Asked by: Kawtar Bahtiyarov
asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th May, 2020

How do you cover a table with a tablecloth?


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Consequently, how do you secure a tablecloth to a table?

A table pad, used to protect wood dining tables, also can hold the tablecloth in place. The pad surface is not as slick as the tabletop itself, so the cloth stays where you put it. Rubber shelf liners, designed to provide cushioning and grip on a shelf or in a drawer, also provide grip for a slippery tablecloth.

Beside above, how many inches should a tablecloth hang over the table? Ideally, it should hang at least six inches over each end of your table, but shouldn't hang further than your tablecloth. For example, if your table is 60 inches long, your table runner should be at least 72 inches long, allowing for six inches at either end of the table.

Keeping this in view, how do you keep a tablecloth from flying away?

How to Keep Your Tablecloths From Blowing Off the Table

  1. Smooth the tablecloth neatly over a clean table, centering the table beneath the cloth.
  2. Place a few heavy weights, temporarily, on top of the cloth along the perimeter or edges of the table.
  3. Place one tablecloth clip near each corner of the table so the clip snugs the tablecloth against the table.

What is the right size tablecloth for my table?

For example, if your table measures 42 inches wide and 72 inches long and you want a drop of 9 inches, add 18 inches to each side. The resulting dimensions — 60 x 90 inches — is the tablecloth size you should purchase. For a round table, measure the diameter of your table and add twice the desired drop.

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