And Sew it Goes: 21 DIY Sewing Table Ideas

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1. Simple DIY Sewing Desk

Emma’s (Super Easy) Diy Sewing Desk
Emma’s (Super Easy) Diy Sewing Desk (via A Beautiful Mess)

If you find that your sewing machine has been just sitting on the ground and getting in the way, then check out this super easy sewing desk.

It’s easy to set it up and move from room to room as needed. It may just inspire you to sew more often.

2. Upcycled DIY Sewing Table

Sewing Table DIY Furniture Upcycle
Sewing Table DIY Furniture Upcycle (via Jules Madden)

Do you have a functional sewing table, but you find that it is a little unsightly? Are you also not interested in gathering all your painting supplies to make it look presentable?

This great DIY sewing table idea uses oilcloth to make it look picture perfect.

3. Foldable DIY Sewing Table

Folding Sewing Table
Folding Sewing Table (via Ana White)

This DIY folding sewing table is made from just one sheet of plywood.  The website offers a free woodworking plan to help you get started. The finished sewing table expands to 32″ x 55″ and folds down small enough to roll through a doorway or store as an end table.

4. DIY Sewing and Cutting Combo Table with Storage

DIY Sewing and Cutting Table - with storage cubbies underneath!
DIY Sewing and Cutting Table – with storage cubbies underneath! (via Sew Can She)

Take a look at this easy DIY sewing table that doubles as a cutting table! The two bottom racks are repurposed shelving from IKEA. That means it comes in a number of colors and is easy to assemble.

You can get a variety of cubby bins while at IKEA as well.

5. DIY Dual Sewing & Cutting Table

Sewing & Cutting Table Diy For Your Craft Or Sewing Studio
Sewing & Cutting Table Diy For Your Craft Or Sewing Studio (via Closet Core Patterns)

This custom DIY cutting table will  be a lifesaver as you won’t be bending over and killing your back. It has lots of storage and provides you a large surface for all your sewing and cutting needs. It can be made using supplies that are found at the hardware store.

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6. Simple DIY Sewing Table

DIY Sewing Table
DIY Sewing Table (via QuiltFabrication)

Another great repurposed piece from our friends at IKEA. Using only a few additional nuts and bolts, this website provides the instructions to make this a simple and affordable place to store your sewing machine. This simple project could inspire anyone to sew more frequently.

7. DIY Foldable Craft and Sewing Table Combo

DIY Folding Craft and Sewing Table
DIY Folding Craft and Sewing Table (via In Her Garage)

If you are in search of a large area to create your sewing projects, but you also need to keep things compact? This folding table makes a great seated sewing area that folds and stores easily when not in use.

8. DIY Repurposed Sewing Table Desk

Repurposed Sewing Table upcycled into a desk
Repurposed Sewing Table upcycled into a desk (via The Diy Dreamer)

Get creative with this old refurbished piece. This sewing table has been repurposed into a desk and painted a charming pink to match the decor of the home. It can hold anything from that sewing machine to a laptop.

9. DIY Vintage Singer Sewing Table

Singer Sewing Table Makeover
Singer Sewing Table Makeover (via Salvaged Inspirations)

Take a look at this precious remodel. This old singer sewing table has been painted and dressed up to convert from a sewing table to an adorable end table. Even with the upgrades, it has plenty of vintage charm.

10. Affordable White Sewing Table

Studio tour, part 2 – The HowJoyful sewing room
Studio tour, part 2 – The HowJoyful sewing room (via How Joyful)

This simple white sewing table boasts plenty of space for your cutting and sewing needs. It goes perfectly as the centerpiece to this large, well-organized sewing room.

With a sewing and crafting room like this one, you may never want to stop sewing!

11. Repurposed Vintage Sewing Cabinet

Sewing Machine Table Diy: Transforming A Vintage Sewing Cabinet
Sewing Machine Table Diy: Transforming A Vintage Sewing Cabinet (via Design Thusiasm)

Do you have an old sewing machine table that you are not sure you want to keep? Rather than turning into trash, transform it into a vintage treasure.

