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Need CHAIR for sewing table ... what do YOU use???

Need CHAIR for sewing table ... what do YOU use???

Old 10-25-2012, 09:15 AM
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Swivel chairs are the best for your quilting table. Much easier to move around and much less trouble. I think you would love it.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:47 AM
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Here is a link showing the chair I recently bought:


I love it. You can adjust it up or down. It is very comfortable.
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:07 AM
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I use a swivel office style chair oln rollers that I found at Target for $17.00 a couple of years ago. I wouldn't trade it for anything. Easy on my back and height is adjustable to add to the comfort of sitting for long periods. Good luck

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Old 10-25-2012, 11:23 AM
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you're going to think I'm crazy, but as a 'Weight Watcher', I'm always looking for ways to put exercise into my day. When I don't use my swivel, low armed office chair, I'm on my YOGA ball!! It helps me to stay balanced and makes me hold my stomach tight. I don't stay on it for more than 20-30 minutes of sewing, but when I'm done, I feel like I've really worked my core!!
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Old 10-25-2012, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Marijeaux View Post
Here is a link showing the chair I recently bought:


I love it. You can adjust it up or down. It is very comfortable.
wow.... That chair looks great. I guess I really should look around a bit more. I wasn't even really looking for a chair when I stumbled on the one at Marshall's. And it is priced at $99, but I'm not sure of there is lumbar support or not. I see the one from Office Max has that. Guess I'll take some time tomorrow and go chair shopping.

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Old 10-25-2012, 02:43 PM
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I use what they used to call a "steno" chair, with casters, swivels and height is adjustable. Love it , can't imagine going back to the old "stools" they used to sell with cabinet machines.
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Old 10-25-2012, 03:33 PM
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I hated the wheels Seemed like I was always snarling stuff in them -so I went back to my 1930's library chair. Its better on my back, too. Althou I did make me a nice quilted cushion for my seat. Now I can sew for hours between stretching the kinks out.
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Old 10-25-2012, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by QuiltingKrazy View Post
two words.... SWIVEL, ADJUSTABLE
That is the kind of chair I have and it also have arms on it.
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Originally Posted by jj1150 View Post
I am getting soooo close to my new sewing room becoming a reality (FINALLY) .... should be able to make that happen in a week or so

But I will need a chair for my sewing table (previously, I've used my dining room table). And I saw at Marshalls a great little desk-type chair with swivel wheels. And, OMG, it's sooo cute, Red (or Black) and the whole thing looks like it's done in one-layer of comfy leather (real or not!!).

And so, I thought, THAT would be a great sewing chair (and cute too); and then I got to thinking ...
do most of you use a SWIVEL CHAIR for sewing or just a simple STRAIGHT BACK CHAIR??? I have to admit, I've never used a swivel chair for my sewing, and don't know if I would like it or not. Would it be hard to sew with a hair that moves???

So, what does everyone use??? All opinions greatly appreciated!!!

Swivel chair without arms. The height is adjustable. The chair is small and light enough I take it to classes with me.
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Old 10-26-2012, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by pollyjvan9 View Post
I use an armless secretarial chair. On wheels and swivels. I have one at each machine.
I have both an armless (drafting) chair and an office chair with arms. Both are adjustable, but I moved the armed chair to my computer table because I like to get up close and personal with my sewing machine and fabric. The height adjustments are what sold me on these.
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