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Looking for a new hobby? Try folding banknotes into origami.

Moneygami

Nuno Tavares / Public domain

I don’t have much to say about this topic except that it can be pretty cool. Moneygami is the practice of folding banknotes into shapes, usually incorporating the patterns on the bills into your design. This can be something as simple as turning an American $5 bill into a portrait of Abraham Lincoln wearing a baseball cap:

Or as complex as shirt and tie:

Or this amazing koi fish:

I couldn’t find any good tutorials using New Zealand money, but to be honest our banknotes are pretty cool even without folding.

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I live in Auckland, New Zealand, and am curious about most things.

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