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Every opportunity creates several other possibilities. Let me give you an example. If I ask you why you love sewing, you would say that you love to make things on your own.
Now, here come two things – you love sewing, and you love to make things on your own.
The passion for sewing can give you an opportunity to build your sewing or cutting table all by yourself.
If you love to make things on your own, you will find making a sewing table as a DIY project very interesting as well.
In this article, I’ve gathered and presented 21 DIY sewing table plans that are very easy to follow. Just go through these plans to find out the perfect table and decorate your sewing room!
Keep in mind that many of these plans require a basic level of woodworking experience.
1. Drop-Leaf Sewing Desk
I’ve put this amazing sewing table plan on the top of my list for some obvious reasons. Most importantly, this is a unique design.
This design allows you to have a spacious table for your work. However, the table won’t occupy much space if you’re not working. Seems contradictory, right?
See the plan for yourself – how it is possible. This mystic characteristic has made it to the top of the list. Here is the plan of the Drop-Leaf Sewing Desk.
The only problem this plan has – you won’t be able to move the table around your house after installation.
2. Extra Small Adjustable Folding Sewing Table
Every seamstress wants a small sewing table with adequate space. Haha! This table plan might be the perfect solution for some of them.
You can expand and fold the wings of the table according to your necessity. This plan is, a modified version of Ana White's sewing table plan for small space.
This is very easy to make. It won’t require more than 9 hours to complete the installation.
People having little woodworking experience can easily build the table by following the plan of the Extra Small Adjustable Folding Sewing Table.
3. Decorative Blue Integrated Sewing Table
Do you need your sewing table to have storage spaces? And don't want it to take up a large space as well? Visit this plan. This table is, in fact, is a modification of Modern Craft Table plan by Ana White.
Although it will need intermediate level woodworking skills, the table is a very good option. Because the table will act as both fabric storage and cutting table. How cool is that?
4. Drop-in Sewing Table
A very common complaint among the seamstresses is that “fabric gets stuck under the table”. This is really irritating to get interrupted while you’re working.
If you’re facing the same problem, the Drop-in Sewing Table might be the solution you’re looking for.
Visit the plan and do a few hours of woodwork to make some slight changes to your table. Just follow the simple procedure mentioned in the plan and bid goodbye to your problem!
5. FREE MOTION QUILTING TABLE
Many of the ladies whose passion is sewing find it hard to buy a table to set up her sewing machine. You know what, you don't need to buy one either!
This amazing plan will allow you to modify your old dining table if you’ve one to spare.
Here is the plan for you. Collect all the tools and materials mentioned in the list and convert your old dining table into a quilting table!
6. AQUA-COLORED MODERN CRAFT SEWING TABLE
A homemade sewing table is way cheaper than buying a new one. You can easily build a large sewing table with plywood using this plan.
The fascinating thing about this table is that you’ll get plenty of workspace alongside several shelves. These shelves will allow you to keep all your necessaries.
Here is the plan. If you look at the plan closely, you would be amazed to discover that your kids can also use the table for school projects. So, what do you think, you need anything more?
7. Customized Sewing Room Cutting Table
There are also some people who love to have a spacious table to work. If you’re looking for such a table, you can visit this plan.
It is known to all that a spacious workspace increases efficiency. If you have a large room to work, this table could be the best option for you. This is spacious enough to keep all your preferences.
8. THE WHITE SEWING DESK
This is yet another amazing sewing desk plan. This is actually a combination of two unique desks. Meaning, you won’t find anything like it in the stores.
Personally, I like to use something unique. And there are countless souls out there who also love the same. Here is the plan if you’re looking for something unique.
9. NARROW FARMHOUSE TABLE
Now, if you’re looking for a table that is narrow, here is a plan. This plan is very simple, and you would definitely love it.
It will consume very little space in your room. As a result, you would be able to use the saved space for something else.
Moreover, it won’t be a very tough job for you to build such a simple table all by yourself. Just follow the plan. It’ll take only a few hours of work!
10. EASIEST SEWING DESK PLAN
Now, if you’re not willing to or capable of doing much woodwork, I have the simplest plan for you. This table is not anything fancy.
It’s just a simple sewing table. It’s probably the easiest DIY table plan you would get.
