And for Liz Collings who works at Bridgnorth-based Classic Motor Cars (CMC) this is what makes these vintage motors so appealing.
As a classic car trimmer, it’s her job to help ensure the interior of every vehicle that passes through the workshop is looking its very best and she is skilled in making everything from seats to convertible hoods.
“I love anything old and unusual. Before I could even drive I always wanted a Volkswagen Beetle. A few years after I passed my test I got my Beetle and started going to car clubs and shows.
“I like old cars. They don’t make them the same now. These days they are very boring and generic looking. Old cars are all so different,” says Liz, who lives in Wolverhampton.
The 37-year-old first honed her sewing skills while studying fashion at Stafford College and she decided to test her trimming…