― So, apparently sewing boxes are like buses: You wait all year for one and then two come along at once...or something. I've been looking for an old wooden sewing box for ages, preferably one that could also double up as an end table/cat lookout post/footstool/mug rest but was having no luck. Then, a couple of weeks ago, I came across one on ebay. It was a little small, but it was only £8, local and great quality solid wood so I bought it. It's a fixer-upper and is soon to be sanded down, [...].