Serviette/Napkin Folding, Marie's Lily Pad Flower
3 mins (prep 3)
0 ingredients
2 servings
Between the teachings of my Grandmother, an Aunt, my Mother and several restaurants I learned a lot about serviette/ napkin folding.. Works well with cloth napkins, or larger paper ones. I have included step-by-step photographs to illustrate/supplement the written directions. For neater presentation use ironed napkins for this fold. This one is one that a friend of mine who did origami called the Lily Pad Flower ( Thanks Marie!) I subsequently taught it to another friend who's mother would lay in the center of the finished flower, a small tea-light candles on thick little round metal disks that they originally got from an Central Otago blacksmith in New Zealand in the 1930's. I personally use this one as a base on which to stand water glasses on the table.

Categories:  technique , 5-ingredients-or-less , holiday , for-1-or-2 , <-15-mins , easy , presentation , quick , number-of-servings , time-to-make , novelty ,
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  • 1 paper, serviette (large)
  • 1 cloth, serviette (large)


Serving Size (0.0 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 0.0 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0 0.0%
Sodium 0.0 0.0%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0 0.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 %
Protein 0.0 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0% Vitamin C 0.0%
Calcium 0.0% Iron 0.0%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4