The Brother F 480 joins a great family machine of combined embroidery & sewing machines. The machine has a very big sewing and embroidery area and is compatible with PES file format embroidery designs.
With advanced features, like the USB memory stick connection, colour touch screen option to dress make or embroider make this machine great value. Master the art of fashion, home making craft, accessories and embroidery in an instant.
As well as being a solid embroidery tool, it's also a brilliant sewing machine too! Superb stitch quality help by having a strong aluminum chassis. This machine will appeal to machine embroidery enthusiasts, quilters, dressmakers and general sewers due to its features and functions. There is even a basting setting, stitch number 8.
Having USB capability, the transfer of your existing designs or machine embroidery designs downloaded from the Internet, can be sent from your computer to the machine instantly using any memory stick. Sewing speed is up to 850 stitches per minute (straight stitch) with embroidery speed up to 650 stitches per minute, large single embroidery area 13 cm by 18 cm and a total of 138 built in embroidery patterns. You have the option of 11 fonts to choose from, including 3 styles of Japanese text, each font has 3 sizes. Its simple to edit your design on screen or add text to a logo. A memory to save your customized designs or save lettering to use at a later date.
What else has this fantastic Innov-IS F480 got that's impressive..
Automatic thread tensioning
Whether you're working with heavy denim, thin georgette, stretchy knits or bulky fleece, the Innov-is F480 computer automatically adjusts the thread tension to create beautiful even stitches on any fabric.
Advanced needle threader
Easy to use needle threading system means less time threading, more time sewing
A fantastic full colour touch screen
No more trying to guess what colour is going to be sewn next like the old monochrome screens, this vibrant colour screen captures every detail. The coloured icons seem to make navigation through the stitch options is a breeze compared to none colour screens.
Built in thread cutter - Trimmer Button
Used to automatically trim the top and bottom threads. A real time saver.
Needle Up/Down Button
A popular feature and used to position the needle when you stop sewing. this can be either at the top of the stroke, so you can remove your work easily OR have the needle down for easy pivoting.
Another popular feature that automatically sews 4 reinforcement stitches in straight or zig zag stitches. Start/Stop Button Gives the option to use the regular foot control OR use this button to start and stop the machine and the on board speed control to regulate the speed.
Regular Sewing Machine Features
400+ built in stitches including letters, utility, heirloom, crossstitch, quilting, decorative stitches
5 regular 7 mm alphabet stitches
Custom stitch designer
Pivot function for quilters
Rotary top loading bobbin
Start/Stop button - can be used with or without foot control
Rotary top loading bobbin
10 types of button holes
Sewing speed 850 stitches per minute
Electronic speed limiter
Compatible with Brother PE Design software
138 Built-in embroidery designs
140 frame designs
11 Built-in fonts in 3 sizes
2 Hoops are included
Edit embroidery designs
Embroidery area of 7" x 5" but using the included multi-position hoop designs can be 12" x 5"
Thread chart colours pre loaded
Easy to use with on screen instructions your personal preferences
Embroidery speed 650 stitches per minute
Cuts thread ends automatically
USP memory stick connection
Comploment your new machine with the optional digitizing software PE Design Plus, designed for beginners. This easy to use software allows you to convert existing PC images to stitch data automatically and personalise your embroideries by adding lettering in many different styles.
Blind stitch foot
Button fitting foot
Side cutter foot
Free-motion quilting foot
Bobbin x 4
Spool cap (small)
Spool cap (medium) x 2
Spool cap (large)
Vertical spool pin
Embroidery hoop (large) 18cm x 13cm - (7" x 5")
Embroidery multi-positioning hoop (extra large) 30cm x 13cm - (12" x 5")
Embroidery needle plate cover
Grid sheet set
Touch pen (stylus)
Alternate bobbin case (pink marking)
Embroidery bobbin thread
Quick reference guide
Hard protective case
15 YEAR PARTS LABOUR AND FREE ANNUAL SERVICING ON ALL MACHINES (EXCLUDING AGENCY MODELS)
Agency models are machines that we sell on behalf of Janome, Brother and Elna, the guarantee for these machines vary from 2-3 years parts and labour only (service is not included).
