Brother Sewing Machine Stitch Settings Guide

There are many reasons why you will need a good sewing machine. Apart from being easy to use, such a tool should be able to whip up different types of stitches.

Out of the box, the Brother Sewing Machine is a great tool for making stitches. But to get the best results, you will have to make a few adjustments.

Are you looking for the best way to create stitches on this machine? If yes, you can perform this task while using this article as a guide.

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Brother Sewing Machine Stitch Settings Guide

Here are the required settings for performing various stitches with a Brother Sewing machine.

Straight Stitch Left Settings

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 2.5 ( Auto), 0.2 – 0.5 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0.0 (Auto), 0.0 -7.0 (Manual)
  • presser Foot: J
  • Twin Needle: Yes (J)
  • Walking Foot: No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching: Reverse

Straight Stitch Centre Settings

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 2.5 ( Auto), 0.2 – 0.5 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0.0 (Auto), 0.0 -7.0 (Manual)
  • presser Foot: J
  • Twin Needle: Yes (J)
  • Walking Foot: No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching: Reinforcement

Triple Stretch Stitch Settings

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 2.5 ( Auto), 1.5- 4.0 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0.0 (Auto), 0.0 -7.0 (Manual)
  • presser Foot: J
  • Twin Needle: Yes (J)
  • Walking Foot: No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching: Reinforcement

Stretch Stitch Settings

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 2.5 ( Auto), 1.0- 4.0 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 1.0 (Auto), 1.0 -3.0 (Manual)
  • presser Foot: J
  • Twin Needle: Yes (J)
  • Walking Foot: No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching: Reinforcement

Basting Stitch Settings

  • Stitch Length (mm): 20 ( Auto), 5- 30 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm): 0.0 (Auto), 0.0 -7.0 (Manual)
  • presser Foot: J
  • Twin Needle: No
  • Walking Foot: No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching: Reinforcement

Zigzag Centre Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 1.4 (Auto), 0.0 – 4.0
  • Stitch Centre Width (mm) : 3.5 ( Auto), 0.0- 7.0 ( Manual)
  • presser Foot : J
  • Twin Needle : No
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reverse

2-Point Zigzag Right Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 1.0 (Auto), 0.2 – 4.0 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 5.0( Auto), 1.5 – 7.0 ( Manual)
  • presser Foot : J
  • Twin Needle : Yes
  • Walking Foot : Yes
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

3 point Zig Zag Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 1.0 (Auto), 0.2 – 4.0 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0 ( Auto),  1.5 – 7.0 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Twin Needle : Yes
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Overcasting Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 1.0 (Auto), 0.2 – 4.0 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 5 ( Auto),  2.5 – 5.0 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : G
  • Twin Needle: No
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Blind Hem Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 2.0 (Auto), 1.0 – 3.5 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0.0 (Auto), 3← – →3 ( Manual)
  • Presser Foot : R
  • Twin Needle : No
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Appliqué Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 2.5 (Auto), 1.0 – 3.5 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0.0 (Auto), 3← – →3 ( Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Trim Needle : Yes
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Shell Tuck Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 2.5 (Auto), 0.2 – 4.0 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 4.0 ( Auto), 0.0 – 7.0 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Trim Needle : Yes
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Straight Stitch like Hand Sewn Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 5 ( Auto) , 1.0 – 4.0 (Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0.0 ( Auto), 0.0 – 7.0 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Trim Needle : No
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Zigzag Stitch for Quilting Settings

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 4 ( Auto) , 0.0 – 4.0 (Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 5 ( Auto) , 0.0 – 7.0 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Trim Needle : No
  • Walking Foot : Yes
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Appliqué Stitch for Quilting Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 8 ( Auto) , 1.0 – 4.0 (Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 5 ( Auto) , 0.5 – 3.5 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Trim Needle : No
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Quilting Stitch for Slipping Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 6 ( Auto) , 1.0 – 4.0 (Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0 ( Auto) , 1.0 – 7.0 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Twin Needle : No
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Satin Scallop Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 5 ( Auto) , 0.1 – 1.0 (Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0 ( Auto), 2.5 – 7.0 ( Manual)
  • Presser Foot : N
  • Twin Needle : No
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Smoking Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 6 ( Auto) , 1.6 – 4. 0 (Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 0 ( Auto) , 0.0 – 7.0 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Twin Needle : Yes
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Elastic Attaching Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 1. 0 ( Auto) , 2.0 – 4. 0 (Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 4.0 ( Auto), 0.0 – 7.0 ( Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Twin Needle : Yes
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Ladder Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 3.0 ( Auto) , 2.0 – 4. 0 (Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 4. 0 ( Auto) , 0.0 – 7. 0 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Twin Needle : No
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Rick Rack Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 2.5 ( Auto) , 1.0 – 4. 0 (Manual)
  • Stitch Width (mm) : 4.0 ( Auto), 0.0 – 7.0 (Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Trim Needle : No
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Decorative Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 1.6 ( Auto), 1.0 – 40 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width ( mm) 5.5 ( Auto), 0.0 – 70 ( Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Trim Needle : Yes
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

Serpentine Stitch Setting

  • Stitch Length (mm) : 1.0 ( Auto), 2.0 – 4.0 ( Manual)
  • Stitch Width ( mm) : 5.5 ( Auto), 0.0 -7.0 ( Manual)
  • Presser Foot : J
  • Trim Needle: Yes
  • Walking Foot : No
  • Reverse/Reinforcement Stitching : Reinforcement

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