Napkin origami

Slide Folded Napkin

The Slide Napkin Fold

This napkin folding technique is good for those dinners where you want something fancy, but not too complex. This requires either stiff material or starch.

Napkin Fold #1
1. Lay the napkin face-down in front of you.
Napkin Fold #2
2. Fold the napkin in half and orient the open end towards you.
Napkin Fold #3
3. Fold the napkin into quarters.
Napkin Fold #4
4. Orient the napkin so that the open end is pointing away from you.
Napkin Fold #5
5. Fold the napkin in half by bringing the far end up to the front. Press this fold down well.
Napkin Fold #6
6. Take the top-layer of napkin and fold it back, making a crease about 1/2"-1" before the top.
Napkin Fold #7
7. Flip the napkin over, keeping the single-layer tip pointing away from you
Napkin Fold #8
8. Fold the napkin in half from left to right and press the fold down well.
Folded Napkin
9. Open and stand - Very nice!