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Vesta Sewing Machine

Vesta sewing machine

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“It belong to grandma who bought it in 1933. She was a keen sewer. Where she lived, in Cambridge Fens, there wasn’t  opportunity to shop so she made all of her clothes. She saved up from wages to buy it, working on a farm.  My mum made curtains for Nana. I inherited it and all haberdashery: cotton, bones from corsets, suspenders recycling. I use it as a spare machine in reserve, in case of a powercut. I often get it out just to look at it…”

Rachel Terry

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