Brother PE540D Review – Embroidery Machine with70 Built-in Decorative Designs

Brother PE540D Review - Embroidery Machine with70 Built-in Designs





This machine is embroidery only sewing machine. This means that you cannot remove the embroidery unit. This removes the need of you worrying where you are going to store it when it is performing other tasks.

There are three function buttons that are above the needle. They are the automatic thread cutter, up and down needle, and the start/stop button.

There is a tension adjustment dial that is on the top of the sewing machine.

Brother PE540D

Who is this machine for?

This embroidery machine is for those who have the necessary experience. You need to have spent a lot of hours in class so that you can effectively use the sewing machine.

Features: Brother PE540D

large embroidery area 4 by 4 inches

This large area is good because you can add the Mickey Mouse, Disney characters, Nemo, and many other characters to your kids’ jeans.

You can also add lettering, decorative designs, clothing, gifts, and other home decor.

Computer connectivity

You can get good designs from your computer and over the internet. You import these designs using a USB cable. The connectivity is in-built. You simply connect your machine with the computer and transfer all your favorite designs.

LCD Touch-Screen

Using the LCD screen you can be able to access the designs that are in-built. You can also control all the designs and edit them to your liking. You are also able to view tutorials on the screen.

Work space is brightly lit

The sewing machine has very bright lights that make you see the fabric easily.

built-in embroidery designs

It has 35 built-in embroidery designs, 5 lettering fonts, 70 decorative designs, and over 120 frame pattern combinations.


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    The sewing machine has embroidery giving you the chance to craft all kinds of designs
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    It is very cheap according to its features
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    The manual is self explanatory
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    Very easy to use and put all the parts together
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    It has some of the greatest in-built designs and is easy for beginners to use it
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    You can download all the designs you want over the internet
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    Has programmed images that are nice to view and of the highest quality
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    It works efficiently and in the shortest time possible


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    The lights become defective after a very short time
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    The lights become defective after a very short time
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    When the computer box breaks you cannot use the sewing machine
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    The thread of the machine tangles up making it hard to operate

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 

How do you turn the hand wheel?

A. You should know that you use your wheel to lower the level to engage the needle. It should move clockwise.

Q. What is sewing machine oil?

A. This is the lubricant you use on your machine when it is jammed. This makes all the parts to move properly.

Q. What is sewing machine timing?

A. This is where you synchronize your machine so that you get even stitches.

Final Verdict: Brother PE540D

This embroidery sewing machine is ideal especially if you have the requisite experience in sewing. The decorative start working immediately you use the keypad. There is an embroidery design when you want something to guide you. It is in the library.