The PC8500D is the ideal machine for the novice as well as the most experienced sewer and quilter. It has 54 new Disney embroidery designs built in so you can create beautiful clothes or projects for your child and wonderful items for your home. The PC8500D also has three built-in adjustable monogramming fonts and a 5" high floral alphabet font that's great for home decor. Also included are 60 exciting built-in embroidery designs and 120 combinations of frame patterns. And with the exclusive Disney memory card reader that's built into the PC8500D, you'll be able to enjoy an ever-growing number of great new Disney and other embroidery designs as new memory cards are released. What's more, the PC8500D has an impressive 12 x 5" embroidery area, allowing you the freedom to embroider large designs without repositioning your fabric or hoop. It comes with four hoops in a variety of sizes including the popular 5 x 7" hoop and a jumbo hoop.
For sewing, the PC8500D boasts more than 900 sewing stitch functions plus the Brother exclusive My Custom Stitch feature that enables you to design decorative stitches right on the machine's large LCD display. You can even save your distinctive designs in the machine's memory for future use. The PC8500D offers 10 creative, easy-to-use buttonhole styles, and a unique one-step, auto-size buttonhole feature for uniform buttonholes that fit your buttons perfectly every time. And, it features automatic thread tension adjustment for a perfect stitch on any fabric or combination of fabrics. In fact, we think you'll find the combination of sewing and embroidery functions on the PC8500D as near to perfection as can be!
8-way straight stitch fabric feed
4-way zig zag feed for sewing pockets, lapels, pant legs and quilting.
Walking foot for uniform feed while sewing multiple layers of smooth fabrics and quilting
Automatic reinforcement stitch locks the beginning and ending stitch with the touch of a button.
Automatic thread tension computer adjusts the thread tension for a perfect stitch on any fabric or combination.
62 utility stitches.
A long basting stitch.
Mending and darning stitches.
16 satin stitches.
8 heirloom stitches.
10 cross stitches.
8 way directional fabric feed.
4 way directional feed when sewing zig-zag designs.
Drop feed control for free motion embroidery and quilting.
Programmed thread cutting for colour changes or to automatically trim the top and bottom threads.
4 monogram fonts.
Sixty built-in embroidery patterns: 20 are exclusive to the PC-8500
130 combinations of frame patterns (10 great shapes & 13 border stitches).
The PC-8500 is also compatible with all Brother embroidery memory cards.
Sewing Decorative Stitches with Embroidery Arm Attached
Included Accessory Feet
Buttonhole A, Embroidery Q, Overcasting G, Monogramming N, Zipper
Other Included Accessories
Sewing notions, power cord, foot controller, embroidery arm, cover, instructions
25 year limited warranty
Machine Dimensions (H x W x D)
13" x 8.7" x 17.3", 13" x 8.7" x 23.2"
22 lbs ⁄ 26 lbs w⁄emb unit
Shipping Dimensions (H x W x D)
18.9" H x 15" W x 22.4" D
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