Oilcloth FAQ

We carry the best oilcloth available! Many designs come from re-engraved rollers that originated back in 1930's Mexico. Add some vintage flair to your interior design! Oilcloth adds a lot of design flavor to any area of tables quite inexpensively. Great for your catering tables, runners, party event rooms or every-day dining room tables. Oilcloth is non-cracking and durable- even when used with hot plates. Very easy to wipe clean and no glass tops are necessary

  • Oilcloth is easy to clean with a warm, soapy sponge.

  • Machine washing is not recommended.

  • Fabric is waterproof in addition to being stain and soil resistant.

  • Variations may occur such as squiggles, speckles, and off-register printing and are inherent in the manufacturing process in Mexico, but these do not affect the quality of the oilcloth.

  • Please know that we scan the oilcloth for the by-the-foot page and photograph the tablecloth page. What you see on YOUR monitor may be different than reality.  Each batch of oilcloth may be slightly different
  • All fabric is printed on one side only.

  • Fold marks (creases) relax and smooth out in a short time - faster in warm weather.

  • Spare cloth should be stored rolled, clean, and in a dry, cool storage area.

  • Fading may occur under intense direct sunlight for extended periods, but it's quite popular to use on covered patios.

  • Our oilcloth has been tested and passes the National Fire Protection Agency 701 classification for commercial and residential use.

Cut oilcloth may NOT be returned.

If you need full rolls of oilcloth (36 feet long) please visit our Oilcloth by the Roll page. There, you will also find additional patterns and colors. Oilcloth may be used for upholstery projects.

We offer a wide variety of beautiful, high quality authentic Mexican oilcloth by the foot and by the roll, beautiful ready made oilcloth tablecloths as well as custom oilcloth tablecloths to suit your needs, and oilcloth tote bags, aprons, & other fun stuff.