Not being able to contain his excitement, Dominic went straight in to reveal the sewing machine to Kathleen.
Kathleen was taken away with how brand new the sewing machine looked and exclaimed: “Oh it’s beautiful, oh my word it’s absolutely gorgeous!”
“It’s just like when I was about five years old. It’s got that colour back and the drawers, it’s amazing. Thank you so much,” she added, still in shock with how familiar this item had become.
However, there was still one important question that needed to be answered.
“Does it work?” Kathleen asked with a coy expression.
Dominic asked her to take a seat and take some fabric out of the top draw. Kathleen began sewing on the machine that her grandmother once sewed on for the first time in her life.
“Oh, goodness me. It’s touching things that she had and that my mum used.
“Now neither of them are here anymore it brings them to me. It’s lovely, it’s a lovely feeling.
The Repair Shop is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.