All you need is a square cotton napkin, 16x16 or 20x20, or square paper napkin - all ages, all skill levels, beginners welcome

All you need is a square cotton napkin 16x16 or 20x20 or square paper napkin  all ages all skill levels beginners welcome

OR, if you have natural fabric, just cut a generous size square and you're in. Polyester doesn't work well -- doesn't hold the shape and it's not absorbent.  Frayed edges are fine as long as it's SQUARE.  NOT rectangle.

Drop me a note at to get the Zoom invitation. Have a flat surface you can comfortably sit at and focus your camera on your face when we're talking, then on the napkin when we're folding. The key to learning these folds is repetition, so unlike at my live concerts, we'll have the time to do these over a few times so they take root in your permanent memory bank.

Kids are very good at this, so if you have young ones interested, they are invited.

I taught my nephew how to do the Christmas tree fold -- he had a part time job in college working for a caterer -- and d'oh! -- the following week the caterer in a panic asked if anyone there knew how to do the Christmas tree fold -- he saved the day -- taught two other waiters and they did 300 as fast as they could. So it's a skill that could come in handy down the line.

Here's a 2 minute video of a few of the folds I can teach you.

So email me by 6 PM on Friday to get your invitation to the meeting of the Downton Abbey Napkin Folding Society.