Astoria Napkin Fold place

How to fold a napkin is an art but this simple DIY Napkin Fold|Reversed Astoria will be your all time favorite. The Astoria fold usually highlights a beautiful monogram or corner design.  Solid color typically work best for monograms/corner designs but in this setting we used a checked napkin. Whether hosting a back yard BBQ or special dinner reception this will be your go-to napkin.

Cobalt Blue Table Setting Sets the stage for this napkin fold.

Astoria Napkin Fold table scape-

Instructions for a Reversed Astoria Napkin Fold

Step 1: Fold the napkin in quarters.  Place folded quartered napkin with the free edges at the bottom of the plate so the monogram or design face down.

Astoria Napkin Fold Step 1

Step 2:  Fold down the top point of napkin 1/3 of the way down.

Astoria Napkin Fold Step 2

Step 3:  Fold the left point just past the center and repeat with the opposite side then turn napkin over.

Astoria Napkin Fold Step 3


Astoria Napkin Fold place

Get your napkins here:  They come is many different colors and are 18 x 18″ square cloth napkins.  You will use these over and over for many table settings from casual diners to backyard BBQ’s.

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Plaid Napkins– 18 x 18 inch square  Navy and White check, also comes in other colors like red and teal.  They are 100% cotton and not polyester which will help your napkin fold to hold its shape.  Easy to wash and lightly iron for best results.  Love these napkins.

White Dinner Plates – Scrolled edge rims on these classic white 11 ” round dinner plates.  Consider getting two and then mixing the white plates with other white dinner plates. Really creates a pretty table place setting.  They are microwave and dishwasher safe!  Yeah!

Watch this quick video for further clarification.


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