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Amish Furniture-Classic Sewing Machine Cabinet

Amish Furniture-Classic Sewing Machine Cabinet


Solid Wood Handcrafted Sewing Machine Cabinet. Our Most Popular Full-Size Sewing Cabinet!

Sewing Machine Cabinet measures 19-1/2 D x 43 W x 31-1/2 tall. When opened, the top provides a wonderful 87-1/2 wide work area.

The cabinet is priced in oak with arched raised panel doors. Several door style and wood options are available. The actual top picture is in Hickory, other pictures are brown maple, cherry, and oak. Hickory cherry and quarter sawn oak have an upcharge that may be added using the drop-down boxes. 

Cabinet comes with easy push airlift sewing machine shelf rated at 50 lbs. Includes a pullout wall for thread and bobbins and four drawers.

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The sewing machine pushes down into the cabinet using a German-made airlift allowing the top to be closed. When the doors are closed this unit appears to be a sideboard or chest to fit into your decor. 

The standard sewing machine airlift is rated for up to 50 lbs. This lift will accommodate machines up to 14-1/2" tall.

If you have or have future plans for a next-generation sewing machine such as the Bernina 7 series requiring at least 15” space or up to 60 lbs., you will need to upgrade to the extra tall heavy-duty lift. The extra-tall lift will handle machines up to 16-1/2” tall.

Both lifts allow adjustable levels for both tabletop and flatbed sewing. The distance that the lift travels down into the cabinet is also adjustable for a shorter machine now and a taller machine down the road.

Standard kneehole is 20" and will accommodate most standard size machines in the 14"-18" width range. If you have a larger embroidery machine this cabinet will need to be stretched or have the drawers cut down in width. Normal drawer width is 10-1/2" reducing the width 2" still leaves a nice drawer without having to lengthen the cabinet. This is just for the base of the machine to fit down into the cabinet. Removable embroidery arms used after the machine is up at tabletop height does not need to be considered in measuring the base width. There is an upcharge for this modification.

Select Larger Machine Modifications to select a larger kneehole with or without the taller lift option.

The cabinet is built with a standard raised door to match the open drawer fronts.

The cabinet is equipped with quality hardware with self-close drawers and double knuckle hinges on top so the fabric will not snag. Rolling floor casters are standard. 

The sewing machine template is also included and will be cut to fit your specific sewing machine so it will fit flush with the work area. No worry if you ever want to upgrade to a new machine a new template may be cut and sent without having to alter the cabinet top.

You may choose between several door options. The arched raised panel (pictured) is standard. If you wish to select a different style such as standard raised panel, shaker style, or mission style, select these options in the drop-down boxes. The Mission and shaker option will be an upcharge. (Pictured Left to Right, Arch Top Style, Mission Style, Shaker Style, Standard Raised Panel Style).

Cabinets are built one at a time with each order making it easy to customize or reconfigure to your needs, just drop us an e-mail with your custom request.  A simple change such as reversing the drawers to accommodate a left-hand person can usually be accomplished for around $150

We have several other sewing cabinet styles. Click Here to see all of our Amish sewing cabinets.

Customers tell us that we are already very competitive with other stores selling Amish sewing machine cabinets, but when they start looking at what we include as standard on ours and what the others call options, Cottage Craft Works pricing for these wonderful heirloom quality cabinets just can't be beaten.  We include the spool drawer, the sewing machine template to fit your machine, and we include the rollers. 

Cottage Craft Works has gained a respected reputation for quality sewing cabinets and was mentioned in the December/January 2015 issue of Vogue Patterns Magazine as a resource for Amish handcrafted sewing machine cabinets.

Click Here to see stain option colors, please note the stain option in the comment section during the checkout.

Purchase the optional foot treadle for $160.

You may also add a folding table extension on the backside to extend the table behind the machine, use the drop-down boxes to select 15" or 18" extension. Note: this table extension will be the same 43" width of the main cabinet and will not extend out past the fold-out tops.

Amish sewing machine cabinet will generally take 6-8 weeks to build and ship. These small Amish shops do at times become overloaded with seasonal orders. Overall, the years that we have been selling these cabinets we have had four cabinets from this builder that went much longer to build and ship. Each cabinet is handcrafted for quality and not mass production speed. Call us if you would like to know the current build time.

