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Sewing machine cabinet that doubles as a craft pod

Using 2 IKEA BILLY bookcases, Liz hacks a sewing machine cabinet that works like a craft pod. Open to sew. Close to hide the clutter. Perfect.

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Sewing machine cabinet + craft pod how-to

She says, “I used two BILLY bookcases, a piano hinge, two hinges for the sewing machine fold out shelf and 8 wheels also from IKEA.

The piano hinge holds the two BILLY bookcases together, and the sewing machine shelf has two 5.5cm hinges to hold the fold out shelf.

I also screwed the sewing machine shelf on the sides to the bookcase for extra support. Not quite sure about the weight you can put on it but it’s been holding on pretty strong and my sewing machine is pretty heavy.”

sewing machine cabinet and craft pod - close

Sewing machine cabinet – close

sewing machine cabinet and craft pod - open

Sewing machine cabinet – open

sewing machine cabinet and craft pod - close

See more of Liz’s sewing machine cabinet + craft pod here.


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