Table Skirts and its Many Uses


Table skirts are the best solutions to cover your table beautifully. They are also called as “table covers” or “convertible table throws”.  They are mainly used as decorative clothing. They do not only cover the top but table skirts are wrapped around the tables.

Table skirts hide the unpleasant look of the table thus giving your table a good look. They also protect the table from stains. The two parts of the table skirts are the top cloth and the skirt. The latter can be attached to the table by using clips or tacks. There are plastic clips that have hooks to attach the skirt on the table. If you want your work to be fast and easy, you can use the sticky-back hook-and-loop fastener.

Table skirts usually cover up bad curves and displays on tables. They are getting widely popular nowadays that is why there are a lot of new styles and designs that are being introduced in the market.

When choosing a table skirt, the most important thing to consider is the fabric and its quality. The colors of the skirts are also important. Most of these table skirts are made from several fabrics that can be easily washed, handy and versatile. They are also available in very affordable costs. Some of the commonly used materials are cotton, linen, silk, satin and polyester.

Polyester is a less expensive skirt and is made synthetically. It does not absorb anything especially if there are spilled food and liquids. Plastic can lasts longer and it is cheaper compared to other materials. Linen fabric is flexible and stretchable. This is very helpful if you cannot find a perfect skirt for your table. Fitted are not ready made skirts.

You need to buy a piece of cloth and leave the work to the tailor. This is somewhat customized because you choose your own design, style and color. Pleated skirts use of two types of fabrics. The first one is to cover the table the other one is to cover the first cloth to give a more beautiful look. Overlays are additional pieces of cloth for decorations. Overlays usually add more colors and styles to the table.

Table skirts are ideal for any special occasions such as wedding receptions, banquets, meetings, birthdays and a lot more. Table skirts come in many sizes too. They are available in rectangular, square and round fits. Most of these table skirts are intended to cover all four sides of the table. In most cases, the usual length for a table skirt is 29 inches. You can buy or rent skirts from clothing companies, retailers and from those who sell linens.

Table skirts that completely cover the table and go to the floor are very pleasing especially in special events. A plain table can totally change its look into a more beautiful one with a table skirt.