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Napkin Fold #7: Pocket Fold

This fold is often seen on buffet tables. The pocket can hold silverware, a placecard, decoration, or tiny gift.

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Be aware that the fold may not stay intact unless the napkin is crisply starched and ironed. In the alternative, secure it with a ribbon tied under the pocket to help keep silverware from slipping out when carried.

Napkin folding photographs ©2000-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide POCKET NAPKIN FOLD
Leave this fold plain, or embellish by filling the pocket with a flower.

Napkin folding photographs ©2000-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide Step 1:
Lay the napkin out flat.


Napkin folding photographs ©2000-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide Step 2:
Fold the left half over so the fold is at the left.


Napkin folding photographs ©2000-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide Step 3:
Fold up the bottom edge about 4".


Napkin folding photographs ©2000-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide Step 4:
Fold up again 4". This view shows the right side (where silverware will be inserted into the pocket. Now, turn the napkin over and fold in each side to the center. Insert one of the back edges inside of the other to secure the folds.


Napkin folding photographs ©2000-2002 by Glenna J. Morton, About's Interior Decorating Guide Finished Fold
Turn to the right side and insert silverware into the "pocket".


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