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A guide to buying wedding table linens

When purchasing linens, you have to remember that it is as important as everything else. It is part of the theme and it is something which has to be right. It is part of any celebration which stands out and can become the foundation of wedding. Start the preparations many months before the wedding to make sure that you have the most beautiful linens.

Determine your budget

The number and the size of the tables
Work out how much you are able to spend on the wedding linens. Make sure that you know exactly the number of tables there will be at the reception ceremony including guest-book tables, DJ table, cake table and the guests’ tables. Look at the size of the tables and then work out a budget which you will spend on table linens. Check with the coordinator The coordinator plays an important role in setting up the tables and the venue. Remember to make an appointment with the coordinator to view samples of fabric and their colours. Make sure that you place your order many months before the wedding so that you will not have to run around at the last minute looking for table coverings.

Consider making your own tablecloths

You can also make your own tablecloths. Once you have verified the number of tables, you can visit your fabric centre and find exactly what you are looking for. Measure the tables and then determine the size of the linen which you will need for each table. Once you got a price, you can use it to compare it to other prices in stores. Normally, having your own made linen will take much more time because the fabric needs to be cut and seams need to be stitched. Visit stores and markets See what you are able to find when visiting flea markets and antique stores. There is a great chance that you will find exactly what you are looking for. These are also great places to purchase napkins. You have tons of options when it comes to buying wedding table linens. It all depends on the amount of research you are prepared to do, and where you are prepared to go to find what you need.

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