Pyramid Napkin Fold
1. Lay the napkin face down in front of you.
2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally.
3. Rotate the napkin so the open end faces away from you.
4. Fold the right end up ...
5. Repeat the last step with the left side, folding the left tip up to the far corner, creating a
diamond shape with a sea...
8. Turn the napkin over again, this time keeping the open end facing towards you.
9. Fold the napkin along the center seam...
1. Lay the napkin face down in front of you.
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you.
3. Fold the f...
6. Repeat the previous step on the other side, folding the left-flap out diagonally to meet the far
edge of the napkin.
7....
1. Lay the napkin face down in front of you.
2. Fold the napkin in half.
3. Fold the napkin in quarters.
4. Fold the napkin in half diagonally, creating a triangle.
5. Orient the triangle so the open tip is facing away from you.
6. Fold the right corner diagonally towards you - laying it down along the centerline of the
triangle, making a new tip po...
8. Fold the two "wings" that you just made in folds 6 and 7 under so that you have your original
triangle shape back. Once...
10. This bird's almost ready to fly, but first you must give it some feathers. While holding the
base firmly to keep your ...
Pretty cool fold, isn't it? It makes you wonder if there are people sitting around in basements
performing experimental na...
The Diamond Napkin Fold
Got some really limp napkins and want something nice to make without eating up too much
time? Then...
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you.
3. Fold the napkin into quarters.
4. Fold the top-most laye...
5. Fold the next layer of napkin diagonally up and to the left, stopping slightly before the last
fold to create an even, ...
7. And one last time with one last layer. Keep them as uniform as you can.
8. Now fold both sides of the napkin under and ...
The Cone Napkin Fold
This nice napkin design originated from the napkin-worshiping indians native to Guam called the
dirty...
2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally.
3. Orient the napkin so the open corner faces away from you.
4. Fold the left-most ...
6. Turn the napkin over, keeping the open ends pointing away from you.
7. Evenly fold the bottom third of the napkin up an...
8. Fold both the left and right sides back and underneath the napkin evenly to create the finished
product seen here.
The ...
Look at me, I'm sophisticated. Look at me, I'm elegant. Look at me, I'm going to be used to wipe
someone's messy face! Sec...
3. Orient the napkin so the long side is on the left.
4. Fold the far corner of the napkin diagonally towards you and to the right so that the crease
falls an inch or two short...
This is a classic dinner napkin fold, but it can be difficult to line up the corners in the cap. Some
starch and an iron m...
4. Fold the near-left corner diagonally away from you, resting it so that it lays right next to the
previous fold.
5. Flip...
8. Gently roll the left half of the left triangle over and tuck it's end underneath the right triangle.
9. Flip the napkin over, points pointing away from you.
10. Fold the right-triangle to the left, tucking
it's end into the...
11. Open up the hat and press the material
inside down to fill it out so that it becomes circular, this may take a little ...
There you go, now all you need is a little
bishop to wear it.
The Rosebud Napkin Fold
This sophisticated cloth napkin design benefits from stiff material or light starch. A hot iron wi...
2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally.
3. Orient the napkin so the open end points away from you.
4. Fold the far-right co...
5. Repeat step four on the other side, bringing the left-most corner up to meet the far corner,
creating a diamond shape.
...
7. Fold the bottom of the napkin up about 3/4's of the way as shown and press the fold down
well.
8. Flip the napkin over....
10. Stand it up and straighten it out. If you have trouble keeping the points even, break out the
iron and back track to t...
The Sail Napkin Fold
This is one of the simplest standing napkin designs there are, but you will still need a stiff napkin...
1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you.
3. Fold the f...
5. Fold the napkin in half by bringing the center seam up from the work surface and allowing the
ends to fall backwards. S...
This napkin folding technique is good for those dinners where you want something fancy, but not
too complex. This requires...
