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From: needle_elf
Date: 07-04-2007, 11:51 AM (1 of 4)
Does anyone know of someplace/someone reliable where I can get my Singer Featherweight serviced? I don't believe it needs repairs, just want to have it looked over, tuned up. I bought it just before Christmas, and want to be sure everything is okay with it before I use it.


User: needle_elf
Member since: 12-12-2000
Total posts: 26
From: LeapFrog Libby
Date: 07-05-2007, 01:09 PM (2 of 4)
We are too far away from you, but there is an independent shop here in town.. The man passed away a few years ago, and his widow is carrying on his business.. They are the greatest. They service and repair all brands, all models.. Ask around, and in particular, ask older sewists.. They tend to have featherweights stashed away somewhere.. (like me, I've had mine since I bought it used in 1957).. I had the tension repaired when my crawling son took it apart one day, and that is the only time, its been in the shop.. I clean it myself, it is so easy..
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User: LeapFrog Libby
Member since: 05-01-2002
Total posts: 2022
From: lamx
Date: 07-05-2007, 04:37 PM (3 of 4)
I suggest you join the Yahoo Vintage Singer Group and ask this question there. With over 2200 members addicted to old Singer sewing machines, you're sure to find someone who can tell you where to have your FW serviced or how to do it yourself.

User: lamx
Member since: 05-04-2006
Total posts: 44
From: plrlegal
Date: 07-05-2007, 10:28 PM (4 of 4)
I also have a Featherweight that dh purchased for me from ebay. It is in like new condition but did need a little cleaning which dh did for me. If you don't have a manual, you can google and find one pretty easily.

User: plrlegal
Member since: 05-19-2001
Total posts: 318
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