Tablecloth Perfect Picnic Multipurpose Tote 1. Lay your tablecloth on a flat surface, wrong side up. Arrange your packing items in the center of the cloth. 2. Fold the bottom half over your packed items. 3. Fold the opposite corner over the first. 4. Using two elastic hair bands or rubber bands, cinch the long ends on either side of the packed items. 5. Take the two loose ends and make a knot with them to create your shoulder strap.