If you're having trouble using your sewing machine in a small area, you may want to look at these sewing tables. These tables are worth it if you sew often.
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Space Saving Sewing Tables You Should Look For
1. Arrow 601 Gidget
This table's best feature are its foldable legs and the drop-leaf feature for the sewing machine. This modest-looking table is lightweight and can accommodate big sewing machines, but not bigger than 17-1/2″ wide, 7 3/8″ deep.
Its downside, however, is that it's made of MDF and melamine paper which are not considered sturdy materials.
2. Holly and Martin SEI Lydia White Sewing Table
One of the highest-rated sewing tables in the market, Holly and Martin SEI Lydia sewing table has a wide array of impressive features. It is foldable and has a huge sewing workspace (31.5″ W x 19″ D), making it space-efficient .
The sewing table also has base caster wheels that are rotatable, making it easy to move around. It is made of sturdy materials and comes with a white laminate finish.
3. Arrow Cabinet 98500 Sewnatra Sewing Cabinet
Here's another impressive sewing table you should look at. The table is made of oak wood which is considered a very tough and sturdy material and has built-in caster wheels.
It measures 68-7/16″ wide x 19-5/8″ deep x 30-1/2″ tall, which is still leaning on the smaller side. It also has an air-lift mechanism that lets you lift or lower the sewing machine so you can work conveniently.
Though the price tag is a bit hefty at around $442, it has every feature you'll need for a sewing machine table. Just measure your machine first to make sure it will fit the allowed space.
4. Sauder 411615 Select Sewing Craft Cart
The Sauder 411615 is a very versatile sewing cabinet with its three adjustable shelves you can store your tools in. It also has a drop-leaf for workspace extension and has two adjustable storage bins attached to the door.
This table allows you to have your sewing accessories within reach. The only cons for this table are that its top surface is made of melamine and assembly might be a bit of a challenge.
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5. Southern Enterprises Sewing Table
The Southern Enterprises sewing table is also a good choice mainly because of its lockable caster wheels, ensuring a steady work area. The table weighs around 50 pounds and is 31.5 inches wide x 19 inches deep x 29.5 inches high.
Despite these measurements, the machine is foldable and space-efficient. Since it has good size, this makes the table fit and suitable for many sewing machines. However, similar to other sewing tables, it has an MDF and melamine paper build which is prone to cracking.
6. Sewsteady Wish Table
This table is great thanks to the accessories packaged with it. It comes with a circles sewing tool and a tray that helps you organize all your sewing accessories.
The table is designed to fit small areas and has high-quality and sturdy construction. Since the table is on the smaller side, large sewing machines may not be compatible and the plastic tray is pretty fragile.
Sure, you now have an idea of the best sewing tables out there, but your home space just won't allow it! We still got you covered. You might want to consider these all-around tables you can also use as sewing tables.
7. Ikea Linnmon/KrilleNo products found.
Check out Ikea as they have a wide selection of small tables you can use as your sewing table. This one has pre-drilled leg holes for easy assembly.
It also has lockable casters that make the table convenient to move and lock in place. For $89, you can take this table home. Check this link if you like how the table looks and if it will fit your room.
8. Centerfold Folding TableNo products found.
If you really are a bit cramped, then a folding table is what you need. With that said, you can buy the 4″ model of this table from Walmart. What's more, it has a moisture-proof top so it won't be damaged should you spill water or any liquid on it. It is also light and easy to carry around.
9. Lifetime Centerfold Folding Table
You can find the Lifetime Centerfold foldable table at your local Walmart. At $40, this table will totally fit anywhere in your room.
It's just twice the size of a briefcase when folded, allowing you to place it anywhere when you don't need it. It also has three adjustable height settings which should also come in handy.
Here's a great example on how to set up a sewing table in small spaces courtesy of Style Sew Me:
Having a sewing table is definitely worthwhile. It is ideal to get one especially if you are taking sewing seriously and having a dedicated work station makes a lot of difference.
If you're planning to get one, good for you! Once you got one, consider what sewing equipment you would like to invest in next to further improve your work quality.
Where do you plan to buy your sewing table? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on December 30, 2019, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.