## How much should a tablecloth hang over?

A tablecloth that hangs **6 to 10 inches over the edge of your table** is ideal for casual dining, while a tablecloth that hangs 30 inches over the edge of your table, brushing the floor, is ideal for formal occasions.

**How much overhang should you have for a tablecloth?**

For casual events, tablecloths should have a **6- to 8-inch drop from the edge of the table to the bottom of the tablecloth**. For more formal events, the best choice is a tablecloth that has a 15-inch drop from the edge of the table to the bottom of the tablecloth.

**What is the average drop on a tablecloth?**

A standard drop for a casual table setting is **between 6 and 8 inches**. A drop should be long enough to keep the cloth from shifting around but short enough to rest above the laps of the guests. Drops for formal settings are longer, usually between 8 and 12 inches.

**How do you measure for tablecloth?**

Measure both table length and width. For either, this is most easily accomplished by **measuring from the center of your table outward, then multiplying the measurement by two**. Factor in the “drop” you want. Determine the desired length of your tablecloth drop (how far over your table you want the cloth to hang).

**What size tablecloth do I need for a 72 rectangular table?**

The most common rectangular tables used in weddings and special events and the recommended table linen sizes are as follows: 6 ft or 72 inch rectangular tables - **90 inch x 132 inch** rectangle tablecloths or 6 ft rectangular spandex table covers.

**What size table cloth do I need for a 6 ft table?**

About Tables Measurements:

For example a standard 6 foot banquet table is 72 inches x 30 inches with a 30 inch drop to the floor. For this example you will need **72 inches of fabric for the table top plus your desired drop**.

**What is the standard tablecloth size?**

Standard tablecloth linen sizes for rectangular tables:

6 foot rectangular banquet table: 52 x 114 tablecloth (standard drop), and 90 x 132 tablecloth (full drop) 8 foot rectangular banquet table: 52 x 120 tablecloth (standard drop), and 90 x 156 tablecloth (full drop)

**What size tablecloth do I need for a 36 table?**

36” table – The tablecloth for a 36” square table will need to be **96” round that only touches the floor on the center sides and scalloped on the corners, 108”-132” round with a custom fit, or 90” square and custom fit**.

**What size tablecloth do I need calculator?**

Square tableclothes (side x side) | ||
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90"x90" | ||

Square tables (side x side) | 24"x24" (2'x2') | puddle drop |

30"x30" (2'6"x2'6") | floor length | |

36"x36" (3'x3') | 27" drop |

**What size tablecloth do I need for a 4ft table?**

Premier Table Linens offers commercial grade 4' tables with carry handle as well as leg risers. If ordering a fitted table cover, it is ordered by the width x length x height. For example 24” x 48” x 29”.

## What size tablecloth for table that seats 6 8?

**Can you use a rectangular tablecloth on an oblong table?**

Following is a basic chart of standard tablecloth sizes and the table sizes they would fit: **Rectangular tablecloths (also called oblongs) fit both rectangular and oval tables**. Rounds tablecloths fit round tables. Square tablecloths fit both square or round tables.

**What size tablecloth do I need for a 8-foot table?**

STANDARD SIZE：**90 inch x 156 inch** rectangular tablecloth fits standard 8ft. rectangle table, giving your table all-round protection.

**What size table runner do I need for an 8-foot table?**

The length of the table runner needed for an 8-foot table should be **a minimum of 108″**. This allows for coverage of the table and an overhang of 6″ on each side. A centerpiece runner should be one-third of the table length, which equals 32″.

**How wide is a standard 8-foot table?**

Extra-wide 8-foot banquet tables have 36 inches in width, while narrow 8-foot ones have 18 to 24 inches in width depending on their use and availability; normal ones are **30 inches** wide.

**What size tablecloth goes on a 60 round table?**

For a round table, measure the diameter of your table and add twice the desired drop. For example a 60-inch round table with a 15-inch drop would require a 90-inch round tablecloth.

