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This 1941, Blackside Singer Featherweight 221 is absolutely stunning in Tiffany blue with black decals! Completely restored inside and out - this Featherweight 221 will be ready to sew (or display) right out of the case. This machine is fitted with an original 110-volt motor that has been rewound to work at optimum speed and torque. Click on any image above to view the beauty of this machine and restoration quality. AG014*** indicates an original commission date of July 1st, 1941.
During WWII, there was a moratorium on chromium; consequently, some of the Featherweight parts like the handhweel and stitch length indicator received black paint instead of the chrome finish and other parts like the faceplate and presser bar lifter received a black-oxide finish. A machine with all four of these components is referred to as a Blackside Featherweight.
Purchasing a machine from The Featherweight Shop is a rather distinguished experience. Each one of our restored and repainted Featherweights receives hours of personal care in its disassembly, painting process, reassembly, stitch sampling and overall preparation for each and every customer. As soon as one of our Featherweights arrives in the mail to the customer, the fastidious packaging care and wrapping adds to the unveiling enjoyment, making a Featherweight Shop machine purchase extra special and something to always remember.
Included with Machine:
(Ruffler, Narrow Hemmer, Adjustable Hemmer, Shirrer, Binder, and Edge Stitcher)
- Featherweight Maintenance Logbook
- Motor Lubricant
Five (5) Extra Bobbins
Small Spool of Aurifil Thread
- Case Tote Bag
Schmetz Microtex Needles
Large & Small Screwdrivers
- Original Bakelite Foot Controller
- Stitch Sample from your machine assuring you of a quality stitch
Additional Quilting Attachments can be purchased, and if you need any Fashion Aids for apparel or ornamental sewing (e.g., Buttonholer, Blind Stitcher, etc...), we will prepare samples for those as well should you decide to purchase them separately.
The Original Bobbin Case is included, adhering to originality all these years later. The machine has been serviced and calibrated for quilter’s cotton, so tension is already properly set; however, tension can easily be adjusted depending on fabric needs.
Free Shipping in the USA through UPS Ground is provided. The machine will be thoroughly and carefully packed ~ guaranteed to arrive safe and sound.