11 Free DIY Sewing Table Plans

A bright room with a sewing desk

A Beautiful Mess 

Create the centerpiece of your dream sewing space with these free sewing table plans. They'll show you how to build a table from start to finish so you can be off and sewing in no time. There are both sewing machine table plans here as well as cutting table plans. Some of the plans even combine both!

There are DIY sewing tables here that will fit perfectly into a small space including ones that even fold up or are made to fit into a closet. There are others that can take up a large area and replace a standard craft table so you can have one big space to sew and cut fabric.

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    DIY Cutting Table

    A cutting table in white with a lamp

    Carried Away Quilting 

    Here's a DIY cutting table that's the perfect spot for cutting fabric before it's ready to be sewn. She even has room for some fun decorations. The plan takes a thrifted drop-leaf table and dresser and combines them together to make a functional cutting table that's just the right height for bending down and cutting fabric. The drawers of the dresser provide some extra storage.

    DIY Cutting Table from Carried Away Quilting

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    Chalkboard Fold Down Sewing Table

    A fold down sewing table in an office

    Petite Modern Life 

    Create a sewing nook all for yourself with this DIY sewing table plan where everything fits in a closet. It's an IKEA hack that uses shelves, a tabletop, and a few other items from the hardware store. The sewing table can be put down when in use and put up when not. The whole nook can then be closed off with the closet doors. This is a sewing nook that any sewist would love to cozy into.

    Chalkboard Fold Down Sewing Table from Petite Modern Life

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    DIY Sewing Cabinet

    A fold down sewing table in a dresser

    Cottage Hill 

    Create a complete sewing station that you can close up and hide with this free plan. It takes an armoire and then with a few additions adds a fold-down table that can be used for sewing and cutting. Storage tips are included so you can make sure you have everything you need.

    DIY Sewing Cabinet from Cottage Hill

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    Super Easy Sewing Desk

    A bright room with a sewing desk

    A Beautiful Mess 

    This DIY sewing table plan is perfect for the beginner builder because you can have all the wood cut for you at the hardware store. You'll be all ready to start putting it together when you get home. It's a small table, perfect for a tight space. The addition of hairpin legs and white finish really turns up the style, giving it a modern look that would look great in your home.

    Super Easy Sewing Desk from A Beautiful Mess

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    DIY Sewing Table

    A black and white sewing desk

    Pearls & Scissors 

    Here's a DIY sewing table that's so easy you can build it in just an afternoon. It starts with trestles and then adds support for the laminate desktop. A final coat of black wood lacquer gives it a sleek finish.

    DIY Sewing Table from Pearls & Scissors

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    DIY Sewing Table

    A cutting table outside

    How Joyful 

    On a $50 budget, this sewing table was build to just the right size to fit a large cutting mat. This table can be used for your sewing machine or as a cutting table. Trestle legs add storage and make sure that the table can support a heavy sewing machine.

    DIY Sewing Table from How Joyful

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    Foldable Sewing Table from Scrap Wood

    A white sewing desk with a blue chair


    This free plan is for a sewing table that folds up neatly when not in use. When it's unfolded, there's plenty of room for a sewing machine as well as a small cutting center or even a serger.

    Foldable Sewing Table from Scrap Wood from Remodelaholic

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    Drop-In Sewing Table

    A black table with a sewing machine on it

    Crazy Old Ladies 

    Drop-in sewing tables have a lot of advantages. It makes it easier to sew or quilt larger items and is much more comfortable for your back and shoulders when you're spending a lot of time on your machine. The sewing machine can also sometimes be hidden away when not in use. This plan calls for cutting a hole into an existing table and then adding a few components to make it suitable for a drop-in sewing machine. It's a great way to reuse a table that you already have and turn it into something new. If you don't already have a table, consider picking up an inexpensive desk at the thrift store or a garage sale.

    Drop-In Sewing Table from Crazy Old Ladies

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    Sewing Room Cutting Table

    The side of a cutting table with sewing tools

    Closet Case Patterns 

    If you're looking to build your own cutting table this is the plan for you. It's a sturdy table that's on wheels so you can move it around wherever you want. The large surface holds a huge cutting mat so you can cut large amounts of fabric on it. It's a straightforward build that doesn't have any tricky cuts when you're getting your materials ready. The sewing table is counter-height, making it perfect for standing and cutting fabric. You could bring a barstool up to it and use your sewing machine there if you'd like.

    Sewing Room Cutting Table from Closet Case Patterns

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    IKEA Knockoff Sewing Table

    A sewing machine sitting on a sewing table

    Zaaberry Handmade 

    This DIY sewing table is inspired by an IKEA table but all the materials can be picked up at a local hardware store. Having all the materials so readily available is a great start to the project. The desktops, table legs, and drawers are already built for you. Just put them together and you're ready to go. If you'd like, you can also add a grommet hole to keep all those cords tidy. This quick project will get you sewing in style before you know it.

    IKEA Knockoff Sewing Table from Zaaberry Handmade

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    Custom DIY Sewing and Cutting Table

    A sewing room with a large sewing table


    Isn't this just a beautiful space? It all centers around the large sewing table that gives you ample room for sewing, cutting, piecing, and even quilting. This cutting and sewing table plan starts off with an IKEA shelving unit. This gives you lots of storage below the table for all your sewing supplies, notions, and fabric. A large piece of plywood is used for the top to create a huge area for all your sewing needs. The whole thing sets on an easy-to-build frame that gives it the legs it needs for stability.

    Custom DIY Sewing and Cutting Table from Noodlehead