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Give your dining table and nautical makeover with a fish print tablecloth!
When I first saw the gorgeous fish print of this fabric from Cloud 9 Fabrics, I knew it would look perfect as a tablecloth and give my dining room an seafood bistro feel.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1141 projects »
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  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by cutting the fabric to the size of your table, leaving enough so that it hangs nicely around the edges plus 1" on all side.

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the edge of the fabric over, on the wrong side, by 1/2" and score with a pair of scissors.

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then fold the fabric over by another 1/2" and score.

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the other edges in the same way and pin in place.

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 5
    Step 5

    Start at one corner.

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 6
    Step 6

    Carefully unfold the fabric.

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cut diagonally across the corner, where the first crease line from the first fold on either side crosses.

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold the edge over by 1/4"

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fold over by another 1/4" and then fold up the left and right sides so that they meet neatly in the middle

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 10
    Step 10

    Pin in place and repeat for the other corners.

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 11
    Step 11

    Sew around the edges of the entire table cloth and remove the pins.

  • How to make a tablecloth / table runner. Nautical Fish Tablecloth - Step 12
    Step 12

    Iron and place on your table!

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