Brother SE 400 Sewing Machine Review 2021


There are many kinds of embroidery and sewing machines on the market. The features are different from one machine to the other in many aspects such as finish qualities and prices. Choosing the best machine depends on your needs and professional level.

You may want to take into consideration the strength and stability of the machine. How fast can it sew? Can that be adjusted? Each of us has our own speed.

Some will consider the noise that the machine makes when it sews. Is it quiet or noisy? Does it take up much room? Can it be transported?

It is also important to check on the customer service provided. Is it reliable? How quick and efficient is it?

A computerized embroidery sewing machine usually has a wide variety of functions. You probably won’t use all of them. Be aware of the specific functions that you need and are willing to pay for.

When looking for the right embroidery sewing machine, it does not necessarily mean that you buy the best machine there is. It only means that you are looking for the one that suits your needs better than others, and fits your budget as well.

Embroidery machines are also separated by the sizes of the embroidery area. This is an important issue that should be considered carefully, especially if you are an experienced seamstress who needs a large embroidery area to work on. If you are just experiencing your first steps with sewing, then the size of the loop, for example, maybe less important than the speed control system or the ease of operating.

Brother SE 400 Sewing Machine Review

Brother SE 400 is one of the sewing machines that have more capability than manual sewing machines in general. Of course, it can be said that because of advanced technology into life with a computerized sewing machine.  Combination embroidery and sewing machine designed to make this choice for someone who likes to sew and do exploration with embroidery. The results really are proud of.

Imagine! With the ability of 67 built-in sewing stitches, 70 built-in embroidery designs, embroidery fonts 5 letters, 120 frame pattern combinations, and 98 stitch functions can all be found on a sewing machine only. The Brother SE 400. The perfect machine for embroidery, sewing clothes you have on the same machine, and the business of embroidery and decorations that you have.

Brother SE 400 Pros

Computer connectivity allows you to enjoy future engine updates and easy import and digitize embroidery designs directly from your computer. You can directly connect it to a computer with a connection that is located on the back of the sewing machine. So, you do not need to redesign the fabric, enough with the design that you have saved and prepared on the computer.

Features like an automatic needle threading system allow you to not constantly pay attention to the location of needles on sewing machines generally are often shifted in the middle of the process of sewing.

And backlit LCD touch screen makes your eyes are not forced to work hard again to see the results of your work details. This is not always able to be found in another sewing machine. This also makes the Brother SE 400 seemed to be more different.

Quick-SetTM while drop-in coils on, easy-winding bobbin system, and built-in push-button thread cutter add a new level of comfort for sewing and embroidery craft. Easier for you to adjust the thread, save time to set the yarn, and minimize waste when you finish sewing thread.

With a given 25-year limited warranty, reducing the possible damage that occurs in this sewing machine.

Brother SE 400 Cons

Brother SE 400 has less memory, only allows you to save up to 10 patterns in embroidery machine memory. But you don’t have to worry about it, you can save all of your design on your laptop with a USB cable connected to the machine.

Full Features

  • 67 built-in sewing stitches with 98 stitch functions
  • 70 built-in embroidery designs, 5 monogramming fonts and 120 frame pattern combinations
  • On-screen reference guide in 16 languages
  • Easy-to-view back-lit, touch screen LCD display
  • Built-in push button thread cutter
  • Quick-Set™ drop-in bobbin and automatic needle threader
  • rightly lit LED work area
  • Large 4” x 4” embroidery area
  • Sew, quilt, embroider. If you can imagine it, you can create it! Enjoy comprehensive sewing functions, plus 4-inch-by-4-inch embroidery capabilities
  • Easy-to-view back-lit touch screen LCD display accesses 67 unique sewing stitches and 70 built- in embroidery designs, with 5 lettering fonts.
  • Computer connectivity for importing thousands of embroidery designs purchased from iBroidery.com and other sites, and for updating your machine in the future
  • One-touch automatic thread cutter cuts your top and bobbin thread with ease
  • Bilingual user manual, 25-year limited warranty, and free phone support for the life of the product. We do not recommend using this machine in countries that do not support 120V AC even if a voltage adapter is in use