4. Orient the napkin so that the open end is pointing away from you.
5. Fold the napkin in half by bringing the far end up...
7. Flip the napkin over, keeping the single-layer tip pointing away from you
8. Fold the napkin in half from left to right...
9. Open and stand - Very nice!
The Crown Napkin Fold
Do you want your dinner guests to feel like royalty but have no red carpet? Treat them like kings
and give them all crowns...
4. Fold the right-corner up so that the point rests directly on top of the middle-corner. The edge
of this new flap should...
7. Fold the smaller triangle down so the point rests on the near edge of the napkin. Press.
8. curl the left and right sid...
9. Stand it up and tug at it where needed to even it up and round it out. If your napkins are too
limp then think of starc...
1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you.
3. Fold the napkin like an accordion starting at either narrow end. Leave one end with 2-3 inches
of unfolded napkin to su...
4. Fold the napkin in half with the accordion folds on the outside.
5. Grasp the unfolded corners where they meet on the open end and fold them in diagonally,
tucking them under the accordio...
6. Open it and stand it up. A beautiful fan for a beautiful dinner.
The Rose Napkin Fold
Despite looking fairly elaborate,...
1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
2. Fold the two right corners of the napkin in so the tips rest at the center.
3. Fold the remaining two corners of the napkin in so the tips meet with the last two in the center.
4. Once again, begin ...
6. Flip it over.
7. Fold the corners in so they meet in the center and then place something sturdy in the center, or
hold ...
8. While maintaining downward pressure in the center of the napkin, reach underneath each
corner and pull out the flaps to...
10. If you like you can reach underneath the center of each side and pull out a second set of
petals to fancy it up some m...
Now your guests can wipe food off of their expensive ties with... inexpensive ties! Isn't that
special? This one's easier ...
3. Repeat the last step with the left side and then adjust them both if needed so that both sides are
symmetrical. Now pre...
4. Fold the right side in about 1/3 of the way starting from the upper tip, similar to what we did
in the last two steps. ...
5. Repeat the last fold along the left side and adjust for symmetry. When you're happy with the
shape of your tie, press t...
7. Turn the tie over so the tip is now pointing left.
8. Wrap the tip around the top of the tie and tuck it in underneath to create the knot. There you
are, your very own cleve...
The Shirt Napkin Fold
This is a neat fold to have sitting on your guests dinner plates, and it's pretty easy assuming that...
3. Fold the two left corners of the napkin diagonally so the tips meet the other two in the center.
4. Fold the right side...
5. Fold the left side over to meet the last fold at the center-line of the napkin.
6. Turn the napkin over.
7. Fold the top 1/4" - 1" down and press it with your iron. This will be the collar of the shirt.
8. Flip the napkin over again.
9. Fold both upper corners in diagonally, so the points meet in the center at an angle to form the
front collar of the shi...
The Candle Napkin Fold
So you want something easy and elegant? Something that looks nice and fancy but doesn't take a
boat...
2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally.
3. Orient the napkin so the open ends point away from you.
4. Fold the long side up...
5. Starting at either end, tightly roll the napkin into a cylinder. Take care to roll it straight so it
will stand solidly...
The Basic Silverware Pouch
Setting the table for lunch? Want simple and functional? Then go with a classic. These also wor...
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you.
3. Fold the napkin into quarters.
4. Orient the napkin so the open corner is facing away and to the left.
5. Fold the top-most layer of napkin in half diago...
6. Turn the napkin over so that the open corner is now facing away and to the right.
7. Fold the right-side back about 1/3...
8. Fold the left-side back also about 1/3 of the way and press.
9. Flip it over, straighten it up and insert those shiny e...
The Fancy Silverware Pouch
This is similar to the basic silverware pouch, except for two more folds near the end. It is go...
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you.
3. Fold the napkin into quarters.
4. Orient the napkin so t...
5. Roll the top-most layer of napkin diagonally down to the center and press it flat.
6. Roll the next layer down until it...
7. Repeat the last step once more.
8. Turn the napkin over.
9. Fold the right side back about 1/3 of the way and press it down.
10. Fold the left side back also about 1/2 of the way and press.
11. Flip it over and insert the food poker, slicer, and scooper. So what's for dinner?
The Diamond Pouch
Here we have anot...
