Ok maybe I am exaggerating a little bit but I think this set up works for me for now. I am in a little nook where the breakfast area would go. So my sewing machine is facing the family room and I can watch the TV. ( I watch way too much ) then on the other side of the 1/2 wall is where I have a 6ft table that I cut on, and when I don't have the ironing board up where it is now I can also iron on a corner of the table. My very little stash is on shelves in my laundry room. Out of the way.