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Modular Origami, Kusudama & Stars by Maria Sinayskaya

Septima Star

Septima Star by Ekaterina Lukasheva
It seems like this is the first origami star I’ve folded this year. And what a cool star it is!

Wondering how to make it? Follow the links below to the diagram and video instructions!

Name: Septima Origami Star
Designer: Ekaterina Lukasheva
Units: 6 / 7   (5 and 8-unit assembly is also possible)
Paper ratio: square
Assembled with: no glue
Paper size: 7.5 cm
Model size: ~ 9 cm
Paper: Patterned kami origami paper (China)
Origami paper, Folia (Germany)
Diagram: Septima Star – diagram
Video: Septima Star – video

Septima Star by Ekaterina Lukasheva

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  1. Fascinating!

    • Thank you David! This is a really nice star.

  2. It is amazing that in this modular origami, we do not need to alter the angels in the folding process of the module to end up with a star with a set number of points. Instead, the star puffs up to make up for the absence of angles. It locks good, it’s 3d, and the very simple steps for a module makes this one of my favorite modular models.

    • >Instead, the star puffs up to make up for the absence of angles.

      Yes, exactly, good point! 8-unit assembly makes the star completely flat, whereas, if made from 5 units, it’s almost spherical in shape:)

      • It actually works as a great windmill, too. Try placing a toothpick or a sting through the holes in the middle of the star, then try blowing from the points. It makes a nice strobe light effect if you use multicolored papers :D

  3. lindo.Amei

  4. it is the best site of oragami…..and it is very much usefull for project work…

  5. I made this beautiful star for a friend. He loved it! Thanks so much for the diagram. :]

  6. Nice Star you made there
    this website is alo really really

  7. This is definitely one of the coolest origami stars I’ve seen.

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