How To Fold Table Napkins The Fan Pattern 60059I.Lay the table napkin flat on the table, right side up.

I.Lay the table napkin flat on the table, right side up.

2. Fold down the two top corners to the half of table napkin (Sketch a).

3. Fold back the two top corners (Sketch b).

4. Fold the lower hem to within about 7 inches of top point (Sketch c).

5. Form two I-inch folds (Sketch c).

6. Kilt from selvedge to selvedge in I1/2i-inch folds.

7. Pass the finger between each kilting, pressing down the first hem and two folds about half an inch, and firmly crease them.

8. Open the fan out and arrange in glass (see photograph).

The Star Fan

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Sketch C

I.Lay the table napkin flat on the table, right side up.

2. Fold the two lower corners to within an inch of the top hem (see lower line, Sketch a).

3.. Form three I-inch folds with the top portion of table napkin (Sketch b).

4. Kilt from selvedge to selvedge in I1/2-inch folds (Sketch c).

5. Pass the finger between each kilting, pressing down the first hem, also the three folds, about half an inch, and firmly crease them. 6. Open the fan out, holding it with the hems uppermost, and arrange in tumbler (see photograph)

The Columnar

I. Lay the table napkin, right side up, on the table.

I. Lay the table napkin, right side up, on the table.

2. Fold it in half, selvedge to selvedge, having the selvedges towards the folder (Sketch a).

3. Fold in half, hem to hem, crease, and open out again (see dotted line, Sketch a).

4. Take the right-hand single lower corner (leaving one on table), and fold it to left-hand lower corner (making four thicknesses of damask at the left-hand lower corner), and forming a triangle on the top (Sketch b).

5. Take left-hand corner fold of triangle, also the corner beneath (leaving one on table), and fold again to right-hand corner.

6. Put right-hand top fold to left-hand corner, forming a triangle (Sketch c).

7. Bring right and left-hand top folds to the centre crease (Sketch d).

8. Turn over the table napkin, and fold right and left folds to centre crease (Sketch e).

9. Again turn over right and left folds to centre crease.

Io.Turn over the table napkin, and fold right and left folds to centre crease, forming a long straight column (Sketch f).

I I. Stand up the table napkin, and turn back the four bottom corners to support the column, as shown by dotted lines in Sketch f.

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Columnar

The table napkin when finished is shown in the photograph.

Four Leaves

Four leaves

Four leaves

I. Lay the table napkin, right side up, on the table.

2. Fold it in half, selvedge to selvedge (Sketch a).

3. Fold hem to hem to make a square (Sketch b).

4. Turn the folded corner over to the opposite corners to form a triangle (Sketch c).

5. Fold from the left-hand corner in five even pleats, being careful that the double fold of the napkin comes at the back (Sketch c and Sketch d).

6. Draw down the loose corners to form leaves (see photograph).