Lift Openings

Will My Sewing Machine Fit?

Sewing machines come in all shapes and sizes - so do sewing cabinets!

Step 1

Measure Your Sewing Machine

Step 2

Check the lift opening size of the cabinet you want to purchase.

Step 3

Confirm that your sewing machine will fit

Step 4

Say Hello To Happy Sewing!


How To Measure Your Sewing Machine

Helpful Hint

When measuring the sewing machine be sure to measure the front and include any knobs or cords

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Sewing Cabinet Lift Opening Sizes

Find a sewing cabinet that can accommodate your sewing machine measurements!


30 1/2″ W x 14 1/2″ D


23 3/4″ W x 12 1/2″ D


22 1/2″ W x 11 1/2″ D


20 3/4″ W x 11″ D


19″ W x 12 1/2″ D


18 7/8″ W x 12 9/16″ D


17 3/4″ W x 7 1/2″ D

For Example:

Notice the different lift opening sizes on Wallaby Sewing Cabinet and Betsy Sewing Cabinet! The size of your sewing machine will ultimately decide which sewing cabinet is the perfect match!

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Wallaby Sewing Cabinet (A7)

Like most of our signature sewing cabinets, Wallaby Sewing Cabinet features an A7 Lift Opening – meaning it can accommodate sewing machines 23 2/4″ W x 12 1/2″ D in size, and up to 55lbs in weight. A premium sewing machine may need to look for a larger lift opening. 

Sydney Hydraulic XL Sewing Cabinet (A14)

Sydney Hydraulic XL Sewing Cabinet
is specifically designed to accommodate the largest sewing machines on the market. Outfitted with an A14 Lift Opening, this electric lift can accommodate sewing machines 30 1/2″ W x 14 1/2″ D in size, and up to 65lbs in weight.

Sydney Sewing Cabinet, supporting up to 65 pounds sewing machine weight

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