Monday, 4 April 2016

DIY paper tablecloth

I've had a couple of people ask how I made the tablecloth in the harvester restaurant. Here it is:

What you will need. 

Your table
Scrapbook or light craft paper

For this example I've chosen a checkered pattern, but if you choose a floral pattern you will need to decide what part of the pattern you wish to use. 

Place your table on the paper & trace around it. 

Now measure 2.5cm/ 1 inch from the corners & place a dot. (You will need 8 dots)

Using the ruler, draw lines using the dots. 

Cut on the outer lines 

It should look like this:

Now extend the lines to the edges

It should look like this

Fold on lines 

Both ways

Draw line in corners like this 

And fold that towards centre 

It will look like this 

Then put it on you table

This will work for square or rectangular tables. 


  1. OH Chill!! You´re great!! Thank you so much for the tutorial!! The tablecloth looks fantastic and it doesn´t seem to difficult. Thanks again for all the pictures and for your time!! I really appreciate it.

  2. Your table cloth looks fantastic! It looks like fabric but is much simpler.

  3. Thank you both. I hope it works well for you.

  4. The table cloth looks very nice and tidy!

    1. Thank you! Yes, I like how it sits on the table.