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.
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.
Step 2: Fold down the top point of napkin 1/3 of the way down.
Step 3: Fold the left point just past the center and repeat with the opposite side then turn napkin over.
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!
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