Red, White, Blue Stars n Stripes Tablescape- napkin fold

There are a few napkin folding techniques you will want to  have in your table setting arsenal.  The Tavern shape is one of those easy to fold napkins.  This fold is a lovely addition to any table and adds sophistication to your table.  White linen. cotton, even polyester blends will create a pretty fold with this tavern shape.

Red, White, Blue Stars n Stripes Tablescape- napkin fold

How to Fold the Tavern Napkin 

Step 1:

Fold the napkin in half diagonally to form a triangle.

Tavern Napkin Fold step

Step 2

Place folded edge at the top as step 1 shows.

Taven napkin fold step 2-

Step 3:  Fold down the left point to the bottom point.

Tavern napkin fold step 3

Step 4:

Fold down right point to the bottom point. Now you have a square shape.


Tavern napkin fold- step

Step 5:

Fold the napkin in half by bringing the bottom point to the top, forming a triangle.

Tavern napkin fold-

Step 5:

Pick up the napkin at the center, lift the napkin so it rests on the two side edges.  If you prefer you can also lay the napkin flat that looks like a folded flag shape.

Tavern napkin fold- flat

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Taven napkin fold

Standing Tavern Fold Setting 

DIY Napkin


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