How to Order Tablecloths and Table Linen Products

Our specialty is making custom size tablecloths and table linen products. Ever since we first came to the Internet in 1999, we've tried to improve how we present our products online. Visitors to this website seem to be most satisfied with how we're doing it now. But it's still not as intuitive as we'd like. So we use this page to explain the most important aspects of how to shop with us.

The navigation on the left provides three ways to find what you want - you can browse by product, by fabric, or by color. Each of them is explained below.

Browse by Product

"Browse by Product" is at the top of our Table Linen Sales navigation because most shoppers come to us looking for a specific kind of finished good, i.e., tablecloth, napkins, placemats, etc. As you can see, there are twenty products we can make with most fabrics, and they're not all table linen. We can also make Christmas tree skirts, aprons, and bibs. In addition, we sell fabric by the yard for DIYers who want to make curtains, custom chair pads, and such.

When you select a product under "Browse by Product" you will be shown a page of swatches of every fabric that we can use to make that product for you. You have the choice to view them 14, 28, or 56 at a time (keep it at 14 if you have a slow connection). You can also sort the fabrics by popularity, by price, alphabetically, or by how new it is to our fabric lineup. Just click on any of the swatches to be taken to a page where you'll find fabric information, care instructions, perhaps a fabric video, customer reviews and comments, and you'll be able to order.

Browse by Fabric

"Browse by Fabric" provides shoppers with a quick way to drill down through all the fabrics we have. Maybe you're looking for specific damask or perhaps a floral, animal or holiday print. If so, it makes sense for you to go to directly to those fabrics to see what we have.

When you select a fabric group from the navigation you will be shown a page of swatches of every fabric within that group. You can select how many you want to view at a time and sort them in different ways. Clicking on any of the swatches will take you to the fabric page where you'll find fabric information and be able to order.

Browse by Color

If your primary focus is making sure your new table linen will match the colors in your room, "Browse by Color" will be the place you want to start.

If you select "Reds", for example, you'll be shown a swatch of every fabric that comes in some shade of red or that has red somewhere in the print. You can select how many you want to view at a time and sort them in different ways. Clicking on any of the swatches will take you to the fabric page where you'll find fabric information and be able to order.

How to Find Your Tablecloth Size

If you're ordering tablecloths, you'll need to measure your tabletop and decide how far you want your tablecloth to drop off the table all around. We recommend a drop (or drape) of 8 to 12 inches on each side. The tabletop dimensions plus the drop is your finished size. You need to know the finished size when you order. We have a handy tablecloth size calculator for you here. Make a note of your finished size so you have it when you get to the fabric page that you want to order from.

If you don't see your finished size among the standard sizes on any of our fabric pages, don't dismay. With most fabrics we carry, we can make your size for you. If you don't see your finished size, go further down the page to look for a section that reads "Order Any Size Not Shown Above." If that section isn't there, only standard sizes are available for that fabric. If it is there, enter the quantity you want, then the color, and finally the exact dimensions from the drop down menu(s) - oval, square, or rectangular tablecloths will have two drop down menus for dimensions. Round tablecloths will have just one. After you select the dimension(s), the pricing will appear. Click on the "Add to Cart" button and you're on your way! We'll cut the fabric/color to the size you've chosen, and send your order to you. Our standard ship time is within 24-72 hours from the time you order.
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