1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you.
3. Fold the na...
4. Orient the napkin so the open end faces away from you.
5. Fold the top-most layer almost all the way forward and press ...
6. Fold the next top-most layer of napkin forward almost as far as the previous one and press it
down as well. Make sure t...
8. Turn the napkin over.
9. Fold both sides back and over one another (about 1/3 of the way), check for symmetry and
press...
10. Flip it over and insert your favorite silverware.
The Silverware Napkin Roll
If you're going on a picnic or need your ...
1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally.
3. Orient the napkin so the longest si...
4. Fold both sides in and over the silverware. Do not crease.
5. Tightly roll the silverware into the napkin.
6. There you are, easy peazy mac and cheezy!
The Candle Fan Fold
Sometimes you just need something a little different. The candle fan stuffed into a goblet or mug
is v...
2. Fold both sides in so they meet at the center. Press the folds down well.
3. Take each of the four corners (now sitting at the center of the far and near sides) and fold them
out diagonally, pivot...
6. Fold the napkin in half with the roll in the middle.
7. Place it into your goblet of choice and you're done! Mmmmmm, no...
The Goblet Fan Fold
The goblet fan is one of the easiest goblet folds to accomplish. There is no ironing needed and
almost...
1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you.
3. Fold the n...
5. Finish accordion-folding the napkin and it should look similar the the picture shown here.
6. Firmly grasp one end of t...
7. Place the folded end into your glass and spread out the fan. Use it to cool off your food and
amaze everyone with your ...
The Fleur de Lys Goblet Fold
Pay your respects to the French monarchy with a Fleur de Lys in a cup. This is a fast and eas...
2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally.
3. Orient the napkin so the open end points toward you.
4. Fold the bottom point up...
5. Accordion fold the entire napkin from left to right.
6. Firmly grasp the base and insert it into a glass or a napkin ring and you're proudly displaying a
Fleur de Lys for each...
The Lily Goblet Fold
Here is an elegant goblet fold similar to the bird of paradise. A slightly starched or stiff napkin
w...
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you.
3. Fold the napkin into quarters.
4. Accordion-fold the ent...
5. Fold the napkin in half as shown.
6. Tuck the napkin into the glass of your choice.
7. Using your fingers, gently pull apart the loose corners sticking up so they are evenly
distributed. If you're flaps don...
The Basic Napkin Ring Stuffer
It's fast, easy, and looks nice. You don't need a wrinkle free napkin and there is no pressi...
2. Pick it up from the very center.
3. Stuff it through a napkin ring center-first. Careful now, you don't want to strain ...
Fan folds are always a simple way of nicely presenting your napkins. This one uses a napkin ring
to hold the base. Ooooohh...
4. Finish accordion-folding the napkin.
5. Fold the fan in half as shown.
6. Insert the folded end into a napkin ring. It's a fan suitable for a samurai. A hungry samurai.
The Twin Candle Napkin Roll
This napkin roll is easy and elegant. Use it to spruce up a table with a flat landscape. This ...
3. Roll the napkin from the long side to the point as tightly as you can. A tighter roll will create a stiffer
candle in t...
5. Stick it in your napkin ring and stand it up on the table. Now sit back and laugh as everyone knocks
them over!
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Napkin folding(demonstration)

Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Pyramid Napkin Fold 1. Lay the napkin face down in front of you.
  • 2. 2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally. 3. Rotate the napkin so the open end faces away from you. 4. Fold the right end up to meet the far corner, ensuring the edge of this new fold lays on the centerline as shown.
  • 3. 5. Repeat the last step with the left side, folding the left tip up to the far corner, creating a diamond shape with a seam running down the center. 6. Turn the napkin over, keeping the open end facing away from you. 7. Fold the napkin in half by bringing the farthest point of the diamond up and back to the nearest point.
