My last several posts have contained 'sewing' related themes.
Sometimes I actually find something I have been looking for.
Sewing Machine drawers.
They were at a 'mostly guy stuff' garage sale on the weekend.
They smell a bit - stored in an unheated garage.
Didn't notice the smell until I carried them almost into the house.
They are still on the front porch waiting to be washed down
. Some gentle repairs or
- maybe -
just take the drawers out and use the frame bits for something else.
Ideas - what to do? with sewing machine drawers? I love the color and details in these drawers.
Take a peek at Kate's Place.
Cozy Little House has a a great decorating idea for a sewing machine drawer.
Tresor Cache 101 has collected a few ideas from other blogs on various other uses for this type of drawer.
I love the brass screw and turning details.
I found some lovely painted drawers at govintage.
Funky Junk Interiors had a bit about drawers on her blog along with some other (non drawer) ideas.
Treadle Sewing Machine Drawers (photos of a great many different drawers) by Ella and Skysie Designs blog.
In Cowgurl's Blessing: Grapevine, Texas scroll way down to see another different approach to decorating/using drawers.
Enough - there are more examples 'out there' so I'll stop adding examples now.