Have you tried this?
My old music stand is always the right height for reading patterns :)
This is a silly sort post about repurposing vintage treasures.
What to do with the old ashtray stand?
We don't even have company that smokes anymore.
But it's still a lovely sturdy piece of furniture,
|glass ashtray now a threadcatcher|
ideal for corralling my pincushion, seam ripper, and every necessary thing
to enjoy some quiet handwork time in my favorite chair.