  • 4. 8. Turn the napkin over again, this time keeping the open end facing towards you. 9. Fold the napkin along the center seam and you have a neat, sturdy pyramid. If your napkin won't stand neatly then you may need a little starch. Arrow Napkin Fold
  • 5. 1. Lay the napkin face down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you. 3. Fold the far-right corner over to the center of the side that is closest to you. The edge of this fold should run down the center of the napkin. 4. Repeat the last step with the other side, folding the far-left corner in to rest along side the previous fold. 5. Fold the right-flap out diagonally so that it's outer edge runs even with the far edge of the napkin.
  • 6. 6. Repeat the previous step on the other side, folding the left-flap out diagonally to meet the far edge of the napkin. 7. Slide the left and the right sides together, allowing the napkin to bend at the farthest point. This will cause the flat, center part to bow. Bird Of Paradise
  • 7. 1. Lay the napkin face down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half. 3. Fold the napkin in quarters.
  • 8. 4. Fold the napkin in half diagonally, creating a triangle. 5. Orient the triangle so the open tip is facing away from you.
  • 9. 6. Fold the right corner diagonally towards you - laying it down along the centerline of the triangle, making a new tip pointing towards you. An iron can make this important fold a whole lot easier. 7. Do the same with the left corner, fold it diagonally toward you and press it down next to the previous fold. Now you have a diamond, you're rich! Yay!.
  • 10. 8. Fold the two "wings" that you just made in folds 6 and 7 under so that you have your original triangle shape back. Once again an iron can make a world of difference. 9. Fold the triangle in half by bringing the center seam towards you and allowing the ends to fall.
  • 11. 10. This bird's almost ready to fly, but first you must give it some feathers. While holding the base firmly to keep your folds together, pull up the four 'flaps' created by the napkin's corners.
  • 12. Pretty cool fold, isn't it? It makes you wonder if there are people sitting around in basements performing experimental napkin folds while the rest of us are sleeping. This fold can be difficult if you don't use an iron or have a fairly stiff napkin so be prepared to put a few minutes into making each one.
  • 13. The Diamond Napkin Fold Got some really limp napkins and want something nice to make without eating up too much time? Then this one's for you, if you're using thick/stiff napkins then an iron will help. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
  • 14. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you. 3. Fold the napkin into quarters. 4. Fold the top-most layer of the napkin in half diagonally - up and to the left.
  • 15. 5. Fold the next layer of napkin diagonally up and to the left, stopping slightly before the last fold to create an even, staggered effect. 6. Repeat by folding up the next layer of napkin to a point just before the last one.
  • 16. 7. And one last time with one last layer. Keep them as uniform as you can. 8. Now fold both sides of the napkin under and in to create an even, staggered diamond effect on the napkin.
  • 17. The Cone Napkin Fold This nice napkin design originated from the napkin-worshiping indians native to Guam called the dirty-wipey-nappies...or not. An iron will be helpful. 1. Lay the napkin face down in front of you.
  • 18. 2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally. 3. Orient the napkin so the open corner faces away from you. 4. Fold the left-most corner diagonally so the point rests on top of the far corner. 5. Repeat the last step with the right side, bringing this fold evenly along to the last one.
  • 19. 6. Turn the napkin over, keeping the open ends pointing away from you. 7. Evenly fold the bottom third of the napkin up and press the it down well. An iron may be needed here.
  • 20. 8. Fold both the left and right sides back and underneath the napkin evenly to create the finished product seen here. The French Napkin Fold
  • 21. Look at me, I'm sophisticated. Look at me, I'm elegant. Look at me, I'm going to be used to wipe someone's messy face! Sec re Bleu! The french fold is a nice simple napkin fold that requires no special skills or tools (well.. hands are helpful). 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally.
  • 22. 3. Orient the napkin so the long side is on the left.
