Ideas - Hobbycraft Blog
It's never been easier to get sewing, with a whole host of projects online to keep you busy! We've selected a bucketful of projects that are perfect for beginners - from skirts, to gadget cases, to crafting storage hacks - there's something for everyone!
How to Restore the Wooden Desk of a Vintage Singer Sewing Machine | Hunker
The appeal of vintage Singer sewing machine cabinets resides in their history, decorative design and versatility. They're often refurbished to make desks and other furniture. Old Singer cabinets were made of real wood with carved drawers and intricate treadle metalwork.
How to Oil Your Sewing Machine (Using the 221 Featherweight as an Example)
Oiling your machine can seem intimidating for the mechanically-challenged, but like most things I'll cover here, it becomes quick and eas...
7 Things I Wish I had Known Before Owning Bees | A Life of Heritage
Owning bees: 7 things to consider and two things you need adequate of before owning bees. Here is the "class schedule" for beekeepers.
Adjusting the Belt
Is your Featherweight a bit sluggish or does the belt slip when you sew? This quick tip for how to adjust the belt will help you remedy the problem in no time at all. The first thing you will want to do is remove the spool of thread as well as the bobbin case from the machine. Next, using a long screwdriver, loosen the screw on the motor bracket as shown in the photos below: With the belt on the motor pulley and the handwheel, depress the foot controller to full power and raise and lower the…
How to Clean and Polish a Singer Featherweight
Learn how to clean and polish your Singer Featherweight 221 or 222 and make it really sparkle with this video tutorial. We now carry the Zymol Cleaner Wax & ...
The Must Have Sewing Gadgets - Sewing Method
Sewing is a unique hobby because it can be both fun and practical all at the same time. You can sew clothing items and decorative items for your home also simply by learning the basics of sewing. Ever since the day where man began walking upright, people have been sewing. Sewing started out as a...
The Differences Between Rotary and Oscillating Sewing Machine Hook System
Do you the difference between rotary and oscillating hooks in sewing machines? Learn the differences and which one might be better for you and your sewing needs.
Photo Gallery to Identify Singer Sewing Machine Models
Photo gallery of Singer sewing machine models to enable rapid and easy identification of main features and variations