Made from the mid 1930s though the early 1970s, Featherweights came in 2 basic models 221 born 1933, and 222 first appearing in 1955 each with a few variations, and a model 301 was also added in the late 1950's. 222 Specifications: This machine model made only in Great Brittan and only for a few years, has a light aluminum body, weighing in at just 12 lbs. It is a Straight stitch machine with ffull reverse feed, adjustable stitch length, dropping feed dogs, and has a removable sleeve creating a cylinder bed for free arm work. The Red Badge 222K is the rarest of this model, with only 27000 ever produced. It takes low-shank attachments, and easy screw-on low shank feet that are still available today.
The 222 also has a few exclusive attachments including a quilting/darning foot and a fabric hoop. The featherweight machines use standard and easy to find 15x1 sewing machine needles. They have side load bobbins. They thread from right to left for great visibility. This machine has consistent stitching at any speed.
It has a reliable Singer front mounted light. The stitch lengths range is from 6-30 stitches per inch. These shiny black machines are sought after by collectors as they are well made, compact, reliable and easily portable machines with pretty gold decals. They are driven with all metal gears. Details: This little machine with a serial ES165570 dates to 1960.
It sews very well and is in great but not mint cosmetic condition, with some pin scratch a bit of front edge decals wear a few paint nicks on close inspection as pictured. It was last cleaned and adjusted last month at S&S Vac and Appliance Sewing Center of Poughkeepsie NY. It comes from Killbow Scotland and has been fitted with a 110- Volt motor for US power. It sews easily through layers of denim, through layers of clothes leather, or through delicate sheers. These machines can sew mid to light weight fabrics, but they are not the best machines for sewing large projects of dense heavy materials.
They are considered the ultimate portable quilters machine. Needles: Be sure to use the right gauge needle for the material being sewn. This machine uses standard 15x1 needles and the 221 class bobbin. The users manual included describes how to oil and lube, use the attachments, and adjust the tension for different fabrics, as well as describing the use of the attachments.
All pages are present with the exception of the rear cover. It uses low shank attachments and will come to you with an original Singer set in a nice little red vinyl Singer box with a many extras added. It comes with an original key.
It has done a great job protecting this little machine for 56 years. It has only a few minor marks and other small blemishes. Locks work and keys are included. Singer 222 K RED S Featherweight Free Arm Sewing Machine w Accessories LOADED!Lubed and adjusted June 2018 by S&S Sew and Vac of Poughkeepsie NY. The Featherweights are lightweight portable table top all metal sewing machines. This machine model made only in Great Brittan and only for a few years, has a light aluminum body, weighing in at just 12 lbs.
It is a Straight stitch machine with. F full reverse feed, adjustable stitch length, dropping feed dogs.
And has a removable sleeve creating a cylinder bed for. T takes low-shank attachments, and easy screw-on low shank feet that are still available today. Driven with all metal gears. This little machine with a serial.Original accessories included plus a bunch of extras. Adjustable hemmer 2 Original Singer Screw Drivers Zipper / Cording foot Edge guide Darning / Free hand / Quilting foot Original manual, shows binding wear Red attachments box. Tucker Bias Guide Quilting 1/4 foot with guide. British Buttonholer Even Feed Walking Foot Durabuilt Iron to fit in Featherweight Case. And To Get You Started. Pin Point Oiler with high quality oil Original Singer red tube grease Lint brush 2 extra felt pads 4 additional bobbins. Original case with red bin. The case is in great solid condition with working latches and hinges.
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