Modular Origami Polyhedra (Revised and Enlarged Edition) by Rona Gurkewitz, Bennett Arnstein, Lewis Simon

By Rona Gurkewitz, Bennett Arnstein, Lewis Simon

Step by step directions and obviously precise diagrams let origamists to construct over 35 varied polyhedra from origami devices. attention-grabbing types diversity from really basic modular cubes to extra complex two-piece modules, a gyroscope, and a 14-sided cuboctahedron. matters will problem devotees of the craft, and will exhibit geometric ideas within the lecture room.

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The two sides will seem to be separate, but as you add sections you will be cinching the front and back together. Note: For purposes of these instructions the front will be red and the back will be blue. You will continually flip from front to back. The clasp cover slides over the clasp to hide it but also holds the two straps of the bracelet together while wearing it. It is made with even-count two-drop peyote stitch (explained in the following steps) combining seed beads and FP crystals. 10. String one FP crystal and two B seed beads seven times.

Using 11/0 beads makes the bracelet slightly stiffer and takes a little longer to complete (and more materials). The 8/0 beads give you a more loose-fitting bracelet (similar to a chainmail bracelet). The following directions are for 11/0 beads. Bracelet will be approximately 1 ½” wide and 6 ½” long (34 rows), not including the clasp. 006 Fireline thread 3mm Swarovski (5810) round pearls, petrol*: 250 – 300 11/0 Toho round seed beads, opaque shiny jet black: 8 grams 15mm x 6mm Czech dagger beads, wasabi: 36 4mm Czech fire-polished (FP) beads, crystal/copper: 18 30mm x 10mm five-strand tube slide clasp Bead glue * Pearls, Czech Druk beads, or any 3mm rounds will do.

Go through the seed bead you exited and the beads just added. Go up through the next seed bead shown in red. Add one pearl and one seed bead. Go through the last bead you added previously. Repeat across the strip. Repeat step 3 until you have ten pearls across. ROWS In the following steps you add rows so that the bracelet is the desired length, not including the clasp. You will need approximately thirty-four rows and a ¾” clasp for a 7 ¼” long bracelet. indd 54 5/9/14 12:20 PM M E L I S S A' S H O N E Y B E E S Flower Adornment TIP: You can add the flower adornments however you like, but I prefer mine to be askew instead of in a neat row.

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