Brother SE400 Sewing Machine Review 2020

Brother SE400 Computerized Sewing and Embroidery Machine with 4”x4” Embroidery Area

Brother SE400

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The Brother SE400 Computerized Sewing and Embroidery Machine provides the perfect introduction to machine embroidery. While it is budget friendly, it offers beginners as well as advanced sewing enthusiasts a full range of sewing options.

The SE400 features an intuitive backlit LCD display offering built-in tutorials and a quick start guide that will have you exercising your creative muscles with minutes. In addition to its 67 built-in sewing stitches and 98 stitch functions, it also offers 70 built-in embroidery designs. And, because it has computer connectivity, you will be able to import .pes embroidery designs from sites such as Brother’s very own, as well as other web sites. In addition, it offers a built-in embroidery card slot that you can use with optional Brother Embroidery cards.

With its 120 different frame pattern combinations and five lettering fonts, sewing garments, embellishing gifts and home décor items just became easy.

The backlit LCD display allows you to edit your designs by rotating, mirror-imaging and changing the size of your designs to fit the large 4”x4” embroidery hoop.

The SE400 comes with seven pressure feet including a buttonhole foot, overcasting foot, zipper foot, button fitting foot, monogramming foot, blind stitch foot and an embroidery foot.

It also comes with an accessory bag that includes a USB cord, soft cover, seam ripper, scissors, two screwdrivers, a touch pen, three bobbins, a needle set, cleaning brush and three spool caps. The free arm offers a convenient place to store these accessories.



Features of the SE400 include:


Backlit LCD Touch Screen Display: With a simple touch, you can tell the machine what you want it to do.


4”x4” Embroidery Area


Automatic Needle Threader:  Threading your machine just got a lot less frustrating with the automatic needle threader.  Follow the simple threading diagram on the machine, flip a lever, and your needle is threaded.


Computer Connectivity: This feature allows you to download embroidery designs from, and other web sites from your computer to your machine.


7-Point Feed Dogs: Helps move your fabric through smoothly with even stitching.


Well-Lit Work Area


Easy Bobbin-Winding System


25-Year Limited Warranty



  • Available embroidery designs
  • Easy to operate
  • Tech support



  • 4”x4” embroidery area



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