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  • Dollar Origami! This book is a wonderful gift for someone who likes crafts and conversation pieces. Michael Lafosse’s Dollar Origami includes 20 paper folding techniques with money or money size paper.

LaFosse & Alexander's Dollar Origami

Convert Your Ordinary Cash into Extraordinary Art! [Origami Book with DVD, 48 Bills, 20 Projects]

Michael G. LaFosse, Richard L. Alexander
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN:
9780804842747
Format:
Spiral bound
Date Published:
10/15/2013
Illustrations:
includes 3 hour DVD; 48 tear-out practice bills; full-color diagrams and photos throughout
Number of Pages:
96
Length:
10
Width:
7
Weight:
18 oz
Original Price:
$15.95
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$$$ Dollar, dollar bill—create fun and intricate money origami using your Washingtons, Franklins, and Lincolns $$$

These days, a dollar won't get you very far, but—in the right hands—a dollar bill can become a work of art. In Michael LaFosse's Dollar Origami, the world-renowned origami artist and co-founder of the eminent Origamido Studio shares twenty incredible creations specifically designed to be made out of dollar bills. Folded money models are wonderful gifts and conversation pieces, and LaFosse makes it easy for you to get started with projects ranging from "very simple" to "challenging."

Money origami is more popular than ever, thanks to the panoply of designs and the wonderful folding qualities of the dollar bill. Many people like to give cash gifts or tips in folded money. While the classic origami folds still fascinate, money-fold enthusiasts are always looking for fresh ideas. Michael LaFosse's Dollar Origami is full of original designs to learn origami quickly and easily. At such a great value—folding money has never been so easy or affordable!

This origami book contains:
  • Full color, 64 page book
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Colorful diagrams and photographs
  • Origami folding guide and tips
  • 20 original origami projects
  • 48 tear-out practice "dollar bills"
  • A 3 hour instructional DVD
It's no wonder that more and more people are realizing how fun dollar bill origami can be. Printed currency is easy to fold, remarkably durable, intricately patterned, and readily available.

Money origami projects include:
  • The Windmill Pillow
  • Prosperity Bamboo
  • The George Washington Knot
  • Drahcir the Dragon
  • And many more…

Author Bio

Origami master Michael G. LaFosse is co-founder of the Origamido Studio, a learning center and design studio dedicated to the art of origami, and the only place in the world specializing in hand papermaking for the origami artist. LaFosse was prominently featured in the recent Peabody Award-winning documentary, Between the Folds.

Richard L. Alexander co-founded the Origamido Studio, where he is the chief papermaker. Together, Alexander and LaFosse have created dozens of origami exhibitions, and more than seventy books, kits, and videos about paper and paper arts.