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All Through the Years
Timeline & History

Specialty Machines
Chicago World's Fair (1934)
Texas Centennial (1936) *Coming Soon!*
San Francisco Golden Gate (1939-1940)
Wrinkle (December 1939 & August 1940)
Blackside (July 1941 & September 1945)
Centennial, Century of Singer Sewing (1951)
Red S (1959-1961)

Free-Arm Featherweight
The 222K Model (1953-1961)

Featherweight Colors
(Besides Black)
(aka:  Pale Turquoise or Celery Green)

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    Maintenance & Tutorials

    Maintenance Tutorials
    1. How to Oil the Singer Featherweight Sewing Machine
    2. How to Clean & Lubricate Gears & Motor
    3. How to Know If You're Using the Right Motor Lubricant (*IMPORTANT!)
    4. Learning About the Motor Lube Ports & Felt Wick
    5. How to Remove & Install the Belt
    6. How to Adjust the Belt for Tension and Motor Height
    7. How to Adjust the Handwheel
    8. How to Adjust the Stitch Length Lever
    9. How to Easily Change the Light Bulb
    10. How to Thread the Machine
    11. How Thread Affects Maintenance, Tension & Bobbin Tension
    12. How to Adjust Tension & Bobbin Case
    13. How to Disassemble and Calibrate the Tension Unit
    14. How to Align the Tension Unit +/- Indicator Ring
    15. How to Replace Needle Clamp & Thread Guide
    16. How to Remove Thread from Bobbin Case Base & Hook Assembly
    17. How to Adjust Hook Timing and Replace Gib Hook & Bobbin Assembly
    18. How to Remove a "Stuck" Hook Assembly
    19. How to Adjust Foot Controller & Cord Wiring
    20. How to Fix Receptacle Pins for Better Electrical Connection
    21. How to Replace the Light Socket, Lamp Shade, Light Switch, Receptacle & Motor
    22. How to Fix a Loose or Bent Spool Pin
    23. How to Loosen the Spool Pin Coverplate if the Screw is Too Tight
    24. How to Clean & Polish the Machine
    25. The Giant Schmetz Needle Tutorial
    26. The Importance of the Thread Stand
    27. How To Refurbish a Featherweight Case
    28. How to Get Rid of the Moldy Mildew Smell in the Case


    More Maintenance Info
    Service & Repair

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    Owners Handbook & Service Manuals

    Owner's Handbook (Free Download)

    221 Black
    (221-1, 221K)

    221K7 White (blue cover)
    221K7 White (red & green cover)

    Servicing Handbooks (Free Download)
    Service Manual - 221
    Service Manual - Addendum
    (features 222K oiling & servicing)
    Adjuster's Manual - 221
    Singer Featherweight Parts