Dating singer featherweight 221 1
Your cards are wonderful and except for a little scare when I realize my needle couldn't reach the thread because I didn't aline the finger in the bobbin case it went wonderful.I was surprise to find so much old burnt grease in the top gears but got them clean and then applied your grease. I was worried about the wiring to my original foot pedal, therefore, I was glad to get the new one.The home sewer who lived in cramped quarters that did not have ample space for separate pieces of furniture to house a sewing machine could purchase a Featherweight, stow it away in a closet or cabinet until it was needed and then tuck it away when the job was done.The Singer 221 is the successor to the Sewhandy sewing machine manufactured and sold between 19.I can hardly wait to get started following your instructions in your maintenance card. Both the Nova's Featherweight Maintenance Card and foot control that I ordered arrived today. Oh, I just finished making a quilt top on my 1952 Featherweight.
" "Just wanted you to know that that I ordered the acrylic seam guide and the screws fit perfectly on my Bernina 550QE. After following your cleaning and lubricating instructions, my 1948 Featherweight stitches like a dream. In these days where everything is priced out of my budget it was a nice surprise to find a merchant who is not out to nickel and dime a buyer to death. I purchased your maintenance cards for my FW and 301 and final got around tonight doing maintenance on my 301.During World War II, when manufacture of sewing machines and all things metal was restricted, some of the sewing machines were made with blackened parts rather than chrome as used on earlier models.Another change during World War II production was the crinkle or matte finish.IF YOU ARE CONCERNED ABOUT ORDERING OVER THE INTERNET, PLEASE EMAIL NOVA AND PROVIDE YOUR PHONE NUMBER ([email protected] There will be a 6% surcharge added to all phone orders to cover additional credit card processing fees."Nova and her husband are very knowledgeable and helpful.
Please keep in mind Nova is in the Central Time Zone.
Singer also added numbers to the tension dial, making setting and adjusting tension more precise than the guessing game of adjusting tension on the Sewhandy.