  • 23. 4. Fold the far corner of the napkin diagonally towards you and to the right so that the crease falls an inch or two short of the right-most corner and the newly formed point at the bottom is a few inches to the right of the left one. 5. Fold the right-most point towards you, pivoting at the same place the last fold pivoted. Use the finished napkin to drape the dinner place. Very classy and uncomplicated. The Bishop's Hat Napkin Fold
  • 24. This is a classic dinner napkin fold, but it can be difficult to line up the corners in the cap. Some starch and an iron make it easier to be precise while folding this one. ...and yes I know it's not sitting in the center of the plate, next time I'll stay out of the cooking wine, I promise. 1. Lay the napkin face down in front of you. 2. Fold the dinner napkin in half so that the open end is towards you. 3. Fold the far-right corner diagonally towards you, resting the point in the center of the side closest to you.
  • 25. 4. Fold the near-left corner diagonally away from you, resting it so that it lays right next to the previous fold. 5. Flip the napkin over and orient it so it points to the far-left and to the near-right. 6. Fold the bottom half of the napkin up and away from you, laying it so the far edges run on top of one other. 7. Reach underneath of the napkin and pull out the flap on the right, making the near-side come to two points as seen in the picture.
  • 26. 8. Gently roll the left half of the left triangle over and tuck it's end underneath the right triangle.
  • 27. 9. Flip the napkin over, points pointing away from you. 10. Fold the right-triangle to the left, tucking it's end into the other triangle.
  • 28. 11. Open up the hat and press the material inside down to fill it out so that it becomes circular, this may take a little fidgeting.
  • 29. There you go, now all you need is a little bishop to wear it.
  • 30. The Rosebud Napkin Fold This sophisticated cloth napkin design benefits from stiff material or light starch. A hot iron will also make it easier to be exact. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
  • 31. 2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally. 3. Orient the napkin so the open end points away from you. 4. Fold the far-right corner up diagonally so that the point rests on top of the far corner. The edge of this new flap should lay right on the center line.
  • 32. 5. Repeat step four on the other side, bringing the left-most corner up to meet the far corner, creating a diamond shape. 6. Flip the napkin over while keeping the open end pointing away from you.
  • 33. 7. Fold the bottom of the napkin up about 3/4's of the way as shown and press the fold down well. 8. Flip the napkin over. 9. Curl both sites up so they meet in the middle and tuck one into the other.
  • 34. 10. Stand it up and straighten it out. If you have trouble keeping the points even, break out the iron and back track to the folds that mess up your alignment.
  • 35. The Sail Napkin Fold This is one of the simplest standing napkin designs there are, but you will still need a stiff napkin if you expect it to stand without flopping over. Who'd have thought you'd be starching your dinnerware?
  • 36. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you. 3. Fold the far-right corner diagonally to the center of the side that is closest to you. The edge of this flap should run down the center of the napkin. 4. Repeat the last step with the other side, folding the far-left corner diagonally to rest right along side the previous fold.
  • 37. 5. Fold the napkin in half by bringing the center seam up from the work surface and allowing the ends to fall backwards. Smooth down the folds so it stands nicely and whala! A fast and easy standing-fold for your dinner party. Now you can sail across the seas on your dinner plates. The Slide Napkin Fold
  • 38. This napkin folding technique is good for those dinners where you want something fancy, but not too complex. This requires either stiff material or starch. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you. 3. Fold the napkin into quarters.
  • 39. 4. Orient the napkin so that the open end is pointing away from you. 5. Fold the napkin in half by bringing the far end up to the front. Press this fold down well. 6. Take the top-layer of napkin and fold it back, making a crease about 1/2"-1" before the top.
  • 40. 7. Flip the napkin over, keeping the single-layer tip pointing away from you 8. Fold the napkin in half from left to right and press the fold down well.
  • 41. 9. Open and stand - Very nice! The Crown Napkin Fold
  • 42. Do you want your dinner guests to feel like royalty but have no red carpet? Treat them like kings and give them all crowns! Then you can use this napkin to wipe the cheese out of that introduction. This napkin folding design just doesn't work well without a little starch in the cloth, if it's sagging it's ugly so take your time and get it right. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally. 3. Orient the napkin so the open ends are pointing away from you.
