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Iris

 

Origami Iris

Paper used:  a single un-cut square of washi.

Design date:  December, 2007

Base Crease Pattern: 

Origami Iris Base

Design Reference:

Real Iris

 

I have always liked the traditional iris, but I decided to make one that was a little more accurate.  In some ways this design, like my lotus, is a variation on my hibiscus - I used a very similar design approach, but the shaping folds needed to produce the end result were distinctly different.