Brother L14 Reviews


Brother company is a serious competitor for all sewing machine manufacturers.

The fundamental difference from other manufacturers relates directly to the production of machines. Brother focuses on a wide range, low prices, a large number of operations in each model and relative execution simplicity. Today the main Brother production capacity is located in China. High production volumes are reflected in affordable prices for all models of sewing machines. The main Brother priorities are: consistently high quality of products, continuous expansion of functionality and qualitative service. Brother slogan is “Being on the customer side.” Strict quality control is a guarantee of high quality of each product, produced in Brother factories.

Electromechanical sewing machines are cheap and easy to use. They are driven by an electric drive, but the basic operations are performed mechanically. With the help of mechanical switches and controls, located on the machine, one can change the stitch length, stitch width, strength, thread tension and presser foot pressure on the fabric. Such models perform about 10-20 operations, including decorative stitches and special lines for knitwear. An experienced buyer selects more complex models of electromechanical  sewing machines with 10-25 operations to sew clothes with different decorative stitches. Electromechanical sewing machines are the most simple, but comfortable, allowing to learn sewing without hassle. They are not designed for daily work as they have a lightweight mechanism. For example, instead of smooth adjustment of stitch length and width they have only few fixed positions.

You can put your trust in this easy to use sewing machine that is built around the values that you know and expect from a Brother company. This machine fits the bill perfectly.

Brother L14 is the ideal machine for beginners and is perfect for basic alterations and repairs. It is lightweight and portable for easy storage. The L14 Sewing machine has a strong metal aluminum chassis, easy operation and delivers smooth quiet sewing. It has a small footprint making it easier to store when not in use.

The diagrams in front of body are clear and easy to understand. Thread bobbin, thread the machine, test the tension(it takes about 10 min) and you are ready to go. The decent LED light means that you never need to replace it, and your threads are not discolored by the yellow sheen of a traditional bulb.  It is nice that it comes with spare needles and the appropriate feet. It is also very quiet and has smooth running.

Features:14 automatic stitches, LED light and  drop in bobbin are a boon for oldies who`s eyesight isn’t quite as perfect as it used to be, 4 step automatic buttonhole allows you to sew perfect button holes of different sizes, zipper insertion. It can do twin needle sewing. There are a clip on presser feet, auto bobbin winding (so you no longer need to wind your bobbins manually), and manual tension setting.                                                                    

Accessories: zigzag foot;  buttonhole foot;  zipper foot; bobbins, screwdriver; foot control; instruction manual and DVD that shows all aspects of the machine – perfect if you’re a beginner. The instruction booklet with some online videos (on how to get started) made it really easy to use. It helps you with basic set up, how to wind a bobbin, how to load it and how to thread the needle. There are tips on how to make buttonholes, how to reverse stitch and what settings are most appropriate for different materials. It also comes with 3 year warranty.

You can dive into creative overdrive making everything from washing bags to summer dresses all with lots of great detail made possible by the variety of stitch functions built into this machine.


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