Answers to Frequently Asked Questions:

Contact info

I may be contacted at margaret@modernpapercrafts.com

If you ever get stuck making a project don’t hesitate to contact me, I’m happy to help. Let me know exactly at which step or stage you are stuck and I’ll do my best to explain the confusing bits. Funny enough mostly people over-think the process and the solution is actually simpler then they first imagined.

Appearances & Workshops

I am totally thrilled to share my love origami & paper crafts with others. I have taught all ages and experience levels, from Elementary to High School students and teachers, Girl Scouts, Museum and Convention Attendees, to fellow travelers aboard trains and planes.

One hour custom workshop:
$25 per student—12 student minimum (20 maximum depending on class)
$500 for ½ day (15 students maximum)
The fee covers all folding materials and supplies.


Yes, everyone must always get permission from the publisher to copy or reprint any portion of a book or calendar. That’s the rules.

Purchase Books and Calendars

Amazon.com search: Margaret Van Sicklen
Modern Paper Crafts (Amazon)
2011 Origami Calendar (Amazon)
The Joy of Origami (Amazon)
Origami on the Go! (Amazon)

For bulk discounts please contact my publishers:

Modern Paper Crafts is published by STC Craft/Melanie Flack Books,
which is an imprint of Stewart, Tabori, Chang (STC) whose parent company is Abrams Books in New York City. How is that for linage :)

www.abramsbooks.com/stccraft.html or www.melaniefalickbooks.com

Origami on the Go! is published by Workman Publishing in NY,NY
225 Varick St, 8th Floor, New York NY 10014-4304

The Joy of Origami is published by Workman Publishing in NY, NY
225 Varick St, 8th Floor, New York NY 10014-4304

Origami Page-A-Day Calendar is published annually by Workman Publishing
225 Varick St, 8th Floor, New York NY 10014-4304


and Oui, Oui – the calendar has been translated into French since 2009- present

The French edition Les Almaniaks, Jour par Jour is published by Editions 365, 32,
Rue de Londres 75009 Paris, France since 2009 – present