I've wanted one of these for a while. In fact every week for most of this year I've been putting silly low bids on them on the bay of evil, never expecting to actually win. I've come really close a couple of times. Then on Sunday I was out with the family and some friends and I'd had a couple of beers when the 'an item you're bidding on is ending soon' text came through on my phone. I'd already been outbid on it earlier in the week, so I thought I'd just put a little bit higher, but still silly low, and didn't expect to win.
Look what arrived today.....
Betty, as she will be known (after my Nan who was the one that nurtured my love of sewing with her hand crank singer) is in need of a little bit of TLC. She works, but she's got a slightly dodgy power cable, and smells of old. Until she's had a good once over and a well deserved spa day I'm not going to try and sew anything on her. Just in case.
Check out her glossy body -
...and the detail on the front -
They don't make 'em like they used to. That's for sure.
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