This innovative deluxe sewing machine offers the most up-to-date technology in textile manufacturing. It includes a USB port for connectivity to the Internet and a large LCD screen for clear visibility of multiple stitching and embroidery options....more
I bought the Brother SE400 without having any sewing experience. The instruction CD was a huge help and I've mostly been using the embroidery function (which is the primary reason I purchased the machine). It's been so much easier to use than I ever expected and I've learned on my own how to applique and embroider. It's been so much fun and I can't wait to learn new techniques and improve on my recently learned skills.
This is the best sewing maching I've ever used. The ease of changing stitches (from zig zag to straight, for example) is fantastic; the ease of changing the foot from regular to zipper is incredible; winding bobbins is easy and the drop-in bobbin feature is wonderful. The self-threader is something I didn't know I needed until I had it! No more squinting at the needle or hoping my arthritis doesn't kick in. The embroidery features are wonderful, and it is incredibly easy to hook up a laptop for downloaded patterns. I've just about finished my first major project with this machine (a Civil War uniform) and have been absolutely delighted. The machine tells you when your bobbin thread is about to run out, so no more surprises! I highly recommend this machine, and the price is amazing on Overstock!
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? Excellent
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Could have more details on stitches included, but otherwise excellent
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
I bought this machine for the embroidery function, which is great. What I didn't realize is what a great sewing machine this is. I have been using it for my regular sewing in addition to embroidery.
The internet is filled with free designs that you can use on this machine and the USB connection to a computer makes it so easy.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? The same
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very
Please tell us about the quality of the product. High
I am new the sewing world and I love my new machine. I've downloaded a bunch of embroidery designs and I am like a kid in a candy store! For a beginer machine I think its wonderful, if your looking for something to do big designs you need to go to a bigger machine. This machine does designs no larger than 4x4. You will enjoy it!!
Did the image onsite match the product? yes
Did the description onsite accurately describe the product? yes
Love the machine except I would have liked to of had more choices of fonts and patterns for embroidery. Really hard to find the cards and software to have more choices and the ones I've found are expensive and you would think for what the machine costs there would be more options at reasonable prices.
I'm really enjoying learning to use my new machine. So far, I have had no problems. I love the fact that it threads the needle by itself. I
would definitely recommend this to anyone who is looking for a new machine.
This is a nice little sewing machine that does a great job. We previously have been used to all-metal machines, so the mostly-plastic construction took some getting used to. However, the machine does work well and is a good value for the money. It is light and easy to maneuver and store. The bobbin winding hiccups sometimes but is easily fixed. We would recommend this machine for someone who doesn't want to invest an arm and a leg.
I love this sewing machine, so easy to use. Plus it comes with all kind of instructions guiding you through the steps to get to learn. So far so good, plus when I m confused about anything I go on YouTube.com and watch the videos to start any project I have in mind.
Does this machine do monogramming and if so what sizes?
Is there monogramming built in or do you need to purchase software?cindy1024 on Feb 28, 2014Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello cindy1024, yes this has a Large 4 in x 4 in embroidery area. This features 70 built-in embroidery designs, 67 built-in sewing stitches, 120 frame patterns and 5 embroidery lettering fonts. Have a great day!overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 5, 2014
Hello tuo75! The spping weight is 24.5 pounds. Thanks for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare2 on Nov 27, 2013
1. could you use designs from like Dakota collectibles?
2. Could I take a picture of a dog and digitize it?
3. does it have anything that would help you sew in stages if you have to move your hoop for a bigger design?
I want one for Christmas :Dtrailyn on Oct 7, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
I could not find that you can digitize images. You can import .pes designs from your PC. From what I found on the internet Dakota collectibles is in .pes format. This can only do 4-inch x 4-inch embroidery designs.
Have a great day!
overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 10, 2013
I am an experienced Brother embroiderer but now have a MacBook Pro computer. Will the Brother software support the Mac OX platform?dwithers on Aug 10, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello dwither, We appreciate your inquiry. Unfortunately that information is unavailable at this time. We will contact you directly if the information become available in the future. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 20, 2013
Does this machine include a walking foot? If not, please advise which one I would buy to be compatible with it. Also, what Teflon foot would I buy?pginfl on Aug 9, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello pginfl, we appreciate your inquiry. Unfortunately that information is unavailable at this time. We will contact you directly, should the information become available in the future. Thank you for shopping with us. overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 20, 2013
I want to find a machine that I can use to put names on very small tank tops that are already made for small dogs. Is there anything out there that you can embroider an already sewn together (very small) shirt. Thank you!!!happypupsvancouver on Jul 29, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for shopping with us happypupsvancouver. The machine you are looking at will do what you want.
Have a great day. overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 5, 2013
Because it comes with a 25 year warranty, would you recommend purchasing the Platinum Protection Plan?sophiashandmades on Jul 17, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello sophiashandmades, thank you for your interest in the Brother SE400 Computerized Sewing and Embroidery Machine. The protection plan would only come in place if the manufacturer warranty did not cover something because of it being limited. It would be completely up to the customer if they wanted to purchase our Protection plan. Thank you for shopping with us, and have a great day!
overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 25, 2013
Hello, what else comes in the box? does it comes with the USB cable? accessories bag?(needles, seam ripper etc.), soft cover? please let me know what else comes in the box. thank you very muchangelyim81 on May 8, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The SE400 Computerized Sewing and Embroidery Machine includes:
• 4" x 4" embroidery hoop
• Embroidery arm
• Soft cover
• Free Arm/Accessory compartment
• Accessory feet: Buttonhole foot Overcasting foot, Zipper foot, Button fitting foot, Monogramming foot, Blind stitch foot, Embroidery foot
• Embroidery bobbin thread
• USB cable
• Power cord
• Accessory bag with seam ripper, needle set, cleaning brush, screwdrivers (2), touch pen, spool caps (3), scissors, bobbins (3)
• English/Spanish operation manual
• 25 year limited warranty
Thank you for shopping with us!overstockcustomercare1 on May 13, 2013
Thank you for your interest. The insides of this item are not all metal but most of it is made of metal. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.
overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 12, 2013
Except for trying out one of the built-in fonts, everything I have embroidered thus far has been art I digitized and exported as .dst and .pes file formats which are native to this machine. In fact I would say this is the hardest part. The software I am using has a larger higher curve than the Brother SE400. I am blown away that I can take almost any design properly formatted and the Brother will sew it for me. Thank you for your question. overstockcustomercare1 on Feb 27, 2013
Thank you for your interest. There is no carrying case. However, there is a built-in handle for portability. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.overstockcustomercare1 on Oct 3, 2012
I USE to sell Brother sewing machines so I can say with great confidence...no this machines sewing size is only 4X4 sewing field. This machine is just like my best seller but I believe in the Brother sewing/embroidery machines so whenever you decide to upgrade to a larger size you will be very happy. Happy embroidery and sewing.edie09 on Sep 17, 2012
I am looking for a machine that i can embroider names, some of which could be up to ten inches long. Could i just do it in stages on this machine or do i need to look at a bigger machine?sewinglozzie on Jul 1, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Hello i would buy and use this machine in Ireland, its mean i will need use any voltage converter 110volts to 220volts. Do you know what VA is on this machine? I mean how many W is there. I will need to buy right converter. Thank you.whigent on Feb 21, 2012Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Only 120 VAC came with the machine.joshwilk on Jan 5, 2013
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