Here is the plan for you. Follow the instructions properly. It shouldn't time more than a couple of hours to build this table.
11. LARGE BROWN SEWING TABLE PLAN
If you're one of those personalities who feel comfortable with a large table for their artwork, you should be bored by now. Don’t worry. I might have THE plan for you!
Here is the plan. This table is so large that you would better have a whole room for your sewing work.
Besides, you can use the space under the table to keep your materials. So, it won’t be anything that only wastes space.
12. CUSTOMISED CUTTING TABLE
If you're not a person of the woodwork, this table might be a good choice for you. In this case, you would have to get the wood-cutting done from a hardware store.
So, this is a quick solution. If the cutting is done, you can easily set the table up without any hassle. Here is the plan.
13. CHALKBOARD FOLD DOWN SEWING TABLE
I wouldn’t be wrong to say the majority of the seamstresses don’t want to compromise any space of their sewing room. If you’re not out of the league, you would love this DIY plan.
You’ll need IKEA material that is cheap and easily available to build the table. Besides, the building of the table doesn’t require much expertise in woodworking. Just give the plan a look to see if I’m exaggerating!
14. IKEA KNOCK OFF SEWING TABLE
Now, you might be one of those people who use more than one machine for sewing work.
It is not an easy job to accommodate more than one machine on a single table. But, wait! I might have a solution for you as well.
Visit the plan to see how Ruby has solved the problem. This is cost effective and a very easy job for a DIY project.
15. SUPER EASY DIY SEWING TABLE
This super easy DIY sewing table is for those people who want a small sized table, a fashionable table and that is easy to build as well. Yes, such table exists!
You'll need hairpin legs and glass polyurethane for the top. This is one of the low budget DIY plans, and it won't take more than an hour to build it. Here is the plan.
But you got to bear in mind that if your machine is too powerful, this table might shake a bit while you’re working.
So, try your best to make a solid construction while building the table.
16. IKEA SEWING TABLE
Everything has its first time, right? It might appear that you haven’t done any DIY project in your life. Even you would find this IKEA sewing table plan the easiest job to complete.
Can’t believe me?
Even the builder completed the project in her first ever DIY table attempt. Just visit the plan to find what you would need to start the project.
17. THE WOOD TOPPED SIDE CUBBY CRAFTS AND SEWING TABLE IDEA
If you’re looking for a table that will allow you to enjoy ample storage facilities, check out this plan.
This is, in fact, a modification of Ana White’s design. You’ll get total 18 cubbies! I hope you’ll never run out of storage to keep your materials.
Just keep in mind that the crafter recommends using a poly protector on the top of the table.
18. FULLY FOLDABLE CUTTING TABLE
Foldable tables are preferred by many as these tables don’t occupy space when they’re not in use.
This is a simple foldable table plan. You’ll need several hours of woodwork to complete the project.
19. MID-CENTURY MODERN SEWING DESK
Many seamstresses allege that they struggle to cope up with the height of the machine and that they get their shoulders sored. If you’re facing similar problems, you can visit this plan.
This table will store the lower part of the machine inside, and you can flip it up for sewing. This DIY plan is very cost effective as well.
20. SINGER SEWING MACHINE WOOD BASE
What is the most important thing to look for in a sewing table? The answer is simple – whether the table is sturdy or not. This plan will give a solid, sturdy base for your machine.
This DIY plan is mainly for Singer machines. But if you know how to take measurements, you can easily set up your machine of a different brand on this base.
21. L-SHAPED SEWING AND CUTTING CORNER TABLE
The crafter of this plan has made some modification to Ana White’s design of modern craft table. If you’re planning to set up your sewing table in one corner of your room, this plan would be perfect for you.
This L-shaped design will not only facilitate you with ample storage capacity but also adequate room for sewing machine separate from cutting table. Visit the plan to know what you’ll require to build this amazing DIY project.
Finally, it’s time to wrap up. Viewing the plans won’t make the table on its own. So, before choosing a plan, look at the requisites for the plan – whether you are capable of completing the project by yourself or not.
Otherwise, you might end up in a very horrible situation.
One final tip: at first prioritize what you need and then analyze your situation whether you have all the requisites. If you follow these steps, you would definitely find your perfect table. Enjoy sewing and woodworking!