Restoration of an Antique 1919 Singer Model 66 “Red Eye” Sewing Machine

Introduction The Singer model 66 is truly one of Singer’s fine iconic sewing machines. First introduced in America in October of 1902 and produced there until 1956 and was also produced in Scotland as the 66K until 1960. Singer claimed (and many believe) that the Singer model 66 was the first mass produced sewing machineContinue reading “Restoration of an Antique 1919 Singer Model 66 “Red Eye” Sewing Machine”

A Tutorial – Replacing the Bobbin Hook Race Felt on a Singer Model 66 and 99 Sewing Machine

This post is intended to clarify the procedure for replacing the small red felt found in the bobbin case of a Singer model 66 or model 99 sewing machine. I have seen posts on this topic that tampers with the thread clearance mechanism and while accomplishing the task, disturbs a critical adjustment in the mechanismContinue reading “A Tutorial – Replacing the Bobbin Hook Race Felt on a Singer Model 66 and 99 Sewing Machine”