order a great book all about FW's and their maintenance from Featherweight RX written by David McCallum. The name of the Manual is "The Featherweight and I " The book also has his email addy, if you have any questions, since it is published in his book and this book is on the market, I don't think it is against the rules to list his email addy. If so, moderators and delete the addy. email@example.com, also www.Featherweight221.com I ordered this book and am so glad I did. It
http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-99865-1.htm Black Light Quilt Finished -- nice pic.
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http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-48662-1.htm SS jacket with random fabric patches attached with spray adhesive and zz'd over. Nice colors
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http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-128201-1.htm Tutorial -- great, fast ideas for scrap quilt, potholders,etc
There are open toe, closed toe, all metal, see through plastic, high shank, low shank, slant shank...
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Use the following formula if the size you want is not on the table above:
BLOCK SIZE WANTED (divided by) CURRENT BLOCK SIZE = PERCENT TO ENLARGE OR REDUCE
To enlarge: Size you want = 12" and Current size
Japanese clones where made by several companies, but not Singer. Singer never badged a machine - if the machine was made by Singer it always says Singer on the machine. The clones are modeled after Singer's Model 15 and Model 99. Records were not kept on who made most of these machines. All the machines say is "made in Japan," or like one of mine "made in Occupied Japan," or have a "JA" stamped into the bottom of the machines. Large retailers purchased the machines
The "high" or "low" shank is based on length of the the presser foot leg part. If you lower the presser foot lever and measure the distance between the screw hole and the plate of the machine bed, the "low shank" machine distance is closer to the plate. Most low shank attachments will fit a low shank machine. (No matter what brand) If you go to The Sew Box's web site and scroll all the way to the bottom of the first