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Serviette/Napkin Folding, Cone /Make in Advance.

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“Between the teachings of my Grandmother, an Aunt, my Mother and several restaurants I learned a lot about serviette/ napkin folding.. Works well with cloth napkins, or larger paper ones. I have included step-by-step photographs to illustrate/suppliment the written directions. Now that I have already posted all the napkin folds I know, I decided to look on the net for some new ones to learn. This one was called the Cone and is fairly much identical to Serviette/Napkin Folding, Simple Standing but the difference is that the depth of the cuff at the bottom can be varied and that it is primarily meant to be a flat serviette presented on a plate and not a standing one. You choose which way you like it best !”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 paper, serviette (large)
  • 1 cloth, serviette (large)


  1. Lay your serviette square out flat before you in a diamond shape.
  2. Take the South point at the bottom and fold it up to meet the North point at the top. You will now have a triangle with the crease at the bottom.
  3. Take the bottom right hand point of the triangle and fold it up to the North point position. Repeat with the bottom left point. You will now have a diamond shape with a gap running vertically down the centre.
  4. Carefully turn the serviette over and fold the south point up towards the north point but only 1/3 or 1/2 way up (depending on how big your serviettes are, a larger or smaller fold here as appropriate will look more balanced, you choose which looks best for yours).
  5. Carefully turn the serviette over and bring both of the bottom points far enough together so that you can slide one of the points into the other.
  6. Turn the serviette over and press it flat at the outside edges. looks great presented on a plate and can be made in advance.

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