A new coat of paint turned this sewing table into one that is sure never to go out of style.

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12. Diy Folding Craft Table Or Foldable Desk

Diy Folding Craft Table Or Foldable Desk
Diy Folding Craft Table Or Foldable Desk (via Remodelaholic)

If you don’t have an entire room dedicated to your sewing projects, this foldable desk is a great alternative.

It folds for easy transport and storage when your sewing machine is not in use. It is lightweight and can be moved for use anywhere.

13. DIY Renovated Wooden Sewing Table

Renovate & Repurpose an Oak Dining Table Into Sewing Table
Renovate & Repurpose an Oak Dining Table Into Sewing Table (via Felt Magnet)

This wooden sewing table was made from a repurposed dining table. It is sturdy to prevent vibration. It will easily withstand all of the crafting projects you can throw at it.

14. Modern Sewing and Craft Table

Modern Craft Table-Aqua
Modern Craft Table-Aqua (via Ana White)

Check out this modern craft table in a gorgeous aqua color. It features plenty of storage space below as well as a large workspace on top. It boasts pine shelves and a plywood top.

There is even room for counter stools at either end of the table so the kids have a place to work on their crafts while you work on yours.

15. Simple IKEA DIY Sewing Table

Easy DIY IKEA Sewing Table Hack
Easy DIY IKEA Sewing Table Hack (via Make it Handmade)

IKEA has done it again! So many of their simple wooden pieces can be used for a variety of options. This piece is easy to assemble and can be painted to match your decor. And since it is from IKEA, all you will need to assemble is an allen wrench.

16. Easy DIY Wooden Sewing Table

Simple Sewing Table
Simple Sewing Table (via Blue Dinosaurs)

Who said a sewing table had to be super fancy? This simple DIY sewing table is compact and easy to make. It uses an IKEA table as a base. It is lightweight and easy to move if needed.

17. DIY Sewing Cabinet and Armoire

DIY Sewing Cabinet
DIY Sewing Cabinet (via Cottage Hill)

The sewing table offers plenty of surface for your sewing and crafting. It also offers storage for all your supplies on the inside of the doors.

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And when you are done for the day? It simply folds up to reveal a beautiful antique french armoire. It’s a piece that is both functional and beautiful.

18. DIY Custom Sewing Table

Make a Custom Sewing Table
Make a Custom Sewing Table (via Instructables)

This custom piece features a large work surface. It is just the right amount of space for cutting and pinning fabric. The large outfeed area makes your sewing projects simple to manage.

The sturdiness of the table prevents any shaking while you sew. It features a built in storage drawer to keep needed items close by. 

19. DIY Murphy-Style Sewing Table

Diy Murphy Desk
Diy Murphy Desk (via Shanty 2 Chic)

If you are looking to save space, then this adorable fold up murphy style sewing table is the one for you. Unfolded, it provides plenty of space for your sewing and crafting projects.

When it is not in use, the entire table folds up for storage as a chalkboard.

20. Large DIY Cutting & Sewing Table

Cutting table (extra large) with lots of practical storage
Cutting table (extra large) with lots of practical storage (via Ikeahackers)

Does your sewing project require a lot of room? If so, you may just need this extra large sewing and cutting table.

It uses furniture from IKEA as its base and offers plenty of room on top for even the largest of projects. There are both drawers and cubby holes for storage.

21. Easy Sewing and Crafting Table

Cheap & Easy: Build A Large (Or Tiny) Sewing & Crafting Table
Cheap & Easy: Build A Large (Or Tiny) Sewing & Crafting Table (via The Borrowed Abode)

This simple and affordable sewing table is almost as easy as putting a board on top of some legs. Though it requires some cutting of plywood, the legs can be purchased from IKEA.

It’s perfect for your sewing and crafting needs.

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