Ever since my boys were quite young (when they were believers of Father Christmas!!) I have bought myself a gift to put under the tree. One year DS1 was very upset because Father Christmas hadn't bought me a present and he said 'but you are a very good mum!!!
This year is no exception - 'except' that I spent a tad more than I usually do. This is what I bought myself! I have always wanted one and while at a retreat a few months ago one of the other retreatees mentioned that she was going to advertise her Treadle Machine. As I know this person and know she would have looked after it I jumped right in and said I would be interested.
I got my DS3, whose car is bigger than mine, to go with me and naturally loved it from the first look. Now it is in my house. But the question is 'How do I wrap it and put it under the tree!'
Ps. I hope no-one is listening, but a week or so ago I did spend a bit more - I purchased two vintage quilt tops, but I'll show these at a later date - have to work out how to photograph them without taking them outside in the bright sunlight. One is circa 1870-90 and the other is circa early 1900s. Can't wait to show you these, I love them.