Tablecloth covering and method of covering and skirting a table

  • US 8,127,693 B2
  • Filed: 12/06/2007
  • Issued: 03/06/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/23/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method of covering a table, the method comprising the steps of:

  • providing a table having tabletop of predetermined dimensions and having a top surface and a plurality of side surfaces;

    providing a plurality of table covers, each of the plurality of table covers including a top cover having a generally polygonal contour with a plurality of sides at an outer periphery thereof, and a plurality of side drops for covering the side surfaces of the tabletop, each side drop extending generally orthogonally downwardly from a respective one of the sides of the top cover to a free edge, and a plurality of pre-fitted corners, each corner defined by two adjacent side drops permanently attached to one another along abutting ends thereof, wherein the top cover of each of the plurality of table covers has different dimensions than the top surface of each other of the plurality of table covers;

    selecting one of the plurality of table covers having a top surface with dimensions suitable for covering the tabletop of the table;

    fitting at least one of the pre-fitted corners of the selected table cover onto a corner of the tabletop of the table;

    pulling and extending the selected table cover across over other corners of the tabletop of the table; and

    fitting all remaining pre-fitted corners of the selected table cover onto corresponding corners of the tabletop of the table such that the table is covered and ready for use.

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