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How to Fold Napkins into Pyramid Shapes

Turn your dining room table into the eighth wonder of the world by shaping your napkins into pyramids.


  • Step 1: Iron the napkin Iron the napkin.
  • TIP: For an especially crisp look, use starch.
  • Step 2: Fold diagonally Fold the napkin diagonally into a triangle.
  • Step 3: Fold sides Fold each side over so the bottom points meet the top point.
  • Step 4: Flip it Flip the napkin over, keeping the open end away from you, then take the top and fold it so the top point meets the bottom.
  • Step 5: Fold along center seam Flip the napkin over again, and fold it along the center seam.
  • Step 6: Stand it up Stand up your pretty pyramid.
  • FACT: The saying "to make ends meet" came from the 18th-century practice of tying a napkin around one's neck to protect a ruffled collar.

You Will Need

  • A cloth napkin
  • An iron
  • Starch

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