Brother LB5500

BRO LB5500

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Price: 999.99

Sale: 549.99

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Sew beautiful projects from start to finish and add elegant embroidery embellishments with the Brother Sewing and Embroidery LB5500 with 103 built-in sewing stitches, 135 built-in embroidery designs and 10 built-in fonts.

The LB5500 2-in-1 Sewing and Embroidery machine allows you to embroider and sew easily. View the 135 built-in embroidery designs, 103 built-in sewing stitches, and 10 built-in lettering fonts for all your projects on the sharp 3.7" LCD display, which has easy on-screen editing. A sizable 6.4" x 4.0" work area and a generous embroidery area of 4" x 4" will assist in all your DIY projects. When connected to a wireless network (wireless LAN enabled), the LB5500 lets you send files from your PC to your machine via Design Database Transfer¹ (no USB required), so you can send and then stitch! This free downloadable software allows for easy data management for all your designs. You can also create and send designs through PE-Design 11¹/² for added flexibility. A vital feature of the LB5500 is the new Artspira App¹. This new feature has embroidery patterns you can download, plus the ability to create embroidery patterns by drawing on your mobile device. The drawing tools embedded in the app include a pen (single/zigzag), shapes, and an eraser. You can draw line-art inspired designs up to 4" x 4" (100mm x 100mm) and then transfer them to your LB5500 wirelessly. The Artspira App¹ lets you share your creations on many social media platforms as well. The LB5500 has an advanced needle threading system and an automatic thread cutter, sewing speeds up to 710 spm, and legendary Brother reliability, so creating your next customized project can be effortless. With a 6.4" x 4.0" work area and a maximum embroidery area of 4" x 4", making children's clothes, doing minor apparel repairs, and even creating warm home décor can be achieved.

Main Features

  • Sewing and Embroidery in One: The LB5500 is the ideal machine to start your sewing and embroidery journey. With a stylish cosmetic, a host of built-in designs, fonts, patterns, and state-of-the-art features, taking that first sewing and embroidery step just got easier with the LB5500.
  • Wireless LAN: With wireless LAN enabled, the LB5500 will send you software update notifications and will let you to transmit embroidery files from your PC to your machine via the free downloadable software Design Database Transfer¹ (no USB required). This allows for easy data management for all your designs and projects.
  • Artspira App¹: Draw your next project on the Artspira App¹. With an array of patterns and cut data you can download, plus the ability to make embroidery patterns by drawing on your mobile device and then transferring them to your LB5500 wirelessly, the Artspira App will have you creating on the go.
  • Included Accessories: Zigzag foot “J” (on machine), Monogramming foot “N”, Overcasting foot “G”, Zipper foot “I”, Blind stitch foot “R”, Button fitting foot “M”, Buttonhole foot “A”, Embroidery foot “Q”, Needle set, Twin needle, Bobbin (2) (One bobbin is on machine), Pre-wound bobbin (3) (60 weight white embroidery bobbin thread), Bobbin clip (4), Seam ripper, Scissors, Cleaning brush, Eyelet punch, Screwdriver, Disc-shaped screwdriver, Extra spool pin, Spool cap (large), Spool cap (medium) (on machine), Spool cap (small), Thread spool insert (mini king thread spool), Spool net, Bobbin case (on machine), Foot controller, Embroidery frame set (medium), 10 cm (H) × 10 cm (W) (4 inches (H) × 4 inches (W)), Accessory bag, Dust cover, Operation Manual, Quick Reference Guide, Embroidery Design Guide.
  • Design Database Transfer¹: The free downloadable software Design Database Transfer¹ enables you to send embroidery designs from your PC to your LB5500 while connected to your wireless network (without the use of a USB!).
  • Generous Workspace: Starting with a 3.7” LCD color display screen, a 4” x 4” maximum embroidery area, and 6.4” x 4.0” work area, you’ll have plenty of room for your next project.
  • The Sewing Side: The LB5500 comes with 103 built-in sewing stitches, 10 styles of one step auto-size buttonholes, and the Advanced Needle Threading system for all your sewing needs.
  • LCD Display: You can do simple on-screen editing on the sharp, 3.7” LCD color display screen.
  • Embroidery Patterns: The LB5500 has 75 Motif designs and 60 (30 x 2 types) of Alphabet and frame designs - a total of 135 built-in designs of your choosing.
  • Compatible with iBroidery²: Browse the vast library of over 5,000 embroidery designs on the Brother iBroidery platform²

1 Free Artspira app download and wireless connection required. Compatibility may vary by device and operating system.
2 Sold Separately, additional purchase required.

Basic Features

Accessory Storage
Automatic Thread Cutter
Built-in Languages
Built-In Memory
Included Accessory Feet
Button Fitting Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Zipper Foot, Overcasting Foot, Blindstich Foot, Monogramming Foot, Zigzag Foot, Embroidery Foot
Lighting Type
Needle Position Key (Up/Down)
Needle Threading System
Number of Presser Feet
Presser Foot Leveling
Quick Set Bobbin
Realistic Preview
Start/Stop Button
Wireless Enabled

Embroidery Specifications

Built-In Alphabet Fonts
Built-in Designs
Maximum Embroidery Area
4" x 4"

Sewing Specifications

Built-In Lettering Fonts
Built-in Stitch Selections (Stitches)
Button Hole Styles
Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute)
Speed Control


Machine Weight
15.08 lbs
Machine Size (W" x D" x H")
7.8" x 16.5" x 12.1"
Carton Weight
26 lbs
Carton Dimensions (W" x D" x H")
16.75" x 21" x 15.25"


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