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The Rose Napkin Fold

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The Rose Napkin Fold

Napkin Folding Rose Fold

This has to be one of the more beautiful napkin folding techniques. Not only is it pretty its also practical. The rose napkin fold is great for placing items in such as wine glass’s, soup bowls and more importantly end of meal chocolates.

Napkin Folding Rose 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 labels, tags or a folded over seam make sure that these are facing upwards at the start.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step two fold the bottom right corner up in to the centre

Step two:

There will be a lot of drawn out explanation that I will include just to completely eliminate confusion. Fold the bottom right corner in to the middle.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step three fold the bottom left up in to the centre

Step three:

Fold the bottom left corner to the centre.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Four fold the top right down so the napkin resembles an envelope

Step four:

Fold the top right to the middle.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Five fold the top left down closing the envelope

Step five:

Finally fold the top left to the centre.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Seven fold the bottom corner up into the centre.

Step six:

You should now be looking at a diamond shape. The next four steps are the same as the previous just making a smaller version.  Fold the bottom corner up to the centre.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Seven fold the left corner in to the centre

Step seven:

Fold the left corner into the centre.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Eight Fold the right corner in so you have a envolope once more.

Step eight:

Fold the right corner in to the middle. Don’t worry your doing some Beautiful napkin folding.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Nine fold the last corner down from the top as if you were shutting an envelope

Step nine:

Finally fold the top corner down to the centre.

Your napkin should now look like this. For the purpose of this tutorial I have pined my down to take photos. You may need to either iron each fold as you go, starch it before hand or just do your best to hold it down as you go.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Ten flip the napkin over. Ensuring that you don't let if fall apart.

Step ten:

Flip the napkin over.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Eleven fold the bottom right comer into the centre

Step eleven:

This is where it can get a bit tricky. In the video tutorial I have just used my hand to fold down the folds as I went. If your finding this hard there’s a number of solutions; weigh down the centre folds with an object, wine glass, small dish, paper weight, use tacking pins or sowing needles to pin as you go or try to iron it some more.

Fold the bottom right corner in to the centre.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Twelve Fold the bottom left corner up in to the middle

Step twelve:

Fold the left corner to the middle.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Thirteen fold the top right in to the middle making the third and final envelope shape.

Step thirteen:

Fold the top right corner to the centre.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Fourteen fold the top right in to the centre so you now have a small square shape.

Step fourteen:

Last but not least fold the top right corner to the middle.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Sixteen now apply pressure to the centre of the napkin ensuring that it doesn't fall apart. Reach under the bottom left corner and pull out the lose end.

Step fifteen:

Under each corner should be a lose flap. You have to gently pull out all four flaps one by one.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Step Fifteen go around to each corner and pull out the flaps from underneath

Step sixteen:

Tidy the under flaps up and straight up the rest.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold Final step go around the napkin and make slight adjustments ensuring that all the edges are even.

Step seventeen:

Tidy up all the lose ends making sure its all even.

Napkin Folding Rose Fold

Finally its time to admire your beautiful napkin folding. Rose will always impress!

If you are finding this napkin fold to difficult why not check out our intermediate or beginner napkin folds.

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