Those who would like to update their feast gear may want to take a look at the Fabric Store's article How to Make Your Own Linen Napkin, a simple project with detailed directions.
From the article:
Here’s a quick and easy project for a Sunday afternoon! Sewing your own linen napkins adds a personal touch to any table and is an affordable way to dress up any meal.
This is a great craft for beginner sewer’s as well! Once you nail this simple DIY napkin, you can get creative with some clever variations. This is a great base to test out fun decorating ideas, such as lace, applique, embroidery, stenciling, and more.