You will need
- - a piece of linen or cotton;
- - cotton fleece;
- - fabric-companion for the dining room track;
- - threads;
- - pins;
- - scissors;
- - iron
- - sewing machine;
- decorative cord;
- - design of ribbon and flowers (optional).
Buy enough fabric for sewing wedding tablecloths. You must know the exact dimensions of the table and provide a large allowance that will beautifully fall. Some etiquette experts believe that by setting the tablecloth should reach the chair seats. You can, however, deviate from these rules and make the folds of "table linen" more lush and long.
It is recommended to sew a wedding tablecloth in two parts – a small backing cover (just the length and width of the countertop) and the upper, a decorative cloth. This will allow less noise to move the instrument on the table and to protect the polished surface from wear and tear. The lower part of the cloth called "cotton fleece" is a soft and thick cotton fabric. For the main parts cut, it is recommended to choose a piece of linen or thick cotton cloth.
Take both parts of the festive tablecloth and leave on the cut allowances on the hem 4 to 5 cm – heavy seams better fix as cotton fleece, and the upper table cloth, not allowing them to slide along the table.
Iron the hem and baste it by hand. You can then handle edge stitches on the sewing machine and carefully remove the basting.
If it is assumed that at the wedding table will sit people with only one hand (for example, the couple and their parents), external, free, way to make solid folds to the floor. Allowance for Assembly make according to their desired thickness. For the total length and width of the countertop is to be multiplied by 1.5-3 times.
Prepare the strip for ruffles and utilite her bottom decorative cord suitable tone – it will pull the pleats and give the decorations a new accent color. Divide the edge of the main tablecloth and future simultaneously frill into equal parts, marking them with a pencil from the inside or the pins.
Shape folds, pinning them with pins or primitive. Make sure ruffles lie flat and neat, then it is possible to lay the connection line on the sewing machine and seal the seam with a zigzag.
The final touch will be the elements of decoration of the tablecloth. You can additionally perform a so-called dining room carpet – a strip of fabric that lies on top of the basic coverage. Select it in a single color with a decorative cord at the patches. Finally, the free face a laid table can be decorated with designer ribbon and flowers.