Posted: 21/01/2016 at 10:24
Chuckling here Hosta!
I too had my granny's treadle Singer - I did my dressmaking O Level pieces on it then it broke down and we couldn't find anyone to repair it - all they wanted to do was sell me an electric one. Pa put it into one of the rooms in the back wing of the house that were used for storing useful things, but eventually, unknown to me, it was sent to the dump
I've had several electric machines since, but I'd love to have that old treadle back.