Note: This post was prepared and scheduled in advance. I am in Virginia for my brother's interment at Arlington National Cemetery. I will be back home and posting on Thursday.
I have been meaning to share these photos with you. A while back, my husband's grandmother decided to move in with her daughter (my hubby's aunt). She is getting to the age where she needs assistance but is still fairly mobile. In the process of consolidating her belongings, she decided to bequeath some things to her heirs. David picked out two of the old clocks (the ones that require you to wind them with a clock key).
I have always stated that I was having none of this type of process. Mind you, I am not being callous but I feel that as an in-law, it is not place to make a claim to anything. Just like I do not expect Dave to interfere in any of my side of the family's inheritances. I told him to have fun spending time with grandma and I would see him when he got back. So imagine my surprise when Dave came home from grandma's house with something for me. She had decided I needed a sewing machine. I may have mentioned once or twice sewing costumes or pillows by hand but I didn't ever think I would be gifted this beauty. I love her!
So here is my new, old sewing machine. She is a Dressmaker De Luxe Precision Sewing Machine, Model number is CB. She same with all of her instructions, accessories and such. Unfortunately, they are buried in the box room with everything else yet to be unpacked. I will get back to you later with more photos and information.
From the front:
From the back:
I love this photo where the flash did not go off. The shadows add interest and almost a sensual feel with the shape of the machine.
Moon over at The Nocturnal Knit Witch has names for all her machines. She is quite a collector so if you fancy vintage sewing machines, go check out her blog. Anyhow, I think my machine needs a name. After all folks name their cars, boats, computers and other inanimate objects. Why shouldn't my little lady have a name? I think it should be sexy. She looks like a tart doesn't she? Anyone have suggestions?