DIY Wedding – Elegant Pocket Fold For Your Dashing Groom

Written by    Last updated: November 18, 2012

You’d be surprised how many ways there are to fold a handkerchief – and your dashing groom certainly deserves this suave touch of class with his suit! His pocket fold can be either the classic white, or in a chosen hue to match the colour scheme. We have selected the five most popular options for you to try with step by step instructions - see which one he likes best!

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Image courtesy of Tony Bayliss

The Classic Square

Lay the fabric flat, right side down.

Wedding DIY Square Pocket Fold

Fold in half left to right.

Wedding DIY Square Pocket Fold

Fold the bottom section up, to the top, but not all the way.

Wedding DIY Square Pocket Fold

Fit into suit pocket with just about a centimetre peeking out.

Wedding DIY Square Pocket Fold

The Basic Triangle

Lay fabric right side down, in diamond shape. Draw bottom corner to the top corner.

Wedding DIY Triangle Pocket Fold

Fold left corner to right corner.

Wedding DIY Triangle Pocket Fold

Fold right corner to left corner and slightly over to adjust the width to the pocket width.

Wedding DIY Triangle Pocket Fold

Fit into suit pocket to a desired length and angle.

Wedding DIY Triangle Pocket Fold

The Twin Peaks

Lay fabric right side down, in diamond shape.

Wedding DIY Twin Peaks Pocket Fold

Draw bottom corner to the top and to the left so the tips are side by side.

Wedding DIY Twin Peaks Pocket Fold

Fold left corner halfway in.

Wedding DIY Twin Peaks Pocket Fold

Fold right corner to create square base, and adjust to width of the suit pocket.

Wedding DIY Twin Peaks Pocket Fold

Tuck into suit pocket with the points peeking out, to desired height.

Wedding DIY Twin Peaks Pocket Fold

The Three Point

Lay fabric right side down, in diamond shape.

Wedding DIY Twin Peaks Pocket Fold

Draw bottom corner to the top and to the left so the tips are side by side.

Wedding DIY Twin Peaks Pocket Fold
Draw the left corner up and across to the right to create the third point.

Wedding DIY Three Point Pocket Fold

Draw right corner across to the left to adjust for pocket width, and tuck the excess corner around the back.

Wedding DIY Three Point Pocket Fold

Tuck into pocket to desired length.

Wedding DIY Three Point Pocket Fold

The Winged Puff

Lay fabric right side down, in diamond shape.

Wedding DIY Winged Puff Pocket Fold

Fold top corner to bottom to form a triangle.

Wedding DIY Winged Puff Pocket Fold

Fold left corner to bottom centre corner.

Wedding DIY Winged Puff Pocket Fold

Fold right corner to bottom centre corner.

Wedding DIY Winged Puff Pocket Fold

Fold both left and right corners into the centre once again to create a long rectangle shape.

Wedding DIY Winged Puff Pocket Fold

Tuck into pocket with the folded triangle pulled out to desired length.

Wedding DIY Winged Puff Pocket Fold

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