Singer XL400


  • Great for monogramming
  • Large 18.5×11″ embroidery area
  • LED lights for bright work area
  • Comes with lots of extras and a library of designs and stitches
  • Multi-hooping capability
  • SwiftSmart threading system


  • Not for beginners
  • There is no auto thread cutter and you cannot control bobbin speed
  • Weighs over 40 pounds

VERDICT: Users were pleased with all the built-in features and large embroidery area. If you have experience and patience and will be working on big projects, this is the best machine on the market for less than $600.

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Brother SE400


  • Versatile
  • Cheaper and lighter than competition
  • Built-in library with lots of fonts and stitches
  • LED touch screen
  • Auto thread cutter and auto needle threader
  • User-friendly
  • $300


  • Small embroidery area (4×4″)
  • Does not connect well with Apple computers

VERDICT: Users loved the price and all the features. Choose this machine if you’re a beginner and/or on a budget.

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 Brother LB6800PRW Project Runway


  • Includes designer rolling bag
  • Versatile
  • Back-lit LCD touch screen
  • Built-in library
  • Auto needle threader and auto thread cutter


  • Small embroidery area (4×4″)
  • Machine can be finicky (i.e. needle threader not working or machine not locking thread at the beginning and end of each letter during monogramming)

VERDICT: Similar to the SE400, the only real advantage this one offers is the travel bag. Otherwise, choose the cheaper and better SE400.

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