Fold the napkin in quarters. Orient the triangle so the open tip is facing away from you.
Fold the napkin in half diagonally creating a triangle.
How to make a cloth napkin bird. When everything is sewn into place I turn my pillow inside out and stuff it with my insert. The most important step is to iron it very well. Your napkin will not stay like this so its okay to hold it in place.
Make sure the corner seam is open on the inside. Now fold in and iron about a half inch all the way around started in photo above. Flip the napkin over to the other side.
Press the edges along the 1 inch crease all the way around your napkin and pin in place as shown below. Fold the napkin edge over about one-quarter inch and iron down the edge. Lift and fold the left corner to the right corner to crease the napkin in a vertical line between the top and bottom corners.
Turn it so the open end a. How to make a bird out of a linen napkin – YouTube. With the cut napkin face down fold and iron the corners in as shown above.
If you are sewing the hem of your napkins allow about an extra one-quarter to one-half inch around the edge of the fabric. Bo gives us an entertaining tutorial on how to create a bird duck swan from a linen napkin. It is so easy and looks custom when all is said and done.
Fold the rest of the corners to the middle creasing well. Bring the left corner back down to the surface to show this crease. Smooth the napkin flat then fold the top half down toward you aligning the top and bottom edges evenly.
Fold a corner to the middle. Fold the left side over so the napkin is folded into quarters. Once my zipper is sewed in place I then turn the napkins in on each other and sew my seams on the remainder sides and top.
Iron the folds to make the bird more presentable. I just cut enough ribbon to tie a knot around the napkin. Turn the napkin inside out and use a point turner or the point of your scissors to push out the corners.
Iron your napkin before folding. And the roll of burlap ribbon was another dollar store find. Found these little clip-on birds at the dollar store and just had to have them.
Not too tight of a knot so that it is easy to take the napkin out. Press down hard on each fold to make sure that it stays in place. Fold the right corner diagonally towards you laying it down along the centerline of the triangle making a new tip pointing towards you.
Flatten or press the napkin at this point making sure the corners are as sharp as possible and not blunt. Hemming Your Napkins. I make sure to leave my zipper open a bit so it doesnt get sewn shut.
Then cut the ends of the burlap with a nice V shape and added the clip on bird.