What are the Sizes of Tablecloths?

In any event hosting and planning, tablecloths are an essential part. They make your table setting look classy and beautiful. They protect your tables from spills and stains, and they conceal the flaws in your tabletop. Moreover, they provide a wonderful canvas on which you can personalize your tablescape.

Tablecloths come in a variety of colors, materials, and sizes, and you must consider all these factors when picking the best linen for your occasion. You should invest in tablecloths that fit your tables perfectly to maintain a polished look at all times. Knowing the various tablecloth sizes can help you choose the right dimensions to complement your setting and overall design.

Common Tablecloth Sizes for Different Table Shapes

There are a variety of tablecloth sizes to suit different table shapes and dimensions. Knowing the standard sizes is essential in ensuring your table is impeccably dressed for any event.

Rectangular Tablecloths

90"x156" Rectangular Oblong Polyester Tablecloth - Burgundy
Satin Rectangular 90"x132" Tablecloth - Fuchsia

Rectangular tables are used in both casual and formal settings. It normally comes in standard sizes of 6-foot and 8-foot, which are ideal for banquet settings. The tablecloth sizes for these tables typically range from 90 x 132 inches to 90 x 156 inches. Meanwhile, smaller dining tables used for intimate gatherings are available in sizes ranging from 52 x 70 inches to 60 x 120 inches.

Round Tablecloths

Velvet 132" Round Tablecloth - Champagne
Accordion Crinkle Taffeta 132" Round Tablecloth - Black

Round tables can be utilized in both casual and formal settings. The standard diameter for these tables is 30" to 72", with a standard height of 30". 

For a 60-inch round table, use a 90" to 120" round tablecloth for an exquisite floor drop. A 72-inch round table can be covered with a 108" to 132" round tablecloth

Square Tablecloths

Polyester Square 90"x90" Overlay/Tablecloth - Dusty Blue
Polyester Square 90"x90" Overlay/Tablecloth - Dusty Rose/Mauve

These tablecloths are versatile solutions for square or smaller round tables. A 54 x 54-inch tablecloth can offer a snug fit for 36-inch square tables. Dress your 48-inch square tables with a 72 x 72 inches or a 90 x 90 inches tablecloth for a gorgeous floor-length drop. 

Tips for Choosing the Right Table Linen Sizes 

Adorn your tables with the right tablecloth size to upscale the overall look of your dining space. Follow these recommendations to select the perfect tablecloth size for your table:

1. Measure Table Dimensions Accurately

Use a tape measure to find the exact dimensions of your tabletop surface. Take note of the length, width, diameter (for round tables), and height. You also need to factor in the measurement of any extensions and leaves that your tables may have.

2. Determine the Desired Drop Length

The drop length is the distance from the table's edge to where the tablecloth hangs. It helps you determine how much fabric to drape over the sides of the table.

A long drop that grazes the floor is ideal for a formal, beautiful look on your tables. A shorter drop goes well with a more relaxed, casual table setting.

3. Adjust for Other Table Decor

Take into account the other items that you wish to include when designing your tablescape. Make sure your tablecloth has enough space for your centerpieces, place settings, and dinnerware.  

4. Test Tablecloth Sizes and Styles

Experiment with different tablecloth sizes and styles to see how to compliment your table and overall decor. Try different lengths and drops to discover the perfect option for your event theme and color scheme.

How to Measure a Tablecloth?

Whether you are throwing a formal dinner party or a casual gathering, a well-fitted tablecloth adds an elegant finish to any event. Follow these easy steps to measure your tablecloths properly:

  1. Use a tape measure to determine the length and width of your table from edge to edge. For a rectangular table, measure the longest and shortest sides. For round tables, measure the diameter across the tabletop, and for square tables, measure one of the sides.
  2. Determine the drop length or overhang for your tablecloth. For formal settings, a drop length of 12-18 inches or more is commonly used, while casual settings can go for a drop of around 6 to 8 inches.
  3. Add the desired drop length to the length and width of your table. For example, if your table is 60 inches long and 30 inches wide, and you want a 10-inch drop on each side, add 20 inches to both dimensions. The size of your tablecloth should be 80 x 50 so that it drapes gracefully over your table.

You can check our tablecloth size chart, which will provide detailed information on the different linen sizes that you can use for your tables.

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90"x156" Rectangular Oblong Polyester Tablecloth - White
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Polyester Square 72" Overlay/Tablecloth - Sage Green

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