Source: The Martha Stewart Show, April 2008
Make lovely cloth napkins out of your worn oxford shirts -- not only will they look great on your dinner table, but they'll also reduce the need for paper products. Faded plaids and checked patterns look especially great.
Old oxford shirts
Needle and thread
Wash the oxford shirts well. Cut the clean fabric into uniformly sized pieces, about 12 inches square.
Either leave the edges frayed, or sew a hem for a cleaner look.