How To Fold A Napkin Into A Rose - Step By Step Guide


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The rose napkin fold is one of our favorite folds. Despite coming across as intricate and fancy, the rose napkin fold is not that difficult to do when it comes to cloth napkin folding. This fold is perfect if you are looking to impress your guests or if you are looking for a fancy, ornate table setting. This design works well with most of our cotton and linen dinner napkins. For best results, it may help to first iron your napkins thoroughly with starch to ensure a more rigid fold.

You can not create folded roses from paper napkins, mind you! This tutorial is exclusively for creating the perfect fabric rose for your table.

Suggested napkins for this folding tutorial:
White Hemstitched Linen Dinner Napkins
Ecru Hemstitched Linen Dinner Napkins
White Scalloped Crochet Lace Dinner Napkins
Ecru Scalloped Crochet Lace Dinner Napkins

Directions On How To Fold Your Napkin

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Iron the napkin flat and place on a large, sturdy table.
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Fold all the tips of the napkins, each in the shape of a triangle, into the center
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Turn the napkin over
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Fold the outer corners in, also in a triangle, so they meet at the center once again.
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Once all of the tips are folded you are left with a square about 1/4 the size of the unfolded napkin.
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Place something sturdy in the center (A drinking glass works great!)
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While maintaining downward pressure in the center of the napkin, reach underneath each corner and pull out the flaps to create petals.
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Pull out the flaps on all four corners of the napkin
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Remove the center weight and your rose is finished.

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