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Member since 4/22/06
Date: 12/20/10 6:02 PM
Anyone tried one of those EziSew tables?
I'd be interested in knowing if you like it.
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Roseana, Austin, TX
Member since 2/5/06
In reply to sewrose
Date: 12/21/10 5:53 AM
I've had one for several years that I use in our RV. It's a terrific little travel table, and folds up to about 6 inches flat, and comes with a heavy canvas carrying bag.
When set up, the table feels a bit unstable compared to a solid cabinet, however once your machine is in it and you're sewing, it does very well, I have been very pleased with mine and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it... for a travel table.
For everyday sewing use, not so much, simply because in my opinion it's just too small to be very functional. There is adequate space to the left of the machine to support a small project, but there is no space at all behind the machine.
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Member since 9/21/07
In reply to sewrose
Date: 12/21/10 1:43 PM
Ask me Sunday - I asked Santa for one for Christmas! Not that I was peeking, but the Brown Santa Claus (aka the UPS driver) left a suspiciously large, flat box on the porch a couple of weeks ago...
I wanted it to sew with my Featherweight in the living room so I can be with DH during football and baseball games. I was making do with some wooden TV trays, but being able to set the machine flush will be so much nicer...
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Member since 8/28/08
In reply to CJ Tinkle
Date: 12/21/10 3:31 PM
That's good to know. I saw one once at a sewing show, and I really thought it felt flimsy. But I'm glad to hear you've had a good experience with it. Maybe I'll get one for my dd's small apt.
South Carolina USA
Member since 5/10/05
In reply to sewrose
Date: 12/21/10 8:14 PM
Numbers for 2013:
Yards in stash: 606.25
Yards in: 22.75
Yards out: 10.50
Numbers for 2012:
594.00 yards in stash
4 yards in
10.25 yards out
Numbers for 2011:
601.25 yards in stash (I'm sure this number is off by a few yards)
Yards in: 137.50 (Seriously? I'm over 100, and it's only JULY? Ugh!)
Yards out: 88.75
Member since 8/14/05
Date: 12/21/10 8:19 PM
I have two Arrow tables...the ones now known as "Gidget" and they are usually about $125. I like them.
and info Gidget Info
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Member since 4/15/07
In reply to TessKwiltz
Date: 12/21/10 8:28 PM
Quote: What a nice idea! My sewing room is on the second story of our house and the one and only TV is downstairs.... I have considered the Sew Ezi for classes but this gives me another reason for its use.
I wanted it to sew with my Featherweight in the living room so I can be with DH during football and baseball games.
Janome MC6600 Bernina 240 Juki MO735 Singer 201-2 Singer 221-1
Member since 9/12/07
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Date: 12/24/10 10:14 AM
I just purchased mine about 2 months ago and I do like it. I have a small bedroom to use as my sewing room and it is small, so it worked out well space wise. I have my Bernina Aurora 430 in it. I like the insert and having it set up with it, more than the insert that came with the machine. The table is steady for my type of sewing (medium speed to slow). As mentioned above there is not a lot of extra space around the machine to the left or back, but I usually do not sew big projects. It was not hard to put together, everything fit, and I also purchased the accessory tray too. The machine sits at about 25" from the floor, I use an old wooden chair to sit on so I am looking lower at my machine which works for me, and feels better than a kitchen table or computer desk which are about 27" high or more and then the machine sitting on top of that. I am happy with my purchase and plan on getting an insert for some of my other machines as well. I am 5'3" tall if that helps. I like sewing on my vintage machines which are in cabinets and this set up works about the same.
Member since 4/8/02
Date: 12/24/10 11:34 AM
I have one, and use it when machine in use needs to be in a different room. Yes, space is limited to rear and rt side, but were it larger the portability would be much reduced.. like many things, there is a trade-off equation going on. I particularly like that the insert fits around my machine and makes a lovely flat surface. Hindsight says I should have ordered the 'fill in the hole' option and then could use as a light table to trace those 'darn' patterns etc.
Mine seems well-made and I like it. I think the result is 100% functional for stated goals of the product. It was a little fiddly to get the washers stacked up right so the machine base surface was the exactly needed depth... but once there, bingo! machine lifts out and it can fold up and roll to where it needs to go,. Great product!
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Member since 3/12/10
Date: 12/24/10 1:24 PM
I think I am going to get TWO! one for my sewing machine one for the serger. I think I can use this in my sewing room I was looking for a wooden desk but this one looks much better and I wont hit my legs!
Here is a video i found.
Thanks for enabling me yet again
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