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LaFosse & Alexander's Dollar Origami: Convert your Ordinary Cash into Extraordinary Art!

Book and DVDby Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander
Hardcover, Spiral-bound (7 x 10 inches, 96 pages) with DVD
Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780804842747

These days, a dollar won't get you very far, but—in the right hands—a dollar bill can become a work of art.

In LaFosse and Alexander's Dollar Origami, learn twenty incredible creations specifically designed to be made out of dollar bills. Folded money models are wonderful gifts and conversation pieces, and this book makes it easy for you to get started with projects ranging from "very simple" to "challenging". In addition to the unique and exclusive collection of twenty paper folding projects, the book includes:

It's no wonder that more and more people are realizing how fun dollar bill origami can be. Printed currency is easy to fold, remarkably durable, intricately patterned, and readily available. Whether you're making The Windmill Pillow, Prosperity Bamboo, The George Washington Knot, or Drahcir the Dragon, you—and your friends—will be delighted with the results!

The book and accompanying DVD contain instructions for folding:

A Butterfly for Alice Gray

designed by Richard L. Alexander

Lee's Coin Pouch

A Butterfly for Tony Cheng

designed by Richard L. Alexander

Canoe

A Butterfly for Jane Winchell

designed by Richard L. Alexander

Windmill Pillow Tile

A Butterfly for Jan Polish

designed by Richard L. Alexander

Lantern Puzzle

A Butterfly for Makoto Yamaguchi

designed by Richard L. Alexander

George Washington Monument

A Butterfly for Vanessa Gould

designed by Richard L. Alexander

Richie's Rocket

A Butterfly for Robert Lang

designed by Richard L. Alexander

Two-Dollar crown

A Butterfly for Emiko Kruckner

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Prosperity Bamboo and Bamboo/Orchid Leaves

A Butterfly for Killian Mansfield

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Orchid

A Butterfly for Eric Joisel

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Sitting Bunny

A Butterfly for Sok Song

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Standing Bunny

A Butterfly for Lillian Oppenheimer

designed by Richard L. Alexander

George Washington Knot

A Butterfly for Guy Kawasaki

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Reef Pony

Origamido Butterfly

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

American Shad

The Boston Butterfly

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Great Seal

The Question Mark

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Teddy Bear

A Butterfly for Doris Asano

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Standing Eagle

A Butterfly for Diana Wolf

designed by Richard L. Alexander

Three-Dollar Bird Base

A Butterfly for V'Ann Cornelius

designed by Michael G. LaFosse

Drahcir the Dragon