There's nothing more relaxing than spending a few hours sitting down with your latest sewing project. If you have the space, it's worth investing in a sewing table.


A sewing table can make a stylish addition to your crafting space, whether you work in your craft room, study or bedroom. Working at a sewing table can also make long crafting sessions more comfortable.

We've collected 10 of the best sewing machine tables from the web so you can find the perfect set up for your needs.

The great thing with these sewing machine tables is many of them can easily be used as desks too. Work by day and play by night! Browse the sewing machine tables below, pick up your equipment from our sewing kits for beginners guide and get creative.

Once you've browsed our sewing machine tables head over to our best sewing machines for beginners and best overlocker posts and choose your new machine. We've got sewing machines in a range of price points so there's bound to be one for you.

10 best sewing machine tables

1. Sew Ready Comet sewing machines table

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Sew Ready's sewing machine table is a sturdy choice for any craft room. Measuring 45.5" x 23.5", you'll have plenty of room to spread out your fabrics and pattern pieces. This table could easily double up as a general craft table or desk as you can store your sewing machine on the ledge underneath. It's a great one if you don't have much space.

Pros: The adjustable shelf means you can have your sewing machine at whatever height you feel most comfortable with.
Cons: It's all open plan so there's nowhere to hide rough threads, fabrics and your machine.

2. Watson sewing machine table

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This multi-purpose desk is perfect for crafters with small spaces. You can wheel it around your home (wheel to the TV!), you can fold down the desk and there are three sizeable drawers to store your fabrics in.

Pros: Super portable and one of the cheaper sewing machine tables we've found.

Cons: It's not specifically designed for sewing machines so the surface may become scratched.

3. Singer sewing machine tables

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Vintage Singer sewing machines are every sewist's dream and they can range in style and price depending on where you get them. We'd recommend browsing eBay and Etsy to find reclaimed and customised ones.

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Pros: They're just beautiful and a statement for your craft room. Plus they're an heirloom piece that you can hand down your family tree and treasure forever.

Cons: The original machines are made from steel making them heavy and hard to manoeuvre. They can also be tricky to find!

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4. HOMCOM Drop Leaf sewing machine table

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We're all about multiple functionalities and HOMCOM's table does just that. We love that it's designed to be a dining table but you can also fold it down and turn it into a side table too.

Pros: The price - this is one of the most affordable sewing machine tables we've found.

Cons: You'll need to find storage for your machine and materials.

5. Abacus filing desk come sewing machine table

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John Lewis' Abacus desk would make a great sewing machine table. Made from quality oak you can use it to work on by day and craft on by night.

Pros: Its universal design - this desk will look good in any room.

Cons: Be careful not to scratch the oak surface with needles or cutting tools.

6. The Craft Armoire sewing machine table and cabinet

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The Craft Armoire is ideal for those of you wanting to keep all your craft stash in one tidy place. You'll also be able to see exactly what you've got rather than having craft boxes all over the house.

Pros: The desk folds back into the unit keeping everything packed away in one space.

Cons: The desk circumference is smaller than other sewing machine table so you might find yourself wanting a little more room.

7. The Sonoma corner desk

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This is another desk that will look lovely in any room of the house. Sleek and simple, it's one that can be used for multiple purposes. Swap out your computer for your sewing machine in the evenings and get creative.

There are also shelves underneath to store your sewing stash.

Pros: It will fit neatly into the corner of a room.

Cons: There's only one drawer, so your sewing supplies could end up looking untidy if you store them on the shelves. You may need to buy extra boxes for storage.

8. Sew Ready's sewing machine table

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This sewing machine table by Sew Ready is a step up from their other designs. Baskets, wheels and fold out tables make it a serious sewist No.1 choice.

Pros: The sewing machine grid on the top is a super handy feature.

Cons: If you're planning on putting this table on anything other than carpet it might be a little unsteady.

9. Tarleton L-Shape desk/sewing machine table

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If you're lucky enough to have a large craft space, this solid L-shape desk from Wayfair could work a treat. The shelves are particularly handy for storing books and paper.

Pros: This desk has plenty of shelf storage space and the L-shape allows you to spread your equipment and tools out as you work!

Cons: There's no fold away options, so you'll need a fairly large space for this desk

10. Costway folding sewing table

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If you don't have lots of crafting space at home, this Costway folding sewing table is a gamechanger. It's well-built, has handy little shelves and can be folded away when not in use. Not keen on white? There's also a wood-effect sewing table option, which is slightly cheaper.

Pros: Ideal for crafters who don't have a lot of space and it looks tidy when not in use.

Cons: Some reviewers say that they struggled with the assembly instructions.

11. Comfort 2 sewing table

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This practical sewing table has been designed with crafters in mind. There are lots of places to stash your sewing supplies so that they're always within reach and it can be used with most sewing machine brands. It folds away easily when not in use and can be locked so children can't get into it.

Pros: Practical design with plenty of storage.

Cons: It doesn't come with a sewing machine insert, so you will need to order one separately.

12. Comfort 4 sewing machine table

Comfort 4 sewing machine table

The Comfort 4 sewing table includes many of the handy storage features found in the Comfort 2 model, but this table can be folded up into a cabinet with space to store both a sewing machine and an overlocker.

It also extends out to give you a larger workspace, which is handy for those times when you're working on a bigger project!

Pros: Lots of useful features, such as storage, thread spindles for 56 bobbins and the ability to store your sewing machine and overlocker.

Cons: Some reviewers say that they found the cabinet difficult to assemble.

Choosing the best sewing table for your crafting

Whether you opt for a vintage Singer sewing machine table or a fancy modern one, we hope you find one you'll treasure. Sewing is a brilliant way to relax and investing in a proper sewing machine table can transform your stitching experience.

Many of the sewing tables in our round-up can also be used as desks when you're not busy crafting, making them fantastic value for money.


Stock up on sewing tools

Make sure your sewing room or crafting space is fully equipped by stocking up on essential supplies. Discover everything you'll need with Gathered's sewing tools guide.


Phoebe Burt
Phoebe BurtSEO and Communities Editor, Gathered

Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.

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