Not only is this machine the top-of-the-line in the Brother range, I would say the Innovis XV is one of the very best embroidery machines on the market. Can you imagine being able to sew out the very creative thought that has just jumped into your head...for me that’s a dream machine.
Why not come in store for a demo to see for yourself how good this machine is.
As soon as you power up the Brother Innov-is XV sewing machine you know it is special. The huge 10.1” screen is HD and the ability to load your own videos really shows how vibrant the colours are. Not only does it beep and buzz like regular computerised embroidery machines, the Brother XV plays music at start up.
It uses a faster processor so your designs appear on-screen more quickly, and colour shuffling is swifter too. Editing designs, adding text, resizing, or using the NEW auto punch feature are very responsive to every touch of the screen.
It has a huge range of features that I will list below, but I feel one or two need a little more explaining as they are simply fantastic additions to make sewing more creative and easier.
Numerous help videos can also be viewed on screen.
From the My Custom Design Centre, you can literally scan an image. We used a childs hand drawn and painted picture, placed it in the scanning frame and let the machine scan it (just as our video shows). We then used the editing tools to rub out/delete areas we did not need. Added stitching where we needed to and when ready we touched the screen which turned the image in to stitches allowing us to stitch it out in the appropriate sized hoop.
Often, we have a vision of an embroidery we like. But its not easy to imagine a specific embroidery design in the colours you require. Via the colour shuffle feature, the Innovis XV will tell you how many colours are in that design enabling you to select any colour range you need for matching your sewing project. Now the machine will shuffle the colours and show you up to 99 different variations of the same design but using different colours in various blocks of the design. It totally changes the original design into your very own customised design with a perfect colour match for your project.
Quilters will love the laser line guide, which gives a perfect straight line to follow. This innovative system projects a perfect straight line onto your fabric, making wonky hems a thing of the past. Its perfect for piecing whilst quilt making.
In Sewing mode.
149 utility stitches, 577 decorative stitches including vintage, heirloom and wide designs. 5 sewing fonts and can sew up to 1,050 stitches per minute.
In Embroidery mode.
38% larger embroidery area, 9.5” x 14” with 773 built-in Brother Embroidery designs in total. 140 frame pattern combinations. 22 embroidery fonts with full complement of symbols, including 2 small fonts and Greek alphabet. Embroider up to 1,050 stitches per minute.
Large 10.1'' built-in HD LCD display - 23% larger than previous Brother screens
MPEG4 video replay function
11.25" needle to arm sewing bed size
5-inch height from sewing bed to top of machine arm
Almost 10-inches of full-spectrum lighting which mimic natural daylight with adjustable LED lighting in five settings
Automatic needle threading system
Ergonomic large start/stop button
InnovEye v2 Camera Technology with 3x clearer camera resolution
Up to 2x faster scanning speed
Draw directly on the large LCD display to create embroidery
Line-art scan and embroidery
Drawing or .jpg scan and embroidery
Scan and automatic stipple
30 stamp frames
Combine creations with pre-digitized and build-in designs and fonts
Auto line completion while drawing
Stitch setting attributes
Embroidery image preview screen
Zoom capability up to 400%
Colour Shuffling v 2 with pin function to set desired thread colours
Droplight LED Embroidery Positioning Marker
Ultrasonic sensor function to set embroidery position and angle
Camera scanning in two different speed modes
AccuTrac embroidery system for better under arm support
InnovEye and Snowman Embroidery Positioning Marker for precise needle and embroidery placement
38% larger embroidery area, 9.5" x 14"
New stronger frame design with better gripping surface
Built-in extra-large designs for the jumbo 9.5" x 14" embroidery frame
Print and Stitch Technology for 3D Art
Go forward or backward up to 1,000 stitches
Embroidery background colour adjusting feature
Monochrome embroidery for single colour embellishment
Jump stitch thread trimming
Thread sensors for upper and lower threads
On screen embroidery frame display
Embroidery basting function
Embroidery thread palettes
Built-in alignment function for designs and borders
Change alphabet character appearance/layout with more flexibility for individual text editing
Design duplication mode with embroidery editing
Built-in Applique Creator
Embroidery drag and drop
Sew Straight v2 with brighter laser and wider side range
Ultrasonic sensor function to set the stitch position, width, length or laser guide position
MuVit Digital Dual Feed System and new with New foot for couching
Enhanced My Custom Stitch feature with the ability to combine and edit custom and more than 40 built-in sample stitches
Automatic Height Adjuster (AHA) feature for automatic presser foot pressure
Pattern connection with InnovEye v2 Technology
Virtual Stitch Preview
Edge sewing using InnovEye camera
Lightning-quick pivoting functionality, with customizable foot height
Sew without thread for paper punching
Square feeding system with powerful and longer feed dogs
Large adjustable knee lifter with three positions
Needle plate detector for safe operation
Ruler design with zero mark at the needle to help centre designs
Free motion mode to automatically adjust the foot height
Automatic feed dog switching
Back to beginning key
Improved sewing with longer feed dogs
Embroidery design and sewing stitch selection scroll bar for easier navigation
Adjustable display colour for easy editing
Built-in screensavers with viewing adjustment options
Personalized screensaver functionality
Realistic preview of selected stitches and patterns
Faster on-screen design rendering
More than 40 built-in instructional videos
3 USB ports including high-speed USB 2.0 port for design transfer
A third port for computer connectivity and built-in designs and fonts future upgrades
Customizable USB mouse pointer functions for an optional mouse
Optional external USB embroidery card reader
Adjustable sound in 5 levels
Larger internal memory capacity for embroidery and sewing stitches
13 build-in languages
High power CPU
Presser foot and needle changing key for safe operations
Time and date key
Stand by eco mode
Also in the box.
