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   10930 Q Street
Omaha, NE. 68137

Store Hours

Mon 10:00-6:00
Tues 10:00-6:00
Wed 10:00-6:00
Thur 10:00-6:00
Fri 10:00-6:00
Sat 9:00-4:00
Sun Closed

Featherweight Maintenance Workshop

This maintenance class is for Singer 221 or 222 (Featherweight) machines only. If you are not sure if your machine is a featherweight, please call Celtic Quilter. This class is not designed for other model vintage machines. Doors will open at 8:30am. Attendees should be unpacked, set up, and ready to go at 9am. This is a hands-on and informational workshop. Lunch provided.

In this one day maintenance class you will learn:

  • Brief historical overview
  • Oiling & Lubricating

  • Tension Adjustments

  • Electrical Components (lite version)

  • Stitch Formation

  • Cleaning & Polishing

  • Lunch Provided

Required Materials for Workshop:

Featherweight Machine (in working order**) must include bobbin case, bobbin and foot controller

Small Wera Screwdriver

Long Wera Screwdriver

The Lubricant

Old towel to place FW during workshop

Bright flashlight

Two (2) spools of quality cotton thread of two different colors for tension and stitch formation

Small Scissors

Bobbin Tension Meter

Tablet and Writing Pen (to take notes)

** Machines that require actual repair will not be suitable for the Basic Workshop day.**

(Optional Featherweight tune up kit available for pre-order from Celtic Quilter. Tune up kit includes: lubricant, Featherweight belt, led lightbulb, felt drip pad, oil bottle with oil, bottle brush. Call the store to reserve a kit for class.) 

You may pre-order any other required workshop items through celtic quilter. Call the store to reserve your items.
Items must be ordered  and paid for by June 11 so it will be ready for attendee ON the day of workshop.

Optional Items

Rubber Gloves (if hands are sensitive to kerosene or oils)

Medium Wera Screwdriver

Safety Screwdriver

Featherweight Maintenance log book

Featherweight manual

Apron (to protect your clothing)

Magnetic Bowl to keep your small parts from getting lost



Instructor: Darlene- Featherweight Doctor
Includes Lunch

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.