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Featherweight 221 and I

Dave McCallum brings his retired engineering skills to skillfully teach you the ins and outs to Featherweight maintenance.  Read like you're having a conversation with an old friend, Dave will guide you through each step of routine maintenance, servicing, repair and cleaning as well as diving into some basic restoration.  One of the most sought after books by Featherweight enthusiasts.  This is one book you will never regret ordering - it will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about how to service and maintain your Singer Featherweight, but with a friendly voice in the text. Please note: David McCallum has updated his preference for lubricant/grease to the product Sew Retro Lubricant found here.


  • Under the Throat Plate
  • Wiring
  • Adjusting the Belt
  • Motor Lubrication and Troubleshooting
  • Bobbin Winding
  • Oiling
  • Bobbin Tension
  • Upper Thread Tension
  • Feed Dog Adjustment
  • Machine Timing
  • Rotary Hook Timing
  • Machine Troubleshooting
  • and so much more to even list!