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Basic Features back to top
LCD Size (Horizontal x Vertical) inches Yes
On-Screen Help Yes
On-Screen Editing No
Lighting 1 bulb
Needle Threading System Manual⁄automatic
Quick-Set™ Bobbin Horizontal⁄auto-delivery
Built-in Memory Embroidery

Sewing Features back to top
Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute) 650

Embroidery Features back to top
Maximum Embroidery Area (X x Y) 4" x 4"
Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches Per Minute) 650
Built-in Embroidery Designs (Non-License) 60
Built-in Embroidery Designs featuring Disney/Pixar® Characters 27
Built-in Frame Designs 10 frames, 12 patterns
Thread Wiper No
My Custom Design™ Feature No

Carton Contents back to top
Other Included Accessories Power cord, sewing notions, instructions

Warranty 25 year limited warranty
Machine Dimensions (H x W x D) 10.6" H x 9.4" W x 16.9" D
Machine Weight 17 lbs
Shipping Dimensions (H x W x D) 13.4" H x 12.6" W x 20" D
Shipping Weight 22.5 lbs
UL/CSA Listed y⁄110

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SA503 10 Spool Thread Stand

Genuine Brother® Accessory. Thread stand conveniently holds up to 10 spools of thread of varying sizes. Each thread has its own thread guide to deliver thread smoothly to the machine. Thread locking system keeps loose ends in place when not in use. 10 Spool Thread Stand stands behind the machine.

ETKS63 High Quality Embroidery Thread Set Collection

An attractive way to showcase the beautiful Pacesetter® polyester thread color collection. This set includes 63 spools of 100% polyester embroidery thread of 40-weight, 1,100 yard double-snap spools that keep thread from unwinding. The thread is specially designed and tested for Brother® embroidery machines. The metal rack fixture is made with a polished, white finish to blend in and complement and home-studio décor. It accommodates 60 mini-king and/or king size spools and can be a tabletop display or wall mounted. No assembly required. Measures 17.5”L x 21.5”W x 2.5”D


SA5930PK Pacesetter® 13”X19” Lightweight Adhesive-Backed Water Soluble Stabilizer Sheets

Same as SA5906, available in convenient pack of twelve 13” X 9” sheets. This adhesive backed stabilizer firmly sticks to the fabric and helps to minimize movement of the face fabric, keeping the fabric smooth during embroidery. Excellent for adhering to fabrics with excessive stretch, such as Lycra or spandex, it is a great choice for hard-to-hoop or small embroidery projects. Also excellent for embroidering lace type designs on sheer fabric or netting. Completely removable when submerged in warm water or through a gentle wash cycle.

SA5906 Pacesetter® Lightweight Adhesive-Backed Water Soluble Stabilizer Roll 15" x 6 yds (38.1cm x 5.49m)

This adhesive backed stabilizer firmly sticks to the fabric and helps minimize movement of the face fabric, keeping the fabric smooth during embroidery. Excellent for adhering to fabrics with excessive stretch, such as Lycra or spandex, it is a great choice for hard-to-hoop or small embroidery projects. Also excellent for embroidering lace type designs on sheer fabric or netting. Completely removable when submerged in warm water or through a gentle wash cycle.

SA415 Pocket Hoop

Extra Small Monogramming Hoop (Three Position) for the PE150,PE150V, PE170D, PE180D, and the PE200. For small embroidery in small places. Not only is this hoop a great size for monogramming as well as adding small designs to collars and cuffs as well as infant wear, the hoop unscrews for repositioning to change length and width. This is a must have for the home embroiderer.

SA520 Stabilizer Roll, lightweight, water soluble, 3.2yds

Genuine Brother® Accessory. This lightweight stabilizer is known as a film type of water soluble stabilizer. Up close it has the look of a clear plastic film but it actually washes away completely with warm water. This makes it ideal for situations when you need the stabilizer to completely disappear after you have finished stitching. Commonly used as a topping on napped fabrics such as towels, consider using this stabilizer on a wide variety of textured and napped fabrics where it is likely that the stitches will sink into the fibers. It is a good idea to add this topping when embroidering on knit fabrics to help raise the stitches above the tiny ribs found on many knits. This type of stabilizer is also a great added layer for embroidering sheer and lightweight fabrics including chiffon and organza. Simply add a layer on top of the fabric and on the bottom, sandwiching the thin fabric in between. Remember that the fabric you are using must be washable in warm water. In addition, keep in mind the fact that this provides only temporary support for the stitches. Some designs will require additional, non-removable stabilizer for support both during and after embroidery is complete.

SA519 Stabilizer Sheets, medium-weight, iron-on backing, 3 11"x12" sheets

Genuine Brother® Accessory. 3 pieces included. This white, paper fiber iron-on stabilizer provides a stable surface for machine embroidery, keeping fabric from stretching and distorting while it is in the hoop. This stabilizer is useful for projects that require a temporary stabilizer. Use a warm dry iron to attach to the wrong side (back) of your fabric. When finished with embroidery, gently tear-away remaining stabilizer. Test first for complete removal on delicate fabrics.


SA155 Bobbins, clear plastic, 10-pack, 9.4 size

Genuine Brother® Accessory. High Quality Clear Plastic Bobbins. 3/8 inch deep. Security notch for consistent bobbin thread winding. 10 bobbins per pack.

SA308 Blank 1 Megabit Card

Blank 1 Megabit Memory Card for PE-SCAN and PE-DESIGN 4.0 and earlier.

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SA309 Blank 4 Megabit Card

Blank 4 Megabit Memory Card for PE-DESIGN 5.0 and up (including PED Basic)

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SA298 Memory Card No. 1 – Alphabet

A classic card perfect for monogramming your next project! Choose from a variety of fonts offered in various sizes. Many of the fonts offer two cases, punctuation and numerical motifs. All fonts can be placed with the provide crests for a designer look. Tip: To eliminate the date shown on a crest...stop the machine when you get to this area during the embroidery process. Use the Layout function on the machine to "step ahead" stitch by stitch until you are passed the date. Press the START button to continue. Because of the wide variety of embroidery machines made by Brother the process may vary from model to model. Consult your instruction manual for more instruction.

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SA353 Memory Card No. 53 – Scenes

Here is a design for every event! Embroider anything from these 45 designs to help celebrate New Year, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Easter, 4th of July, Christmas, Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.

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SA324D Disney/Pixar "Cars" Volume 2

Your favorite cars in true form! The second volume of Brother's licensed embroidery designs features the lovable, high-octane characters from the Disney/Pixar film "Cars". The "Cars" Volume 2 Embroidery Design Card contains 20 designs of the popular car characters including colorful images of Lightning McQueen, Sally, Mater and Doc Hudson. The designs are perfect for creative consumers who want to decorate or embellish jeans, backpacks, pillows, quilts and more. The card is compatible only with Brother-branded home embroidery machines bearing the Disney nameplate.

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