Introduction: How to Fold a Cloth Napkin- Crown Fold

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This is a step by step walkthrough on how to create a crown napkin fold with a cloth napkin. This technique is a sure way to impress your friends and family for any meal.

Step 1: Before You Fold

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Obtain a square starched cloth napkin and place it in front of you with the seams facing up.

Step 2: Fold #1

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Fold the lower left corner up to the upper right corner.

Step 3: Fold # 2

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Fold the upper left and lower right corners up to the top right corner (open corner), forming a square 1/4 the size of the orginal napkin.

Step 4: Turn Napkin Over

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Turn the napkin over onto the other side.

Step 5: Fold # 3

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Fold the closed corner up to the open corner (again creating a triangle similar to that of step 2).

Step 6: Fold 4 and Tuck

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Fold both outside corners towards the center. Tuck one corner inside the folds of the other, forming a circlular shape (see image 2 for reference).

Step 7: Finishing Touches

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Fold down both side flaps. Fold down center flap to complete the crown.


ljenkins2 (author)2011-05-23

Nice subject isnt it? I wrote some small tutorial myself about napkin folding on my blog if you want to check it out :)

shantaram (author)2008-11-07

How cool is that i am hosting a party tomorrow and will do these sweet napkins ...

Patricia41 (author)2008-10-31

There were no pictures in the PDF download. This looks like something I would enjoy doing.

canida (author)2008-10-08

Cool! This is one of those things, like tying weird tie knots, that I feel like I should know how to do - thanks for the clear tutorial!

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