Folding a Napkin Into a Diamond Envelope


Click Here And We'll Send You A Free Book Of Arts And Crafts

The diamond envelope fold is a more elegant variation of the simple napkin pocket but requires a bit more effort to fold. If are looking to use your dinner napkin to frame your silverware in a more formal setting, this fold is the one you want. This fold works well with several of our cotton and linen dinner napkins. For best folding results, it may help to first iron the napkins thoroughly with starch to ensure a more rigid napkin.

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

Directions On How To Fold Your Napkin

diamondEnvelope Pic1

Iron the napkin flat.
diamondEnvelope Pic2

Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end toward you.
diamondEnvelope Pic3

Fold the napkin into quarters.
diamondEnvelope Pic4

Orient the napkin so that the open end is facing away from you.
diamondEnvelope Pic5

Fold the top-most layer almost all the way forward and press it down flat.
diamondEnvelope Pic6

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.
diamondEnvelope Pic7

Fold the next layer forward as you did the two before it.
diamondEnvelope Pic8

Turn the napkin over and fold the right side back about 1/3 of the way.
diamondEnvelope Pic9

Fold the left side back and over the right side (about 1/3 of the way), check for symmetry and press the fold down well.
diamondEnvelope Pic10

Flip the napkin over.
diamondEnvelope Pic11

Insert your favorite silverware into this lovely diamond envelope napkin!

Click The "Spin" Button Below To Spin The Wheel


Canvas not supported, use another browser.