How to Fold Decorative Napkins

The Arum Lily

  1. Fold napkin bringing bottom up to top
  2. Fold corners to top
  3. Fold bottom point up to 1″ below top
  4. Fold point back onto itself
  5. Fold down each of points at top and tuck under edge of folded-up bottom. Fold down one layer of top point and tuck under base fold.
  6. Turn napkin over and tuck left and right sides into each other
  7. Open base and stand upright

Bird of Paradise

  1. Fold napkin in half, and then half again horizontally
  2. Then fold in half diagonally with points on the top and facing up
  3. Fold left and right sides down along center line, turning their extended points under
  4. Fold points of bottom corners underneath and fold in half on long end
  5. Pull up points and arrange fabric on a surface

Bishop’s Mitre

  1. Fold napkin bringing top to bottom
  2. Fold corners to center line
  3. Turn napkin over and rotate 1/4 turn
  4. Fold bottom edge up to top edge and flip point out from under top fold
  5. Turn left end into pleat at left forming a point on left side
  6. Turn napkin over and turn right end into pleat forming a point on right side
  7. Open base and stand upright

The Candle

  1. Fold napkin in half diagonally
  2. Fold down base 1/3 of the way
  3. Turn napkin over and roll from bottom to top
  4. Tuck corners inside cuff at base of fold and stand
  5. Turn one layer of point down and set on base

The Cardinal’s Hat

  1. Fold napkin in half diagonally
  2. Fold corners to meet at top point
  3. Turn napkin over with points to the top, fold lower corner 2/3 way up
  4. Bring corners together tucking one into the other
  5. Open base of fold and stand upright

The Clown’s Hat

  1. Fold napkin in half bringing bottom to top
  2. Holding center of bottom with finger, take lower right corner and loosely roll around center, matching corners, until cone is formed
  3. Turn napkin upside down, then turn hem all around
  4. Turn and stand on base

The Crown

  1. Fold napkin in half diagonally
  2. Fold corners to meet at top point
  3. Fold bottom point 2/3 way to top and fold back onto itself
  4. Turn napkin over bringing together, tucking one into the other
  5. Peel two top corners to make crown
  6. Open base of fold and stand upright

The Goblet Fan

  1. Fold napkin in half
  2. Pleat from bottom to top
  3. Turn napkin back 1/3 of the way on right (folded) end and place into goblet
  4. Spread out pleats at top

Lady Windermere’s Fan

  1. Fold napkin in half
  2. Make 1/2″ accordion pleats, 2/3 of the way up from the bottom
  3. Fold in half with pleating on the outside
  4. Fold upper right corner diagonally down to folded base of pleats and turn under edge
  5. Place on table and release pleats to form fan

Pyramid

  1. Fold napkin in half diagonally
  2. Fold corners to meet top point
  3. Turn napkin over and fold in half
  4. Pick up at center and stand on base of triangle

The Rose

  1. Fold all 4 corners of open napkin to center
  2. Fold new corners to center
  3. Turn napkin over and fold all corners to center
  4. Holding center firmly, reach each corner and pull up to form petals. Reach petals and pull flaps underneath

Rosebud

  1. Fold napkin in half diagonally
  2. Fold corners to meet at top point
  3. Turn napkin over and fold bottom 2/3 way up
  4. Turn napkin around and bring corners together, tucking one into the other
  5. Turn napkin around and stand on base
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