How to Fold Napkins – Diamond Napkin Fold

Napkin Origami

 


Diamond Napkin Fold

Napkin Origami The Diamond Napkin Fold

You should never waste your money buying ready folded napkins! You will save a lot of money and benefit so much more from learning how to fold napkins yourself.  (it will impress guests) The diamond fold is perfect for those who don’t want to be a master of napkin origami but want something easy that looks good.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step One lay the napkin flat out in front of you

Step one:

Lay the napkin out in front of you. If the napkin has any tags, labels or a folded seam then make sure that it is facing towards you at the start.  If there is a label have it in the top left to start with.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step Two Fold the napkin in half on a horizontal axis towards yourself

Step two:

Fold the napkin in half towards your self.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step Three Fold the napkin in half again making it look like a diamond

Step three:

Fold the napkin in to quarters and place a diamond shape in front of you. Make sure you have all the open flaps facing towards you.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step four making sure the lose ends are all facing towards you fold the top flap back on its self so its flush with the top

Step four:

Fold the first of the flap up so it meets the very top of the diamond.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step Five fold the second layer up placing it slightly lower than the previous

Step five:

Now do the same with the next flap but about an inch lower.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step Six Repeat the same as the previous steps only leaving it slight lower once more

Step six:

same again but once more an inch lower.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step Seven Fold the final layer up creating a sort of flat bottomed diamond shape

Step seven:

That’s right you guessed it one more fold up about an inch below the last.

Your napkin sizes my vary if so just try to make the spacing as even as you can do.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step Eight Flip the entire napkin over so you are looking at the back of it.

Step eight:

Flip the entire napkin over so your looking at the back of what you just created.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step Nine Fold the bottom right corner in about two thirds of the way

Step nine:

Fold the right hand side just over half way/2 thirds.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step Nine Fold the left side over the same distance, it should over lap.

Step ten:

Fold the left hand side over the same as you did in the previous step.

Napkin Origami The Diamond Fold Step Ten Flip the napkin back over, you may need to make some final adjustments to your napkin origami and you are finished

Step eleven:

Flip the napkin back over to reveal your Diamond Napkin Fold.  Once its facing this way you can slightly adjust the folds you made in steps nine and ten for perfect symmetry.

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