALLY –>Write the name of the model designer, if known.
  • Share any other information about the model you can think of.
  • Use the hashtag #ABCOrigami

The origami letter ‘I’ and the letters for the word ‘Origami’ in the above picture were designed by Coen van Someren (Netherlands) and folded by Leyla Torres.


Origami ABC UPDATE: Origami Related to the Letter J

These are some of the posts shared by Origami Spirit Fans on our Facebook Group

Each picture is numbered. Look under the photo gallery for a list of the people who shared each picture and the designers.

01 Origami Johnson’s Models • Folder: Carol Hodsdon –Designer: Beth Johnson
02 Origami Joseph Wu portrait • Folder: JúlíusBjörnsson –Designer: Quentin Trollip
03 Origami Jurassic Jeep • Folder: AndraSlade –Designer: Jeremy Shafer
04 Origami Jailbird pigeon • Folder: DavidPacheco –Designer: Akira Yoshizawa
05 Origami Japanese Dolls • Folder: LMacFarlane –Designer: M.Tsurumi Y.Kawai
06 Origami Jakob’s Star • Folder: AngelaAlbers –Designer: Jakob Maier
07 Japanese crane • Folder: CornelieBayer –Designer: Traditional
08 Origami Jellyfish • Folder: NadimeSequeira –Designer: (?)
09 Origami Jack In The Box • Folder: Michael Hensley –Designer: Max Hulme
10 Origami Jack-‘O-Lantern • Folder: HisakoTanji –Designer: Ryuko Nashimoto
11 Origami Joining cube • Folder: Mona Bhardwaj –Designer: Madhura Gupta
12 Origami Joyvhel Star • Folder: Joanna Witkowska-Oleniak –Designer: Alphonsus Nonog
13 Origami Jewelry • Folder: Katrin Zarrad –Designer: Mette Paderson
14 Origami Jumping frog • Folder: FabrizioPianosi –Designer: Toshikazu Kawasaki
15 Origami Jonicley star • Folder: Rosemary Browne –Designer: Jonicley Macedo

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