Brother XM2701 Sewing Machine Review

Brother XM2701 sewing machine

The Brother XM2701 is one of the best-selling sewing machines in the Brother lineup (best seller in Amazon 2020). The XM2701 is a perfect sewing machine for beginners and sewists on a budget because of its simplicity and reasonable price.

This mechanical sewing machine is easy-to-use right out of the box. It is value-packed and versatile and a great machine overall for a wide range of everyday sewing projects.

The XM2701 offers 27 built-in stitches, with 63 stitch functions. Included are blind hem, decorative and quilting stitches, with an automatic one-step button holder for virtually perfect buttonholes. Included are 6 quick-change sewing feet, including a buttonhole, zipper, zigzag, narrow hemmer, blind stitch and button sewing foot.

Designed for ease of use, the XM2701 comes with a built-in easy needle threader, jam-resistant Quick-Set top drop-in bobbin, and an automatic bobbin winding system.

Main Features:

  • 27 unique built-in stitches, including one 1-step auto-size buttonhole
  • 63 stitch functions
  • Brightly lit LED work area
  • Automatic needle threading system
  • Jam-resistant, Quick-set top drop-in bobbin

27 unique built-in stitches

The XM2701 includes 27 built-in stitches including decorative, blind hem, zigzag, and stretch stitches and an auto-size buttonhole.


Automatic needle threader and drop-in top bobbin

This sewing machine includes an automatic needle threader that perfectly pushes thread through the needle and a convenient, jam resistant drop-in top bobbin.

Easy stitch selector dial

It has a dial that you turn by hand to select the stitch, the stitch length, and the stitch width. Selecting a stitch couldn’t be easier. All of the stitches are laid out clearly on the front.


Brother XM2701 sewing machine

Additional features

A built-in thread cutter, built in LED light, and a free arm for sewing sleeves, skirts, etc. are additional features that make this a value packed machine.

Pros and Cons Brother XM2701 Sewing Machine


  • Easy to use
  • Works quietly
  • Its built-in light provides more than enough illumination without any pesky shadows covering where you are stitching.
  • Small and portable
  • It is fairly straightforward to thread whenever you are getting ready to sew, with an automatic needle threader that is highly effective.
  • The bobbin is super quick to install and very easy to thread
  • Small and portable


  • The zig-zag stitches tended to have uneven tension
  • The food pedal can slide around
  • Presser foot pressure is not adjustable

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