Brother PE535 Embroidery Machine Review

In today’s article, I’d like to introduce a popular embroidery machine of Brother brand, PE535. As we know, Brother is a historical embroidery brand, famous for its excellent quality and excellent after-sale service. Almost every friend who has had used Brother embroidery machines praised them. They said that when they were using Brother machine, whenever they met difficulties, staffs of Brother brand always offered them with clear guidance. So I really trust this brand and the devices produced by them.

Today, I want to recommend the best brother embroidery machine for budget, PE535 to you. It is an excellent embroidery machine suitable for beginners and home use. The body of it is compact and cute, easy to move or store. Whether you want to carry it out or just put it at home, it is convenient. Besides, the projects embroidered by this machine are of high quality. So if you have a device like PE535, your embroidery life will be more colorful.

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Basic parameters:

  • 16.5 x 7.8 x 12 inches
  • 23.1 pounds
  • Item model number: PE535
  • 80 built-in designs
  • 9 embroidery lettering fonts
  • 4″ ×4″ embroidery area
  • 3.2” LCD touch screen
  • an automatic needle threader
  • USB port
  • Computer connectivity
  • A 25-year limited warranty

Summary of Review:

The first time when I met Brother PE535, I was attracted by its lovely appearance. The main color of its body is white, but it is not limited to monotonous white, some various colors embellish it, so it looks cute. Due to this reason, I think this machine is suitable for kids who are interested in embroidery.

Additionally, from its small and light appearance, we can see that Brother PE535 is a portable embroidery machine suitable for home use. When you carry it out, you will not feel any inconvenience. When you put it at home, you don’t have to look for a significant place for it.

Also, compared to conventional home embroidery machines, the PE535 has more than 80 built-in embroidery designs. This is sufficient for general home use and the embroidery needs of novices. If you still want to expand the number of embroidery designs, PE535 also supports USB connection. You can input more designs you like, creating your particular embroidery patterns.

Besides, PE535 has an affordable price. Compared to other household embroidery machine, its price is much lower, suitable for people who are just getting in touch with embroidery and not have too much budget.

In general, I think the Brother PE535 is a cheap and versatile home embroidery machine. If you want to know more about its features, continue to read the article.

Special Features of PE535

Compact body

The body of Brother PE535 is small and compact, which is 16.5 x 7.8 x 12 inches and 23.1 pounds only. This is why this machine is suitable for carrying and placing at home. In either case, the PE535 is suitable.

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Embroidery only machine

I know that when you‘re buying an embroidery machine, you will care about the type of device. In fact, Brother PE535 is an embroidery-only machine with no sewing function. If you just want an embroidery-only machine, then the PE535 is enough for your needs; however, if you want a device that combines embroidery and sewing, PE535 is not suitable.

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The number of built-in designs

The amount of built-in involvement you need is always up to your purpose. If you want an embroidery machine for commercial use, you need more built-in design. However, if you are a newbie and want a home embroidery machine, then 80 built-in designs are enough for your needs. And compared to the embroidery machines with the same number of built-in designs as PE535, the price of PE535 is really reasonable.

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USB connectivity

Built-in memory is a very eye-catching feature of the Brother PE535. With this feature, it is possible to import more designs into the PE535 via the USB interface, and you can embroider more of your favorite designs without sticking to the built-in design. Besides, you can find more beautiful patterns in


LCD touchscreen display

Brother PE535 is equipped with a colorful LCD touchscreen display. It is a beginner-friendly function. With it, you can view and change your embroidery designs before embroidering. Thus, it is not easy for you to make a mistake during the embroidering process. You know, it is difficult to correct if you make a mistake on your fabrics, especially when the material you use is expensive.

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Feature of monogramming

Brother PE535 has 9 built-in embroidery fonts. It is an excellent bonus for lettering lovers. Whenever you want to add alphabet elements on your projects, you can select fonts from them. Or you can even monogram them or combine them with other embroidery designs to create more unique embroidery patterns.


Few things you need to pay attention to

Small embroidery area

Brother PE535 doesn’t have a large embroidery area. Actually, it just has a basic embroidery area, which is 4”×4”, so you cannot embroider large projects, just regular ones. So this machine is just suitable for beginners, not advanced tailors.

Embroidery only

Brother PE535 is an embroidery only machine without sewing function. So you can only use it for embroidering, not sewing. If you want a machine can handle both embroidery and sewing, this machine cannot fulfill your requirements. But if you want a device just for embroidery, it is a reasonable choice.

  • Reasonable price
  • LCD touchscreen display
  • Automatic needle threader
  • Built-in memory
  • Portable
  • Easy to use
  • A25-year limited warranty
  • Limited embroidery area
  • Embroidery only
  • Just for beginners


Accessories PE535 has:


  • Embroidery frameset.
  • Instruction manual.
  • Bobbins.
  • Needles.
  • Scissors.
  • Screwdriver.
  • Embroidery foot.
  • Bobbin clip.
  • Cleaning brush.
  • Seam ripper.
  • Spool caps.
  • Dust cover.
  • Thread spool insert.
  • Spool net.


Brother PE535 is an embroidery machine with cheap price. If you don’t have too much budget, or if you just begin to embroider, PE535 is a perfect choice.

Thus, in my point, it is really suitable for beginners or home use. However, limited to its functions, it is not suitable for advanced sewer.


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