  • 43. 4. Fold the right-corner up so that the point rests directly on top of the middle-corner. The edge of this new flap should lay on the center line of the napkin. 5. Repeat step four on the other side, bringing the left-most corner up to meet the middle-corner, creating a diamond shape. 6. Fold the bottom of the napkin up about 2/4's of the way and press this fold down well.
  • 44. 7. Fold the smaller triangle down so the point rests on the near edge of the napkin. Press. 8. curl the left and right sides of the napkin up so they meet in the middle and tuck one into the other.
  • 45. 9. Stand it up and tug at it where needed to even it up and round it out. If your napkins are too limp then think of starch as napkin viagra and make them good and stiff. The Standing Fan Napkin Fold Elegant and decorative, this is a classic napkin folding technique. As usual, and iron helps but is not necessary.
  • 46. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you.
  • 47. 3. Fold the napkin like an accordion starting at either narrow end. Leave one end with 2-3 inches of unfolded napkin to support the standing fan.
  • 48. 4. Fold the napkin in half with the accordion folds on the outside.
  • 49. 5. Grasp the unfolded corners where they meet on the open end and fold them in diagonally, tucking them under the accordion folds.
  • 50. 6. Open it and stand it up. A beautiful fan for a beautiful dinner. The Rose Napkin Fold Despite looking fairly elaborate, this fold is an easy one, and it can be done with almost any variety of napkin. Display small bowls or glasses on top of these, or use them as novelty cocktail napkins.
  • 51. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the two right corners of the napkin in so the tips rest at the center.
  • 52. 3. Fold the remaining two corners of the napkin in so the tips meet with the last two in the center. 4. Once again, begin folding the outer corners in so they meet at the center. 5. Once all of the tips are folded you are left with a square about 1/4 the size of the unfolded napkin.
  • 53. 6. Flip it over. 7. Fold the corners in so they meet in the center and then place something sturdy in the center, or hold it with your fingers.
  • 54. 8. While maintaining downward pressure in the center of the napkin, reach underneath each corner and pull out the flaps to create petals. 9. Remove the center weight and your rose should look as pictured here.
  • 55. 10. If you like you can reach underneath the center of each side and pull out a second set of petals to fancy it up some more. Place something in the center and you're done, have a rosy meal! The Necktie Napkin Fold
  • 56. Now your guests can wipe food off of their expensive ties with... inexpensive ties! Isn't that special? This one's easier with limp napkins, but if you only have stiffies then an iron will make this simple to do. Remember that the larger the napkin is, the longer the tie will be. 1. Lay the napkin face-down and orient it so that one of the corners points to you. 2. Starting at the upper tip, fold the right side about 1/3 of the way diagonally to the left. Don't press the fold down yet.
  • 57. 3. Repeat the last step with the left side and then adjust them both if needed so that both sides are symmetrical. Now press down the folds.
  • 58. 4. Fold the right side in about 1/3 of the way starting from the upper tip, similar to what we did in the last two steps. Don't press it down yet.
  • 59. 5. Repeat the last fold along the left side and adjust for symmetry. When you're happy with the shape of your tie, press the folds down. 6. Fold the upper 1/3 of the tie diagonally to the right so the tip of the tie is perpendicular to he lower part.
  • 60. 7. Turn the tie over so the tip is now pointing left.
  • 61. 8. Wrap the tip around the top of the tie and tuck it in underneath to create the knot. There you are, your very own clever necktie napkin!
  • 62. The Shirt Napkin Fold This is a neat fold to have sitting on your guests dinner plates, and it's pretty easy assuming that you have an iron. I repeat, break out the iron! Iron, iron ironironironiron. Iron. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the two right corners of the napkin diagonally so the tips rest at the center.
  • 63. 3. Fold the two left corners of the napkin diagonally so the tips meet the other two in the center. 4. Fold the right side over so it's edge rests on the napkins center-line.
  • 64. 5. Fold the left side over to meet the last fold at the center-line of the napkin.
  • 65. 6. Turn the napkin over. 7. Fold the top 1/4" - 1" down and press it with your iron. This will be the collar of the shirt.
  • 66. 8. Flip the napkin over again.
