If you have picked up the crafting bug and like the idea of buying the kit to do it, you'll be pleased to know that John Lewis has a Heritage range covering just that area. Within it, you'll find this John Lewis limited edition Heritage Sewing Machine.
We spotted on the shelves earlier and it really is an eye-catching piece with all that detailing, the kind of machine you'll be happy to leave out and let your friends admire. But it's useful to of you need to do a spot of sewing, offering functions including seaming, applique, zipper insertion, mending and quilting, variable straight stitches, zig zag stitching, a tension dial, automatic bobbin winder, halogen sewing light and built in accessory storage to name just some of what it offers.
£89 is the price if you want it. Also worth noting that John Lewis has a Heritage range of accessories too. That includes the matching tin below, as well as the other bits and pieces in vintage-style packaging. prices vary, but the majority is available online.