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Folding Frenzy -Orinuno or Fabric Origami? thumbnail

Louise Mabbs is the next guest presenter at Foldeas: Sharing Ideas through Origami.   Louise has been a textile artist for over 40 years, is the author of the book “Origami Quilts”, and a member of the British Origami Society. Foldeas is a series of online hands-on paper-folding presentations hosted by Gerardo Gacharná. Each presentation [...]

Origami is not Allowed in Bermuda! thumbnail

A few years back, an events company invited me to give an origami demonstration in Bermuda at a trade show. Traveling to this island for a purpose other than tourism meant that the company that invited me had to request a special work permit from the authorities in Bermuda. Just before my trip, I was [...]

Mindfulness and Creativity with Origami –Workshop thumbnail

Gerardo Gacharná has invited Leyla Torres, writer of this blog, as the next guest speaker of Foldeas: Sharing Ideas through Origami. Foldeas is a series of online hands-on presentations related to paper folding (Zoom Platform). Each presentation is free of charge and features a guest speaker from different countries and backgrounds. The title of Leyla’s [...]

Origami Presentation: Decadent Origamist! thumbnail

Gerardo Gacharná (Colombia) is hosting a series of free origami presentations and workshops with different origami teachers and artists. This series is entitled “Foldeas”. The next workshop hosted by Gerardo will feature Trevas Chuang (Taiwan), also known as Decadent Origamist. Trevas is known for promoting different causes through origami. Participants will have fun and learn: [...]

Origami Design: The Frankensteinian Method thumbnail

My friend Gerardo Gacharná (Colombia) will be offering a cost-free online origami workshop. Participants will have fun and learn something new during this time when the world is dealing with health and economic challenges. Join Gerardo to watch the process he took when creating a folded Shopping Bag. You will be able to fold along [...]

Win One of Two Delightful Origami Gifts! thumbnail

Watch this video and find out how you can win a delightful origami gift.  Mira este video para saber cómo puedes ganar un premio. Subtítulos en español.  Here is the link to the survey with the questions you need to answer to participate and be eligible to win the prize shown in the video. CLICK [...]

How to Have Fun Making an Oversize Origami Shirt thumbnail

I believe that having fun is one of the secrets to a happy life. The annual Origami USA convention in New York City, held this year at St. John’s University, is always a fun and happy highlight of my year. This event is up to four days of entertainment, intellectual challenge, and an opportunity to share ideas and create [...]

Your Like Will Help Children in Need –Red Nose Day! thumbnail

Here at Origami Spirit we are supporting what we think is a great cause for helping children in need. The M&M chocolate company will donate $1 USD to the Red Nose Day organization for every photograph or video marked with the hashtag #makemlaugh. Red Nose Day is an organization that raises awareness and money to help [...]

Origami for the International Day of Peace thumbnail

This photo was taken a few years back at the Clark Museum in Williamstown, Massachusetts. I’ve always enjoyed the expression of delight as this lady receives my origami hen after I folded it in front of her. A magical origami moment! I love origami because it is a vehicle for creativity, inspiration, joy and peace. The [...]