Entertaining Table Decorations Napkin Folding and Ideas Angled Pocket Napkin Fold Technique It's easy as 1-2-3! Start with a square dinner napkin and give it a three-way fold to form a handy pocket for silverware. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on October 5, 2022 Share Tweet Pin Email Follow our easy tutorial on how to fold a napkin with an angled pocket. It can hold cutlery, a place card, or printed menu—perfect for a holiday dinner. For more ideas, scroll through our entire collection of Napkin Folding and Ideas. What You'll Need Materials Square dinner napkin (Pictured: Sferra Festival napkin, in Hazelnut, $57 for 4, sferra.com) Cutlery Optional: place card or printed menu Instructions Fold a square dinner napkin in half, then in quarters. Fold the open corner's top layer to meet the opposite corner. Turn over the napkin, fold it into thirds, and turn it back over. Tuck your polished cutlery into the pocket. Add a place card or printed menu, if desired.