Check out this really neat tutorial:
This would be great for an ironing surface at home also for close to your sewing machine if you don't have a big sewing area to work with. I have a small room for my sewing and have my ironing board set up on the lower level. This would be so much nicer. Am going to try and find an odd wooden TV table at Goodwill or somewhere so I don't have to use my good wooden ones. Very cool.