Perfect Picnic Oilcloths!

Picnic Patterns

Oilcloths for the perfect picnic!

The school summer holidays will soon be here and we’re sure that you have lots of exciting plans to keep the little ones entertained! When the weather’s so beautiful, what better way to spend your time than with a picnic? Our oilcloths are perfect for picnics and we have a gorgeous selection of gingham and check patterns to choose from.

In this blog article, we’ve put together some of our oilcloth designs that are just perfect for the picnic table and outdoor dining!

Gingham and check oilcloths

At Only Oilcloths, we stock a huge range of gorgeous small and large gingham and check designs in a range of beautiful colours. Gingham and check oilcloths are ideal for creating that more traditional look and are absolutely perfect to bring out on sunny days to brighten up your home, garden or picnic table!

Here are just a few of our favourites:

Gingham Red Gloss Oilcloth


Country Check Denim Gloss Oilcloth

Picnic Mushroom Gloss Oilcloth

Great Gingham Rose Gloss Oilcloth

For sales and advice then please call 01253 726666 or email our friendly team at You can also keep up to date with all of our news and offers over on our Facebook page.

Oilcloth Peg Bags

oilcloth peg bags

Gorgeous oilcloth peg bags from Only Oilcloths

Summer is officially here and we can now confidently hang our washing outside to dry in the lovely fresh air! (well, fingers crossed that we can!) Why not add a splash of colour to your clothes line with one of our fabulous oilcloth peg bags? Made from our quality oilcloth material, all of our peg bags are priced at just £5.99 and there’s a huge selection of designs to choose from. Whether you’re an animal lover, a nature lover or you just want to brighten up your garden, we have the perfect oilcloth peg bag for you.

With a large opening so that it’s easy to remove the pegs from the bag, and a strong plastic hanger, our oilcloth peg bags make a great and useful addition to your washing line.

Here are a few of our favourite designs. You can shop the full range here.

Sherwood Teal Oilcloth Peg Bag
PB-Sherwood Teal

Labrador Duckegg Oilcloth Peg Bag


Bunting Oilcloth Peg Bag

English Rose Steel Oilcloth Peg Bag

With so many gorgeous designs to choose from, you may want to buy more than just the one!

Summer Days

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The first day of summer!

Hooray, it’s officially the longest day of the year and the first day of summer!

If this beautiful weather has you dreaming of lazy summer days in the garden with family and friends, then why not treat yourself to one of our gorgeous oilcloths. They’re absolutely ideal for al fresco dining as they’re practical, stylish and you can even have a parasol hole cut into your chosen design. So, whether you’re planning on inviting friends round for a barbecue or organising an outdoor tea party for the children, a gorgeous oilcloth from Only Oilcloths is sure to be the perfect addition to your summer table.

Parasol holes and tablecloth clips

If you would like to add a parasol hole into your oilcloth, all you need to do is choose your favourite design and select the option to add a parasol hole at check out. We’ll then cut a parasol hole into the centre of your oilcloth, which is reinforced by a protective ring,

We also sell tablecloth clips in a choice of either stainless steel or clear plastic. If you’re planning on using your oilcloth outdoors, then it’s definitely worth ordering a few table clips. Simply clip them on to the edge of your table to keep your oilcloth in place and you’ll be able to enjoy the warm summer breeze rather than worrying about it blowing your tablecloth away!

If you can’t decide which one of our gorgeous oilcloths is the right one for your summer table, then you can always take advantage of our free sample service or take a look at our Facebook page for some inspiration.

Now let’s just hope that this weather lasts a little longer!

Under The Sea!

Under the Sea

Under the sea themed oilcloths

Dive under the sea with one of our fabulous oilcloths!

In this blog article, we’ve put together some wonderful oilcloths that we hope make you feel as if you’ve dived into a magical underwater world!  We’ve selected both matt and gloss tablecloths, and a cute children’s one too!

Starfish Gloss Oilcloth

Coral Gloss Oilcloth

Gone Fishing Matt Oilcloth

Sea World Gloss Oilcloth

For more gorgeous sea-themed oilcloths, have a browse through our website. We’re sure that you’ll find something that you like! Don’t forget that you can also visit our Facebook page to keep up to date with all of our latest news and designs.

Nautical themed oilcloths

Nautical oilcloths

Be inspired by our nautical themed oilcloths!

Bring a nautical theme into your home this spring and summer with a new oilcloth from Only Oilcloths!

In this blog article, we’ve put together a range of gorgeous oilcloth designs inspired by all things nautical. We’ve included some patterns for the little ones too. We hope that you like them!

Set Sail Gloss Oilcloth
Set Sail Gloss Oilcloth

High Seas Matt Oilcloth

Seaside Matt Oilcloth

Beach Bear Gloss Oilcloth


Swashbuckler Gloss Oilcloth
Shipmates Primary Gloss Oilcloth

Shipmates Primary Gloss Oilcloth

These beautiful oilcloths are priced from just £12.99 and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. If you aren’t sure which one is your favourite then why not request a free sample. It’s really quick and easy; all you need to do is fill out the sample request form on our website.

Oilcloth Play Mats

oilcloth play mats

Explore our fantastic range of oilcloth play mats!

Our oilcloth fabric is certainly not just for the table! Our great range of designs also make fabulous oilcloth play mats; and are the perfect solution for messy play fun!

