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Brother LX2500 Heavy Duty 17-Stitch Free-Arm Sewing Machine (Refurbished)

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ITEM#: 13978148

  • Brother 17-Stitch Free-Arm Sewing Machine
  • 17 built-in stitches
  • 38 stitch functions
  • Feet: Buttonhole foot, button sewing foot, zipper foot and zig zag foot
  • Four-step automatic buttonhole
  • With four quick-change presser feet, a built-in sewing light, and automatic bobbin-winding system, set-up is fast and easy
  • Use the built-in accessory storage compartment to store the full assortment of included presser feet and other notions
  • Free-arm sewing machine
  • Drop-in top bobbin (standard size)
  • Foot pedal, accessory pack with small screwdriver and power cord are included
  • Express your personality with the two included Fashion Faces decorative skins!


Material Metal
Type Factory Refurbished
Color Blue, White
Product Features Free Arm, Top Load Bobbin
Dimensions 12.0
Warranty 25 year Limited Distributor
Model Number LX2500
Country of Origin China

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  • Most Recent

  • Simple and easy to use for the novice
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    Threading this machine is a breeze and the stitching options are perfect for someone who just dabbles in sewing-that's not to say that the more experienced seamstress/seamster wouldn't have fun with this machine!

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  • Great machine
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    Haven't sewn in awhile but this machine worked flawlessly and made it so easy to make a beautiful quilt for my grand daughter. Very Happy with this purchase !!!

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  • Heavy duty
    Verified Purchase

    Good basic heavy duty sewing machine that will see through just about anything.

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  • Amateur sewer
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    I use this machine regularly. Great deal for the cost. Good beginners model.

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  • Good
    Verified Purchase

    Noisy, but perfectly servicable machine. All ajustments are on the dial, including stitch length. Bought this for one of our granddaughters and she likes using it.

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  • Most Helpful

  • way better than: Brother LX 3125 Sewing Machine
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    I was a little wary about purchasing this machine. There were no reviews on it, but I love Brother sewing machines. I purchased the Brother LX 3125 Sewing Machine (Refurbished) from Overstock about 2 years ago. It's an amazing lil guy but it's loud! NOW THIS MACHINE is QUIET! Smooth! Easy to work with, and a dream! I am going to purchase another one asap! This lil machine single handedly made sewing my first satin ball gown a dream: I was very worried at first that it wasn't do able with a brand new machine that I hadn't ever used before much less been used to. I ended up successfully sewing a zipper my first time out and had no issues. It's a great machine and is very intutitive. This machine also came with a great instruction manual that you can download from the Brother site: Overall I am very happy with this great lil sewing machine. It's small, lightweight and easy to transport with the Omni Trolley. I don't know what I would do without it! Favorite features: - LED light for sewing area - Easy stitch selection - Easy foot changing - User Guide/Manuals (quick reference guide is PERFECT for a first time sewer)

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  • Rozzy1930
    Verified Purchase

    I will by from ovetock. I have bought other items before and have been pleased with them.,,

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  • Great deal, great machine!
    Verified Purchase

    I am not a seamstress, but I would like to learn. I have crafty friends, and they've let me try their machines. I decided it's time to get my own, but didn't want to spend a lot or get a ton of "bells and whistles" I won't know how to use. This one was on sale (for $XX!! no tax no shipping) and I thought "can't go wrong with that!" It works as advertised...very simple set up, didn't even have to refer to the DVD, thanks to the prior practice on my friend's machine. Took it out of the box, threaded it up, wound a bobbin first try, and hemmed a couple things. I *would* say "worked seamlessly" but that's just bad form ;) I highly recommend this machine for beginning or intermediate sew-ers...does all I need and then some, it's light, easy to use, and came with extra bobbins, presser feet, needles....everything one needs to get started!

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  • Easy and Intuitive!!
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    I have never sewn before and within 24 hrs of unpacking the machine I have fixed the hem on two different shirts, slimmed the sides of a sweater, narrowed the armholes of a wrap dress and slimmed the sides, and I have hemmed my first pair of pants! This machine has already paid for itself considering the cost of such alterations !! The instructional DVD is extremely helpful with staring you off, while the simplicity of the machine itself makes the sewing seem like common sense. Truly worth trying! Highly recommended.

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  • Great Sewing Machine
    Verified Purchase

    What a terrific, easy to use sewing machine! It is lightweight and relatively small. The directions are very easy to follow and the machine itself is incredibly easy to use. For basic work this is terrific.

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Questions & Answers

  • does this have a automatic threader?

    • Hello stromie, this does not have an automatic threader. Have a great day!

  • Why did you choose this product?

