Last updated on June 6th, 2014
The fleur de lis (pronounced, more or less, “fluhr duh LEES”) is a graceful fold. It’s suitable for any dining occasion.
To start, ask Alice the scullery maid or Bruce the handyman to starch and iron your napkins. If Bruce doesn’t know how to starch and iron, then he isn’t much of a handyman, is he? Perhaps he has other attributes.
In any event, a too-soft napkin won’t hold a fold.
My fleur de lis folding method:
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