I love the idea of having my favorite fabrics in a place where I can see them every day. I think a tablecloth is a great way to keep fabric visible so you can enjoy it! And because I basically just hemmed the edges of a large cut of fabric to make this one, I can always change my mind and turn it into something else later, right? I often hoard fabric, only to have it sit in stacks for years without being used (or really seen)…and that’s a little bit sad. Well not this time I say!!!
This arrow print by my friend Melody Miller is a favorite of mine (clearly, since I’ve used it now for this dress and this dress). I bought a couple extra yards for a tablecloth, since it has this amazing border that just seemed perfect for a tablecloth. The darker color means that stains won’t show up as quickly, and since the Kokka linen sheetings come in the wider widths (60″), it fits quite nicely across my 35″-wide IKEA dining room table. I measured my table and added about a half a yard for length on the ends, then just hemmed up the sides and ends.
Voila, easy tablecloth!!