Tighten clamp screw – SINGER 221-1 Featherweight User Manual
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FABRIC, THREAD, NEEDLE AND STITCH LENGTH CHART
DELICATE—tulle, chiffon, fine lace,
silk organdy, fine tricot
100 to 150 Cotton
15 to 20
LIGHTWEIGHT—batiste, organdy, jersey,
voile, taffeta, silk crepe, plastic film
80 to 100 Cotton
12 to 15
(8 to 10 for plash'd
MEDIUM WEIGHT—gingham, percale, pique,
linen, chintz, faille, satin, fine corduroy,
60 to 80 Cotton
12 to 15
MEDIUM HEAVY—gabardine, tweed, sail
cloth, denim, coatings, drapery fabrics
Heavy Duty Merc.
40 to 60 Cotton
10 to 12
HEAVY—overcoatings, dungaree, upholstery
Heavy Duty Merc
24 to 40 Cotton
8 to 10
NEEDLES AND THREAD
This machine uses needle
Catalog No. 2020 (15 x 1 ).
Sizes 9, 11, 14, 16 and 18.
For perfect stitching, choose needle and
thread which correspond to the fabric accord
ing to the chart on
Be sure to use like
threads for both needle and bobbin.
• Raise needle bar to its highest point.
• Loosen needle clamp screw
• Insert needle (flat side to the left) up into
needle clamp as far as it will go.
• Tighten clamp screw.