mrscDecember 3, 2004

How do you protect pretty tablecloths? I usually cover up with clear plastic. It's practical but I don't like it. Any suggestions?

Thanks, Mrs. C.

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Wash it when it gets dirty......clear plastic over anything but food in the refrigerator is tackiest of the tacky.
I take that back...I do have a clear plastic cloth....but I put it on a table UNDER the cloth if I am suspicious that something will get protect the table, not the cloth.
Linda C

    Bookmark   December 3, 2004 at 11:13AM
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My white cotton "hotel-style" tablecloth can be thrown in the washer with detergent and bleach and then thrown in the dryer. Natural fabrics are generally easier to clean. I avoid synthetic tablecloths because they seem to hold on to the fat/oil/grease in spilled food. Like Linda, I'm more inclined to protect the table than the cloth.

    Bookmark   December 3, 2004 at 1:50PM
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QVC carried stain & liquid resistant table cloths & napkins I've been dying to get


    Bookmark   December 15, 2004 at 9:59PM
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I own some of these, and friends SWEAR by them. Wear like iron, survive multiple washings, and wipe down well. The coated cotton ones are the best. She sells at our holiday boutique every year. They are as beautiful as they seem.

Here is a link that might be useful: Provence Lady tableclothes

    Bookmark   December 15, 2004 at 11:10PM
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Thank you all for your suggestions. I'm looking forward to seeing the new Provence tablecloths for the season. Thanks for the link, Jessy.

    Bookmark   January 9, 2005 at 12:22AM
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