  • 67. 9. Fold both upper corners in diagonally, so the points meet in the center at an angle to form the front collar of the shirt. 10. Take hold of the two corners in the center of the napkin's near side and fold them up and out diagonally - so the edges are almost parallel to the folds at the far end. These will become the sleeves. 11. Take hold of the near end of the napkin, and fold it up towards the collar, tucking it underneath the lower points of the collar and pressing it down. A tiny shirt to stain with dinner, yum!
  • 68. The Candle Napkin Fold So you want something easy and elegant? Something that looks nice and fancy but doesn't take a boat-load of time? Try this one on for size. 1. Lay the napkin face down in front of you.
  • 69. 2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally. 3. Orient the napkin so the open ends point away from you. 4. Fold the long side up just about an inch. Press this fold down well or it will interfere with the next step.
  • 70. 5. Starting at either end, tightly roll the napkin into a cylinder. Take care to roll it straight so it will stand solidly. 6. Tuck the end of the roll into the base on the backside and stand it up. Put those matches down, it's not a real candle. Jeesh, you're just like a child.
  • 71. The Basic Silverware Pouch Setting the table for lunch? Want simple and functional? Then go with a classic. These also work well with chopsticks. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
  • 72. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you. 3. Fold the napkin into quarters.
  • 73. 4. Orient the napkin so the open corner is facing away and to the left. 5. Fold the top-most layer of napkin in half diagonally and press it down.
  • 74. 6. Turn the napkin over so that the open corner is now facing away and to the right. 7. Fold the right-side back about 1/3 of the way and press it down.
  • 75. 8. Fold the left-side back also about 1/3 of the way and press. 9. Flip it over, straighten it up and insert those shiny eating instruments. Perfecto!
  • 76. The Fancy Silverware Pouch This is similar to the basic silverware pouch, except for two more folds near the end. It is good for a more decorative touch than the basic pouch. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
  • 77. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you. 3. Fold the napkin into quarters. 4. Orient the napkin so the open corner is facing away and to the right.
  • 78. 5. Roll the top-most layer of napkin diagonally down to the center and press it flat. 6. Roll the next layer down until it meets the first and press that one as well.
  • 79. 7. Repeat the last step once more. 8. Turn the napkin over.
  • 80. 9. Fold the right side back about 1/3 of the way and press it down.
  • 81. 10. Fold the left side back also about 1/2 of the way and press.
  • 82. 11. Flip it over and insert the food poker, slicer, and scooper. So what's for dinner? The Diamond Pouch Here we have another variation of the silverware pouch. Also simple to make, this design tends to look nicer when it is pressed down almost flat. You wouldn't want your silverware getting cold, would you?
  • 83. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you. 3. Fold the napkin into quarters.
  • 84. 4. Orient the napkin so the open end faces away from you. 5. Fold the top-most layer almost all the way forward and press it down flat.
  • 85. 6. Fold the next top-most layer of napkin forward almost as far as the previous one and press it down as well. Make sure the edges are even with the previous fold. 7. Fold the next layer back as you did the two before it.
  • 86. 8. Turn the napkin over. 9. Fold both sides back and over one another (about 1/3 of the way), check for symmetry and press the fold down well.
  • 87. 10. Flip it over and insert your favorite silverware. The Silverware Napkin Roll If you're going on a picnic or need your silverware to be portable, then a silverware roll is the way to go. You can load them up and pack them away for later and they keep your silverware nice and clean. This is as simple as it gets, folks.
  • 88. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally. 3. Orient the napkin so the longest side is toward you, and then place the silverware on the inner- edge of the long side.
  • 89. 4. Fold both sides in and over the silverware. Do not crease. 5. Tightly roll the silverware into the napkin.
  • 90. 6. There you are, easy peazy mac and cheezy!
  • 91. The Candle Fan Fold Sometimes you just need something a little different. The candle fan stuffed into a goblet or mug is very different. The larger the napkin that you use is, the longer the 'candles' will be. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
  • 92. 2. Fold both sides in so they meet at the center. Press the folds down well.
