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I Purchased a Featherweight 221K!

I Purchased a Featherweight 221K!

Old 12-25-2018, 07:40 AM
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Beautiful machine Watson! Good luck with jt!
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Old 12-27-2018, 02:40 PM
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Watson, I'm so happy you found one. There is something very special about these babies! You are going to love it.
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Old 01-04-2019, 08:06 AM
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I have a Featherweight 221. I bought it a few years ago, and use it occasionally. It had the straight foot on it. And because my "new" machine broke down and is in the shop, I set up the Featherweight to use. It came with the wider zigzag foot, and I wanted to try that to see if it would work better to hang on to the fabric. Well that is a long shank---and my machine takes a short shank foot. Does anyone have an extra short shank zig zag foot that they would want to trade or sell?
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Old 01-04-2019, 12:49 PM
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Congratulations! I love my little featherweight. It is my traveling machine. Someday I would like to get the extension table since I am used to sewing with a machine set into a cabinet, but it isn't an urgent need. (That would mean other item to take along.) Anyway - I also have the zig zag attachment and an embroidery attachment for my 15-91, which says they will work on the featherweight as well. I have not tried it on my featherweights since I have a Janome MC6600P which has more stitches and so does my Husqvarna Designer Topaz sewing/embroidery machine. But I did try them on the 15-91 and just laughed at how the attachments threw the fabric back and forth. Not sure what I was expecting and more impressed my mother used them all the time when I was growing up.

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Old 01-04-2019, 01:11 PM
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I have two of the little beauties. I have 2 granddaughters that will get them if they want to sew. I will need to set them up in my studio once I’m out there full time
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