Step by step serviette napkin folding easy recipes

Step by Step Serviette /Napkin Folding , Easy!

Step by Step Serviette /Napkin Folding , Easy!

Lay your serviette square out flat before you. Take the serviette and fold it in half again vertically so that it is now a small square a quarter the size of the origonal square

Step by Step Napkin / Serviette Folding

Pull very gently on them one by one and they will stand up like the sails of a boat. Take your square napkin, lay it totally flat before you, then fold it in half horizontally

Serviette/Napkin Folding, Candle Fan Fold

The next step involves making a mirror image of the last step at the bottom, if it's easier then carefully turn your serviette around do that the collar is at the bottom upside down and then just repeat the previous step at the top as before
Serviette/Napkin Folding, Standing Fan Variation

Serviette/Napkin Folding, Standing Fan Variation

(the first time I tried this I was all thumbs so it helped to place the thick side of the serviette between my knees while I used both hands to sort out what I was doing at the top, you might need to do this as well with the next step
Serviette/Napkin French Fold Variation2

Serviette/Napkin French Fold Variation2

Take the right top an bottom corner of the rectangle and fold it again towards the left side, and again stop short of the fold that you made in the previous step
Serviette/Napkin Folding, Arrow Fold.

Serviette/Napkin Folding, Arrow Fold.

IF you have paper serviettes, there will be a pre-formed factory made crease along this centre line (of the last step) and because of it the serviette probably won't want to stay raised in the middle, so bring the centre in towards itself until the bottom parts of the "collar" meet and then gently press the top bit down so that you have a top triangle with the crease in the centre
Serviette/Napkin Folding, French Pleat With Pocket

Serviette/Napkin Folding, French Pleat With Pocket

Now take the next loose corner at North and gently bring it South, tucking it underneath the cuff that you just made in the previous step but leaving a pleat showing above, the same width of the cuff below
Napkin/Serviette Folded for Bottle Service

Napkin/Serviette Folded for Bottle Service

Lay out your square serviette in a single layer before you. Take the top two corners and fold them towards you coming only 1/3 of the way down the serviette, gently crease the new top edge. Keeping the side that has the join to the inside, put 1/3 of the serviette around the neck of the wine bottle, and bring the longer tail end of the serviette over the other end and tuck it carefully undernieth. 1 paper, serviette (napkin). 1 cloth, serviette (napkin)