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Brother SE400 Embroidery Machine Review

Generally, embroidery is one of the essential elements in people’s lives. Whether its clothes, sheets, bags, or whatever, embroidering often makes them more beautiful and unique. With this embroidery trend, the embroidery machine has quietly become popular. Many people want to have a small, home-friendly embroidery machine that makes it possible to embroider unique patterns at home. Well, I think you are lacking a machine like brother se400 embroidery and sewing machine. If you want to know more about it, read on!

The SE400 is a very popular machine under the brother brand. It is lightweight and easy to store, suitable for home use; it is a basic embroidery machine made by Brother, which has the essential functions that an embroidery machine should have. Besides, it is cheap and easy to operate and is very suitable for people whose economy is not particularly abundant and beginners.

se400

 

Basic parameters:

  • 20.3 x 15 x 15.2 inches
  • 24.1 pounds
  • 70 built-in embroidery designs
  • 67built-in sewing stitches
  • LCD touchscreen
  • 4” x 4” embroidery field
  • 98 stitch functions.
  • 120 frame pattern combinations
  • 5 lettering fonts
  • Smooth fabric feeding
  • Automatic needle threader
  • Built-in thread cutter
  • Quick setup top drop-in bobbin
  • Computer connectivity
  • Brightly Lit Workspace
  • Quick and easy bobbin winding

Summary of review:

In my opinion, the brother se400 computerized sewing and embroidery machine is a cost-effective machine. Although its price is low, his function is vibrant.

First of all, it’s lightweight, measuring only 20.3 x 15 x 15.2 inches and shipping weight is only 24.1 pounds. So this is an easy-to-store machine when you don’t need it. You can easily store it in a cabinet or wherever you like, very convenient and tidy. Because of its light body, you can even carry it out.

Besides, the brother 400 has a fundamental 4” x 4” embroidery work area to meet basic embroidery needs, where you can complete any embroidery design you like.

Then there is the rich feature of se400. First of all, the brother se400 is an embroidery and sewing machine. It can be used not only to embroider beautiful patterns and letters but also to complete the basic sewing tasks required by the family. The se400 has 70 built-in embroidery designs, 67 different stitching, and a 5-letter embroidered pattern. It even has 120 frame pattern combinations, which is more than enough for home sewing and embroidery. Also, since it is a computerized embroidery machine, you can connect to the computer through the se400’s USB interface to download more designs you like.

There are many highlights and features of SE400. Overall, it is a combo machine which is suitable for home use and beginners. But because of the limitation of the length of the summary, we will introduce them in detail later, if you are interested in the machine of brother se400, continue reading it!

 

Special Features of SE400

  • Lightweight body

When you buy a home embroidery machine or an embroidery machine, the size and weight of the machine are often one of the factors to consider. Lightweight machines are usually easier to place and store. For the brother SE400, the body is only 20.3 x 15 x 15.2 inches, and the transport weight is only 24.1pounds. Therefore, it is an excellent choice for the family, no matter where you put it, the room will not appear too messy.

brother se400 embroidery machine

  • Computer connectivity

The brother se400 sewing and embroidery machine offers 70 built-in embroidery designs, 67 line types, 5 letters and 120 combinations of frame patterns, which already meet the basic needs of home sewing and embroidery. But that does not limit the SE400, and as a computerized sewing machine, it can also be connected to a computer. Whenever you see your favorite design on the web, you can download it to the SE400. It has a USB interface, and you can easily connect to your computer with the help of the USB interface.

brother se400 embroidery

  • LCD touchscreen & LED-lit work area

Brother SE400 is equipped with an LCD touch screen. You can easily change your designs and preview the pattern you are about to embroider. Your embroidery procedure will be simplified. Besides, the SE400’s super bright LED work area is very eye-catching. With it, you can complete the embroidery and sewing tasks in the dark. Also, with its help, you can see the embroidered pattern more clearly, and the embroidery process will become more refined and fast.

brother se400 embroidery designs

brother se400 sewing and embroidery machine

  • Other great features

Brother SE400 is equipped with an automatic needle threader and quick and easy bobbin winding. With their help, you can easily set up your embroidery machine and start your embroidery process. Also, the se400 is equipped with an automatic thread cutter. With it, you don’t have to keep looking at your embroidery machine. Your embroidery and sewing process will become faster and easier.

se400 embroidery

brother se400 embroidery cards

 

Few things you need to pay attention to

  • Black and white LCD screen

Although its LCD touch screen is excellent, the LCD screen provided by the SE400 is black and white. And when you choose stitches and embroidery designs, you may need to scroll a lot of pages because it can only display 6 items on one screen.

  •  Clean the bobbin case

The SE400 has a sensitive built-in sensor, so you need to clean it regularly. Otherwise, it can easily cause problems.

 

Pros and Cons

Pros:
  • Embroidery Card Slot
  • Automatic needle threader
  • Lightweight body
  • Computer connectivity
  • Speed control slider
  • Have both sewing and embroidery functions
  • 25-year warranty
Cons:
  • Black and white display
  • Must have 120V voltage
  • Cannot adjust the pressure of the presser foot

 

 

 

FAQs

1. What kind of needle do you need to use the SE400?

Organ needles are great for the Brother SE400; they come in different shapes and sizes. Other needles may also be suitable for the SE400, but Organ needles are the best.

2. Does the USB support Apple Mac?

Yes, it supports Apple Mac.

 

Conclusion:

In general, brother computerized embroidery and sewing machine SE400 is really suitable for home use and beginners, and it is very cheap. If your economy is not particularly generous and you are just beginning embroidery, I recommend you use this machine.

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