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    28 Creative Napkin-Folding Techniques

    If you frequently host dinner parties, you should have a couple cool napkin folds in your arsenal. Impress everyone before they've taken a single bite of food.

    Want to see some of awesomely creative napkin folding in action? Here are 7 festive ways to fold a napkin, from Nifty:

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    1. The French Pleat Napkin

    2. The Elf Hat Napkin Fold

    Watch the tutorial for this cute Christmas napkin fold.

    3. The Bowtie Napkin Fold

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    So cute for a picnic or a daytime wedding. Get the full directions here.

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    Here's the bowtie napkin in a more dressy fabric.

    4. The Standing Fan

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    Get the full directions here

    5. The Turkey Napkin

    6. The Pinwheel Napkin

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    Get the full directions here.

    7. The Envelope Fold

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    Get the full tutorial here.

    8. The Heart Napkin Fold

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    Watch the video tutorial.

    9. The Single Pocket Fold

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    Get the full tutorial here.

    10. The Christmas Tree Fold

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    Get the full directions here.

    11. The Elf Shoe Napkin

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    Download the PDF version of this tutorial here.

    12. The Christmas Tree Napkin

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    Get the directions here.

    13. The Alternative Single Pocket Fold Method

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    Get the tutorial here.

    14. The Rose Fold

    15. The T-Shirt Fold

    16. Modern Bunny Ears

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    Get the full tutorial here.

    17. The Classic Pyramid Fold

    18. Rose Napkins

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    Perfect for the holidays or a romantic wedding table setting. Get the tutorial here.

    19. The Napkin Pouch

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    Fill with eggs for Easter, flowers for a wedding, poinsettia leaves for the holidays, or breadsticks for any occasion. Get the directions here.

    20. The Double Roll

    21. Sushi Napkins

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    These instructions work for paper napkins as well.

    22. The Fleur-de-Lis Napkin

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    Get the full instructions here.

    23. The Scarf Fold

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    This is as easy as it gets. Go here for the full tutorial.

    24. The Pendant Fold

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    Get the full instructions here.

    25. The Double Diamond

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    Get the full directions at Serious Eats. They also have a couple other supremely easy napkin folds.

    26. The Tulip Napkin

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    Get the instructions here.

    27. The Swan Napkin

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    Here's the video tutorial.

    28. The Tie Fold

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    Save this one for Father's Day! Get the full directions here