When I had to give back the sewing maching that I was borrowing from my sister I was a little disappointed as it was a fab machine. The Janome New Home was very robust, didn't feel as if you could break it like my modern Brother that I use now, so he put a search on ebay. In the whole time he'd had this search only one has been on...the above one :o). He told me it had come on so I watched it as well...gutted as we've no spare cash this month. Unbeknown to me he was sorting out all his scrap metal in the garage so he could get it for me. He went to pick it up yesterday. What a wonderful man my hubby is :o).