Shipping Options

You may pick the cabinet up in Northern Indiana; select F.O.B. for no shipping charge.

In-Home Delivery

We utilize insured professional blanket wrap Amish furniture haulers that cover 95% of the Continental US with inside delivery for only $400. The exception might be a remote location at the extreme tip of let’s say a state like Michigan, Main, Florida, or some other location that is difficult to maneuver into for a delivery.

These companies make monthly runs with scheduled pickup dates. We coordinate with the cabinet builders around these pickup dates to ship your cabinet as soon as it’s completed and can be picked up by the hauling company.

Select F.O.B if you live close to Northern Indian and would like to pick the cabinet up at the Amish shop.

Select a $400 shipping deposit for in-home delivery. We will notify you should there be an issue with delivery to your location before we process the order.

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Customer Reviews 7 item(s)

Love my new sewing cabinet
I am so delighted with my new sewing cabinet. It is beautiful and beautifully made. A quality piece of furniture with I will enjoy for years and years to come. Thanks to Paul for all your help!
And I was fortunate enough to be able to pick up my cabinet directly from the craftsman. Such a fun experience to meet him and his wife.
I would definitely recommend Cottage Craftworks for anyone considering purchasing a sewing cabinet. Review by KATHLEEN / (Posted on 4/12/2021)
Love my new sewing cabinet!
I am so delighted with my new sewing cabinet. Not only is it beautiful, but it is also a quality piece of furniture. I would recommend working with Cottage Craftworks to anyone considering a sewing cabinet. And the ordering experience was straightforward and Paul was very responsive to questions.
And I was fortunate enough to be able to pick it up directly from the craftsman who made it. Such a fun experience.
Review by KATHLEEN / (Posted on 4/12/2021)
Beautiful Oak Custom Sewing Machine Cabinet
Mr. Paul,

I just received my beautiful oak custom sewing machine cabinet and very pleased with the quality and workmanship and how smoothly everything works. You were extremely helpful during the ordering process and knew exactly what I had in mind. The delivery company communicated with me several times and arrived on time as promised. I am so thankful for your help and I would highly recommend the custom quality made sewing cabinet to anyone. I will order the swivel stool to go with the cabinet.

Thanks again for all of your help!

Lennette L

Port Allen, LA Review by Classic Sewing Cabinet / (Posted on 3/24/2021)
Custom Sewing Cabinet
Hello Paul,
My beautiful sewing center arrived! I am so pleased with it. It is a wonderful, well-made piece of gorgeous quality furniture. I appreciate all your help during the process of choosing and refining the details of my custom sewing center. I will surely enjoy using it for years to come. Thank you!
And the delivery gentleman was so attentive and communicated with me multiple times by phone about the time he would be coming. Also, I received it much sooner than March, as I expected!

Thanks so much
Joan Review by Joan / (Posted on 2/21/2021)
We love our beautiful new oak furniture!
I just received my oak sewing machine cabinet and am extremely pleased with the quality of the workmanship and how smoothly everything works - the slide-out thread case, the drawers, and especially the machine lift. We wanted a beautiful piece of furniture, not an ordinary utility sewing table, and that is exactly what we got! I received personal guidance during the ordering process so I could get just the cabinet I wanted, made especially for me, and I agree that the shipping service did a great job of protecting our beautiful cabinet during its trip to California. It fits in beautifully with other custom Amish furniture we have had built for our home. Review by S. G. Preece / (Posted on 10/29/2015)
I was extremely pleased
I was extremely pleased with every aspect of my Amish sewing cabinet. It is beautifully made, and customer service was great. I am grateful for the fine service. Review by Diana King / (Posted on 7/7/2012)
Thank you, Paul!
Beautifully made oak sewing machine cabinet. Cabinet was packed extremely well and made it from Illnois to Arizona without mishap. I would definitely consider items through Cottage Craft Works and PackShip USA shipping service that was used. Thank you, Paul! Review by Theresa Piper / (Posted on 5/23/2011)

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