Origami Snail Tutorial & Quick Overview of “The Origami Garden” by Ioana Stoian

Origami Snail Tutorial & Quick Overview of "The Origami Garden" by Ioana Stoian via @paper_kawaii

In this tutorial you will learn how to make a cute little origami snail designed by Eric Gjerde, which is featured in Ioana Stoian’s book ‘The Origami Garden’. This snail is folded with 1 sheet of square paper.

Ioana Stoian sent me her new book, The Origami Garden to review, it’s available to buy here.

This is a great origami book for people of all folding levels and includes 41 origami models, and 20 sheets of origami paper!

The ‘Slow Snail’ looks more complicated than it is, the shell has a very nice swirl effect.
I would recommend using the biggest thinnest paper you have to begin with for this origami snail.

Design: Eric Gjerde
Level: ★★★☆☆

You will need:

– 1 sheet of square paper, I used 24.7 x 24.7 cm (9.75 x 9.75 inches)
– Scissors (to finish the snails antennas)

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1 month ago

I’m blown away i never knew i could make something like this! It was so cool and fun to make 😀 thank you!

2 years ago

Hello, my name is Jenny & I am 8 years old. I totally LOVE origami for the time of my life! Thank you for sharing your beautiful crafts with me.

5 years ago

I love all your origami items, they’re so easy, even the 4 star rating ones!
I have a question: how do get a camera that stays on top the whole time you’re folding? And how do you remember all the steps?
Thank you so much for these models! Wittykitty

6 years ago

Lovely! I’ve just made this super cute little snail. I’m very happy he turned out great! Easy to follow tutorial, thank you.

Betsy Wilson
Betsy Wilson
6 years ago

This little snail was really fun! Thanks for sharing. Looks like a good book too! You can see my photo at http://craftsbybetsy.blogspot.com/2016/05/triangulation.html?m=0
I tucked a little Bijou Zentangle ® tile in mine. He’s sort of a little mascot for them, a snail, so it was perfect!

Dorothy Yuki
Dorothy Yuki
6 years ago

wonderful. I am going to make

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