The Simple Art of Napkin Folding: 94 Fancy Folds for Every Tabletop Occasion

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Harper Collins, May 8, 2001 - Cooking - 128 pages

Use The Simple Art of Napkin Folding to duplicate those beautiful napkin folds you've admired at elegant restaurants and memorable events. It's easy with Linda Hetzer's detailed step-by-step directions and illustrations.  Using cloth or paper napkins, create standing triangular-shaped folds (the "Tavern") for dinner parties.  A few accordion pleats transforms a piece of cloth into the "Poinsettia." Need festive ideas for a children's birthday party?  Make "Sailboats" or "Paper Airplanes." Graduate to more intricate designs that combine napkins with silverware, flowers, and wineglasses.

Special features include

  • A stain removal guide for heirloom linens and synthetic fabrics
  • Easy-to-follow instructions for making napkin rings
  • Graphs for embroidering initials on napkins
  • Instructions for stenciling your own napkins

Filled with inspired ideas, The Simple Art of Napkin Folding turns any square of fabric into a work of art.

 

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A great addition to set a beautiful table

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I Loved the tidbits of history woven into this book it is more than an instruction manual.And there is nothing quite so hospitable as an attractively set table.This gives plenty of choices to play with and choose from for any and all types of occassions Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
Ahoy 30Algonquin 31Arrowhead 32Artichoke 33Astarte 34Birdof
52
Obelisk 63Orchid 64Palm Frond 65Party Hat 66Party Wheel 67
67
ern 83Temple Bells 84Tulip 85Van Dyke 86Victoria 87Water Lily
92
Other Table Accessories Made With Napkins
109
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About the author (2001)

Linda Hetzer is the author of Successful Entertaining, Fancy Folds, and the Illustrated Crafts series and a contributor to the Reader's Digest Complete Guide to Needlework.

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