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TABLECLOTH SIZE GUIDE

Selecting the right tablecloth is important as it is the foundation of your tablescape. It is the base layer for your color palette, which sets the tone for your event. You will want to take into consideration the material and color of your tablecloth, but also the right dimensions.

SFERRA offers a range of tablecloth sizes for rectangular, square, round and oval dining tables. This guide will assist you in appropriately measuring your table, selecting the best tablecloth shape and dimensions, as well as determining the best drop length for your dining table.

 
 
 

Measure Your Tabletop

Before you begin to measure your table, add or remove any leaf extensions you plan to use as this will determine the final tablecloth size you will need. Clearing your table will help you more accurately measure it from edge to edge.

For rectangular tables, measure the length and width, and for round and oval tables, measure the diameter of the tabletop. For an oval table, be sure to measure the diameter of the longer length of the tabletop.

To achieve a more modern look, a square tablecloth can be an option for a round table. Simply use the diameter measurement of the round tabletop as you would the length of a square tabletop.

 

 

Determine Your Drop

The length of your tablecloth drop corresponds to the formality of your table setting. For a casual setting, a 6-8” drop is considered appropriate while a 10-12" drop or more is recommended for a more formal occasion. Ensure that your chairs are pushed in when measuring the desired drop length for accuracy. To help visualize the length of the drop, place a flat sheet over your table and adjust the edge of the sheet at varying drop lengths according to your personal preference. Measure from the edge of the table to the bottom of the sheet as your drop.

 

 

Calculate

For rectangular and square tables, multiply your desired drop by two and add that number to both the length and width of the tabletop. For round and oval tables, multiply your desired drop by two and add that number to the diameter of the table.

 

  RECTANGULAR TABLE                                                       ROUND TABLE         

  Table Length + Drop x2 = Tablecloth Length        Table Diameter + Drop x2 = Round Tablecloth Size or,  

  Table Width + Drop x2 = Tablecloth Width            Length/Width if using Square Tablecloth                                                                 

   OVAL TABLE 

  Table Length + Drop x2 = Tablecloth Length

  Table Width + Drop x2 = Tablecloth Width

 



Tablecloth Size Chart

RECTANGULAR AND OVAL TABLECLOTHS

(ALLOWANCE FOR 10” - 14” DROP)

TABLE SIZE

CAPACITY

TABLECLOTH

40" x 64"

Seats 4

66" x 86"

42" x 84"

Seats 4-6

66" x 106"

42" x 96"

Seats 6

66" x 124"

42" x 118"

Seats 8

66" x 140"

42" x 126"

Seats 8-10

66" x 160"

42" x 132"

Seats 10-12

66" x 180"

46" x 84"

Seats 4-6

88" x 106"

46" x 92"

Seats 6

88" x 124"

46" x 118"

Seats 8

88" x 140"

SQUARE TABLECLOTHS

(ALLOWANCE FOR 8” - 12” DROP)

TABLE SIZE

CAPACITY

TABLECLOTH

36" x 36"

Seats 4

54" x 54"

42" x 42"

Seats 4-6

66" x 66"

48" x 48"

Seats 6-8

70" x 70"

66" x 66"

Seats 8-10

90" x 90"

ROUND TABLECLOTHS

(ALLOWANCE FOR 17” - 24” DROP)

TABLE SIZE

CAPACITY

TABLECLOTH

36"

Seats 4

70"

48"

Seats 6-8

90"

60"

Seats 8-10

106"

72"

Seats 10-12

120"

If you cannot find the size that you need, round up to the next available size. For the perfect fit, SFERRA offers bespoke tablecloths using any of our tablecloth fabrics.

To inquire about a custom table linen order, please contact Customer Service at customerservice@sferra.com with your choice of fabric, dimensions, quantity and any other special requests.