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June 13, 2014

Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Sewing Furniture Edition

by Andrea

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If there’s one thing I am chronically lacking in my sewing room, it’s storage.  Which is why I love to look at vintage sewing furniture, as it’s always got so much storage!  Here’s some great pieces I found on Etsy.



Vintage German Small Chest of Drawers Sewing Box

Such a handsome piece of furniture!  Seller’s description says it has an organizer in the middle drawer for your sewing stuff.



Mid-Century Roll Top Sewing Cabinet

Although mid-century sewing boxes on legs are fairly common, the rolltop design of this one makes it really unique!



Mid Century Hawkeye Sewing Storage Bench/Stool

I am always on the lookout for one of these sewing storage stools at the thrifts and garage sales, but I still have yet to come across one!  They are definitely on my “to own” list.



Mid Century German Sewing Cabinet

If I won the lotto this weekend, dear NPR readers, this sewing cabinet would definitely be mine.  Custom built to house a vintage Singer, this cabinet also has a ton of storage.  And not to mention, it’s goregous!



Vintage wooden sewing chair with storage seat

I think I just found another item that’s going on my “must have” list – a chair with sewing storage in the seat!  How awesome is that?


For more great furniture, both sewing related or not, be sure to check out the Atomic Shop – featuring a hand picked collection of items, chosen by the authors here at No Pattern Required.

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Have a great weekend, everybody!

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6 Responses to Vintage Sewing Shopping Roundup – Sewing Furniture Edition

  1. Jacki Reply

    June 13, 2014 at 9:59 am

    I really love that sewing chair; I hope I can find one some day! I have my Mom’s mid century danish modern sewing cabinet. She bought it for her new Viking sewing machine around 1966. I still have the grade school photos of my sister and I in our matching outfits that she made for us on that sewing machine. She made all of our pajamas (baby dolls), school clothes, and church dresses too. Such wonderful memories.

    • Andrea Reply

      June 13, 2014 at 10:34 am

      How fantastic that you still have it, Jacki! I bet that sewing cabinet is gorgeous.

  2. Sara In AZ Reply

    June 14, 2014 at 4:22 am

    Wow, that German sewing cabinet is a real work of art…..beautiful!

    • Andrea Reply

      June 17, 2014 at 10:38 am

      Work of art is the perfect way to describe it, Sara! I really wish it could be mine!

  3. dkzody Reply

    June 15, 2014 at 11:04 pm

    I have my mother’s sewing machine and cabinet which looks like desk from the early 70s.. I don’t sew and keep trying to find someone who would like to have it.

    • Andrea Reply

      June 17, 2014 at 10:35 am

      You could send us a picture and some details on it if you like – maybe we can help you find a good home for it!

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