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Date: 4/15/13 8:34 AM

I was watching a sewing show in which there was a removable extension table for the serger. The extension table kept the bulk of the fabric from hanging off just as it does on a conventional machine. What a neat idea! I love my serger and I wouldn't switch brands just for an extension table. So I went to IKEA and found a solution for $25.





This is the Haro folding table. It folds up and stores in the closet if I don't need the extra space. It's the perfect height. Not a custom fit, but certainly functional. And did I mention it costs $25? It may not be a solution for everyone, but I wanted to share just in case someone can use the idea.
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Date: 4/15/13 6:01 PM

Looks like the right height for serger. You also have a nice table you can use elsewhere when not using serger. Thanks for sharing.

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Date: 4/15/13 7:50 PM

Oh my gosh!!! I've been looking for a table like this, but unfortunately they don't sell it online.

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Date: 4/15/13 8:00 PM

An ironing board will also work if you have the room.

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Date: 4/16/13 10:46 AM

Problem with an ironing board is, not only does it take up a lot of room, but the serger will walk all over it, making it tip. I tried it and it almost completely fell.

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Date: 4/16/13 11:19 AM

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Problem with an ironing board is, not only does it take up a lot of room, but the serger will walk all over it, making it tip. I tried it and it almost completely fell.

No, no, no - you set the ironing board up beside the serger so it hangs over the table the serger is sitting on.

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Date: 4/18/13 1:15 PM

Good idea with the table! My. Solution was to buy a Sew Steady table meant to fit my particular overlock machine. I love it.

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