PQ1600S single stitch sewing machine

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.

€1,499.00 Inc. VAT

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The 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 lenght, 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.

For help and advice on setting up your new sewing machine, visit support.brother.com. You can also take a look at our accessories page to make sure you have everything you need to get started.

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

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

Features in depth

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.

Specification Details

Features and Specifications

Machine Size Large
Product Type Quilting, Sewing, Small Business Use
Skill Level Expert, Intermediate, Small Business Use
Bobbing Type Vertical
Case Stable Soft Cover
Hardware Type Mechanical
Insertion of Bobbin Anytime Access
Lighting LED
Number Of Needles 1
Adjustable Presser Foot Manual
Drop Feed Setting Manual
Extension Wide Table Yes
Knee Lift Yes
Stitch Length 7
Workspace 14.5 x 22
Adjustable Thread Tension Manual
Automatic Thread Cutter Yes
Bobbin Winder Yes
Needle Threading System Standard