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Napkin Folds

     Bird of Paradise        Bishop's Mitre        Bunny Rabbit        Ice Cream Cone        Lady Windermere's Fan        Pyramid        Rosebud        The Arum Lily
     The Candle        The Cardinal's Hat        The Clown's Hat        The Crown        The Goblet Fan        The Necktie        The Peace Lily        The Rose
     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
    
     Bunny Rabbit
     1. Fold napkin in fourths, length-wise
    
     2. Fold up right and left sides to meet in center
    
     3. Fold down top right and left corners to meet in ce
    
     4. Fold in right and left sides to meet in center, press lightly
    
     5. Turn napkin over
    
     6. Fold up bottom point so point is 1″ above center
    
     7. Carefully turn napkin over
    
     8. Fold left side over, slightly past center
    
     9. Fold right side over and tuck end into left side cuff to hold napkin firmly in place
    
     10. Turn napkin over and open base. Separate “ears” and stand upright
    
     Ice Cream Cone
     1. Start with flat napkin
    
     2. Fold in quarters with loose points at top
    
     3. Fold the first layer back to the center and tuck inside so it lays flat and forms a pouch
    
     4. Fold next layer back and inside, leaving about an inch exposed
    
     5. Fold next layer back and inside – again leaving about an inch exposed
    
     6. Turn the whole thing over
    
     7. Fold right and left points together so that they overlap forming the “cone”
    
     8. Flip back over
    
     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
    
    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
    
     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
    
     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
    
     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
    
     The Necktie
     1. With the napkin face down, 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.
    
     3. Repeat step two with the left side, ending with both sides symmetrical. Now press down the folds.
    
     4. Fold the right side in about 1/3 of the way starting from the upper tip, repeating the last two steps. Don’t press yet.
    
      5. Repeat the last fold along the left side maintaining symmetry. The napkin should now be similar in width to a 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 the lower part.
    
     7. Turn the tie over so the tip points left.
    
     8. Wrap the tip around the top of the tie and tuck it in underneath to create the knot. Happy Father’s Day.
    
     The Peace Lily
     1. Fold bottom point 3″ above center
    
     2. Fold top point down to meet bottom edge
    
     3. Turn napkin over
    
     4. Fold napkin in half horizontally, bringing top to bottom
    
     5. Fold napkin in half horizontally again, bringing bottom to top
    
     6. Turn napkin over
    
     7. With fingers 5″ apart, roll top toward you
    
     8. Fold sides down toward center (right over left), then bring both under and up to form back petal
    
     9. Insert into glass, leaving front petal out or tucked into glass
    
     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