Finally. I can't believe this room is finished. Lots of work, but here it is.
That high chair is for use at the cutting table when I get tired of standing. I have one desk chair that I slide between this sewing table with the serger and embroidery machine to the other sewing table shown below with the two sewing machines. Yes, I know four machines is a bit over the top, but both the machines I use for straight sewing were purchased used and really inexpensive. One is always set with light thread and the other dark so that I can mend things quickly.
I love Craigslist. That sewing machine on the right was a brand new, still-in-the box Brother Project Runway. For the $200 I paid for it, I also got a Lutterloh pattern-making system complete with the dressmaker curved rulers, large ruled ironing pad, and yards of heavy denim fabric. I have a Brookstone back massager on the chair. The cord gets tangled on occasion, but it is worth it. My new thread storage is in the corner. I blogged about it here if you want to see what I did with that.
The armoire is filled with sewing/crafting supplies, Both sides of it have pegboard inserts for hanging things that I use often. You can read more about making the inserts here. The big stereo on top is for my books on CD. I dearly love to listen to them while sewing or crafting.
This furniture set was also a great buy from Craigslist although the rest of the family doesn't agree with me on that. Every last one of them has politely told me it is ugly! I find it to be attractive in a rustic kind of way and comfortable and cheap at $250 and so much better than nothing. The tan ottoman was from the Habitat ReStore. It only needed casters AND it has storage space inside.
My cutting table is next to the chair when not being used. I blogged about the vinyl closet door decals here. The large expanse of plain white closet doors just didn't work for me. The hubster and I made the button wall plaque which I love. I did a post with a tutorial last week if you want to see it. Last, a second-hand flat screen television just in case I don't have any good books on CD.
Now I have to put that cutting table back in the center of the room and get to work.