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Brother XL 3500 Sewing Machine (Refurb)

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Refurbished Item

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ITEM#: 10097326


  • Designed with a huge range of features that make it easy, fast, and fun to create everything from quilts to garments to crafts, this sewing machine is made for those who truly love to sew
Features include:
  • 35 built-in stitches
  • 73 stitch functions
  • Automatic 4-step buttonholer with stitch balance control
  • Automatic needle threader
  • Drop-in bobbin with view of thread supply
  • Free-arm/flatbed convertible sewing surface
  • Built-in decorative, utility, and stretch stitches provide a professional finish on a variety of fabrics
  • Automatic bobbin winding system
  • Quilting features included
  • Stitch width and length control
  • Variable needle position
  • Twin needle for decorative stitching
  • Dial thread tension control
  • Quick-change presser feet
  • Electronic speed control
  • Built-in thread cutter
  • Built-in light illuminates the sewing area
  • Safety power and light switch
  • Lightweight (11 lbs) with built-in handle for portability
  • Instructions in English and Spanish
This high-quality item has been factory reconditioned. Please click on the icon above for more information on quality factory-reconditioned merchandise.

Specs

Dimensions 11.4 x 12.3 x 7
Warranty 25 year - Limited Manufacturer
Model Number XL 3500T
Country of Origin China

Customer Reviews


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  • Most Recent

  • "Refurb" means it's still broken.
    Verified Purchase

    Half of the stitches worked. Very disappointed. Dont buy

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  • Quite a versitile sewing machine!
    Verified Purchase

    Best little sewing machine! I lucked into this, hadn't sewn since Home Economics! (40 years ago??) I managed to sew pillows, with binding, the awning back on a pop-up camper that had been ripped off, curtains and blankets galore for presents.. Worth every penny!!! Good instructions in many languages, just remember to take the time to change the tension and the needle size when you have to do heavy weight material!

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  • great machine
    Verified Purchase

    great sewing machine, great price, fast shipping very good quality

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  • Good buy.
    Verified Purchase

    Bought this to learn to sew on. Good price, came in excellent condition. Does what I need it to!

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  • Brother XL 3500 is great
    Verified Purchase

    I wondered about the quality of this machine because of the low price. But when I began to use it, I was very pleasantly surprised at the smoothness of the stitching and the quiet motor. I looked up an online review and it got great marks even from the professionals. One said, I almost passed on testing this machine because of the price but I was amazed at way it purred along.

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  • Most Helpful

  • Very pleased
    Verified Purchase

    I got this machine for some light quilting and sewing and it has been very nice. I have no complaints at all. The long table is priceless and the different stitches work very well and are very nice-looking. I love being able to see when the bobbin is getting low and just how user friendly it is overall. I haven't had it long, but the 25 year warranty puts my mind at ease about durability. The instruction manual is unusually clear and helpful. It was wonderful value for the money and I wouldn't hesitate to buy it again or reccommend it to anyone!

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  • Brother XL3500T Sewing Machine
    Verified Purchase

    I am extremely pleased with the machines features for the price. I had planned for this to be my 'travel' machine, but it has so many features and sews so well I am going to make it my main machine at home. My sister is planning to order this machine after she saw it in use. We have owned a LOT of sewing machines over the years, as we are both full time crafters and gift makers. This machine is absolutely one of the best for the money.

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  • Brother XL3500
    Verified Purchase

    Machine arrived within a few days, well packed and with all attachements/accessories/warranty info/manual. I was a bit concerned about 'factory reconditioned', but does not appear to be an issue. The only indication that the machine was not brand new was the plain box and some (very) minor scratches on the extended platform accessory....nothing more than what would be caused by normal use within a few weeks. I only sew fairly simple projects, so it's actually more machine than I need...but it has some nice features, including a needle threader (which I will probably never use, but might be handy for someone with poor close up vision or shaky hands). The machine is very quiet, the drop in bobbin is the easiest I've ever used, and frankly, I think the machine is much more substantial than it appears in the picture. The price was great and the 25 year warranty certainly can not be beat. I found the instructions to be clear and easy to follow. I would highly recommend this machine to any beginner or intermediate seamstress/tailor.

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  • impressed
    Verified Purchase

    I've been a sewer all my life, but have never had a new machine. This one is a dream! Smooth running...it just purrs! Threading it is very easy. I haven't tried any of the fancy stitches yet, but I'm very happy with its performance on the basics. For the price, I believe it's an outstanding deal. I only wish I had bought it sooner!

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  • Great machine, confusing manual
    Verified Purchase

    I ordered this machine because I didn't want any of the computerized ones. It does all the basics I wanted plus plenty more. The biggest downfall with this machine was adjusting the tension. I tried for 3 days with the first machine I received, but got nowhere. I now have the 2nd one, which works much better, and so far so good. I even tried a few of the fancy stitches which work great. Going by this 2nd machine I received, I would say it's a great machine, durable, and very versatile, and the price was (is) great. Just hope if you buy it you don't get a machine that has the tension problems, read another person had the same probs. Good luck, happy sewing.

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Questions & Answers

  • My machine is a Brother 3500-xl, which I bought new from a local fabrics franchise. I am overall pleased with this machine, but why is it when I thread my machine as instructed by diagram , the bobbin threads become all tangled up? This seems to happen often. and the thread from the spool wraps itself around the post. this is so frustrating I feel like taking the sewing machine and smashing it after repeated attempts and still the same mess of tangled threads.

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  • where it's made where is the mainfactory

    • Thank you for your interest in the Brother XL 3500 Sewing Machine, and the business information for this company is as follows: 15-1 Naeshiro-cho, Mizuho-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. It is also were it is made but a handful of the parts for this item is made here in the USA. We hope this information was helpful. Have a great day.

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