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Small Modular Squares
Made With Origami Paper

Information About This Set of Items

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Set ID #:1173
Category:Modular -- Small Square
Lid Size: 8 cm (3 1/8 in) Square
Base Size: 7.5 cm (3 in) Square
Box Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in) 
Lid Style:Modular Squares - Fancy Pinwheel
Base Style:Non-Modular Squares - Masu
Designer:Tomoko Fuse
Design Source:Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse (Chikuma Shobo Publishing Co., Ltd., 1989)  >> Click here
Hako No Origami (Beautiful Origami Boxes) by Tomoko Fuse (Nihon Vogue Co., Ltd. 2013) - in Japanese  >> Click here
Paper Type: Double-Sided Foil-Backed Momigami Washi Origami Paper (momi-ds-6-8)
KidsToyo Large Double-Sided Foil/Solid Color Origami Paper - Gold Foil/Solid Green (008106) and Gold Foil/Solid Red (008105)
Rossi Italian-Made Letterpress Decorative Paper - Holly in Green & Gold (R-LTP043), Pointsettia in Red & Gold ( R-LTP031), and Tree Farm in Green & Gold (R-LTP029)
Sheet Size:Lid -  15 cm (5 7/8 in) Square
 Base - 21.6 x 21.6 cm (8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in) Rectangle
Sheets Used:5 (Lid - 4; Base - 1)
Paper Source: Paper Jade
Paper Mojo
Comments:These boxes are "hybrids" -- the lids are modular but the bases are non-modular. I don't yet have a separate category for hybrids on this site, so I have assigned this set of boxes to the modular category for now.
These hybrid boxes evolved from my desire to combine Fancy Pinwheel lids in holiday colors with some of my wonderful Christmas-themed letterpress paper from Rossi 1931. I quickly found that the letterpress paper was too heavy for making a modular square base, so I experimented with making non-modular masu-style bases instead.
I discovered that I could get a base which would fit my Pinwheel tops exactly by folding a masu box from an 8 1/2 inch (21.6 cm) square sheet of the Rossi paper.
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