The Brother SE400 is one of the most efficient, yet affordable machines on the market. In order to make your life easier and more enjoyable, this incredible machine comes with a lot of accessible and easy to use functions.
At a first glance, the Brother SE400 is one of the most affordable computerized sewing and embroidery machine available on the consumer market, today. It is a mush have for any workshop or home that wants to include a machine filled with high-ends features. Ideal for embroidery, sewing and quilting, this model has the advantage of being incredibly easy to use, which is why is often recommended to beginners and novice. However, if you are one of those people who want to find out more about this amazing model, keep on reading the following review.
The SE400 model comes with an embroidery area of 4 x 4 inches. Compared to other models, including the Brother PE770, the 4 x 4 inches embroidery area is a little bit smaller, but it is large enough to complete even some of your largest projects. In spite of its small size, it is extremely powerful and comes with a plethora of digitalized features. Therefore, it is equipped with 70 built-in embroidery designs, 5 lettering fonts for monogramming, 120 frame pattern combinations, 67 sewing stitches and 98 stitch functions. All these amazing and accessible functions will allow you create incredible things and finish all your amazing projects. It comes with a maximum sewing speed of 710 stitches per minute and a maximum embroidery speed is 400 stitches per minute, which means that it is powerful enough to help you complete all your projects. Also, if you are interested in purchasing this model for its sewing functions, keep in mind that the maximum stitch width is about 7 mm, while the maximum stitch length is 5 mm. It has one-step buttonhole which is automated and easy to use for beginners.
As outlined above, the SE400 model comes with a plethora of impressive features that will surely satisfy all your needs. First of all, it’s important to know that it comes with a 2.7 x 1.4 inches, easy to read back-lit, touch screen LCD display which will help you select all you want to do. Furthermore, it is equipped with a reverse stitch button which manually back tack stitches and secures the thread. Also, there is a free arm that provides easy access to cuffs, collars, pant hems and other difficult to reach areas. Additionally, it features a Quick-Set drop-in top bobbin, a super easy bobbin winding system and an automatic needle threader for easy threading.
The SE400 machine measures 20.3 x 15 x 15.2 inches and weight only 10.9 pounds. Compared to other models, this is a lightweight machine which can be easily moved from a place to another. It comes with a stylish, yet ergonomic and compact design which makes it easy for you to carry it back and forth to sewing class. Also, the machine comes with a hard-shell carrying case.
Learning how to use this computerized embroidery and sewing machine is never a problem that you should worry about. Despite the fact that it comes with a plethora of features, it is easy to use and setup. For instance, you can access all those features by simply using the back-lit LCD display. As mentioned above, there is a free arm motion which will make the machine easier access harder to reach areas such as collars and cuffs. Also, keep in mind that the winding system eliminates the jams and snags. What we really like about this machine is the fact that it is extremely tech-friendly and it comes with an USB port for easy connectivity. It allows you to transfer and import different types of designs from your computer to the device. Additionally, there are 8 quick change sewing feet, including the zipper, zigzag, overcasting, buttonhole, embroidery, button fitting, free-motion monogramming and blind stitch. All these sewing feet are extremely useful and easy to setup.
Like most models on the market, the SE400 model comes with a 25-year warranty. There is a 1-year warranty on parts, labor and accessories and a 5-year warranty for electronic components and printed circuit boards. Additionally, there is a customer service department, so feel free to contact it if you need more detailed information about the product.
|Dimensions||10.94″ x 6.89″ x 15.55″|
|Number of Stitches||67|
|Bobbin winding||Automatic bobbin winding system|
|Hook type||Drop-in top bobbin|
|Maximum stitch width||7 mm|
|Maximum stitch length||5 mm|
|Feed System||7 pieces feed dog|
|Thread Tension Control||Automatic|
|Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute)||710|