Tarot Bag & Cloth Guide
All of our tarot bags and cloths are made with high-quality 100% cotton. On occasion we may offer a bag that is a cotton blend. When that happens it will be clearly stated in the product's description. Each bag is handcrafted individually. Please allow for slight variations in size and pattern placement.
Standard Tarot Decks(approx. 2-3/4" x 4-3/4")
Most tarot decks fall in this category, the standard size of a tarot card is between 2-1/4" to 3" wide by 4-1/2" to 5" tall. We recommend a Regular Bag, a Double Draw Bag, or a Silk Bag.
Oversized Decks(approx. 4" x 6" or larger)
This category includes most oracle card decks and oversized or large tarot decks (such as the Kuan Yin Oracle, the Sacred Circle Tarot, or the Druidcraft Tarot. We recommend a Large Bag or a Wide Bag.
Playing-Card or Trading Card Sized Decks(approx. 2-1/2" x 4-1/2" or smaller)
Including many Lenormand cards and some small tarot cards (Vanessa Tarot, for example), the sizes for these types of cards varies from 2-1/2" wide by 3-1/2" tall or less. For We recommend our Small Bags
Pocket, Mini Cards, Rune Sets, Ogham Sets, Gemstones, Gaming Dice, etc.We recommend our Short Bags
Classic (Regular) Bags
Our best-seller, the Tarot Totes Classic is a basic cotton, single cord drawstring bag.
It fits most standard sized tarot cards (3" x 5" or less). Some commonly known example decks that fit in this size bag are the Rider-Waite Tarot, the Shadowscapes Tarot, the Gilded Tarot, and Tarot of a Moon Garden ... pretty much the majority of tarot cards.
Regular size bags measure approximately 5 inches wide by 7¾ to 8 inches tall (12.7 x 20 cm)
Double Draw Bags
The Tarot Totes Double Draw Bag is for those who want just a little more style and elegance in their tarot bag. It features a two cord drawstring top that creates a 1" ruffle when pulled closed. It also features gusseted (squared) corners on the bottom of the bag to better fit a deck of cards or a boxed deck.
If you prefer you can opt for a double draw bag without a ruffle too, just note this in the comments section when placing your order.
Double draw bags measure approximately 4½ inches wide by 7½ inches tall (11.4 x 19 cm).
Small bags are slightly smaller versions of the regular bags. They are great for playing card sized decks and for those decks labeled "pocket" size.
Small bags are approximately 4½ inches wide by about 7 inches tall (approx. 11.4 cm x 18 cm).
These make great rune pouches and are ideal for mini decks, healing stones & crystals, and even work as a small digital camera bag or change purse!
Short bags are squarish and measure about 4¾ to 5 inches wide by 5¾ to 6 inches tall.
Large bags are perfect for large or oversize Tarot cards or Oracle decks, deck and (small) book sets together, or oddly shaped decks.
Large bags measure approximately 6 inches wide by 10 inches tall.
Our Wide Bags are designed to hold wide and large oracle and tarot cards that are slightly taller or wider than the average deck (e.g., Sacred Circle Tarot).
Wide bags measure about 5¾ inches wide by 8½ inches tall.
Our cloths for tarot cards (also called spreadcloths or lay cloths) are large enough to lay out a Celtic Cross spread even with larger cards with a bit of room left over. The hems are professionally finished with a 3 thread rolled edge stitch.
Unless the product page specifies otherwise our cloths measures approximately 21" x 21" square.
Casting cloths (for Futhark Runes, ogham, or witches' runes) are 12 inches x 12 inches square.