How To Fold A Napkin Dinner Jacket


Hi, my name is Luigi and I’m the maestro on
the art of napkin folding. What we are doing today is a demonstration on the napkin, which
comes from my book, “Luigi’s Language of Napkin Folding”. What we’re doing now is a dinner
jacket. Now, there are several dinner jackets in the
book, but wanting to learn how – Okay, what we’re doing now is a dinner jacket. This is
ideal for parties, or for an anniversary. This is very simple, I’ve done so many times. Now, what we are doing now is a dinner jacket.
Now this is the principle. The principle of the dinner jacket is to create a collar, like
mine. So we take the napkin and we actually fold
this into a triangle. Now this is the point, the most difficult part, is trying to create
the collar. A napkin which is very suitable for wedding parties, you can use any color
of napkin as long as if you put a shirt inside make sure it is a different color. You take the section here, and you actually
fold it this way. You see? What you do with your hands, you’re practically ironing the
napkin to create a contour, as you can see. Can you see the contour? This is the contour
that you create, that’s the beginning of the jacket. Then you turn it over, and you go upwards.
You take, put your hand in here, four fingers, and you take this section to come up to there.
You change hands, you take again, full section, to go up to there. And you have got the beginning of a dinner
jacket. Now, we turn this over, your hands in there, turn it over. We take this section
and we bring it up to the center in here. And then we do the same on the other side.
Then we take the section, the bottom, and we go up here. This will actually help the
napkin to stand up a little bit. Now should you be wanting to use this for
a special event, such as like a wedding, and you want to insert a shirt inside there, the
one which we made earlier, the smaller version of the one we made earlier. This one was made
with a gentleman’s handkerchief, but you can actually use paper napkins for this one. What
you do is again, then you turn it over, and again you take this to the center here, and
the other one, and you actually take this and come up this way, turn it over, and you
have got a dinner jacket.

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Comments

  1. I used this for my competition (Menu Planning & Table Display) and this is what made me win 1st place. Thank you! 😁

  2. you really give a lot of knowledge about napkin folding 😊😊..very helpful thank you…godbless 😊

  3. This Napkin Dinner Jacket looks AMAZING!!! Best of all, this seems it doesn't take to long to make & combined with the dinner shirt looks the part. I'm gonna try this out using paper napkins to make the inside dinner shirt. Then I'll wait for the reaction I get in the restaurant when guests come in. Thanks for this! Good job.

  4. SO BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH. Esta hermosisimo, increiblemente bello, gracias y saludos

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