    • because it was what I was looking for.

    • Brother is a good brand sewing machine. I like the thought of having a heavy duty machine. I bought the coverage on it but am hoping I won't need it. Thank you. I love Overstock. Wendy Whitten

    • I need a sewing machine but can't afford a, new one this works perfectly for me. So glad I had this option .

    • I need a small sewing machine to work on a special project & I had a $25 gift card. I like the reviews for this machine & I like the fact that its a heavy duty machine.

    • This looks like a simple sewing machine that would be suitable for beginners. My granddaughter is learning to hand sew now (She's 5). After her mom and I teach her some of the basics of sewing, she will be ready for a sewing machine. I looked at the kids machines extensively. I looked at everything from the Hello Kitty machines - Green, Pink, Red. The green one is the only one with a drop in bobbin. She loves blue and this one is out of stock everywhere else. I've purchased refurbished products in the past and never had a problem - here's hoping. The only question I have is who refurbished it. If it's manufacturer refurbished, it should be great!

    • Great reviews

    • It's a gift - I like the Brother machine I've been using and trust the product. Also, the price is excellent!

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  • The ad says its refurbished, what does that mean exactly? Also, I do a lot of sewing costumes and clothes for other people. I need a machine that will be used a lot.

    • This machine has been factory serviced and sold back in new condition. You can view more information on refurbished items using the link below. Additionally, this is a heavy duty machine and should work well for sewing costumes and heavy use.

  • Who do I contact if I am having problems with my sewing machine. It is not working at all?

    • Thank you kdilbeck3 for the opportunity to help you with the Brother LX2500 Heavy Duty 17-Stitch Free-Arm Sewing Machine (Refurbished). Since you have purchased this machine from us in the last 30 days then we are still under the warranty so a member of our customer care team will be contacting you shortly with that information. Thank you for shopping with us.

    • I contacted the phone number listed in your parts and directions manual.

    • the one I gifted to my little sister also did not work at all after opening but unfortunately my sister didn't even try to open it until months later because she had to move. so now we have a useless sewing machine.

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  • in the product detail section, it says it comes with fashion faces.. what are the included designs?

    • Hello frostgal, unfortunately this item is out of stock. We currently do not have inventory to check to give you an answer, and cannot guarantee the item will be restocked. Thank you for shopping with us.

  • I see that this product is appropriate for heavy wt fabrics, how does it function on lt wt cotton?

    • Hello 9681077, Thank you for inquiring about the Brother LX2500 Heavy Duty 17-Stitch Free-Arm Sewing Machine (Refurbished). This machine does just as well with light weight fabrics. Thank you for shopping with us.

  • does it work in a country with 220V using a voltage converter plug?

    • Thank you for shopping with us tina4321. Yes you can use a voltage converter plug to run this sewing machine in a country other than the U.S. Have a great day.

  • What are the dimensions of this machine?

    • 13" wide, about 6" deep, 11" tall

  • Which feet does this machine come with? Is the buttonhole a 1-step or 4-step manual/automatic? Does it come with a small screwdriver? What size bobbin does it take?

    • Hello medusa1011! The feet that come with the machine are as follows: Buttonhole Foot, Button Sewing Foot, Zipper Foot , Zig Zag Foot. The buttonhole is a four step automatic buttonhole. The machine comes with a small screwdriver in the accessory pack. The bobbin size is standard. I hope this helps. Thanks for shopping with us.

  • Does this machine have a carrying case? Is there any machine in this price range that has a carrying case?

    • No unfortunately this machine does not come with a case. I haven't seen any in this price range with a case.

  • Does it come with the instructional DVD?

  • You state below that it does NOT come with a zipper foot. What are the four feet (mentioned) that it DOES come with?

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  • Does this have the zig-zag stitch? Can it sew elastic?

    • Yes, it has a zig-zag stitch. Unfortunately, it is not designed to sew elastic.

    • Yes, this machine can do a zig-zag stitch, and it can sew elastic.

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  • What is the wight of this product

  • does it come with a zipper foot?

  • does it sew leather? and what kind of needle do i need to use for it? thank you

    • This sewing machine is meant for sewing thick fabrics such as denim, tweed, and corduroy.

  • Is this machine good for heavy (thick) seams, such as multiple layers of denim?

  • I have a wooden sewing cabinet that holds my old (broken) sewing machine- the kind that folds up and hides the machine. Does this model attach to a table or cabinet the folds in? or does it just sit on a table top?

  • Does this refurb product fall under your standard return policy? How can I tell?

    • Yes, this refurbished product falls under our standard return policy of 30 days from the delivery date. All of our products fall under this policy.

  • Does this machine go in reverse?

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