Brother Simplicity SB8000 Sewing and Embroidery



This Simplicity® Limited Edition sewing and embroidery machine is simply unique! With a total of 336 embroidery designs, 136 built-in and 200 on CD, you are bound to transform your clothing into unique pieces of art. The 5" by 7" embroidery frame give you plenty of room to embellish anything from home décor items to your favorite jeans. Try personalizing your finished projects by applying classic monograms or applique designs with the included BES® Embroidery Lettering Software 2. Features such as advanced needle threading system, automatic thread trimming system and adjustable machine speed allows for an easy and effortless experience. The SB8000 Sewing & Embroidery machine is simply unique!

  • 184 built-in sewing stitches, 136 built-in embroidery designs, 6 embroidery lettering fonts and 3 lettering fonts
  • Large 5" x 7" embroidery area
  • Included BES® Embroidery Lettering Software- $429.95 Value
  • Included embroidery designs collection CD with 200 embroidery designs
  • My Custom Stitch™ Feature
  • On-screen editing
  • Built-in embroidery card slot enables use of 1000's of optional Brother embroidery designs
  • Easily import designs from your memory stick via built-in USB Port

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Basic Features
LCD Size (Horizontal x Vertical) inches3" x 1.6"
Adjustable Screen Brightness SettingsYes
Stitch SelectTouch Panel
On-Screen HelpYes
Built-in LanguagesYes
Zoom FunctionNo
On-Screen EditingNo
Realistic PreviewNo
Lighting2 LEDs
Needle Threading SystemAdvanced
Independent Bobbin Winding MotorNo
Thread SensorYes, upper and bobbin threads
Thread Sensor On/OffNo
Automated Upper and Lower Thread CuttingYes
Quick-Set™ BobbinYes
Built-in Memory1.0MB; save up to 500,000
Computer Connectivity with Update CapabilityYes
Memory CardYes

Sewing Features
Work Space (Height & Width) inches4.1" x 7.4"
Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute)850
Knee LifterYes
Feed Dog7
Back to Beginning KeyNo
Built-in Sewing Stitches (Includes Buttonhole Styles)184
Buttonhole Styles10 One-Step
Built-in Sewing Lettering Fonts3
Stitch Width7mm
Stitch Length5mm
My Custom Stitch™ FeatureYes
Sideways SewingYes
Start/Stop ButtonYes
Speed ControlYes
Needle Position Key (Up/Down)Yes
Automatic Height Adjuster™ AHA® FeatureNo
Presser Foot Pressure AdjustmentYes
Presser Foot LevelingYes
Pivot FunctionNo
Drop Feed/Free MotionYes
Free Motion Quilting FootNo
Built-in Quilting StitchesYes
Included Quilting FeetNo
Specialty Feet IncludedYes

Embroidery Features
Maximum Embroidery Area (X x Y)5" x 7"
Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches Per Minute)650
Speed AdjustmentYes
Adjustable Design Icon Size SettingYes
Built-in Embroidery Designs (Non-License)136
Built-in Embroidery Designs featuring Disney/Pixar® CharactersNo
Built-in Alphabet Fonts6
Built-in Alphabet DesignsNo
Monogramming Font StylesNo
Built-in Frame Designs10 shapes x 12 stitch patterns
InnovEye™ TechnologyNo
Snowman® Embroidery Positioning MarkerNo
Thread WiperNo
Resume FunctionNo
Trial Position/Layout FunctionYes
Built-in Border Function & DesignsNo
Thread AnchorNo
Sewing Decorative Stitches with Embroidery Arm AttachedNo
Appliqué Creator FunctionNo
Automatic Feed Thread CuttingYes (Please refer to "Automatic thread cutting")
Curving Text on Screen EditingNo
Space Reduction among Embroidery AlphabetsNo
Pattern Rotating1, 10 or 90 Degrees
Drag and Drop EditingNo
Onscreen Automatic Density Adjustment (STB)No
My Custom Design™ FeatureNo
Color Shuffling™ FunctionNo
Print and Stitch™ TechnologyNo
Programmable Monochrome EmbroideryNo

Carton Contents
Accessory StorageYes
Included Accessory FeetButtonhole Foot, Overcasting Foot, Monograming Foot, Zipper Foot, Zigzag Foot, Button Fitting Foot, Stitch Guide Foot, Adjustable Zipper Foot/Piping Foot, Non-Stick Foot, Open Toe Foot, Embroidery Foot, Blind Stitch Foot
Other Included AccessoriesBES Embroidery Lettering Software 2, Emboidery Design Collection CD: 200 included designs, 2 Embroidery Frame Sets, Specialty Thread Bobbin Case, Knee lifter, Grid Sheet Set, Hard Cover, and more
Included Embroidery Hoops1 (5.1" x 12")

Warranty25 year limited warranty
Machine Dimensions (H x W x D)13.43" x 23.19" x 11.54"
Machine Weight22.05lbs
Shipping Dimensions (H x W x D)19.57" x 20.08" x 22.44"
Shipping Weight39.24 lb
UL/CSA ListedYes, 110v
Quick Reference Stitch GuidesNo
Needle Plate Measurements3.03" x 1.83"