Embroidery fans are going to love using the new Brother SE400. Whether you’re just a beginner in the art of sewing or an advanced artist who enjoys making your own patterns, you’d find everything you need in this fully-equipped, state-of-the-art sewing equipment — at an affordable price.
This embroidery machine has 67 built-in stitches for all your stitching needs, ranging from utility to decorative stitches, as well as 70 embroidery designs for different themes. It also includes 120 built-in frame patterns and five built-in fonts, giving you limitless designing options and free rein for your creativity.
With its 4 x 4” embroidery area, it gives you enough room to make decorative touches to your home décor and clothing. Its computerized interface includes a 2.7 x 1.4” capacitive touch LCD display for convenient viewing of the machine’s built-in designs and stitches.
Technology does wonders to fulfill your embroidery needs — the embroidery machine comes with easy-to-use editing features such as rotation, mirror-imaging, increasing and decreasing the size of your designs. It’s also easier to add new designs; with the machine’s USB cable connectivity, you could simply purchase and download designs from ibroidery.com and transfer them immediately to the machine. It also includes a built-in manual to provide step-by-step instruction for easy operation. It also has an automated threading system with an instructional diagram which makes needle threading a breeze.
This embroidery machine features a monochrome 2.7×1.4” touch LCD display, with an on-screen help screen and several built-in languages installed. The machine uses a single needle with an advanced needle threading system, as well as an adjustable bobbin winding speed and a Quick-Set™ Bobbin system for easy bobbin winding. Thread tension can be set manually. It also has an upper & bobbin thread sensor and an automatic thread cutter.
This model is compatible with both Windows and Mac computers, and allows easy software updating, and its built-in embroidery card slot can be used with Brother embroidery cards (sold separately). It also features a 5.5×13.1” bed area, 3.9×5.3” workspace, 4×4” embroidery area and a maximum sewing speed of 710 stitches per minute and 400 stitches per minute for embroidery. It has a 7mm stitch width and a 5mm stitch length with a speed controller and needle positioning control, and its feed has a drop feed/free motion option. Additional accessories such as specialty feet and free motion quilting foot can be bought to fully optimize your equipment.
Package, price and warranty
The package includes the embroidery machine with seven types of feet, a needle set, scissors, screwdrivers and other accessories, with an optional embroidery hoop. It also includes an instruction CD, a language setting sheet, and USB cable.
With its custom design and easy-to-use interface, it has won acclaim among users, with an average of 4.5 over 5 stars for over 400 reviews. Plus, it comes with a 25-year limited warranty that ensures you get your money’s worth—all for the amazing price of $349.99, with free shipping.