Brother SE600 Review: Specs, Features, Pros & Cons

Are you looking for a combined computerized sewing machine that lets you embroider as well as do the regular sewing tasks in your day-to-day life?

Are you looking for a feature-rich computerized sewing machine that doesn’t make a big hole in your pocket?

Do you need a futuristic sewing machine that also could let you showcase your embroidery skills?

If you have such kinds of needs and looking for the best option, Brother SE600 is the best fit for your needs.

This sewing machine is an absolute gem that comes with plenty of features for fashion sewing and features to showcase your embroidery passion.

This post is a detailed review of the Brother SE600’s computerized sewing and embroidery machine where I’ll talk about the specifications, features, customer reviews, Pros & Cons, and the price.

Read this post till the end, and all your doubts regarding this sewing machine will be cleared.

Why Brother brand?

Before we go ahead and read the review of this sewing machine, let’s take get to know why the Brother brand is so trusted and popular.

There are several reasons why Brother is one of the best sewing machine brands out there.

It is also one of the oldest sewing machine makers in the world. Not just the sewing machines, Brother also makes printers, fax machines, and other machine tools.

The company was started about 110 years ago in Japan and today it serves customers from all over the world.

It has some award-winning sewing machines such as Brother CS6000i, Brother PE770, Brother PE800, XR9550PRW in the product line.

Not just that, Brother sewing machines are technologically advanced sewing machines with the latest features and specifications which simply the tasks in an effective and automated manner.

Brother SE600 Reviews

Brother SE600 itself is a computerized sewing cum embroidery machine and has a USB 2.0 port to import designs that you have downloaded from the internet via stick.

Brother SE600 Review

Brother is a trusted brand for a sewing machine and embroidery machine and when we find such type of sewing cum embroidery machine which serves two purposes while being not so expensive, it’s a bonus!

Brother SE600 is an upgraded version of Brother SE400 which itself is the most popular sewing machine among its siblings and comes with advanced features which we are going to discuss in this section.

The sewing machine has many positive reviews from the customers on top e-commerce websites such as eBay, Wal-Mart, Amazon, etc.

However, this sewing machine excels in our testing parameters such as versatility, durability, and functionality, for being futuristic. It is been above par!

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For the price that you will have to pay in order to get it, this sewing machine is the ultimate choice.

It is the latest version and comes with features like editing embroidery designs and preview them before actually making them on your crafting project.

It gives you a chance to feel what a design would actually look like before you even actually do that. It is really cool.

Brother SE600 computerized sewing cum embroidery machine comes with 103 built-in stitches which let you sew lighter or heavier fabric without any problem.

It also lets you decorate your sewing project with beautiful stitches such as hearts, scallops, waves, etc. With so many stitch choices, Brother SE600 is a steal at this price.

Key Features:

Let’s take a look at the key features of the Brother SE600 sewing machine. We have compared many sewing machines with this one and found they were missing these features.

Sewing Cum Embroidery Machine

The first good thing about this sewing machine is, that it’s a combined sewing machine and computerized too.

It means you will not have to spend extra money to get an embroidery or sewing machine separately.

If you get it, you can do the sewing jobs, repair ripped items at home, and also showcase your embroidery skills.

103 built-in stitches

Brother SE600 comes with 103 built-in stitches to decorate your crafting item with different stitch patterns.

You wouldn’t find this many built-in stitches in other comparable sewing machines.

Even most single-purpose sewing machines don’t have such a large number of built-in stitches.

80 Built-in Embroidery Designs

The machine comes with 80 built-in embroidery designs for decorating your item. The machine has an internal memory where these designs are saved.

However, if you want to add any embroidery design of your choice, you can download it from the internet and transfer it via a stick connected via a USB 2.0 port.

6 Embroidery lettering fonts

It also comes with 6 lettering fonts. It means more choices to decorate your project with small/capital letters, symbols, and numbers.

Colored 3.7 inches LCD touchscreen

The sewing machine has a big touchscreen on the front of the sewing machine which displays the embroidery design you have presently selected.

Brother SE600 LCD touchscreen

You can edit the design on the screen itself and preview it as to how it will look like when done on your project. That’s pretty cool.

Unlike other sewing machines, Brother SE600 has a colored touchscreen which helps you edit designs better.

You can change the color of the thread even from available pallets.

Quick setup, Jam resistant top drop-in bobbin

The sewing machine is very easy to set up and comes with a quick setup and jam-resistant top drop-in bobbin.

Unlike other comparable sewing machines which come with sideloaded bobbins, it is easy and convenient with a drop-in bobbin.

4 x 4 large embroidery work area

Brother SE600 LCD Hoop

For embroidery projects, you need a large area to spread the fabric. Brother company understands this concern and this model has a 4×4 embroidery work area to comfortably handle the fabric and work on it.

Brightly lit Work area

The work area for sewing as well as embroidery projects is brightly illuminated via LED lights.

Hence, you can easily go ahead with your work even in low light conditions.

Sometimes it is not very easy to view when the fabric is dark-colored or while doing free-motion sewing for quilts. In such situations, the LED lights are very helpful.

Free Arm for Sleeves, cuffs, and collar

Brother SE600 also comes with Free Arm features to make cuffs and sleeves easy.

USB support to import Embroidery designs

This is one of my favorite features of this sewing machine. The machine has a USB 2.0 port for the stick.

It means you can import your favorite design that you have downloaded from the internet or other sources into your Brother SE600 sewing machine and decorate your project. 

The machine has a built-in memory where you can save the design.

Automatic Needle Threader

The automatic needle threader is a savior for some people who struggle to push the thread through the needle’s eyes or find it irritating to thread the needle.

The automatic needle threader helps you thread the needle quickly and easily.


  • Dual Purpose – Sewing as well as Embroidery.
  • USB port to import designs.
  • 3.7 inch Colored LCD touchscreen to edit and preview designs.
  • Portable and easy to store.


  • Costly for some people.


Brother SE600 comes with the following accessories to further improve your sewing as well as embroidery skills.

  • 7 sewing feet.
  • Embroidery hoop.
  • Dust cover.
  • Needle pack.
  • Bobbins.
  • Foot controller.
  • Embroidery foot.


Brother SE600 is a great choice for people who are not willing to spend on two separate machines, it can let you do the regular sewing tasks as well as the embroidery.

Comes with 103 built-in stitches and 6 lettering embroidery lettering fonts to help you decorate the items beautifully.

The best part is the USB port which lets you transfer embroidery designs to the machine which you have downloaded from the internet.

Overall we found it a good sewing machine and worth spending money on it.

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