25 Ideas To Turn An Old Sewing Machine Into A Charming Vintage Furniture.

Do you have an old sewing machine collecting dust in a storage room or do you know someone who wants to get rid of it? If so, this article will interest you, a lot.

Antique sewing machine decorated for a wedding

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The restoration and recovery of antique furniture they are a true art and why not admit it, we consider it almost a necessity.

I can’t conceive of the idea of ​​throwing something away without first giving it a new life or at least trying, because I assure you that everything is useful for something, however strange it may seem, we can give anything a second chance.

Today I want to present the case of old sewing machines, Do you remember the typical Singer or Alpha?

This type of machine, which dates back to 1850, was characterized by its elegant and functional wooden furniture, where the sewing machine was perfectly stored, with its wooden drawers for the threads, and the iron foot or pedal, which facilitated each basting.

To this day, either by pure collecting or by family inheritance, these machines can still be seen in storage rooms or in some corner of the house where it neither shows off nor provides functionality.

Today’s objective is to provide the necessary ideas to inspire you so that you can give your old sewing machine a second life and, incidentally, give that vintage and authentic touch that is so fashionable to your home.

So let’s start with these 25 ideas to turn an old sewing machine into a charming vintage piece of furniture.

1. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a living room side table.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a hall furniture

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The heavy iron foot of the old sewing machine has been used to add a black painted wooden compartment envelope to create a most original hall furniture. Then it has been decorated to taste, with candles, candlesticks, books, etc.

2. Antique and original sewing machine painted and decorated for a wedding.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as decoration for a wedding

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In this case, the machine was complete, not only the cabinet and the foot, but also the machine. I painted the foot matt black and the wood top a nice powerful turquoise, and we took it to a friend’s wedding to decorate a corner. Naturally, you can put it as a decorative element in any part of your house, it doesn’t have to be at a wedding or outside.

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3 Sewing machine foot restored and used as a children’s desk.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a desk

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Depending on what colors the sewing machine is painted and decorated with, it will adopt a more appropriate look for one room than another. In this case, as it is painted a powerful yellow, it is perfect for a youth space, but also for a more adult one.

4. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a wash basin.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a bathroom cabinet

Mauro’s project at Leroy Merlin

We can even use the old sewing machine to create a bathroom cabinet with a lot of personality. The foot is enough for us; Then, we have to add an appropriate countertop, to your liking, and enjoy a bathroom cabinet with character.

Here you can see more ideas to make bathroom furniture.

5. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a flower pot.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a planter for the garden

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If you add a wooden box, or the material you want, you can have a most original planter for the outside of your house, whether in the patio, garden or terrace. Although I have told you that you can use another material, I advise you to do it with wood because it is much more authentic than with any other material.

6. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a dining table.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a kitchen table

The Workshop of the Ancient Project

They have painted the iron foot of the sewing machine white, perfect for a kitchen, and then they have added a wood top with a pickled effect as a top and it has been a very authentic kitchen table.

7. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a locker or hall furniture for the entrance.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a hall furniture

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Another hall furniture created with the foot of a sewing machine, in this case, in a rustic style. As you can see, depending on the envelope you add to the foot, you can achieve one style or another and totally adapt it to your home.

8. Restored sewing machine cabinet used as a rustic washbasin.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a washbasin cabinet

From Summerville Cotagge

This other sewing machine has a tile envelope added on top of the cabinet, creating a suitable rustic countertop to insert a built-in sink. A marvel of work.

9. Refurbished sewing machine foot used as a side table for the computer.

Recycle and decorate your antique sewing machine as a glass desk

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The metal foot was painted silver, then a glass top was installed, achieving a very original desk.

10. Restored sewing machine foot used as a side table for the dining room.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a side table

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You can transform your sewing machine into a nice side table for your living room, with a charming sabbhy chic touch.

11. Sewing machine foot restored and used as an auxiliary table for the office.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a desk

Dans Le Lakehouse Project

In this case, the foot of the old sewing machine has been used to create a large and practical desk for the office, with a lot of style and, above all, personality. Here you can see more ideas to make a desk.

12. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a dining table for the garden or terrace.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a garden table

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If you have a small terrace, adding this type of outdoor table will make you not need almost anything else to decorate it, since the table itself will take care of it. Some nice matching chairs and voila.

13. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a round dining table.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a table for the living room

Cande Cosas Project

With a beautiful solid wood top, this beautiful table has been created for the dining room or wherever you want.

14. Restored sewing machine cabinet and used as a dressing table.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a dressing table

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An original dressing table, now that they are in fashion again. If you have an old machine, you don’t even have to buy one, you can make it yourself.

15. Restored sewing machine cabinet used as a dressing table.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a dressing table

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Here we see the dressing table from before, but now more complete, with the mirror, stool and others, and as you can see, the sewing machine as a dressing table is spectacular.

16. Sewing machine furniture restored and used as auxiliary furniture.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine like antique furniture

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There are many types of vintage sewing machines, not just those with an iron or metal foot. In this case, the one we see above these lines, the A Minnesota model, has a complete wooden frame with carved drawers that make it almost more special if possible to restore it and use it as another piece of furniture.

17. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a kitchen island.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a kitchen island

A kitchen island, which we had not seen until now, you can also make with your old sewing machine. Here you can see other ideas to make more kitchen islands.

18. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a side table for refreshments.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a waitress table

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The waitress furniture, the lifelong service carts are in fashion, if you want an original one, you can assemble it with an old sewing machine, as you see above these lines.

19. Sewing machine table restored and used as a side table for entry.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a hall

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Even if you have a small hall, a sewing machine does fit you as a hall furniture or side table. By the way, here you can see ideas to decorate a small hall.

20. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a living room side table.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a corner table in the living room

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With a round glass envelope, you can decorate a nice corner of your living room, or any other area of ​​the house, using the foot of the sewing machine. Here you can see more ideas to decorate corners.

21. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a round table for a terrace or garden.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a round table

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You can also put a round wooden envelope, which we have not seen until now, and create a large and comfortable round table with personality to enjoy every day.

22. Sewing machine foot restored and used as a kitchen table.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a kitchen table

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A practical and original table for the kitchen. To give character and style to the entire space.

23. Restored sewing machine table and used as a side table.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a side table

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For any space in your home that needs a side table, you can transform a machine to achieve it.

24. Sewing machine foot restored and used as an auxiliary table for the living room.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a side table

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Another table with the red painted envelope made with an old sewing machine.

25. Restored sewing machine cabinet used as a dressing table and jewelry box.

Recycle and decorate your old sewing machine as a dressing table

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And to finish, we do it with another charming dressing table, with the drawers and machine hole lined with fabric of different colors and the machine cabinet painted in antique white.

Have you already found the inspiration to decorate your sewing machine? I read you in the comments.

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