Top 100 Step-by-Step Napkin Folds: More Than 1,000 Photographs

Top 100 Step-by-Step Napkin Folds: More Than 1,000 Photographs

by Denise Vivaldo

Other Format(Spiral Bound - Reprint)

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A gorgeous table begins with beautiful napkin folds.

Knowing how to execute a perfect napkin fold is not a skill everyone has, but it's one you can easily and quickly teach yourself. Napkin folds bring a touch of elegance, whimsy or retro style to your table. And napkin folds take your table setting to the next level with no added expense — you're just learning dozens of clever new ways to present something you already have.

The 100 folds are divided into easy, intermediate and advanced sections, so you'll know which ones to start with and how to work your way up. Simpler is often better and often the most formal folds, in fact, tend to be relatively easy. And when you're using napkins with an elaborate pattern or design, a simple fold may show it off the best.

The hundreds of step-by-step photographs, detailed instructions and wide array of ideas will make every event memorable — whether it's a child's birthday party or a sophisticated dinner party for grownups. And the concealed wirobound hardcover format with its user-friendly approach makes following instructions a breeze.

Like a handwritten thank-you note, napkins folds might be less common than they once were, but they're always noticed, always appreciated and always in style.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778804239
Publisher: Rose, Robert Incorporated
Publication date: 08/30/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 443,394
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Denise Vivaldo is a seasoned food professional who has catered more than 10,000 parties. She's the founder of Food Fanatics, a recipe-development, food-styling and catering firm. She's catered everything from the Academy Awards Governor's Ball to Hollywood wrap parties. She is the author of Entertaining Encyclopedia.

Customer Reviews

Top 100 Step-by-Step Napkin Folds: More Than 1,000 Photographs 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
CindyKerschner More than 1 year ago
I love the way little touches can make a table look spectacular. Denise Vivaldo knows the secrets to make a plain piece of cloth turn into fish, parrot, bikini or even an elf’s slipper. Napkin folding can be a challenge. With over 10,000 parties under her belt, Vivaldo expertly shows you how to choose the right fabric, shape and fold to create something truly beautiful. This book is outlined into 3 levels of skill folding. Easy step by step instructions will have you creating the perfect finishing touch to your table setting. This book takes it a step further by explaining the best types of napkins from paper to cloth to use under which occasion and setting. where to place napkins and napkin accessories like napkin rings are explained in the book.
MomsChoiceAwards More than 1 year ago
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