The Brother SE400 is a computerized embroidery and sewing machine, featuring a touch screen LCD, automatic needle threader, upper thread and bobbin thread sensors, automatic thread cutter, speed control, needle up/down positioning, built-in free arm, seven (7) standard accessory feet, and an embroidery foot. This light-weight machine is a great basic embroidery machine for small (under 4"x4") designs.
Transferring Embroidery Data Files
Embroidery data files can be transferred to the Brother SE400 using the embroidery card slot or USB port. Explore the Instructions Manual: USB Connections Manufacturer Resource below for instructions on transferring files.
For information on using embroidery software to create custom embroidery designs, please select the Software - PE Design Plus tab from the menu on the left.
Sewing Machines are available by reservation at all makerspace locations. Reservations are for 1 to 4 hours, up to 2 times a month. They can be made up to one week in advance. Walk-ins are permitted - even if both reservations have already been used - however, usage of the machine cannot be guaranteed. See the link at the bottom of this box to reserve one of the sewing machines.
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Always use stabilizer for embroidery projects, especially when embroidering on lightweight or stretch fabrics (knits).
Explore the General Information tab of this guide for a quick list of provided notions (most available free of charge), such as thread, needles, pins, measuring tape, and cutting tools.