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Date(s) - 10/22/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm



Featherweight Maintenance Workshop
Taught by Sarah G. Baker, FeatherweightSarah

This one day maintenance workshop is for Singer 221 or 222 (Featherweight) vintage machines only. This is a hands-on and informational workshop.

You will learn (but not limited to):
Featherweight history
Cleaning, oiling and lubricating gears and motor
Tension adjustments
Stitch formation
Cleaning and polishing machine

● Attendees will need a featherweight sewing machine in good working order, including bobbin case, bobbin and foot controller (machines that require actual repair are not suitable for class)
● 2 Screwdrivers: 1 that fits small precision-size screws, and 1 that fits screw heads like the spool pin on top of the machine (Wera brand tools are highly recommended!)
● Old towel to place machine during workshop
● Flashlight
● Small bottle brush or old toothbrush for gear cleaning
● Bobbin tension meter
● 2 spools of same weight, different color thread to test tension and stitching
● Small scissors
● Sew Retro Lubricant/Grease
● Notepad and pen

Optional items:
Apron Nitrile or rubber gloves if skin sensitive to kerosene
Small bowl to keep loose parts
Featherweight owner’s manual

Provided on the day of workshop:
Sewing machine oil

Attendees may purchase maintenance and other featherweight items from Mangelsen’s including: Sew Retro Oil, Sew Retro Grease/lubricant, LED light bulb, felt drip pan, bobbin tension meter, Superbelt, reproduction featherweight bobbins and more


Featherweight Sarah