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Brother® SE-400 Computerized Embroidery & Sewing Machine

Embroidery Features

Touch screen LCD for easy design selection

Simply touch the icons to select the built-in embroidery designs, frame shapes, lettering fonts or optional memory cards.*

Plus, the on-screen prompts make embroidering quick and easy!

 *Additional purchase required for optional memory cards


70 built-in designs, 5 fonts, and 120 frame patterns

To view the full selection of built-in designs, fonts and frames, please see the 'Uses and Stitches' tab.

Large 4"x4" embroidery area

The included embroidery frame helps ensure your embroidery stays flt, without puckering, and just snaps in place when you want to embroider!

Easily connect to your computer

The built-in computer port and included USB cable allow you to easily import embroidery designs from your computer to your SE-400.

1000's of additional embroidery designs available*

Brother offers a diverse collection of designs, from floral, elegant and traditional designs, to seasonal, childrens', geometrical patterns, borders and more!

*Additional purchase required

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Sewing Features

Touch screen LCD for easy design selection

 With the touch screen display, you'll have access to your stitch functions, simply by touching the display.

Super easy needle threader

The built-in, automatic needle threading system helps save wear and tear on eyes and fingers!

67 stitches with 98 stitch functions

The SE-400 includes 67 stitches for everything from garment construction, to decorative sewing and quilting.

Choose from straight stitches, to blind hem, elastic, buttonhole, zipper insertion, and piping stitches; plus special decorative, heirloom, quilting stitches, and more.

Please see the 'Stitches and Uses' tab to view the full selection of built-in stitches.

Smooth fabric feeding

The 7-point feed dogs make it easy to control and maneuver your fabric under the needle for smooth, accurate stitches.

Automatic bobbin winder

Super easy to use, with reliable winding system.

Fast and easy bobbin threading

Just drop in a full bobbin, pull the thread through the slot and start sewing!

Quick-change presser feet

Easily switch between the 7 included feet, so you can quickly go from sewing straight seams, to monogramming, sewing buttonholes and more.

SE-400 also compatible with additional feet, available for separate purchase:

• 1/4" quilting foot     • Clear sewing foot

English/Spanish instructions manual

The instructions manual covers everything from quick setup for those new to sewing and embroidery, to more advanced instructions for the experienced sewer.

Instructional DVD

Set-up is fast and easy, and the included instructional DVD makes getting started a breeze, even if you've never sewn before. Just place the DVD in any standard DVD player to view.

Accessories included

Includes an accessory case with a full assortment of presser feet and other notions:

  • 7 feet - buttonhole, overcasting, monogramming, zipper, zigzag, blind hem, and button fitting feet
  • Embroidery hoop
  • Accessory case
  • Hard cover
  • Foot controller
  • Touch pen
  • 4 bobbins with clips
  • Needle set
  • Twin needle
  • 3 spool caps
  • Spool pin and net
  • Scissors
  • Seam ripper
  • 2 screwdrivers
  • Cleaning brush
  • Eyelet punch
  • Spanish/English instructions manual
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Uses & Stitches

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Sew and make adjustments to clothing

Sew and make adjustments to clothing
Stitches for clothing
Enhance home decor with decorative stitching
Decorative stitches
Create quilting projects
Quilting stitches
Embellish your clothing with embroidery designs
Personalize home decor and gifts with decorative embroidery
Built-in embroidery designs

Optional Accessories

SA Bobbin 8-pack

Always use Genuine Brother® brand bobbins with your Brother sewing machine to help ensure the sewing mechanism works smoothly every time.

Comes in a package of 8 bobbins.

SA Clear-view foot

Use this presser foot where visibility of seams or pattern markings are desired. Perfect for quilting applique!

SA Quilting Foot

For darning, quilting, or free-motion. The foot raises and lowers with the needle to allow fabric to be moved between stitches and to hold fabric in place while stitching.

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Sewing Features
• 67 built-in stitches, with 98 stitch functions
• Up to 5mm stitch length and up to 7mm stitch width

Embroidery Features
• 70 built-in embroidery designs, 5 monogramming fonts, 120 frame pattern combinations
• Up to 4"x4" embroidery

Needle/Thread Features
• Automatic bobbin winding system
• Top (horizontal) drop-in Quickset™ bobbin
• Can use single needles or twin needles

Machine Features
• Backlit, touch screen LCD
• Easy computer connectivity through included USB cable

Includes Full Assortment of Accessories
• 7 feet - buttonhole, overcastting, monogramming, zipper, zigzag, blind hem, and button fitting feet
• Embroidery hoop
• Accessory case
• Hard cover
• Foot controller
• Touch pen
• 4 bobbins with clips
• Needle set, twin needle, 3 spool caps, spool pin and net, scissors, seam ripper, disc-shaped screwdriver, cleaning brush, eyelet punch, screwdriver
• Spanish/English instruction manual
• Instructional DVD


Optional Accessories

• Bobbin 8-pack (SABOBBIN)

• Quilt foot (SAQUILT)

• Clear foot (SACLEAR)

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