Napkin Folding Tutorial: The Artichoke Fold

Here’s one more napkin fold I think you’ll enjoy. This one is called the artichoke and I’ve taken a lot of pics of the in-between stages. Don’t let it scare you that there are so many pics…I figure the more pics, the better. I really like this one…can’t wait to use it in a future tablescape.

For more napkin folding ideas, click on “Tablescapes♦Napkin Folds♦Party Ideas ” at the top of this blog and scroll down a bit to where you’ll find previous tutorials.

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  1. I'm loving these tutorials! Thank you very much!

  2. Pam @ diy Design Fanatic says

    I can't tell you how many artichoke folds I did when I was a waitress and going to college! We put one on every tablesetting!

  3. Cass @ That Old House says

    This looks alot like a water lily fold I used to do.
    I love folding napkins!

  4. You give the best tutorials! Very
    pretty napkin fold.

  5. G'eve Susan ~ Now this is one fold I hadn't seen before … love it. TY for sharing …
    Have a great weekend!
    TTFN ~ Marydon

  6. I love to fold napkins. I collect different ways to fold them so thanks for this tutorial.

  7. What a perfect time to post a napkin tutorial. I needed to spruce up my Thanksgiving table this year and I am getting so many good ideas from you. Thank you for sharing! ~Ames

  8. Love this one! Thanks for sharing it.

  9. The Pennington Point says

    I'm loving the napkin folding tutorials. My daughter and I rush off to get a cloth napkin and try it right away so we won't forget. Thanks! Lisa~

  10. Well even I can do that. Thanks Susan.

  11. A Hint of Home says

    Thanks for sharingthis with us. Can't wait to try it.
    Always enjoy my visits.

  12. SavannahGranny says

    Thanks for compiling the napkin folds.

    Please drop by and see the art of Dale Chihuly on my post. Ginger

  13. Love this napkin fold – it is awesome. Used the last napkin fold tutorial on my lates tablescape! Thanks for sharing – love all different uses of this "artichoke" fold.

  14. Love this napkin fold – it is awesome. Used the last napkin fold tutorial on my lates tablescape! Thanks for sharing – love all different uses of this "artichoke" fold.

  15. Thank you for sharing these tutorials of the napkin folding, all I need now is to organise a dinner party, time permitting and show off my new 'skill'!
    It is great that you have a separate "folder" which makes it easier to look them up. Have a great weekend, Jackie in Surrey, UK.

  16. Aww this is really pretty! I'm going to try this for my Thanksgiving table. I found the neatest vintage table cloth in peaches, maroon, creams and light green. I will have to look for some large napkins to use this year.

    Thank you so much for the great tutorials! You do an excellent job in your discriptions and pictures!


  17. Had not seen this one before. Tried it and it looks gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.

  18. I'm that one person who slowly unfolds her napkins at restaurants and then tries to refold it so I can learn how it was originally done. So I am totally loving these tutorials!

  19. Oh, I am loving this! Thanks so much for all the pictures, it DOES make it easier!!!! XO, Pinky

  20. Katherinellen says

    Thanks you so much sharing….love this one for our Christmas tea party…I'm going to put happy in the center…thanks again..Katherinellen

  21. I have been waiting to use this napkin fold at my next dinner party. Tonight is the night. Thank you so much for sharing.

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