Folding a Napkin Into a Spear


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If you want to show off your hemstitched linen napkins, the spear napkin fold makes a simple yet elegant statement to your guests. The sharp angles of the folds will bring out the texture and crispness of your linen napkins.

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 napkin in half and orient the open end toward you
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Fold the napkin into quarters.
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Orient the napkin so that the open end is facing away from you.
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Fold the top-most layer almost all the way forward and press it down flat.
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Fold the next top-most layer of napkin forward almost as far as the previous one and press it down as well. Make sure the edges are even with the previous fold.
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Fold the next layer forward as you did the two before it.
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Fold the last layer forward similar to the three before it.
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Finally turn the napkin over and fold the both sides of the napkin to the center.