Work table, about 1840, Mahogany, modern velvet, modern wool, Great Britain, V&A Museum no. CIRC.626-1969
A sewing table or work table is a table or desk used for sewing. Generally it has large amounts of space and a full set of sewing tools. Nearby there will be a chair and a waste bin. A common attachment is a dropleaf to give expanded space. Other attachments can be a cloth bag for storing sewing materials, drawers, or shelves.