What if I told you that you don’t need to look up how to fold even thirds, or even fifths, or even 17ths ever again? Like you, I used to spend a lot of time looking up how to fold thirds every time I wanted to fold a 48-fold grid. No more.
Thanks to everyone who folded the Herringbone Weave origami tessellation in the last two weeks! I really enjoyed seeing all of your interpretations of my tessellation and I hope everyone gained confidence in their reverse engineering skills.
Have you ever seen a smocked cushion (or bag, or hat, or - you get the picture) and thought "How do they do that"? You're not alone, and this tutorial will teach you how it's done. It's a simple process - no magic required. If you can sew a button, then you are more than qualified to do North American (Canadian) smocking.