What’s even better is that they can be wiped clean in a matter of seconds, so there really is no need to worry about keeping everything neat and tidy. With our wipe clean oilcloth fabrics, there is absolutely no reason to stop your little people having messy play fun!

Our range of children’s oilcloths make perfect play mats

We have a huge range of children’s oilcloths for both girls and boys. Whether your little ones are into farm animals, zoo animals, diggers or dinosaurs, we have a design that they’re sure to love!

Here are a few of our favourite patterns. We hope that you like them!

Animal Friends Natural
Animal Friends Natural Gloss Oilcloth

Diggers Gloss Oilcloth


Road Map


You can shop the full range of children’s oilcloths here.

Oilcloths for Outdoor Dining


Get ready for outdoor dining!

With the Easter weekend just around the corner, we’ve all got our fingers crossed for some sunshine!

Our fantastic range of oilcloths are absolutely perfect for outdoor dining as they’re practical, stylish and versatile. We can even add a parasol hole cut into your chosen design. So, whether you’re planning on inviting friends round for a barbecue or organising an outdoor tea party for the children, an oilcloth is sure to be the perfect addition to your table this spring!

Practical parasol holes and table clips

To order an oilcloth with a parasol hole, all you need to do is pick your favourite design and select the option to add a parasol hole at the check out. We’ll then cut a parasol hole, reinforced by a protective ring, into the centre of your oilcloth.

We also offer tablecloth clips in a choice of either stainless steel or clear plastic. So, if you’re planning on using your oilcloth outdoors, then it’s definitely worth ordering a few table clips to stop your tablecloth from sliding or blowing away!

Don’t forget that if you’re struggling to decide which one of our gorgeous oilcloths is the right one for you, you can always take advantage of our free sample service.

All the team at Only Oilcloths would like to take this opportunity to wish you a very happy Easter!

Oilcloth fabrics

oilcloth fabrics

Oilcloth fabrics are not just for the table!

What do you make with our oilcloth fabrics? Each year we sell thousands of metres of our oilcloth material and we would just love to know what becomes of it!  Do you use it in your business? Why not get in touch and let us know. We’d be delighted to hear from you!

Here are a few photographs of some of the latest creations that have been made by some very talented Only Oilcloths’ customers!

Chris Neal’s fabulous doorstops and knitting bags
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Sue Charity’s gorgeous tote bag

Lucy Hawkin’s fantastic ‘Munch and Doodle’ mats

As well as your finished projects, we’d love to see your work in progress shots and find out all about the inspiration for your ideas. We’d also be delighted to share your work on our blog and on our Facebook page.

Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day Gifts

Mother’s Day gifts with a difference

We’re sure that you don’t need reminding but it’s Mother’s Day on Sunday 26th March!

Instead of flowers and chocolates this year, why not treat your mum to a gorgeous oilcloth? An oilcloth makes for the ideal Mother’s Day gift – practical and stylish too! Choose from our huge range of beautiful patterns and colours. With so many different designs available, we’re confident that you’ll be able to find something perfect for your special mum.

Mother’s Day ideas

Here are a few ideas for some pretty and elegant oilcloth gifts that are certain to impress! We’ve chosen some beautiful matt designs in this blog article. The matt finish is still easy to wipe and has many of the fantastic characteristics of the usual gloss oilcloth fabric. With a more subtle finish, the wipeable surface of the tablecloth looks less plastic and more like the original fabric.

Bird Garden Duckegg Matt Oilcloth

Hathaway Natural Matt Oilcloth

Florentina Matt Oilcloth
Florentina Matt Oilcoth
Charlotte Rose Matt Oilcloth

If you’re not sure what pattern your mum would like, why not use our oilcloth and tablecloth wishlist or take advantage of our free sample service?

You can find lots more inspiration and keep up to date with all of our new designs over on our Facebook page!


Linum collage

Take a look at our brand-new range of Linum oilcloths!

We’re so excited to introduce our brand-new Linum range of oilcloths! If you’re looking for an oilcloth that’s simple and understated yet provides perfect protection for your table and surfaces, then this gorgeous new range is definitely for you! With a subtle linen texture effect, this beautiful collection is simple yet sophisticated!

Plain but not too plain, Linum comes in six lovely colours and with a range of pretty colours to choose from, you’re sure to find a design that fits with your home’s colour scheme and furnishings. From neutral Sage and classy Smoke, through to pretty Duckegg and vibrant Scarlet, we have all colours covered!

Linum Sage Matt Oilcloth

Linum Duckegg Matt Oilcloth

Linum Smoke Matt Oilcloth

Linum Mustard Matt Oilcloth

Linum Scarlet Matt Oilcloth

Linum Denim Matt Oilcloth

A beautiful, subtle matt finish

Our new range of pretty plain oilcloths come in a nice, subtle matt finish. Providing a more understated and elegant appearance, and designed to look more like a traditional cloth fabric, a matt oilcloth provides a stylish and durable wipe clean surface for your table.

Free samples

If you’re unsure which of our oilcloths is best for you, we offer a free sample service so that you can check the finish, colour and pattern before you buy.

Get in touch for help and advice

For help and advice regarding choosing the ideal size for your oilcloth, get in touch with our friendly, expert team. You can call us on 01253 726666 or you can contact us via email at You can also get in touch with us via our Facebook page.

To shop our range of lovely Linum oilcloths, simply click here.