Brother PQ1600S Straight Stitch Machine


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You want one machine that can do it all: the Brother PQ1600S combines speed, power, and versatility in a reliable package. Sew straight and strong across garments, accessories, quilts and more. Power through any project with high speeds of up to 1,500 stitches per minute, transforming your creative dreams into reality in no time.


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The Brother PQ1600s straight stitch sewing machine is the ideal machine for garment makers, accessory creators and quilters alike.

Stitch straight and strong up to 7mm stitch length, without losing strength or quality. Power through projects with impressive stitching speeds of up to 1,500 stitches per minute.

Work on any sized project with more height and width in the fabric bed: 145 (h) x 220 (w)mm (5.7″ x 8.6″). Go large with no fuss and no extra expenditure with the included wide table.

Achieve perfection on hems, French seams and more with the unique flexible presser foot. Divided into two independently moving sides, you can sew fabrics of two different thicknesses at the front and rear.

Keep control when working with the adjustable pin feed mechanism, four feed dog settings, knee lifter, vertical rotary hook and full range foot pressure adjustment. Save time with the heavy weight thread guide, automatic thread cutter and enhanced F.A.S.T. needle threader.

The Brother PQ1600S: one machine, endless possibilities.



Key Features
  • 1,500 stitches per minute
  • Expanded work area for large-scale projects
  • Heavy-duty construction for increased stability
  • Up to 7mm stitch length
  • Unique flexible presser foot
  • 4 feed dog height adjustments
  • Pin feed mechanism for easy fabric management
  • Colour coded foot pressure adjustment
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • F.A.S.T. needle threader
  • Thread tension dial
  • Heavy weight thread guide
  • Programmable up/down needle position
  • Knee lift included
  • Variety of presser feet included as standard
  • Built-in telescopic thread stand for cone thread usage
  • Bright, but gentle LED light



Long and strong 

Stitch length up to 7mm without losing strength or quality.


Super-size your projects

Work on any sized project with more height and width in the fabric bed: 145 (h) x 220 (w)mm (5.7″ x 8.6″). Go large with no fuss and no extra expenditure with the included wide table.


Presser-foot pressure adjustment dial

Tackle a wide variety of fabric thicknesses with a smooth and consistent stitch quality using the ergonomic, colour-coded presser foot pressure dial.


Advanced needle threading system

The F.A.S.T needle threading system saves time and effort, so you can work through projects in extra quick time.


Knee lifter

Keep your hands on your work with the removable knee lift.


Vertical rotary hook

Strong and robust, the vertical rotary hook will produce clean and aligned seam finishes.


Bobbin case cover

The side cover makes care and maintenance around the bobbin case a breeze. A metal bobbin is provided for durability and increased thread capacity.


Thread tension

Achieve accurate tension control with the convenient manual dial system.


Automatic needle lowering mechanism

Pre-program the needle up/down position so that when the machine stops, you’re ready to jump back in.


Heavy-weight thread guide

Take on thick threads in combination with thick materials with minimal adjustments to your tension.


Feed dog adjuster

With four built-in feed dog positions the PQ1600S can tackle a wide variety of fabrics, from heavy-duty denims to tricky velvets.


Automatic thread cutter

Snip your top and bottom threads instantly at the touch of a button.


Precision pin feeding system

Easily sew a wide variety of fabrics, especially thin, slippery and soft materials, thanks to Brother’s Pin Feed precision fabric feeding system.



Brother PQ1600S Straight Stitch Machine Manual Brother PQ1600S Straight Stitch Machine Leaflet


Additional information

Machine Information

Machine Size – Large
Product Type – Quilting, Sewing, Small Business Use
Skill Level – Expert, Intermediate, Small Business Use

General Features

Bobbin Type – Vertical
Case – Semi-rigid soft case
Machine Type – Mechanical
Insertion of Bobbin – Anytime Access
Lighting – LED
Number Of Needles – 1

Sewing Features

Adjustable presser foot – Yes
Drop feed setting – Manual
Extension Wide Table – Yes
Knee lift – Yes
Stitch Length (mm) – 7
Workspace (cm) 14.5 x 22

What's in the box

Flexible presser foot (on machine)
Rolled hem foot
Zipper foot
Invisible zipper foot
1/4" foot
Free motion quilting foot
General purpose foot
Soft cover
Medium screwdriver
Small screwdriver
Cleaning brush
Knee lift
Needles and case
Fabric Separator Screw (2)
Fabric separator
Feed pin
Feed pin changer
Metal bobbins (5)
Spool cap
Spool Net
Spool Cushion (on machine)
Seam guide
Foot controller
Extra-large extension table


Adjustable Thread Tension – Manual
Automatic Thread Cutter – Yes
Bobbin Winder – Yes
Needle Threading System – Standard


Brother 3 year Warranty *Commercial use only 1 year warranty