For all non-agency machines we include a NO COST service every year. We only ask that you as the customer cover the carriage cost to send the machine to us.
If you would like your machine collected from you (mainland UK only), we then collect, service and redeliver your machine to you. The total cost of this service is £30 inc. return postage. This represents a huge saving as the cost of getting a sewing machine serviced locally around the country normally ranges from £60 to £100.
An additional optional extension to this guarantee which includes collection & redelivery for the lifetime of this guarantee is available at the current cost of £59.94 and can be added within 6 months of purchase. Please contact us for further information on this service.
We do not guarantee any machine for any business use. We can only guarantee machines for domestic use. If you are a small business, as long as you notify us prior to purchasing we will then advise you if it is correct for your business and the guarantee we can offer you.
Guarantees from the Manufacturers
Our Machines are brand new and have a full manufacturer’s warranty. Registration may be required.
Manufacturers warranties normally vary between 2 years and 5 years.
Warranty for 15 Years on selected models
Parts and labour for 15 years on selected models. When purchasing a selected new machine from this website you're safe in the knowledge that you can buy with peace of mind.
What's covered? Bone-fide faults. As per the manufacturers Guarantee.
What's not covered? Very little. Naturally this extended cover excludes willful damage, misuse, repairs caused by overuse or repairs made necessary by commercial use. Also "consumable items" such as belts, bulbs,bobbin cases and needles as stated on the manufacturers guarantee document.
All our new sewing machines undergo a pre delivery factory inspection and are tested for your assurance, so you can be confident that your machine will reach you, ready to tackle the toughest tasks, straight from the box.
If for some reason your new machine is found to be in need of attention due to problems caused through faulty components for a period of 6 months we will sanction our "no carriage cost" back to base, repair and return of your machine within the UK mainland.
Please contact us first as all repair/returns must be authorised prior to being sent. We will e-mail you or post a RMA form before repairs are authorised.
VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE
YOU MUST RETAIN ALL THE ORIGINAL PACKAGING IF YOU WISH FOR YOUR MACHINE TO BE COLLECTED BY US. THIS INCLUDES ALL INTERNAL POLYSTYRENE.
Please retain the original packing materials - just in case your machine has to be returned to us. We cannot be held responsible for any damages caused in transit if the machine is not in its original packaging. We will not be able to arrange collection/delivery if you do not retain packaging.
This does not affect your statutory consumer rights and will apply only to machines purchased for use in the UK mainland.
All machines must be used for normal domestic purposes. The warranty does not cover consumable items such as: needles, bobbins, bobbin cases, bulbs, belts, non-metal parts, loopers, blades, timing adjustments etc as stated in the manufacturers warranty.
This guarantee does not affect your statutory consumer rights
Industrial machines are covered for 1 year only. This is due to the weight and size of the machine, we cannot collect or redeliver during the guarantee, however, all labour and parts are free for the first year.
UK mainland delivery is free on all orders for items over £30
We aim to dispatch orders on the same day if ordered before 12pm*
We use both Parcelforce, DPD and Hermes for deliveries.
Please note that if you order more than one product, they may arrive separately.
Products in stock we aim to deliver orders within 1 - 3 working days with the exception of Pfaff & Viking Husqvarna machines as they can take between 5 - 7 working days, plus non stock items.
Delivery times may vary in sales periods. Deliveries must be signed for, this is to ensure the goods are delivered and received correctly. If you can’t be there to sign for delivery, please provide special delivery instructions during the checkout process for our drivers to leave the item(s) with a neighbour or in some other safe place. You are able to specify any delivery address while ordering and have your order delivered to your own home, a workplace, or a friend’s address, etc.
Please note that SHOWROOM MODELS & EX-DISPLAY MODELS are tested prior to being sent - please allow 5 working days for delivery.
Please note that Adjustoforms are made to order and generally take 7 working days for delivery.
Delivering Outside UK
Please give clear delivery instructions at the time of purchase, so that we may pass onto international couriers.
If you wish to provide delivery instructions after placing your order, please contact us as soon as possible quoting order number.
Please see our returns policy (click here)
* Working days only - Order before 12pm for same day dispatch on most machines.