Brother PQ1600S Straight Stitch Machine

£1,249.00

  • In Stock for Free Delivery 2-3 Working Days
  • Delivered Direct from Brother UK

 

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.

 

Description

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

Threading

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

Warranty

Brother 3 year Warranty *Commercial use only 1 year warranty

More space than ever before

  • 14″ to the right of the needle
  • Large 10″ touch screen
  • Giant embroidery with the Giant Hoop

The B 990 includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm with 14″ (356 mm) of space to the right of the needle and the Giant Embroidery Hoop (16.1″ x 12″), providing you with ample space for big, beautiful sewing, quilting and embroidery projects.

More space than ever before

  • 14″ to the right of the needle
  • Large 10″ touch screen
  • Giant embroidery with the Giant Hoop

 

The B 990 includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm with 14″ (356 mm) of space to the right of the needle and the Giant Embroidery Hoop (16.1″ x 12″), providing you with ample space for big, beautiful sewing, quilting and embroidery projects.

Preview your stitches and designs

  • Scan and preview your designs
  • View the needle area on screen
  • BERNINA Placement Scanner & Camera


With the new BERNINA Placement Scanner and Camera, you can scan the embroidery hoop, and view the needle area on the screen in sewing and embroidery. This allows you to precisely position your designs and stitches. Scan to preview how your designs, the chosen thread color and size will look like when stitched.
Also, you can transfer the scanned background to the optional BERNINA Embroidery Software 9.

Preview your stitches and designs

  • Scan and preview your designs
  • View the needle area on screen
  • BERNINA Placement Scanner & Camera


With the new BERNINA Placement Scanner and Camera, you can scan the embroidery hoop, and view the needle area on the screen in sewing and embroidery. This allows you to precisely position your designs and stitches. Scan to preview how your designs, the chosen thread color and size will look like when stitched.
Also, you can transfer the scanned background to the optional BERNINA Embroidery Software 9.

​Thread the needle automatically​

  • Simply push a button to thread
  • Watch the machine thread the needle
  • Ready to create in seconds


The Automatic Needle Threader helps you get started with a different thread. Sewing and embroidery needles from size 70 can be automatically threaded. Get started with a different thread, faster than ever before.

Preview your stitches and designs

  • Works in every needle position
  • Indicates the exact needle entry point
  • Next level precision


Enjoy pinpoint precision by seeing exactly where the needle will enter the fabric in every needle position. The BERNINA Pinpoint Laser marks your start and travel points as you sew and embroider.

Ruler Work with BSR

Built-in Stitch Regulation

  • BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator
  • Use Stitch Regulation for Ruler Work
  • Works with all BERNINA quilting presser feet and accessories

Simply attach the included BERNINA 5.5 mm BISR Stitch Plate with Sensor, and the quilting foot of your choice to achieve perfect quilting stitches with the exact same length at variable sewing speeds. Automatic stitch regulation is now possible with all quilting applications including Ruler Work, thanks to the innvoative BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator (BISR).

Automatic stitch plate recognition

  • Insert stitch plate and sew!
  • Additional security function
  • Three included stitch plates


The B 990 automatically recognizes the stitch plate once it is attached to the machine. If the stitch plate is not
compatible with the selected stitch pattern, needle or presser foot the machine will not sew as an additional
security measure.

Choose or create your matching stitch

  • Total of 2,927 stitch patterns
  • Resize any stitch from 25% to 500%
  • Design your individual stitch


With a touch, the B 990 transforms your design into a stitch pattern or alters existing stitches as you wish. Resize any stitch from 25% to 500% with the new Jumbo Stitch. Undo and redo steps in sewing and with the Stitch Designer create your own stitches by drawing your ideas right on the touch screen.

Take your embroidery to a gigantic level

  • Extra large 16.1” x 12” embroidery area
  • Giant Hoop with ergonomic twist lock
  • Perfect for large quilts


With the new Giant Hoop and the extra large 16.1″ x 12″ embroidery field, you will be able to embroider a full 12-inch square. Thanks to the ergonomic twist lock closure, hooping and re-hooping is easy. The inner markings of the hoop and template allow you to easily align a 12-inch square.

Organize your stitches and designs

  • Create and name folders
  • Save new or adjusted stitches
  • Move, copy and paste from the USB stick


Organize your stitch patterns with the File Manager: Save, name, and store new or adjusted stitch patterns and combinations in your personal folder. Easily create, move, copy and paste files and folder to keep your stitches and embroidery designs organized with the File Manager. Name your adjusted stitch patterns and combinations and move entire folders of designs from a USB straight to your folder on the machine.

Place your designs to suit your project

  • 2-Point and 4-Point Placement
  • Place designs as they are or morph to fit
  • Perfect placement every time!

Pinpoint Placement with 2-Point and 4-Point placement options allows you to easily place designs with utmost precision. Simply define four points on the fabric with the new 4-Point Placement and morph or proportionally fit the design to the area. Use Virtual Positioning to verify exact stitch points for ultimate precision.

BERNINA stitchprecision2 Technology

  • Next generation stitch precision
  • Even faster embroidery
  • Superior stitch quality


The B 990 features the next generation BERNINA stitchprecisionTechnology that makes your sewing, quilting and embroidery experience quieter, more precise, and joyful.

New high-end Embroidery Module XL

  • Superb stitch quality
  • Compatible with BERNINA Embroidery Hoops
  • Features BERNINA Smart Drive Technology


The new high-end Embroidery Module XL with Smart Drive Technology (SDT) ensures flawless embroidery.

Sew and embroider for a longer period of time

  • Front loading, easy access Jumbo Bobbin
  • Ideally suited for decorative stitches
  • More time for your creativity


The front loading, easy access Jumbo Bobbin holds up to 70% more thread than standard bobbins, allowing you to sew and embroider longer.