Many beginners in sewing often argue that they do not have any need for special sewing furniture. However, they soon realize the importance of having specialized furniture when they start sewing regularly. Specialized furniture not only makes sewing.
Not entire sure what a 'jubah' is, but this pattern is one that I have seen in a variety of middle eastern clothing. And it looks damn comfy so I will likely end up making at least one of these for myself.