  • 93. 3. Take each of the four corners (now sitting at the center of the far and near sides) and fold them out diagonally, pivoting at the center of the napkin as shown. 4. Starting at one end, tightly roll the napkin half way along it's length. The tighter the better. 5. Accordion-fold the other side of the napkin and gather it together.
  • 94. 6. Fold the napkin in half with the roll in the middle. 7. Place it into your goblet of choice and you're done! Mmmmmm, nothing like a crappy blue napkin to demonstrate with, eh? Larger ones look much nicer.
  • 95. The Goblet Fan Fold The goblet fan is one of the easiest goblet folds to accomplish. There is no ironing needed and almost any napkin will do.
  • 96. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you. 3. Fold the napkin into quarters. 4. Fold the napkin in half to crease it and then open it back up. Accordion fold the napkin, ensuring that the center crease lands on an accordion fold. This will keep the ends even.
  • 97. 5. Finish accordion-folding the napkin and it should look similar the the picture shown here. 6. Firmly grasp one end of the fan and fold it over about an inch, allowing the other end to open up.
  • 98. 7. Place the folded end into your glass and spread out the fan. Use it to cool off your food and amaze everyone with your horrific table manners!
  • 99. The Fleur de Lys Goblet Fold Pay your respects to the French monarchy with a Fleur de Lys in a cup. This is a fast and easy fold. You'll fold it so quickly you won't remember doing it! 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
  • 100. 2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally. 3. Orient the napkin so the open end points toward you. 4. Fold the bottom point up so the tip overlaps the far edge by about an inch.
  • 101. 5. Accordion fold the entire napkin from left to right.
  • 102. 6. Firmly grasp the base and insert it into a glass or a napkin ring and you're proudly displaying a Fleur de Lys for each of your dinner guests.
  • 103. The Lily Goblet Fold Here is an elegant goblet fold similar to the bird of paradise. A slightly starched or stiff napkin works best for this one and an iron can make the work much easier to do. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
  • 104. 2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you. 3. Fold the napkin into quarters. 4. Accordion-fold the entire napkin from corner to corner, keeping the open ends at the top.
  • 105. 5. Fold the napkin in half as shown.
  • 106. 6. Tuck the napkin into the glass of your choice.
  • 107. 7. Using your fingers, gently pull apart the loose corners sticking up so they are evenly distributed. If you're flaps don't want to stay where you put them, then ironing a little starch into the napkin will help.
  • 108. The Basic Napkin Ring Stuffer It's fast, easy, and looks nice. You don't need a wrinkle free napkin and there is no pressing or ironing involved. If you want easy then nothing beats this one - the only catch is that you need napkin rings. 1. Lay the napkin face-up in front of you.
  • 109. 2. Pick it up from the very center. 3. Stuff it through a napkin ring center-first. Careful now, you don't want to strain yourself. The Napkin Ring Fan Fold
  • 110. Fan folds are always a simple way of nicely presenting your napkins. This one uses a napkin ring to hold the base. Ooooohhhhhhh. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half and the re-open it, leaving a crease in the center. 3. Accordion-fold the napkin up to the crease, ensuring that the final fold rests nicely on the crease. This will help you keep the ends of the fan uniform.
  • 111. 4. Finish accordion-folding the napkin. 5. Fold the fan in half as shown.
  • 112. 6. Insert the folded end into a napkin ring. It's a fan suitable for a samurai. A hungry samurai.
  • 113. The Twin Candle Napkin Roll This napkin roll is easy and elegant. Use it to spruce up a table with a flat landscape. This fold requires no ironing, starching, or pressing. Stiff material will help larger napkins stand up without sagging. 1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you. 2. Fold the napkin in half diagonally.
  • 114. 3. Roll the napkin from the long side to the point as tightly as you can. A tighter roll will create a stiffer candle in the end product. 4. Fold the candle roll in half.
  • 115. 5. Stick it in your napkin ring and stand it up on the table. Now sit back and laugh as everyone knocks them over!

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