I've seen the trend of doilies lately and although their not my style, I couldn't resist making a tablecloth to use for nice events. I got some doilies my mom wasn't using anymore (actually I asked her because I really wanted to make this). I just put them out the way I wanted them to be and zigzag stitched to keep the doilies together without damaging them. You never know if I need to take it apart and use it for something else! I love it and I'm really excited to use it once we move! We're moving on Friday, so if you don't hear from me soon, I'll be happily unpacking.