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The Dollar Bill Origami Book: 30 Designs That Turn Money Into Art

Transform everyday money into gorgeous art with these original origami designs.Take your regular origami hobby to the next level with dollar bill origami—the art of folding beautiful designs with the humble dollar bill. The unique size, shape, texture, and pattern of dollar bills provide a world of possibilities to create bigger and better models you’ve never seen before!Origami artist Janessa Munt provides 30 of her very own dollar bill origami designs, each of them intricate, highly unique, and full of personality. Learn how to fold a single uncut dollar bill into a rose or create a model of a shark complete with eyes and teeth from the patterns on the dollar bill. Master your money and put together other models such as a curious bulldog, a tyrannosaurs rex mid-roar, a Thanksgiving turkey, a mermaid, Capricorn the goat, and many more!Each model is accompanied by clear and concise step-by-step diagrams as well as full color photographs of particular steps. With models categorized according to difficulty, there is something for readers of every skill level, whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or advanced folder. Throw yourself into a new hobby, impress your friends, and turn that spare dollar bill in your pocket into a whimsical, stunning work of art.

Paperback: 152 pages

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing (September 6, 2016)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1510709495

ISBN-13: 978-1510709492

Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.6 x 7.9 inches

Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #107,602 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #63 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Crafts & Hobbies > Papercrafts, Stamping & Stenciling > Origami

The Dollar Bill Origami Book is a welcome addition to the collection of dollar bill origami books. Janessa Munt is a respected money-folder in the origami community and shares some of her wonderful dollar bill designs in this book. The diagrams included range from beginning-level origami to more complex models that are more appropriate for advanced folders. While the appeal of this book spans across all origami skill levels, this also means that beginners will likely find some models too challenging, and experts will likely find some models easy or uninteresting. Many dollar bill adaptations of traditional models are presented, which are great for beginning folders, but which won't likely intrigue more advanced origamists.Though some space is spent rehashing traditional origami models, most of the book consists of original origami designs of Janessa's. Many models make clever use of the patterns on a dollar bill to make eyes or other features. Janessa is a clever designer, and the designs in general have fun and intuitive folding sequences. Many designs are quick to fold, and some are more challenging, like the mermaid and t-rex.The quality of the book is great. The paper is thick and good quality, and it is printed in full color. Each diagram features a full-page photo of the folded model. The diagrams are done by Marcio Noguchi, who is well-known in the origami community for creating high-quality diagrams. The diagrams are, with a few exceptions, clear and easy to follow.Overall, The Dollar Bill Origami Book offers a creative look at dollar bill folding and offers many diagrams and good quality for a fairly low price. If you are an origami enthusiast, a fan of Janessa Munt, or a beginning folder interested in folding money, this book would be great.

This book is great! The designs are fun and the instructions are easy to follow along. I love folding The models for gifts for family and friends and I occasionally will fold a goat or a bull dog for a tip when I go out to eat. Can't wait for more designs.

Such an awesome book! The designs are fun and the diagrams are easy to follow. The book has great pictures too! As someone who enjoys origami but never really tried dollar bill origami, I found this book to be very helpful and engaging - it has the perfect variety of difficulty level.

Grest quality .. numerous choices with very easy instructions..

EDIT: I like how the "fake" reviewers say they love folding these designs for gifts and tips! This book has been out for about a week now and the fake reviewer sounds he been folding them for years. Probably has been. Right, Dad of Janessa? You should be wary of fake reviews like these, it should be illegal. Like her claiming that these are original designs. Now here is my original review witch is accurate and truthful:There is only about 4 ORIGINAL designs in this whole book and creating a square out of 2 dollars and folding something IS NOT money origami. Of the 4 or so designs the "might" be original, one of them she just changes one little thing and calls it something else. Meaning there is a manatee, walrus and seal that are exactly the same except a fold or two. The rest in the book are just folds you can find on the internet anywhere.

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