Start Dating a featherweight sewing machine

Dating a featherweight sewing machine

Even the oldest machines, if they've been cared for, still sew wonderfully.

People often refer to this as the date the machine was "born", but more accurately it is the date the production run for that series of machines was assigned.

They were further decorated with gold decals and the Singer name, but nowhere do they say "Featherweight" on them.

In Great Britain a white Featherweight was sold, which was made in Scotland.

Nearly all 221 Featherweights sew well or, with minor "tune ups", can be adjusted to sew well. The real indicator of value isn't whether your sewing machine "still sews". To command top value / price a Singer 221 or 222 sewing machine needs to look great "in spite of" its age.

Singer 221 Featherweights are very reliable and very straightforward to maintain. More information on condition in regards to value can be found below.

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The Singer Featherweight portable sewing machine is a model made by that company between 19.