Napkins add a touch of elegance and sophistication to the table – they are functional as well as decorative, and this beautiful book gives you all the skills, techniques and expertise needed to create stunning table decorations to a professional catering and hotel 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 foods. The folds are graded from simple designs that can be put together quickly to more complex folds that require starching and pressing for that special dinnner party.
Full of traditional and new ideas there are napkins here for everything from a children's birthday party or a 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 colour photographs and illustrations, this expertly-presented instructional book makes the art of napkin folding accessible and easy to do – it is the essential guide to creating stunning and appropriate napkin folds for any occasion.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 2008
- 230 x 296mm