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Solving Origami Tessellation Hubble by GatheringFolds


 This is another tessellation designed by gatheringfolds that I reverse engineered and then folded. She calls it 'Hubble'. After the telescope, I'm guessing. 

It was neither very easy nor very hard to figure out.

The central array of seven hexagons was easy enough to determine. As were the triangle twists around them.

I did get stuck for a little bit on the next layer. The two different kinds of connections that the rhombuses had to the hexagons took some fiddling to determine.  

It was a very low humidity day when I folded it. So the paper was pretty crisp. I used ordinary printer paper. Widely spaced twist fold designs such as this almost always work very nicely with standard paper. 


Her original model used a larger grid and therefore had more repetition. But my small grid fits the first part of the second iterations.

It also still illustrates how to fold the entire pattern regardless of what size grid is used.

See my diagram included below for more detail. 



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