Folding a Napkin Into a Fan


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The fan napkin fold works particularly well with starched cotton or linen napkins. The fan napkin fold can be used for practically any occasion.

Suggested napkins for this folding style:
White Hemstitched Linen Dinner Napkins
Ecru Hemstitched Linen Dinner Napkins

Directions On How To Fold Your Napkin

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Iron the napkin flat.
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Fold the bottom edge of the napkin up by one inch. You then fold back the napkin one inch.
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Continue this back and forth folding motion until the entire napkin is complete.
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Holding a finger in the center, fold the pleated napkin in half.
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Slide a napkin ring up the pleats.
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Fan out the top of the napkin.