How do you place linen napkins?

How do you place linen napkins?

To make, spread a dinner napkin out, lying flat. Fold opposite sides in so they meet at the center. Then fold horizontally again at the center to form a narrow, ribbon-like shape. Next, fold short ends in so they meet at the center.

How do you fold a three pocket napkin?


  1. Step 1: Fold in half, left to right.
  2. Step 2: Fold in half, bottom to top.
  3. Step 3: Fold the top right corner down diagonally.
  4. Step 4: Fold down the next layer and tuck behind the first.
  5. Step 5: Fold down the third layer and tuck behind the second.
  6. Step 6: Fold right side under.

How to fold a fancy dinner napkin?

– Lay the napkin on your table with the seams up. – Fold in half vertically, pressing down the seam. – Make a series of accordion-type folds roughly 2-inches wide, using an over-under pattern. – Press down on each fold as work your way toward the top. – When you reach about 4-inches from the top, carefully flip the napkin over so the folds are underneath. – Fold the napkin and the horizontal folds in half, right to left, keeping the folds together. – Take the corner of the napkin toward the accordion folds to make a triangle, and then tuck that corner into the center of the folds. – The triangle will prop up the fan when you turn the design upright and gently spread the folds into a fan shape.

How to fold napkins to hold silverware?

Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.

  • Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you.
  • Fold the napkin into quarters.
  • Orient the napkin so the open corner is facing away and to the left.
  • Fold the top-most layer of napkin in half diagonally and press it down.
  • Turn the napkin over so that the open corner is now facing away and to the right.
  • Fold the right-side back about 1/3 of the way and press it down.
  • Fold the left-side back also about 1/3 of the way and press.
  • Flip it over,straighten it up and insert those shiny eating instruments. Perfecto!
  • How to fold napkins for Thanksgiving?

    – Start with the napkin lying flat, face down. – Fold the napkin in half diagonally, so you have a large triangle. – Place the silverware – fork and knife, or fork, knife and spoon – on top of the napkin, along the center of the bottom of the triangle (the triangle’s longest – Fold both the right and left triangle points over the silverware. It should now look sort of like an envelope flap. – Roll tightly upwards, until you have a silverware roll.