# How much fabric do I need for a rectangle tablecloth?

## How much fabric do I need for a rectangle tablecloth?

Then take the total tablecloth length and multiply by the number of widths you just calculated. This is the amount of fabric needed in inches. Divide by 36 to convert it to yards. Round up to the next whole number and this is the total yardage you need to get for your tablecloth.

**Is an oblong tablecloth the same as a rectangular tablecloth?**

Yes! Rectangular tablecloths are still an acceptable option for covering rectangular tables. Oblong tablecloths are simply an improved version of rectangular tablecloths that provide a more polished result of the same design.

**What size tablecloth fits a card table?**

Card tables are either square, round, or rectangular. A tablecloth for a card table should only have a drop of six inches to eight inches the most. What is this? A standard round card table measures 42 to 48 inches, and a traditional square card table is 34 inches by 34 inches up to 38 inches by 38 inches square.

### How do you calculate fabric for a tablecloth?

Divide cut width by width of fabric. Tip: Divide the cut width by the fabric width to get the number of fabric widths you will need to purchase. If you get a fraction, you must round up to the next whole number. Multiply cut length of tablecloth by number of widths, which equals the total length.

**How do you calculate yardage for a tablecloth?**

Multiply your tablecloth’s width by 2. For our example, we’ll multiply 85 by 2 to get 170 inches. Divide the number of inches by 36 to get the number of yards you need for your tablecloth: 170 divided by 36 rounds up to 4 3/4 yards. This is the amount of fabric to purchase for our example tablecloth.

**Can you use round tablecloth for rectangle?**

If you have a round table, you can definitely use a round tablecloth, but it is also completely possible to use a square tablecloth on a round table as long as you get the measurements right. To ensure you get the right tablecloth size, measure through the center point of your table to get the diameter.

#### Is oblong tablecloth a rectangle?

An oblong tablecloth is designed for a rectangular table with square corners and an oval tablecloth is designed for an egg shaped tabletop. 2 of 3 found this helpful. Do you? Oval is more egg shaped.