Full Assortment of Included Accessories

  • 4″ x 4″ embroidery hoop
  • Embroidery arm
  • Soft cover
  • Accessory feet: buttonhole foot, overcasting foot, zipper foot, button fitting foot, monogramming foot, blind stitch foot, embroidery foot
  • English/Spanish operation manual

In the box

SE400 Computerized Sewing and Embroidery Machine 4″ x 4″ embroidery hoop Embroidery arm Softcover Free Arm/Accessory compartment Accessory feet: Buttonhole foot Overcasting foot, Zipper foot, Button fitting foot, Monogramming foot, Blind stitch foot, Embroidery foot.

Embroidery bobbin thread USB cable Power cord Accessory bag with a seam ripper, needle set, cleaning brush, screwdrivers (2), touch pen, spool caps (3), scissors, bobbins (3) English/Spanish operation manual 25-year limited warranty.

Brother SE 400 Review Conclusion

Brother SE 400 sewing machines not only with advanced technology multifunction worth you have but also can help boost your economy through efficient business using this sewing machine, besides the price of Brother SE 400 is friendly with your personal economic condition of course.

The computerized SE400 combination embroidery and sewing machine are designed to help you give your projects a customized, high-end look all while being priced to fit your budget. SE400 offers both a full range of sewing features, with 67 sewing stitches and 98 stitch functions, and the ability to embellish home decor, clothing, and gifts with its included 4×4 embroidery capabilities.

Choose from the built-in embroidery design library of 70 decorative designs, 120 frame pattern combinations, and 5 lettering fonts, or import designs from your PC. And getting started with embroidery is easy, with the intuitive LCD screen display, built-in tutorials, and quick start guide. With an impressive assortment of included accessories, the SE400 is truly an affordable, feature-rich choice for sewers, crafters, and budding fashion designers.

Who is a good fit for the Brother SE400?

The Brother SE400 is a computerized embroidery sewing machine. It is designed to do fancy stitching, quilting, and general sewing. It fits beginners perfectly because it has many features (some are semi-automatic), it is easy to set up and run, and it is also very convenient to work on.

In the next video, you can watch the Brother HE-240 in action.  This is the same machine like the Brother SE400. The only difference is the model number on the machine, the retailers that sell the machine (this one sells only at HSN), and the bonus accessories that may be included.

This machine will also suit fashion designers. It is great for making prototypes or even making a line of clothing (but not recommended for mass production). It allows you to do hemming, buttonhole stitching, zigzag, heirloom stitches, blind hem, eyelet, quilting, appliqué, patchwork, fancy stitching, and more.

A special side-cutter foot can be used to provide a nice finish for garments. It cuts the fabric off, close to the seam, while sewing like a serger, and although it does not have 3 or 4 thread spools, it still produces a sturdy finish (Note: the side-cutter foot is bought separately).

The Brother SE400 is perfect for crafting, quilting, patchwork, embroidery, and monograms because it has: 70 built-in embroidery designs, 120 frame pattern combinations, 67 built-in sewing stitches with 98 stitch functions, and 5 monogramming fonts. These features provide a wide range of creativity and ignite your imagination.

The Brother SE400 is a small, lightweight machine that can be transported easily. You can carry it by its handle to sewing lessons, fashion exhibitions, or anyplace else.

Sewing becomes more fun with a computerized machine

The Brother SE400 has a computer port for connectivity. USB cable allows uploading files from your computer into the machine, which means you are not restricted by the built-in patterns or designs. You can add new ones and even create designs of your own (with the proper software). THE SKY IS THE LIMIT! BE CREATIVE!

Additionally, the back-lit, touch LCD screen makes working on the machine easy and fun. You can easily maneuver and choose from the menu by simply touching it. If you have never used a computerized machine before, you don’t have to worry. No former knowledge is required. It actually “guides” you through each step as you go. The machine is compatible with PC and Mac as well.

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