Instructions and Diagrams

Free Fold Saturday Videos

We provide a free Origami class on Saturday mornings where Linda and guest instructors teach fun and useful models.  Videos of the class are posted as soon as possible on our YouTube channel under the playlist for Free Fold Videos.  To see all our videos on YouTube, Check out this link to our main channel page.

How-to-Origami Videos

Crane Diagram


Visit Our YouTube Channel

We have many other videos available on our YouTube Channel.  Check them out and enjoy your folding

Instructions & Diagrams

Here are some diagrams for our favorite Origami models.


Glossary of Terms

Origami has hundreds of special terms used to describe various aspects of the art form.  Here are some useful links to sites that explain some of them

Glossary of Terms Provided by the British Origami Society

Guidelines for Difficulty of Origami Books




How do I fold an Origami Crane?

The crane is one of the most popular models in Origami. You can use this diagram to learn how to fold the traditional crane model.

Where is your store?

Our store is located on the Buchanan Mall, a one block walking mall between Sutter and Post streets in San Francisco's Japantown.

What are your store hours?

Sunday & Weekdays
11:00am - 5:00pm

11:00am - 6:00pm

Paper Tree

1743 Buchanan Mall
San Francisco CA 94115
415.921.7100 Main
415.921.2023 Facsimile