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Thread: My new table

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    I am learning paper piecing and needed a small work space for cutting and ironing. I found this computer desk for $20.00 and it works perfect. I can push the ironing surface out of the way when I am not using it as it sits on the keyboard part.
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    That is great. Where did you get it? Was it from a store?
    What a space saver.
    Congrats.

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    I got it at Family Dollar Had to put it together but it was easy. I have a tiny room so it will work out great!

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    I'm on my way to the nearest Family Dollar to Livonia, MI. I think there is one pretty close. Hopefully they carry the same stock. Thanks for posting your great find.
    Wendy B

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    Excellent idea :thumbup:

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    What a great buy and that kind of a deal shouldn't break anybody's pocketbook! Thanks for the info!!

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    I shouldn't have spent the money but I figured with Learning Paper Piecing I was using scraps so will save that way. Being laid off has it's disadvantages, like limited money for the fun stuff!

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    What a great idea!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Up North
    I shouldn't have spent the money but I figured with Learning Paper Piecing I was using scraps so will save that way. Being laid off has it's disadvantages, like limited money for the fun stuff!
    Well working has it disadvantages also. No time to sew.

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    What a great idea!!! Thank you for sharing with us :D:D:D

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    Smart thinking. Everything is right where you need it.

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    I have a Family Dollar store in my town too so I just may have to check them out to see if they have one of these.

    That is great and I too have a small space to work in so that will work out great.

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    Sew inventive!

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    Know what you mean about limited budget. My big work table and the main desk my sewin machine sits on was given to me by my sister. My other table was given to me by my daughter and my big tall metal table my cutting mat sits on for cutting was given to me by my brother in law. My cabinet I store 90% of my fabric0 in I got in garage sale for $20. Huge 5 section cabinet with glass doors (old medical cabinet from doctor's office.... 6 1/2 ft tall and 3 ft wide and about 15 inches deep or more. Can't bet it and it is all within eye sight and does not collect dust.

    My whole sewing room is a collage or hand-me-downs but my sewing room is so big all my friends and relatives that sew are envious. I'm in hog heaven!!!! (smile)

    You got a bargain girl. Good job.

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    What a great idea. Creative thinking on your part.

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    Wow, love your new table, I will look at Family Dollar, Do you remember the name of the manufacturer on the box?

    Thanks,

    Karen

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    Great idea to use the keyboard tray! Nice spacesaver.

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    Quote Originally Posted by craftybear
    Wow, love your new table, I will look at Family Dollar, Do you remember the name of the manufacturer on the box?

    Thanks,

    Karen
    It was "Interiors Design"

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    great idea, and a good price.

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    Neato!! I love anything that is a space saver.

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    How big is the desk? that is a really great ideal

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    It measures 23 1/2 wide 15 1/2 deep and 29 inches tall. For my small space it is working out well. I have a basket for scraps on the bottom shelf.

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    great idea, thanks for sharing with us

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    Good Thinking. Sure looks workable.

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