I think I've said that I've needed a sewing table since I got Miss Curvy last year. But alas, I've just been sewing at the dining room table. I don't mind, but it requires me setting everything up and taking everything down each time I want to sew something. And if it's just something small, it seems like a waste.
So the big guy in the sky (Jerry Garcia) was smiling down upon me at a garage sale where I found an old computer table for $3. I know, what a steal....but it gets better. It was marked down to $1! Turns out it was an estate sale and the daughter just wanted to get rid of everything. She was ready to give me the table but I insisted on at least paying the dollar.
It's just an ugly old table, but I've been so inspired by Crafty Nest and the before and afters on Design*Sponge that I knew I could spruce it up a bit.
I started by cleaning off the top.
Then using a $6 roll of shelving paper from Target, I measured, cut, and covered.
The metal on the feet was all messed up.
But a few pieces of contact paper covered that up, too.
There was some random paint on the legs, but it scraped right off with a straight razor.
And now my Miss Curvy sewing machine has a permanent home!