Sorry for the terrible pun, but I did it. I bought myself the mini John Lewis sewing machine for all those small (very small in my case) crafty projects.
I really wanted the pistachio green, alas they has sold out so it was a toss between pink or vanilla. I eventually went will vanilla since I thought it looked more like banana milkshake and my favour colour is yellow after all. It's actually much more yellow than these photo's suggest. Never the less I'm pretty sure the colour won't actually effect the sewing what so ever.
My sister sorted me out in setting it up (i'm a total sewing novice) and so i'm currently twiddling my thumbs in search for something to sew!