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Review of Brother XM2701 Lightweight, Full-Featured Sewing Machine

Brother XM2701 Lightweight, Full-Featured Sewing Machine with 27 Stitches, 1-Step Auto-Size Buttonholer, 6 Sewing Feet, and Instructional DVD

The Brother XM701 Full-Featured Sewing Machine is perfect for beginners just starting out on their sewing endeavors and professionals looking for versatility in their sewing! It’s another quality product from Brother with 27 built-in unique stitches to choose and use from including a single-step auto-size buttonholer which gives you perfect buttonholes.

The machine is easy to use for a wide range of everyday sewing projects and comes with 6 quick-change sewing feet. The additional features to look out for in the best sewing machine are its built-in needle threader, brightly lit LED work area and optimal drop-in bobbin.

Lightweight at 15.7 pounds, this is also one of the most durable machines in the market. It’s made using the best materials and easily stands the test of time. This is why it continues functioning optimally no matter how much it’s used as it. It’s white and classic look provides added elegance and feminity to its look.

Wide range of stitches

This sewing machine from Brother offers 27 built-in stitches for versatility while stitching different fabrics using different threads. The XM2701 easily produces decorative, blind hem, stretch and zigzag stitches to work on any garment, and to mend any clothes. The machine also has a single step auto-size buttonholer to use to make perfect buttonholes in any size. An easy stitch selector lets you choose your stitch just by turning a knob.

6 sewing feet

The Brother sewing machine offers 6 sewing feet which can be easily changed for increased efficiency while working. They include a zigzag, blind stitch, narrow hemmer, buttonhole, zipper and button sewing feet.

Increased sewing productivity

This machine has lots more ease of use features which guarantee zero interruptions. You no longer need to squint or fumble while threading the needle as its built-in needle threader does this for you. Just touch the lever on its side and the thread is automatically pushed through the needle.

Winding bobbins too is made easy and quick on the XM2701 with its company exclusive jam-resistant top drop-in bobbin feature. Place the bobbin on the winder, put your upper thread in place, push the bobbin control right and your bobbin is wound for you!

These additional features and the many stitches and sewing feet of the Brother XM2701 increase your sewing productivity. Less time is now spent changing stitches so that new outfits are created, and any repairs are performed much faster.

Pros

  • 27 built-in stitches adds versatility to stitching
  • 6 quick-change sewing feet
  • Built-in free arm simplifies sewing of sleeves, cuffs and pant legs
  • Built-in easy needle threader
  • Free flowing automatic bobbin winding system
  • Includes instructional DVD and English and Spanish user manual
  • 25-year limited warranty and lifetime free technical support
  • Brightly-lit LED work area
  • Lightweight but durable
  • Increased productivity while sewing new outfits or mending old ones

Cons

  • Not recommended for use in countries not supporting 120V AC, even with voltage adaptor
  • It’s not easy mastering the machine; it’s possible only with frequent use