The machine 'looked' right though and did not appear to be a re-paint job." A black machine was also sold in Great Britain.Darla Trenner has done some research on these unusual Featherweights, and has posted her findings at her "Crinkle and Blackside Machines" website at Both American and British models are characterized by a fold-up extension of the bed, or platform, to add more sewing surface on the left side of the needle.The light weight and the fold-up platform are two indicators.Very diligent shopping should turn up one or more Featherweights in your local area, and they've been known to travel in packs, and reappear miraculously out of grandma's closet or attic!A great many of them were made and are still available through used sewing machine dealers, from individuals, at garage and estate sales, by mail order, and through sellers on online services and the internet.Since the machines are not labeled "Featherweight" they are often advertised for sale as "old Singer" or "antique Singer" machines and some detective work is necessary to sort the Featherweights from the other antique machines being sold.
Door de training heb ik echt een goede basis om mijn rol als BHV-er in te vullen in de dagelijkse praktijk.
Daarnaast moet ik ook complimenten geven over de verzorging rondom te training.
Kleine hapjes, zelfgemaakte soep, alles was tot in de puntjes geregeld.
The Featherweight is an excellent machine for piecing, but it is not recommended that machine quilting be done on it due to the possibility of burning out the motor.
Having said that, many quilters on the internet report that they successfully machine quilt using their Featherweights.