Brother XL2610 Review

What is the Brother XL2610?

The Brother XL2610 is a handy sewing machine that is loaded with features and is ready to meet all of your sewing needs. Perfect for beginners and experts alike, this versatile machine will handle all your projects. This machine has 59 stitch functions and 25 built in stitches to meet the specific needs of your projects.

Brother XL2610It features an automatic buttonholer, perfect for those pesky shirts, and free-arm sewing which helps out with shirt sleeves and pant legs. One unique and fun feature of the brother XL2610 is the color; pink! It’s small, portable, fun and affordable! It offers everything you could ever want in a sewing machine.

Here’s what it’ll do for you

With so many features and functions the Brother XL2610 is sure to be the best pick no matter the sewing project. Whether you are mending a tear, sewing a dress from scratch or starting a new craft project, the Brother XL2610 is bound to have exactly what you are looking for. To help with a wide range of projects, the built in stitches include quilting stitches, decorative-sewing stitches, and garment construction stitches.

If you are quilting the included snap on presser feet will be helpful. Other feet include; buttonhole foot, zipper foot, button sewing foot, narrow hem foot, and a blind stitch foot. All feet for the machine come with Brother’s quick change design so you can quickly and easily switch from one project to another. Other accessories will help with zipper insertion, buttonholes and darning. To make sewing hems simpler the unit also comes with a blind-hem stitch.

The free arm feature allows easy access to shirt sleeves and pant legs and then easily converts back to the flat bed feature for larger items. The unit features a drop in bobbin system. This allows you to see the remaining bobbin thread and makes it super simple to thread. For quick and easy reference there are bobbin and needle threading diagrams etched right into the machine so there is no need to turn your eyes to your instruction book to get a bobbin threaded every time.

Since threading a needle or bobbin can often be the hardest part of sewing, this is a great feature for beginners who are having a tough time. Compared to other, similar products, this product has no problem with thick materials such as heavy canvas or jean. It can handle jobs other machines won’t.

The unit also features a pattern selection dial and a revolutionary automatic needle-threading system. With so many great functions it’s hard to believe there could be more options but some additional accessories include; a screwdriver, 3 bobbins, a needle pack and twin needle, extra spool pin, and a darning plate.Brother XL2610 Review

The dimensions and weight of machine make it easy to transport to sewing classes or clubs, or simply move from one room of the house to another. The sewing machine measures 15-2/5 by 6-2/3 by 11-2/5 inches.

Besides having so many wonderful features, the brother XL2610 is also simple to use. It comes with an instruction book that is clear and easy to understand and can help you even if you are a novice sewer beginning your first project. While it is perfect for beginners, if you are an experienced sewer looking for more options there are many available. For the experienced sewer, some optional accessories available for the brother XL2610 are; ¼ inch Piercing Foot Guide, ¼ inch Quilting Foot, 5 mm Narrow Hem Foot, a 5mm Open Toe Foot and many more.

Though these do not come with the machine each of these items offer their own unique feature and are perfect for the brother XL2610. They are compatible and can be purchased for your machine. You can also purchase Top Load Bobbins, for consistent bobbin thread winding. These additional accessories will help you get the most out of your machine.

Pros

  • Built-in light to light up your sewing area
  • Carrying handle for easy transportation
  • Lightweight and portable (11 lbs)
  • 25-year limited warranty
  • Built-in stitch length and width control
  • Easy to use, perfect for teens or beginners
  • Adjustable dial control for thread tension
  • Quick set, drop-in bobbin
  • Needle-plate cover
  • Accessory storage
  • Built-in thread cutter
  • Easy to read instructions
  • Comes with power cord
  • Handles heavy materials
  • Includes many additional accessories

Customer Reviews

“I love my new sewing machine! My husband, who had never sewn with a machine before, set it up quickly and we both can use it easily. It’s so easy to use I am planning several more sewing projects for this summer… I would recommend this machine for anyone looking for the basics plus the capability for more advanced sewing down the road.” From Amazon.com

“I have never sewn anything in my life and was terrified that I wouldn’t be able to thread it or thread a bobbin but I was able to follow the instructions on the machine and do it with no problems… I made a valance for my son’s room the first weekend and I am hooked on sewing!” From Joann.com

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Whether you are an experienced sewer or just a beginner learning the ropes, this machine could be the sewing machine for you. Each feature contributes to its functionality and with so many features you will see why so many people choose this machine. It is perfect for all types of products, from elaborate Halloween costumes to simple mending projects.

Its features and functions will guide you and assist you. You can find it in craft stores, craft websites and many other stores. Go out and get the brother XL2610 and find out exactly why so many people love it and trust it for all their sewing needs.