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60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines

Many of us have a vintage or even antique sewing machine in their home that is dusty and neglected. Maybe it’s just taking up space, and no one in your family wants to learn to sew. Here are 60 ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines into various types of home decor accessories. We hope that some of these ideas will inspire you to give it a try! This post was inspired by the post “60 idées pour recycler vos vieilles machines à coudre” from Home & Garden blog!

However, before you start dismantling and throwing away parts, be aware of the heritage and the artistry of these machines. There are several groups on the ‘net dedicated to the preservation and restoration of vintage and antique machines. You could donate the “head unit” (the sewing machine itself) to these groups for salvage parts to keep other machines going. Many of these groups have machines that exceed 100 years old and are still in use! They can be restored and are a beautiful thing to teach your children to use!

Vintage Sewing Machines recycled into dining tables:

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
How to Select, Service, Repair & Maintain your Vintage Sewing Machine
126 Reviews
How to Select, Service, Repair & Maintain your Vintage Sewing Machine
  • McCaffery, Connie (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 120 Pages - 01/11/2015 (Publication Date) - CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (Publisher)

Or maybe a kitchen table?

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
Sale
Old Sewing Machines (Shire Library)
10 Reviews
Old Sewing Machines (Shire Library)
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Head, Carol (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

What about an elegant coffee table? Vintage Sewing Machines have gorgeous leg irons and are sturdy, as well as quite elegant.

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
The Encyclopedia of Early American & Antique Sewing Machines: Identification and Values
15 Reviews
The Encyclopedia of Early American & Antique Sewing Machines: Identification and Values
  • Used Book in Good Condition
  • Hardcover Book
  • Bays, Carter (Author)

You could also transform your old sewing machine into an original bedside table.

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
Classic Antique Manual Sewing Machine Journal: 150 Page Lined Notebook/Diary
  • Press, Benton (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 150 Pages - 12/07/2016 (Publication Date) - CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (Publisher)

Another superb idea is to reuse a sewing machine into a kitchen island!

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture

You could also transform your vintage sewing machine into a one-of-a-kind Desk!

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
Oldtimer Sewing Machines
3 Reviews
Oldtimer Sewing Machines
  • Hardcover Book
  • Landgraf, Otto (Author)
  • 192 Pages - 03/03/1989 (Publication Date) - Weppert GmbH & Co, KG (Publisher)

Or, reused into shabby chic consoles, an old sewing machine is perfect for that purpose!

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture

Other great ideas are to use your unused vintage sewing machine as vanity units!

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture

You can also build a beautiful dressing table out of a reclaimed sewing machine.

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture

And for your receptions, sewing machines can be upcycled as buffets!

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture

Garden tables are also an excellent way to recycle your sewing machine!

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture

What about making an original garden table out of your sewing machine?

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture

And to finish, here are some ideas of planters and plant stands made from repurposed sewing machines.

60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture
60 Ideas To Recycle Vintage Sewing Machines Recycled Furniture

Now it’s your turn to transform the old sewing machine sitting in your attic into beautiful furniture for your home or your garden! Send us some pictures of your finished project, and we will publish them here! ;)

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