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Classic Napkin Folds: 100 Simple and Stylish Designs
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Classic Napkin Folds: 100 Simple and Stylish Designs

by Rick Beech
 
Napkins add a touch of elegance and sophistication to the table—they are functional as well as decorative, and this stunning book gives you all the skills, techniques and expertise needed to create gorgeous table decorations to a professional and hotel-catering standard.

This beautiful volume includes an amazing 100 folding designs, each one developed to

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Napkins add a touch of elegance and sophistication to the table—they are functional as well as decorative, and this stunning book gives you all the skills, techniques and expertise needed to create gorgeous table decorations to a professional and hotel-catering standard.

This beautiful volume includes an amazing 100 folding designs, each one developed to complement different types of table layout, event, occasion or even specific types of dish. The folds are graded from simple designs that can be put together quickly to more complex folds that require starching and pressing for a special dinner party. With both traditional and new ideas, there are napkins here for everything from a children’s birthday party or picnic to a cocktail party, a wedding or a large family celebration. Projects include the French Lily for a formal dinner, a Clown’s Hat for a young child, the Lover’s Knot for a romantic dinner for two, or The Cable for outdoor entertaining.

Superbly illustrated with over 700 step-by-step color photographs, this expertly presented instructional book makes the art of napkin folding accessible and easy to do. It is the essential guide to creating beautiful and appropriate napkin folds for any occasion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435119925
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
09/11/2010
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Rick Beech is an origami expert who has brought his creative folding skills to the art of the napkin, combining professional expertise with original creative flair. Rick has taught hundreds of workshops and has worked in film and television. Through his company, Paper Magic, he provides origami entertainment to a huge client base by performing at dinner parties, award evenings and other corporate functions. In addition to all the classic folds you would expect, Rick has created for this book a fabulous selection of innovative napkin folds, to suit a variety of styles, design themes and table concepts. Rick’s other works include The Art of Origami, Mastering the Art of Origami and Action Origami.

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