Brother XM2701 Lightweight Sewing Machine Review

Brother XM2701 is one of the best sewing machines of brother series. This is a good machine for any kind of project work. Users will get every ideal feature like affordability, lightweight and easy to use.

Brother XM2701 is a tested and trusted sewing machine pro provides good performance. This is a good machine especially for beginners who want to start practice in a low budget.

Brother XM2701 Lightweight Sewing Machine Review

Special Features of Brother XM2701

  • Stitches – It has 27 inbuilt stitches with including stretch and blind hem.
  • Button holder – one step
  • Sewing – 6 feet sewing, zipper sewing, buttonhole, narrow hemmer stitch.
  • Easy handle needle 
  • Free arm handling 
  • LED workspace
  • Video instructions available
  • 25 years of warranty.

Lightweight –

The first good feeling you will get when you hold it is its lightweight. This is around only 15 pounds which makes it easy to use.

Brother XM2701 provides quietly sew which is good for real-time project works. The best thing about it is that it comes at an affordable price.

Creative aspects – 

Brother XM2701 is good for keen designing works. It has 27 built-in stitches to help you to stitch most of your designs.

It has a one-step button holder to make buttonholes anytime you want. It also has six feet sewing capacity including zigzag and zipper, button and buttonhole, blind stitch and narrow hemmer.

All these features help to sew sleeves and cuffing and cutting off legs. This is a perfect choice for creative tailors.

Threads – 

Threading the needle is an old day Time-consuming process, Brother XM2701 has the easy needle threader.

The machine is automatic while threading you only need to touch the lever situated in the sides of the machine. It automatically pushes the thread to the needle.

The Bobbin System – 

Brother XM2701 has a drop-in and an automatic bobbin winding bobbin system to provide more convenience in work. Those Bobbin systems use quick-set technology of XM2701 to insure to activate the bobbin while the machine is on.

LED Light – 

This is a good feature for those who like to work till late in the night and want more light to work on. The machine has a built-in LED light to use in these situations.

Even in the day time when you feel to have more light this LED light would be beneficial. 

Accessories – 

The package of Brother XM2701 comes which following accessories – 

  • 6 sewing feet – 
  • Blind stitch
  • Zipper 
  • Button
  • Zigzag
  • Narrow hemmer
  • Buttonhole
  • Darning plate
  • Screwdriver
  • Twin needle
  • Needle set – 3
  • Extra spool pin
  • User manual and Instructional DVD.

Users Reviews – 

  • Good sewing machine for beginners. It hardly will take 30 minutes to get friendly with after reading the manual.
  • Users love its needle threaders and extra feet and automatic bobbins.
  • Brother XM2701 takes lesser place to get fit in the house users also can lift it when not using.
  • Many users found the accessories box very useful aa it just always with the machine, never got miss anywhere.
  • Many users complain that they were expecting this machine to supports all fabrics like a demon but It doesn’t support the heavy-duty fabrics.
  • This machine only for beginners and lights works not for making quilts.
  • Some users complain against the dim light of LED. the plastic cover of bobbins is not designed perfectly.
  • Many users find this machine good for happy home works like making of pillow and doormats,  some cloth repairing or rig rugs kinds of jobs.
  • D. Wold said I like to sew in ¼ seam allowance and ¼ inch foot but, this machine did not come so. She simply used the needle to include foot and got her allowances.
  • The user manual is so helpful when changing the stitches according to the recommended length and width.
  • Another minus point users said about this is of Possibility of bouncing off the spool on the pin while sewing. Users facing a problem of having a spool of thread covered around the bottom of the spool pin to come out this problem users need to use different spools.


Overall this is a good machine for a beginner. Brother XM2701 is good to have at home for any time use. As a beginner, you may face some problem but user manual, DVD and youtube videos are there you help you.


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