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How to sew a wedding tablecloth


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In the design of the wedding table the main role is played by a tablecloth.

It brings a general festive atmosphereA special solemnity. Usually for honeymooners and their guests a long white dining table is used of a thick fabric, well-starched and made in the same style with napkins and other interior items.

However, you can slightly retreat from the usual "wedding etiquette" and make new interesting touches to the decor of the festive feast.

You will need

  • - cut or cotton-
  • - Molton-
  • - Cloth-companion for the dining track-
  • - centimeter-
  • - thread-
  • - pins-
  • - a pencil-
  • - scissors-
  • - needle-
  • - iron-
  • - sewing machine-
  • - decorative cord-
  • - designer ribbon and flowers (optional).



Buy enough fabric for sewingWedding tablecloth. It is necessary to know the exact dimensions of the table and provide for a large allowance, which will beautifully fall down. Some connoisseurs of etiquette believe that on the part of the seated tablecloth should reach the seats of the chairs. However, you can step back from these rules and make the folds of "table linen" more lush and long.


It is recommended to sew a wedding tablecloth of twoParts - a small lining (exactly the length and width of the countertop) and the upper, decorative panel. This will allow less noise to move the instruments on the table and protect the polished surface from wear. The lower part of the tablecloth is called "molton" - it is a soft and thick cotton cloth. For the main part of the cut, it is recommended to choose a piece of linen cloth or dense cotton cloth.


Cut out both parts of the festive tablecloth andLeave along the cutting line allowances for a hem from 4 to 5 cm - heavy seams better fix both the moltone and the upper tablecloth, not allowing them to slide on the table.


Pat the fold and sweep it by hand. After that, you can process the edge seams on the sewing machine and carefully remove the marking.


If it is supposed that at the wedding tablePeople will sit only on one side (for example, newlyweds and their parents), then the outer, free side can be decorated with strong coats to the floor. Assemble allowance according to their required density. To do this, the total length and width of the countertop should be multiplied by 1.5-3 times.


Prepare a strip for the frill and weight it downA decorative cord of the appropriate tone - it will pull the folds and give the design of the holiday a new color accent. Divide the edge of the main tablecloth and simultaneously the future frill into equal parts, marking them with a pencil from the inside or pins.


Form wrinkles, pinning them with pins orNoticing. Make sure that the frills lie smoothly and neatly, after which you can lay a connecting line on the sewing machine and seal the seam in a zigzag.


The finishing touch will be the decor elements of the tablecloth. You can additionally make a so-called dining track - a strip of fabric that will lie on top of the main cover. Pick it in a single color with a decorative cord on the frills. Finally, the free side of the table can be decorated with designer ribbon and flowers.

How to sew a wedding tablecloth Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Ryifuozt
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