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Argh help me find dark green tablecloths?

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MyNameIsInigoMontoya Wed 19-Dec-12 22:34:54

I still need some rectangular green tablecloths for Christmas dinner, they can either be disposable (as long as not TOO cheap-looking), or "proper" ones if not too expensive.

Last year I got some linen-look paper ones from John Lewis and I went there again (need new ones as they were disposables) but they no longer have them in green! But I have lovely winter-scene table runners which are a bit hard to match, and dark/forest green seems to work best.

I've searched a bit but not many places seem to have green, and it's getting a bit late for online ordering (I've been ill, so I'm a bit behind on everything). So if anyone knows a "real" shop that has them, please let me know! Thank you...

Jenny70 Wed 19-Dec-12 22:47:04

Fabric shop, either hem the ends, or cut and don't wash before christmas day?

Amazon have some, but you'd need express delivery I suspect.

TheWoollybacksWife Wed 19-Dec-12 22:48:05

There are dark green disposable ones in Sainsbury's. there are also matching napkins

MyNameIsInigoMontoya Wed 19-Dec-12 23:23:34

Oh, I looked in our local big Sainsbury's but they didn't have green! But I see they do have them on the website. Maybe I should try again... I could get them delivered on a grocery order, but would have to spend quite a bit extra to meet the minimum and we've already ordered most things elsewhere.

Had a look at Amazon too, but most of the ones I could see said they wouldn't arrive in time...

Fabric shop is a good idea if I get really stuck! I'm not that good with the sewing machine yet though, so I'll keep that as the emergency plan for now.

Thanks for the ideas!

MyNameIsInigoMontoya Wed 19-Dec-12 23:34:38

Right sod it - I have ordered a delivery from Sainsbury's with them in (and some napkins too) to save any more hunting around! Good spot Woollybacks! They also have brandy snaps, which I love and they're quite hard to find now, so for those two things and the reduced hassle I don't mind paying an extra delivery charge.

Phew - one more thing off the to-do-list, thank you!

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