They will not be found to be perfect, or absolutely correct, but are provided as an aid for your use and enjoyment.Singer Featherweights were manufactured in three different plants: Elizabethport, New Jersey in the USA; Clydebank, Kilbowie, Scotland in Great Britain; and St. You can quickly determine which plant your machine was manufactured in by looking at the serial number on the bottom of your machine. I was worried about the wiring to my original foot pedal, therefore, I was glad to get the new one.
Thanks to Singer's recent 160th anniversary celebration, I was able to pinpoint my antique machine's model year by entering its serial number into Singer's online database.
It's nice to know my sewing machine was manufactured in 1907.
The number stamped on the bed of the machine is the serial number; both letters and numbers.
It's possible that it could be the Model 201 which has the Paperclip Decal Pattern.
There is a lesser possibility that it could be the Model 191 or 206 but they can be identified at the same location and only one design was used on these machines.
Several years ago, I was given an antique Singer treadle sewing machine that has been passed down through my family for a few generations.
The best and easiest to navigate is Sandman Collectibles' online Singer identification guide.
Referring back to your vintage Singer, you answer a series of yes/no questions about your machine's features.
Serial numbers for Singer Featherweights are located on a raised boss on the underside of the machine. Also, I am a Bernina user, so I'm comfortable with the new foot pedal. Nova is extremely organized and keeps the class moving - but in a way that every question gets answered.
Lay your machine on its back and look on the left hand side of the main body (not the folding extension table). I have a feeling that I'll probably always use the new foot pedal now. Best regards and sincerely Yours, "Hi Nova: I just wanted to Thank you for supplying the Sew Straight Guide. My sewing is accurate and not veering off at the end of my seams. She moves freely between each student to insure that everyone understands." "I’ve been sewing on my “quiet” little machine for the past 2 days. Just wanted to let you know how much I personally enjoyed your workshop.
The following chart is provided to help you have a better idea of when your Singer Featherweight was manufactured.