Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums >
  • Main
  • For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
  • Attachments for Featherweight 221- >
  • Attachments for Featherweight 221-

  • Attachments for Featherweight 221-

    Old 02-06-2017, 01:57 PM
      #1  
    Member
    Thread Starter
     
    Join Date: Sep 2014
    Location: Texas
    Posts: 94
    Default Attachments for Featherweight 221-

    I have decided to sell my featherweight. I have acquired quite a few Singer attachments and was wondering how do I tell if these attachments will work with this machine? If they will work I am selling them with the Featherweight.
    I've been searching on the internet but no luck so far. Thank you.

    Kathryn
    KathyJB is offline  
    Old 02-06-2017, 02:02 PM
      #2  
    Super Member
     
    mom-6's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Feb 2010
    Location: Texas
    Posts: 6,395
    Default

    The attachment set I have for my featherweight is the standard set that fits most vintage straight needle short shank machines. It includes all the ones listed in the original users manual. If you want to include the buttonhole &/or zigzag attachments you could do so but they were purchased separately.
    mom-6 is offline  
    Old 02-07-2017, 06:01 AM
      #3  
    Senior Member
     
    Clmay's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Oct 2012
    Location: Moira, NY
    Posts: 520
    Default

    If you google Featherweight 221 attachments, you will see a lot of sights. There is a blog that has every thing you wanted to know about the 221. They even have the attachments listed. http://singerfeatherweight221.blogsp...hments_19.html
    Clmay is offline  
    Old 02-07-2017, 07:23 AM
      #4  
    Super Member
     
    OurWorkbench's Avatar
     
    Join Date: Mar 2015
    Location: Denver, CO
    Posts: 4,300
    Default

    Here are a couple of other links for Featherweight attachments.
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/vintage...s-t169775.html
    https://singer-featherweight.com/blo...ts-accessories

    Basically any low shank foot for straight stitch machines will work with a Featherweight. Most of the feet and attachments that meet that description will also work on many low shank zig-zag machines (of course you can't zig zag stitch). I used to use the Singer buttonholer and other Singer feet on my zigzag Alco machine (bought new in 1972).

    Many (but not all) of the Singer feet and attachments have numbers on them, but some other makers do also.
    Perhaps, if you have something that isn't listed in one of the above links, you can post the number and/or picture with something for scale. Maybe someone would know what it is and machine/s it goes with.

    Janey - Neat people never make the exciting discoveries I do.
    OurWorkbench is offline  
    Old 02-07-2017, 12:19 PM
      #5  
    Super Member
     
    Lyncat's Avatar
     
    Join Date: May 2010
    Location: Sun City West, AZ
    Posts: 1,266
    Default

    Featherweights use low shank attachments.
    Lyncat is offline  
    Related Topics
    Thread
    Thread Starter
    Forum
    Replies
    Last Post
    Maggie67
    For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
    6
    11-13-2013 06:00 PM
    CanadianGirl
    For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
    4
    04-30-2013 07:51 AM
    colleen53
    For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
    3
    05-09-2011 11:14 AM
    bsktkeeper
    Main
    7
    10-13-2010 03:42 PM

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is On
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off


    FREE Quilting Newsletter