Brother SE400 Computerized Embroidery And Sewing Machine Review

SE400 is a popular Brother computerized embroidery and sewing machine. It can help you complete many jobs in a short time. And its smart function make it is easy to be operated. So, if you are also interested in this machine, keep reading this guide, and you will know this machine in detail.

brother se400 embroidery and sewing machine


Basic Parameters:

  • 20.3 x 15 x 15.2 inches
  • 24.1 pounds
  • 70 built-in embroidery designs
  • 67built-in sewing stitches
  • LCD touchscreen
  • 4” x 4” embroidery field
  • 98 stitch functions.
  • 120 frame pattern combinations
  • 5 lettering fonts
  • Smooth fabric feeding
  • Automatic needle threader
  • Built-in thread cutter
  • Quick setup top drop-in bobbin
  • Computer connectivity
  • Brightly Lit Workspace
  • Quick and easy bobbin winding

Summary of Review:

In my opinion, this is a cost-effective machine. Although its price is low, its function is vibrant.

First of all, it’s lightweight, measuring only 20.3 x 15 x 15.2 inches and shipping weight is only 24.1 pounds. So this is an easy-to-store machine when you don’t need it. You can easily store it in a cabinet or wherever you like, very convenient and tidy. Because of its light body, you can even carry it out.

Besides, the Brother 400 has a fundamental 4” x 4” embroidery work area to meet basic embroidery needs, where you can complete any embroidery design you like.

Then there are a lot of rich features of SE400. First of all, Brother SE400 is a computerized embroidery and sewing machine. It can be used not only to embroider beautiful patterns and letters but also to complete the basic sewing tasks required by the family. The se400 has 70 built-in embroidery designs, 67 different stitching, and a 5-letter embroidered pattern. It even has 120 frame pattern combinations, which is more than enough for home sewing and embroidery. Also, since it is a computerized embroidery machine, you can connect to the computer through SE400’s USB interface to download more designs you like.

There are many highlights and features of SE400. Overall, it is a combo machine that is suitable for home use and beginners. But because of the limitation of the length of the summary, we will introduce them in detail later, if you are interested in the machine of Brother SE400, continue reading it!



Special Features of SE400 Computerized Embroidery Machine

  • Lightweight body

When you buy a home embroidery machine or an embroidery machine, the size and weight of the machine are often one of the factors to consider. Lightweight machines are usually easier to place and store. For the brother SE400, the body is only 20.3 x 15 x 15.2 inches, and the transport weight is only 24.1pounds. Therefore, it is an excellent choice for the family, no matter where you put it, the room will not appear too messy.

brother se400 sewing machine

  • Computer Connectivity

Brother SE400 sewing and embroidery machine offers 70 built-in embroidery designs, 67 line types, 5 letters and 120 combinations of frame patterns, which already meet the basic needs of home sewing and embroidery. But that does not limit the SE400, and as a computerized sewing machine, it can also be connected to a computer. Whenever you see your favorite design on the web, you can download it to the SE400. It has a USB interface, and you can easily connect to your computer with the help of the USB interface.

free embroidery designs for brother se400

  • LCD Touchscreen & LED-lit Work Area

Brother SE400 is equipped with an LCD touch screen. You can easily change your designs and preview the pattern you are about to embroider. Your embroidery procedure will be simplified. Besides, the SE400’s super bright LED work area is very eye-catching. With it, you can complete the embroidery and sewing tasks in the dark. Also, with its help, you can see the embroidered pattern more clearly, and the embroidery process will become more refined and fast.

brother se400 embroidery and sewing machine

  • Other great features

Brother SE400 is equipped with an automatic needle threader and quick and easy bobbin winding. With their help, you can easily set up your embroidery machine and start your embroidery process. Also, the se400 is equipped with an automatic thread cutter. With it, you don’t have to keep looking at your embroidery machine. Your embroidery and sewing process will become faster and easier.

brother se400 bobbin


Few Things You Need to Pay Attention To:

  • Black and White LCD Screen

Although its LCD touch screen is excellent, the LCD screen provided by the SE400 is black and white. And when you choose stitches and embroidery designs, you may need to scroll a lot of pages because it can only display 6 items on one screen.

  •  Clean the Bobbin Case

The SE400 has a sensitive built-in sensor, so you need to clean it regularly. Otherwise, it can easily cause problems.

The Pros and Cons of SE400 Embroidery And Sewing Machine

  • Embroidery Card Slot
  • Automatic needle threader
  • Lightweight body
  • Computer connectivity
  • Speed control slider
  • Have both sewing and embroidery functions
  • 25-year warranty
  • Black and white display
  • Must have 120V voltage
  • Cannot adjust the pressure of the presser foot





1. What Kind of Needle Should Be Used for Brother SE400?

Organ needles are great for the Brother SE400; they come in different shapes and sizes. Other needles may also be suitable for the SE400, but Organ needles are the best.

2. Does SE400's USB support Apple Mac?

Yes, it supports Apple Mac.


In general, This is a machine suitable for beginners and home use at a reasonable price. If your economy is not particularly generous and you are just beginning embroidery, I recommend you use this machine.