The Simple Art of Napkin Folding

94 Fancy Folds for Every Tabletop Occasion

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Author: Linda Hetzer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060934891

Category: Cooking

Page: 128

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Use The Simple Art of Napkin Folding to duplicate those beautiful napkin folds you've admired at elegant restaurants and memorable events. It's easy with Linda Hetzer's detailed step-by-step directions and illustrations. Using cloth or paper napkins, create standing triangular-shaped folds (the "Tavern") for dinner parties. A few accordion pleats transforms a piece of cloth into the "Poinsettia." Need festive ideas for a children's birthday party? Make "Sailboats" or "Paper Airplanes." Graduate to more intricate designs that combine napkins with silverware, flowers, and wineglasses. Special features include A stain removal guide for heirloom linens and synthetic fabrics Easy-to-follow instructions for making napkin rings Graphs for embroidering initials on napkins Instructions for stenciling your own napkins Filled with inspired ideas, The Simple Art of Napkin Folding turns any square of fabric into a work of art.

Napkin Folding for Every Occasion

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Author: Doris Kuhn

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402728020

Category: Cooking

Page: 128

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A well-dressed table is incomplete without an expertly folded napkin adorning each diner's place. There are dozens of lovely shapes suitable for any occasion - choose from a Roll with Tip, the Ice Bird and Lying Lily to the Shell. The simple instructions and detailed drawings can be applied to fabric or everyday paper napkins.

Luigi's Language of Napkin Folding

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Author: Luigi Spotorno

Publisher: Luigi Spotorno

ISBN: 9780954843137

Category: Napkin folding

Page: 192

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"Over 80 folds for every occasion, from formal dinners and informal get-togethers to parties, special occasions and corporate events. Perfect for both the catering industry and entertaining at home, Luigi's Language of Napkin Folding shows you how to create a striking and elegant dining table through the art of napkin folding, in simple easy-to-follow steps."--Back cover.

Great Napkin Folds

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Author: N.A

Publisher: Gramercy Books

ISBN: 9780517103036

Category: Napkin folding

Page: 72

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Full-color photographs and illustrations and simple-to-follow instructions explain how to create more than twenty elegant napkin folds, along with suggestions for using name cards, party favors, and silverware holders to dress up anyone's table.

The Art of Napkin Folding

Includes 20 step-by-step napkin folds plus finishing touches for the perfect table setting

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Author: Ryland, Peters & Small

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 1849754012

Category: Cooking

Page: 112

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Add a stylish and thoughtful finishing touch to your table with The Art of Napkin Folding. How much better food tastes when it is thoughtfully presented at a beautiful and stylish table, and what better way to embellish your dining experience than with a chic folded napkin. There are step-by-step instructions for 20 napkin folds in a range of stylish shapes. Inspiring ideas for decorating, embroidering and monogramming are also included, as well as for making napkin rings using fresh flowers, fruit and ribbons. There are also suggestions for using napkins in more novel ways - to wrap a gift, for example, or to make a cutlery bag. Ten themed occasions are featured, including all-time favourites such as Classic Elegance or Romantic Dinner, festive meals such as Christmas Cheer and Wedding Breakfast, as well as everyday occasions such as Mother's Day Lunch or Baby Shower. For each event there is a wealth of delightful suggestions for creatively styled napkins and other finishing touches. Whether it's a relaxed family lunch or a formal wedding table, The Art of Napkin Folding is full of inspiring suggestions for beautifully styled napkins.

The Complete Illustrated Book of Napkins and Napkin Folding

How to Create Simple and Elegant Displays for Every Occasion with More Than 150 Ideas for Folding, Making, Decorating and Embellishing: 1100 Beautiful Photographs and Illustrations Show You How - with Professional Tips and Inspirational Ideas for Place Settings and Table Decorations

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Author: Rick Beech

Publisher: Southwater Pub

ISBN: 9781780192062

Category: Cooking

Page: 256

View: 6074

Including over 150 inspirational ideas for folding, decorating and embellishing napkins, this book explains how to use napkins in specially styled settings for themed weddings, festive and family celebrations, picnics and supper parties.

Napkins

The Art of Folding, Adorning and Embellishing

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Author: Andrea Spencer

Publisher: Anness Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781903141960

Category: Cooking

Page: 144

View: 9497

This title deals with the art of folding, adorning and embellishing. A fascinating introduction charts the story of napery, its etiquette and fashions, followed by inspirational projects for folding, decorating and embellishing napkins. It includes styles and looks to suit every design theme and table concept, from a simple summery blue-and-white outdoor meal to shimmering flower-adorned napkins for a wedding. It shows you how to make all the classical napkin folds: turn a crisp square of damask into the Cable, the French Lily, the Cockscomb, the Mitre, the Double Swan and more. It includes step-by-step projects throughout with easy-to-follow diagrams for all the folds while 250 stunning photographs show how to create and style the designs and how to develop your own ideas. Here are fabulous table-setting ideas that make the most of the napkin's potential. Using ribbons, trims, flowers and ornamentation, this collection of projects includes innovative and beautiful ways to roll, fold, trim, knot, embroider and decorate napkins. Ideas for displaying napkins include the simple and the complex: take a few moments to wrap a ribbon around a softly rolled napkin, or carefully create a classic napkin fold in crisp white linen. Throughout the book the stunning photography shows you how to turn an ordinary eating event into something special, with ideas for picnics, parties, feasts and festivals, as well as sophisticated suggestions to suit your menu. This glorious book inspires a fresh look at the square of fabric that, with thought and creativity, can convey such style.

Remarkable Service

A Guide to Winning and Keeping Customers for Servers, Managers, and Restaurant Owners

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Author: The Culinary Institute of America

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470197404

Category: Cooking

Page: 304

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As competition for customers is constantly increasing, contemporary restaurants must distinguish themselves by offering consistent, high-quality service. Service and hospitality can mean different things to different foodservice operations, and this book addresses the service needs of a wide range of dining establishments, from casual and outdoor dining to upscale restaurants and catering operations. Chapters cover everything from training and hiring staff, preparation for service, front-door hospitality to money handling, styles of modern table service, front-of-the-house safety and sanitation, serving diners with special needs, and service challenges—what to do when things go wrong. Remarkable Service is the most comprehensive guide to service and hospitality on the market, and this new edition includes the most up-to-date information available on serving customers in the contemporary restaurant world.

The Art of Napkin Folding

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Author: Bridget Jones,Madeleine Brehaut

Publisher: Southwater Pub

ISBN: 9781842153147

Category: Cooking

Page: 96

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The Art of Origami

An Illustrated Guide to Japanese Paperfolding, with Over 30 Classic Designs

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Author: Rick Beech

Publisher: Southwater Pub

ISBN: 9781842158050

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 3858

Fully illustrated with over 350 color photographs, this book is a fascinating collection of origami techniques. This is a truly inspirational and beautiful guide to the art of origami.