Sewing feet - Zigzag foot, Monogramming foot, Overcasting foot, Zipper foot, Buttonhole foot, Blind stitch foot, Button fitting foot, Dual feed foot, Straight stitch foot, Free motion quilting foot, Free motion echo quilting foot, Free motion open toe quilting foot, Embroidery foot with LED pointer, Vertical stitch alignment foot, 1/4 quilting foot with guide, Couching dual feed foot.
Medium 10 x 10 cm (4” x 4”)
Large 18 x 13 cm (7” x 5”)
Extra large 30 x 20 cm (12” x 8”)
Super large 36 x 24 cm (14” x 9-1/2”)
Metal Scan frame and magnets
Top-left yarn guide
Needle set with twin needle and ball point needles
Screwdriver (x 3)
Spool cap (x3)
Thread spool insert (mini king thread spool)
Spool felt and nets
Embroidery needle plate cover
Touch pen (stylus)
Spare bobbin case
Bobbin case (for bobbin work)
Straight stitch needle plate
Cord guide bobbin cover (with single hole)
Bobbin cover (with marks and without)
Embroidery bobbin thread
Embroidery positioning sticker sheets × 4
Edge sewing sheets
Grid sheet set
Sensor pen with holder
High-quality accessory box for storage
Instructions and designs book
Multi-function foot controller for hands-free control of select sewing functions.
Peace of mind...! You'll be safe in the knowledge that you are purchasing one of the most advanced sewing machines on the market today, with super high quality, made to perform perfect stitching results no matter which material or stitch function you are using. We are never knowingly undersold on quality, service or price.
|Model Number||Innov-is XV|
|Type||Sewing & Embroidery|
|Free Gift||Special offer £500 off FREE gifts|
|Warranty||3 Years Full Manufacturers Warranty|
|Size||W55 cm x H35 cm|
|Variable Electronic Speed Control||Yes|
|Bobbin Access||Top Loading|
|Transparent bobbin cover Bobbin Cover||Yes|
|Hard Carrying or Storage Cover||Yes|
|Automatically Tensions Thread||Yes|
|Integrated Needle Threader||Yes|
|Thread End Cutting||Automatic|
|Number of Stitch Selections||1800|
|Popular Stitch Functions||Straight, Zig-Zag, Multi Zigzag, Blind Hem, Stretch Blind Hem, Rolled Hem, Straight Stretch, Overlock Stretch, Scallop, Ric Rac, Honeycomb, Herringbone, Gathering, Applique, Sew-On Buttons, Quilting Stitches, Plus decorative patterns|
|Formation of Buttonholes||1-Step Fully Automatic|
|Variety of Buttonholes||15|
|Maximum Speed Limit Adjustment||Yes|
|Needle Up/Down Function||Yes|
|Integrated Dual Feed System||No|
|Integrated Fabric Feed Lowering||Yes|
|Hook Movement||Smooth Rotary Action|
|Needle Positions||Left / Right / Centre|
|Tutorial CD / DVD||No|
Cleveland uk Review by Arlene Rumball
Love this machine although the videos on YouTube have been well and truly watched on how to get the best out of it. Wonderful machine love it . PE DESIGN 10 software came with it as a promotion offer from Brother. Both truly are a learning curve although YouTube videos have helped. Definitely a 5 star buy. (Posted on March 1, 2016)
Lincolnshire Review by Susan Bennett
This machine is everything Brother promises, a truly amazing embroidery machine. My only regret is that I did not take advantage of the software package that was on offer when you buy the machine at a discounted price. (Posted on February 25, 2016)
Shropshire Review by Doogle Dog
Though I have only just bought this machine two days before Xmas I am totally in awe of it, it has everything. I have started to get to grips with it and it is very user friendly especially for anyone with IT skills and if you are not IT savvy then there are plenty of instructions both in the handbook and on the screen. I can't wait to start using the embroidery functions but unfortunately work has now got in the way of pleasure, so I will have to wait until I have time. The only problem I can see is being able to stop using it, the housework will certainly suffer.
Also many thanks to Sewing Machine Sales for how quickly they delivered the machine to me. (Posted on December 30, 2015)
Witham Essex Review by Jennifer Johns
What can I say this machine has everything I could ask for the sewing and embroidery is great. Have used many other machines in my time but this is the best by far. (Posted on March 6, 2015)
Bedfordshire Review by SUSAN
I had never bought a machine from here before but it wont be the last time I do the service I have had from Duke has been exceptional nothing is too much of a problem and my questions have been answered quickly and my mind put at ease. I bought the XV in November 2014 - so far I have made a frozen quilt for my grand daughter from a panel with embroidery on the back - and a very extensive embroidered baby quilt with a Zoo design, clouds bugs etc - the embroidery on this machine is fab and for anyone that quilts and embroiders the camera is a must. I used the camera to scan my fabric then placed the design where I wanted it to go because you can see the fabric its easier to place making it so fast, much better than using the grids, then adding wording to the project to make it my own, my quilt included the DOB the time and weight and name and this was all done in the hoop it's a doddle adding extra to your design with this machine. I have also used the machine to sew the quilt together using the Duel feed foot, I must admit when I first looked at the duel feed foot I was dreading attaching it to the machine but no worries it was a lot easier than I thought no different to any other foot and wow it makes sewing through thick fabrics a real dream. There is one thing that really stands out for me on the Brother machines and that's the needle threader, believe me when I tell you it's the best needle threader of any machine, and I have had a few. I am really happy with my purchase and so is my hubby as he will use this machine to help me out sometime he says its easy to use and loves the needle threader too. I hope this review has helped (Posted on February 7, 2015)
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