keepeminstitchesNovember 16, 2006

I got a Featherweight 221 yesterday!! I'm so thrilled that I don't quite know what to do. I happened to mention to the woman who owns the fabric store where I just started work that I've been lusting after one for ages. She said her sewing machine tech had one he wanted to sell. So she called him Tuesday, and he sent it to our sales meeting yesterday with an attendee from another fabric store who, I guess, lives near him. It purrs like a kitten, does a fabulous stitch and is in great shape for a machine that was probably made mid 1952 to early 1955. Case smells a little musty, but not bad. I have fabric softener sheets and a package of desiccant (like you sometimes find in shoe, camera or computer boxes) in the case which should help. It came with some bobbins and what looks like the original instruction booklet, but no extra accessories, so I'll be prowling ebay some more, I guess. I've put a pic in the Gallery. Such bliss!

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Welcome to the club. You can also get a 1/4" foot for this baby...A friend recommended the knife edged one rather than the other version.

I fortunately inherited mine. :) Congratulations on your new baby.

    Bookmark   December 23, 2006 at 8:34PM
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