**Should table runners hang off table?**

Typically, a table runner should hang over each side of the table where the ends fall. This is much more esthetically pleasing than a runner that stops where the table ends or is slightly shorter than the table. The amount of hang should be equal on both sides and can vary, just like the drop length of a tablecloth.

**Can you leave a tablecloth on all the time?**

**Daily use** tablecloths will protect your table from minor spills, food dropping on it, and condensation from drinks. It will not protect against large spills, or very hot beverages, a coaster or other protective measures should be taken in those cases.

**What is the standard size of table for four covers?**

4 Foot Table Covers fit folding tables with standard dimensions of **48” long, 24” wide, by 36" high**. 6 Foot Table Covers cover rectangular utility tables with standard 6' dimensions of 72” long, 30” wide, by 29" high.

**How do you puddle a tablecloth?**

To calculate the drop of your round wedding tablecloth, **subtract the table diameter from the linen diameter and then divide by two**. For example, if you have a 72 inch table and a 132 inch wedding tablecloth, subtract 72 from 132 (132-72) to get 60. Then divide 60 by 2 for a full drop of 30 inch.

## What size tablecloth do I need calculator?

Square tableclothes (side x side) | ||
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90"x90" | ||

Square tables (side x side) | 24"x24" (2'x2') | puddle drop |

30"x30" (2'6"x2'6") | floor length | |

36"x36" (3'x3') | 27" drop |

**Should a tablecloth touch the chair?**

Traditionally, a half drop is acceptable for casual occasions. This means that the tablecloth will hang halfway to the floor. However, even though a half drop saves money, **your tablecloth should touch the floor on formal occasions**. This is because a full drop will cover the legs of your tables, chairs, and guests.

**What are standard tablecloth sizes?**

Standard tablecloth linen sizes for rectangular tables:

6 foot rectangular banquet table: 52 x 114 tablecloth (standard drop), and 90 x 132 tablecloth (full drop) 8 foot rectangular banquet table: 52 x 120 tablecloth (standard drop), and 90 x 156 tablecloth (full drop)

**What is a puddle drop tablecloth?**

A puddle drop describes **a length of tablecloth hanging over the side of the table that extends beyond the height of the table allowing the tablecloth to puddle on the floor**.

**What size tablecloth do I need for a 60 inch table?**

60” table – Tablecloths will need to be **120” square and to the floor**, two 90”x132” banquet tablecloths long on two ends, 132” round with a custom fit, or 90” square and used with an under cloth.

**What size tablecloth do I need for a 4ft table?**

Premier Table Linens offers commercial grade 4' tables with carry handle as well as leg risers. If ordering a fitted table cover, it is ordered by the width x length x height. For example 24” x 48” x 29”.

**How do you calculate the size of a table?**

(All sides on a square are equal.) **If you have a Rectangle table, measure the length from end to end and width from end to end**. If you have an Oval table, measure the longest part of the length of the table from end to end and the widest part of the width from end to end.

**Are tablecloths out of style 2022?**

As a result, the dinner party is back and people really want to make their guests feel special. **In 2022, the tablescaping trend will continue to be really prevalent**, with beautiful linen tablecloths and napery, statement centerpieces, and stylish serveware elevating the at-home dining experience."

**Do you put placemats on a tablecloth?**

Place your dinnerware settings directly on the tablecloth. However, there is no set rule here, and **some people use placemats on top of the cloth**. If this is the case, use cloth mats with a cloth tablecloth. Place delicately patterned placemats on solid-color tablecloths, and solid mats on patterned tablecloths.

**What color should a tablecloth be?**

**White is the most popular color for table linens** and it is always appropriate for formal dining. Ivory and off-white colors are a popular second, especially in rooms with warmer tones.

## What size tablecloth do I need for a 8 foot table?

STANDARD SIZE：**90 inch x 156 inch** rectangular tablecloth fits standard 8ft. rectangle table, giving your table all-round protection.