Introduction to the Brother SE400 Sewing Machine

Making beautiful things is a therapeutic experience. It is also possible for a creative hobby to end up being a source of income. This is especially likely to be the case if that hobby is producing products in great demand such as clothes. The possibility for amateur and professional designers making money from their passion for tailoring is enhanced by Brother SE400 sewing machine. It is combined and computerized which makes it suitable for both sewing, quilting, and embroidery.


The machine has the capacity for an embroidery field of up to 4’ x 4’. To improve the user’s ability to see the design, it comes with an LCD display. This display has a backlight which makes it easy to see while working. The screen is also touch screen enabled which makes it easy to use. By use of fingers, a user is able to zoom in to see targeted parts of the design on which they are working.

The machine comes with 70 built-in embroidery designs and 67 stitches the stitches ensure that all sewing done using this machine has an elegant look that would pass as professional work even to the most discerning of observers. Over and above the embroidery designs and stitches, the machine also comes with 120 patterns for frame combinations as well as 5 lettering fonts.

The presence of a thread cutter further enhances the machine’s ease of use by eliminating the time taken by the user to cut threads. SE400 also comes with an automatic threader which eliminates one of the more harrowing tasks in sewing and enhancing the fun in sewing and embroidery. Computer connectivity keeps the machine software up to date as it enables the machine to have its software updated whenever new versions are developed.

Feeding fabric is easy with SE400 hundred. It has seven feed dogs that are carefully designed to ensure that the garment is fed without being crumpled whichever angle it is fed from. The needle area is brilliantly lit by an inbuilt flood light. This facility is particularly important as it removes the eye strain that tailors suffer. It also saves the time that is sometimes used when directing rays of light to the needle area. Lighting of the needle area also enhances accuracy.

Additional Designs

The presence of a USB port on the machine makes it possible for additional designs to be brought to the machine using external storage devices. The machine is also compatible with ibroidery designs that can be downloaded from the at an affordable fee. This means that the machine has access to a virtually unlimited number of designs that the user can use to experiment.


SE400 comes with the following accessories.

  • 4 x 4” embroidery hoop
  • Soft cover
  • Embroidery Foot
  • Buttonhole foot
  • Zipper foot
  • Monogramming foot
  • Blind stitch foot
  • Overcasting foot
  • Power Cord
  • Seam ripper
  • Needle set
  • 2 screw drivers
  • Touch pen for the LCD display
  • 3 spool caps
  • A pair of scissors
  • 3 bobbins


This Brother SE400 Sewing Machine comes with a 25-year limited warranty. Its features make it ideal for beginners in the fashion design industry and also those who design as a hobby. The fact that it is computerized makes it easy to use. The many other features such as feeding dogs and lighting all make it easy to use for people who do not meet the high threshold of skills needed to produce professional work.