Monday, January 7, 2013


I made a new tablecloth for my round kitchen/dining table. 

I recently noticed that my tablecloth had a couple stains that wouldn't come off and decided I needed to replace it - whenever.  Yesterday as I was looking thru a box of fabric, for something else, I came across this 2 yd piece of red/black plaid.  It's a nice crisp fabric, right color & just big enough for a tablecloth! A fabric stash is a good thing.  So in a couple hours - ta-da, new tablecloth!

It wasn't quite big enough across, so I trimmed a little off the end and added it to the side.  And thanks to the plaid, you can't even tell where the seam is.  I trimmed a little off the corner points so they wouldn't be so long.  And instead of hemming it, I used black bias tape for the edges.  Don't you just love black bias tape! 
 It's cold and wintery here, so that plaid looks appropriate :)


  1. That's a very homey, happy looking table.

  2. Your lovely new warm looking tablecloth has dressed this area of your home up beautifully. One of the joys of sewing...

  3. Sending your blog some love. You can pick it up at my blog.


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