PR1 single needle embroidery machine

Live free and create your way with the Brother PR1 single needle embroidery machine. Spread your wings across the expansive embroidery area. Ride in the fast lane with stitching speeds of up to 1,000 stitches per minute. Point the way to your own success with laser precision crosshair positioning. PR1 and you: the ultimate collaboration.

€5,699.00 Inc. VAT

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Do you dream about running your own embroidery empire? Look no further than the revolutionary Brother PR1. Whether you want to launch a range of custom bags or hit the road with colourful festival-wear, this innovative single-needle machine is the perfect match for you.

Designed with small business in mind, the PR1 has been built with an expansive 300 x 200mm embroidery area, fast stitching speeds of 1,000 stitches per minute and handy colour sorting function.

Crosshair laser and two point positioning ensures perfect alignment every time, while the lower tension mechanism guarantees consistent thread tension for flawless results.

With 495 built-in embroidery patterns, including graffiti style, and 33 stunning fonts, such as 3D puff, it’s never been easier to express your own creative vision. Take this even further with on-screen pattern editing capabilities. With the PR1's free arm, embroider sleeves, cuffs, and other hard-to-reach areas effortlessly.  

Compatible with an extensive embroidery frame and accessories range, with the PR1 you can take your new business in any direction you wish.

For help and advice on setting up your machine, visit, and you can also take a look at our accessories page to make sure you have everything you need to get started. Or visit our Video Gallery for more feature videos.

Key Features

  • 300 x 200mm (12 x 8”) embroidery area
  • Compatibility with PR embroidery frame range
  • Flexible working space with the free arm
  • 495 built-in embroidery patterns
  • 33 built-in embroidery fonts incl NEW 3D puff font
  • Graffiti alphabet and designs
  • Two built-in full Eastern European fonts
  • Colour sorting function
  • Crosshair laser positioning
  • Two-point positioning
  • Lower tension mechanism

What's in the box

  • Accessory case
  • Needle set
  • Prewound bobbin × 5
  • Metal bobbin × 3
  • Spool net × 4
  • Seam ripper
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Touch pen
  • Needle changing tool (Threader)
  • Needle plate cover
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Standard screwdriver
  • Allen screwdriver
  • 3-way screwdriver
  • Wrench
  • Oiler
  • Cleaning brush
  • Weight (L)
  • Weight (S)
  • Spool mat × 4
  • Spool cap × 4
  • USB cable
  • Embroidery frame (extra-large) 300 mm (W) × 200 mm (H)
  • Embroidery frame (medium) 100 mm (W) × 100 mm (H)
  • Embroidery sheet (extra large) 300 mm (W) × 200 mm (H)
  • Embroidery sheet (medium) 100 mm (W) × 100 mm (H) 
  • Embroidery frame holder A
  • Embroidery frame holder B
  • Operation Manual
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Embroidery Design Guide
  • Power cord
  • Bobbin case (on machine)
  • Threader hook

Features in depth

495 built-in patterns
Wide variety of built-in designs including new alphabets, monograms, decorative, graffiti and more.

Four spool thread stand
The handy four spool thread stand makes for quick and easy thread changes.

Large embroidery area 300 x 200mm (12" x 8")
Create large-scale embroidery designs with no need to re-hoop.

Laser crosshair positioning
See exactly where the needle will drop and adjust the position accurately with the built-in laser crosshair function.

Embroidery frames
Included 300 x 200mm and 100 x 100mm embroidery frames. Compatible with range of PR embroidery frames including (optionally purchased) speciality frames such as the magnet frame etc. Have a look out for the new optional accessory kits.

Lower tension
Take on a wider range of projects – like delicate and stretchy fabrics.
Thread colour sorting
Adjust the order in which multi-colour designs are stitched – reducing thread changes and speeding up the embroidery process.

Free-arm embroidery
The open free arm makes working on tricky shirt pockets, sleeves, and jeans a piece of cake.

USB ports
Upload new embroidery designs to the PR1 via USB.

Single colour pattern converter
Push one button to transform a multicoloured design into a single colour motif.

33 built-in fonts
New and updated fonts and alphabets, including a 3D puff and two full Eastern European fonts.

Graffiti alphabet
Built-in graffiti alphabet and designs.

Large colour LCD touch screen
Easily edit and adjust your designs on-screen using the intuitive touchscreen interface.

Independent bobbin winder
The built-in independent bobbin winder allows you to wind a new bobbin while the machine is embroidering, saving you time and effort.

Needle threader
The PR1’s push-button needle threader makes it easier than ever to get started on your next design.

On-going learning support
Access online video guides that’ll help you get the most from your new machine.

Upper and lower thread sensors
Upper and lower thread sensors alert you when a thread is broken or has run out.

Eliminate downtime
Basic spare parts included for self-service.

Specification Details

Features and Specifications

Machine Size Not Portable (Needs Wheels)
Product Type Embroidery, Small Business Use
Skill Level Expert, Small Business Use
Bobbing Type Vertical
Hardware Type Electronic
Insertion of Bobbin Anytime Access
Lighting 3 LEDs
Number Of Needles 1
USB Port PC and USB Port
Display Size 7"
Type of Screen LCD-Touchscreen 260.000 Colous
Built In Monogram Styles 245
Built-in Embroidery Frame Patterns 140 (10 shapes x 14 stitch types)
Built-In Lettering Styles (Embroidery) 33
Built-In Patterns 495
Creating a Custom Thread Table Yes
Embroidery Area in mm 200 x 300
Extension Wide Table Optional
Font Size Selection (L-M-S) Yes
Frames Included 100 x 100 mm (4 x 4”), 200 x 300 mm (8 x 12")
Free Arm Embroidery Yes
Jump Stitch Trim Yes
LED Pointer Built-In Foot
Max Embroidery Speed (Stitches per Minute) 1000
Multiple Line Input Yes
Number of Hoops (Standard Accessory) 2
Number of Spool Stands 4
Pattern - Size, Change Rotation & Mirror Yes
Realistic Preview of Patterns Yes
Single Colour Pattern Converter Yes
Thread Colour Sorting Yes
Consumption Power 110 W
Eco Mode (Auto Power Off/Sleep Mode) Yes
Adjustable Thread Tension Manual
Automatic Thread Cutter Yes
Bobbin Winder Independant
Lower Thread Sensor Yes
Needle Threading System Automatic
Upper Thread Sensor Yes
Machine Dimension (mm) 587 x 506 x 565 mm
Weight (kg) 31 kg

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