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Embroidery Machine Reviews
Brother SE400 Computerized Embroidery Machine

Brother SE400 Computerized Embroidery and Sewing Machine features 70 embroidery designs, 67 sewing stitches, 5 embroidery lettering fonts and 120 frame patterns built into the machine which make it perfect for all your sewing projects.

SetTM drop-in top bobbin, easy bobbin-winding system and built-in push-button thread cutter add a new level of convenience to your sewing and embroidery crafting. With an impressive assortment of included accessories, the SE-400 is truly an affordable, feature-rich choice for the budding fashion designer.

Brother SE400 Features

  • 70 built-in embroidery designs; 5 monogramming fonts and 120 frame pattern combinations; Large 4-inch by 4-inch embroidery area
  • 67 built-in sewing stitches with 98 stitch functions; quick-set drop-in bobbin; automatic needle threader and built in push button thread cutter
  • Computer Connectivity with Update Capabilities
  • Easy-to-view back-lit; touch screen LCD display
  • Brother SE400 Dimensions: 20.3 x 15 x 15.2 inches
  • Product Weight: 25 pounds
  • 25-year limited warranty

The Machine is fairly lightweight and portable and is made by Brother a pretty good brand. You can connect the machine to a computer if you desire and it does come with a USB cable for that purpose. This way you can upload embroidery designs directly from the internet to the machine. This will also allow you to update the software of the machine itself. This one sews as well as embroiders so you get dual action out of it.

Most people that purchased this machine were pretty satisfied with it's operation. It performed fairly well in tests. It has electronic controls so it is a little different than a traditional foot pedal machine, customers say once they get use to the new controls that they like it a lot.

One customer said "It is such an easy machine to use. A good suggestion is to watch a video on it's features and use ,first. Also, purchase thread and stabilizer at the same time. I am really pleased with it so far."

bymachine.com rating 9/10

 

Brother PE770 Embroidery Machine with USB Memory-Stick Compatibility

Product Features

  • Computerized embroidery machine with USB memory-stick compatibility
  • 136 built-in decorative patterns; 6 lettering fonts; 10 frame shapes and 12 border styles
  • Compatible with Brother memory-card library; imports designs up to 5 by 7 inches
  • LCD touch-screen controls for ease of use; memory function; full array of accessories included
  • 25-year limited warranty

The PE770 embroidery machine is compatible with USB memory stick for easy import of designs. Stitch designs up to a maximum of 5" x 7" on this outstanding machine. You can embellish everything from home décor to T-shirts with one of 136 built-in embroidery patterns which include delicate scrollwork, intricate florals, classic quilt patterns as well as 6 built-in lettering fonts and so much more. Add finishing touch with the 10 built-in frame shapes and 12 border styles.

This is a top of the line embroidery design machine from Brother. If you are looking to go all out on embroidery design then this is probably what you want. Has all the features of the less expensive machine with lots of extras. This machine is strictly for embroidery.

One customer who bought this machine said "love this machine!! It was incredibly easy to set up and performed just like the instruction booklet said it would. The designs look great. It's easy to increase and decrease size and change threads, etc. I've never used an embroidery machine, but this is fun! It's easy to download designs from the internet and try them on the machine. The only problem I've had was the skipping of some stitches on the patterns, but I believe this is due to the poor material I was using for practice. My only complaint is I wish I'd known how much I'd love this as I would have bought a bigger one!"

The Brother machines seem to rate very well in customer reviews. If you do buy an embroidery machine make sure that you will get enough use out of it to justify the price. bymachine.com rating 9.5/10