Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Michael LaFosse's Origami Butterflies Review & Giveaway

Transform an ordinary piece of paper into a beautiful butterfly with Michael LaFosse's Origami Butterflies with Richard Alexander: Elegant Designs from a Master Folder, Paperback – released April 30, 2013 by TUTTLE Publishing. A comprehensive study of the origami butterfly. The author clearly demonstrates 26 origami butterfly designs in a 112 page book and double DVD set. With both diagram and video instruction you will learn how to fold 26 fabulous butterflies, then delight in endless possibilities by mixing and matching styles even adding your own adjustments. Part dedication, every butterfly design is named after someone LaFosse has found inspiration. Every butterfly is folded from a single square. No scissors, tape or glue required. Get your copy below!

The Metamorphosis of an Origami Artist
The Exciting World of Origami Butterflies
Origami Butterflies Have So Many Uses!
Using Fine Quality Art Materials
Getting Started
Origami Symbols Key
The Base Architecture
The Turning Point
Wing Styles and Variations

A Butterfly
For Alice Gray
For Tony Cheng
For Jane Winchell
For Jan Polish
For Makoto Yamaguchi
For Vanessa Gould
For Robert Lang
For Emiko Kruckner
For Kyoko Kondo
For Killian Mansfield
For Eric Joisel
For Sok Song
For Lillian Oppenheimer

For Guy Kawasaki
The Origamido Butterfly
The Boston Butterfly
The Question Mark
For Doris Asano
For Diana Wolf
For V'Ann Cornelius
For June Sakamoto
For Anne LaVin
For Kyoto
For Russell Cashdollar
The Mudarri Luna Moth
Le Papillon de Nuit

Origami Butterfly A butterfly for Alice Gray, with my adjustment.

Michael LaFosse's Origami Butterflies is available worldwide at Tuttle Publishing. Check out their unique catalog, rooted in Asian culture, language and history at Tuttle Publishing.

TUTTLE Publishing has generously offered to giveaway a copy of LaFosse's Origami Butterflies. One winner will be selected at random. Good luck! Canadian and USA addresses. Until March 23, 2016.


  1. The Edible Flower Garden

  2. I would love to read Dharma Delight.I think I will order it.

  3. I would like to peruse The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook.

  4. Those dogs on the new Creative Origami Kit caught my eye so added that book to my wish list.

  5. Butterflies are my thing! Plus, I actually had a special origami class I went to in elementary school. Aah, memories....

    1. Ooh, I forgot to say Origami Fun For Kids also interests me.

  6. I also like their book Celebrating Chinese Festivals.

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  7. I'd love their easy chinese recipe book!

  8. I like their Japanese Origami for Beginners Kit

  9. I'd love the Stylish Dress Book.

  10. I like the Japanese Origami Book.

  11. I would like the Floating World Japanese Prints Coloring Book to give to a friend hooked on colouring.

  12. OH wow , I would love the easy Chinese recipe book.

  13. I would love the Let's Learn Mandarin CHinese book which is on sale right now. :)

  14. Japanese coloring book.Floating World.

  15. i like the coloring book... The Colors of Asia

  16. I like the Origami Flowers book

  17. I like the Children's Oragami Zoo book.

  18. Hello, I would love to receive the Ultimate Wrap Bracelets Kit. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  19. I would love to have the book, In a Japanese Garden Coloring Book

  20. I like My First Origami Kit. I make Oriagami boxes and I would love to make other things as well. The butterflies are beautiful.

  21. The things relating to origami is perfect for fund raising, recitals / plays, costumes and more.... The books are so greatly pictured that it took me a while to narrow it down - the final choice was "All Things Paper"!

  22. I would like to read North Korea Confidential.

  23. Origami Zoo would be fun to have!

  24. I would like to receive the Rumi Card and Book Pack.

  25. Drawing: For the Artistically Undiscovered (Klutz) looks like a good book. I am definitely a klutz with pens and pencils.

  26. Paper Airplanes holds some appeal, but so does Floating World. They have a lot of good stuff.

    Actually, I just surfed in to tell you that there's a widget for contests like this on my sidebar at You're welcome to link to any contest you hold.

  27. Ok, I just got lost on Tuttle's website for about 15 minutes just looking at all of the amazing titles! I would love to get One Minute Paper Airplanes for my kids (and me!) The coloring books are so fun too. I'm bookmarking their site for sure.

  28. I would like to have Easy Chinese Recipes.

  29. I would love to read "Paper Quilling Chinese Style."

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  31. I love tuttle books! I would love to get "sewing for your girls"

  32. I was intersted in the book Chinese Embroidery An Illustrated Stitch Guide

  33. I would love to have the Bible Origami Kit (Book and Kit)

  34. The oragami zoo book looks very interesting.

  35. I want The Colors of Asia. I fell in love at first sight.