How to Fold a Napkin Like a Boat

by Contributing Writer

Folding napkins into different objects is a fun way to spruce up your parties and gatherings. The art is also a good way to impress your guests. One thing that is easy to do is to fold your napkins into the shape of boats. Read on to learn how to fold a napkin like a boat.

Step 1

Fold the napkin. Lay the cloth napkin flat on the surface you are using and fold the napkin in half horizontally. Fold it again vertically so that you have a square that is the fourth of the size of your original napkin.

Step 2

Rotate the napkin. Turn the napkin so that it is in the shape of a diamond with the open edges of the napkin on the bottom.

Step 3

Crease the bottom of the napkin upwards so that you have a triangle. Fold both the left and the right points of the triangle until they touch in the middle of the napkin.

Step 4

Turn down the flaps. There will be two small flaps on your napkin. Fold them under so that the front looks like a triangle again. This time fold them with a line down the middle.

Step 5

Take the left and right points and fold them towards the back until they meet. As this is happening, crease the fold.

Step 6

Pull the flaps. There will be four flaps inside of the triangle you have formed. Pull these flaps out until they look like the sails of boats.