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Review of Brother SE400 Computerized Sewing and 4x4 Embroidery Machine
4.50 stars Excellent Form 837 Reviews
Reviewed on: October 12, 2013 Author:
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Pros & Cons


  • Easy to use, understand and operate
  • Easy, comfortable backlit touch screen LCD display
  • Innumerable stitches and design patterns
  • Automatic threader, cutter and bobbin control
  • Computerized connectivity for downloading designs and patterns
  • Compact and lightweight, easy to move and store
  • Affordable price, quality features and good utility


  • None
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Brother SE400 Computerized Sewing and 4x4 Embroidery Machine. The BoolPool rating for this product is Excellent, with 4.50 stars, and the price range is $299.99-$449.99.

The Brother SE400 is designed with many built-in sewing features including 67 sewing stitches with 98 stitch function with an included 4"x4" embroidery capability, to embellish home decor, clothing and gifts. The built-in embroidery design library features 70 decorative designs, 120 frame pattern combinations and 5 lettering fonts to choose from. The intuitive and easy to use back-lit, touch screen LCD display, built-in tutorials and quick start guide makes it easy to use and get started with. The unique computer connectivity, allows the sewer to import  designs from PC or other websites. Also, the SE400 has a built-in embroidery card slot for use with optional Brother embroidery cards.

This machine also features automatic, easy threading and needle threader; Quick-set drop-in top bobbin with easy bobbin winding system; Multi-Style Buttonhole, Twin Needle positioning; Variable speed controls, Easy to use foot pedal etc. The SE400 is compact and lightweight which makes it easy to move around with and store.

Overall, the Brother SE400 Combination Computerized Sewing and 4x4 Embroidery Machine with 67Built-in Stitches, 70 Built-in Designs and 5 Lettering Fonts is a users recommended embroidery and sewing machine which helps give projects a professional and/or customized, high-end look while being priced to fit in budget.

User Voice
Brother SE400 Computerized Sewing and 4x4 Embroidery Machine
Large, easy to read touch screen stitch selection Not huge so it's easy to move and store the embroidery attachment is pretty impressive for a small non-commercial grade unit The embroidery features are great for beginners and are very easy to learn
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
4.50 stars
12 Reviews See Details
USB port connectivity opens up the wide world of embroidery design downloads and manufacturer upgrades Includes all the necessary accessories, including a dust cover, for both sewing and embroidery in a tidy little bag
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
4.50 stars
15 Reviews See Details
Wonderful and easy to understand on-screen function panel Effortless thread changes during a multi-color embroidery Threading system is simple Easy to thread, easy to operate, easy to design anything
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
4.50 stars
23 Reviews See Details
Great automatic clear bobbin setup Automatic threader and thread cutter works great Great sewing machine with many stitch patterns Always use quality thread and sharp needles in your machines
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.00 stars
40 Reviews See Details
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