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Innov-is F480 sewing and embroidery machine

Whether you’re keen on crafts or a budding fashion designer, the Innov-is F480 is the perfect partner when it comes to completing your creative projects. This expertly-designed, easy-to-use embroidery and sewing machine offers the flexibility and consistently brilliant results you need.

£1,399.00 Inc. VAT

 

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Overview

Benefit from Brother’s 100+ years of sewing expertise with the Innov-is F480.

This clever sewing machine automatically adjusts the thread tension to create great quality, even stitches on any fabric. Plus, its easy-to-read colour LCD screen makes accessing your machine's settings, designs and editing tools super simple.

And with a sewing speed of up to 850 stitches per minute and embroidery speed of up to 650 stitches a minute, you’re sure to get the job done quickly and accurately with the Innov-is F480.

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

Key Features

Innov-is-F480 sewing and embroidery machine on a pattern background

  • 182 built-in stitches, including 10 buttonhole styles
  • 5 styles of lettering (upper and lowercase)
  • 138 built-in embroidery designs
  • Advanced needle threader
  • SFDS: Square Feed Drive System
  • Lock stitch button
  • Memory function
  • My Custom Stitch
  • Quick-set bobbin and winder

 

What's in the box

  • Buttonhole foot "A"
  • Overcasting foot "G"
  • Monogramming foot "N"
  • Zipper foot "I"
  • Zigzag foot "J" (on machine)
  • Blind stitch foot "R"
  • Button fitting foot "M"
  • Walking foot
  • Quilting foot
  • Stitch guide foot "P"
  • Adjustable zipper/piping foot
  • Non-stick foot
  • Open toe foot
  • 1/4 inch quilting foot
  • Side cutter "S"
  • Quilting guide
  • Seam ripper
  • Bobbin (4) (one is on the machine)
  • Needle set
  • Twin needle (centre)
  • Cleaning brush
  • Eyelet punch
  • Screwdriver (large)
  • Screwdriver (small)
  • Spool cap (large)
  • Spool cap (medium) (2)
  • Spool cap (small)
  • Extra spool pin
  • Spool net
  • Foot controller
  • Embroidery foot "Q"
  • Embroidery frame (large) H18 cm x W 13 cm H 7 inches x W 5 inches
  • Embroidery frame (extra-large multi-position) H 30 cm x W 13 cm H 12 inches x W 5 inches
  • Embroidery bobbin thread (white)
  • Alternate bobbin case (no colour on screw)
  • Knee lifter
  • Grid sheet set
  • Scissors
  • Hard case
  • Accessory bag
  • Disc-shaped screwdriver

Modules Tab

182 built-in stitches, including 10 buttonhole styles
Choose from numerous stitches built-in the machine, giving you unlimited creativity. Also includes 10 button holes.

Lettering styles (sewing)
Includes 5 lettering styles.

Combine stitches
Combine up to 70 stitch patterns and save them to memory.

Stitch reference guide
Choose the required stitch from this useful chart inside the top cover.

My Custom Stitch
Design your own stitch patterns or edit and change the built-in template designs and save for future use.

Multi-directional sewing
Innov-is F480 offers sewing in four directions.

LCD screen 3.7‘‘
All sewing information displayed on a clear, backlit screen. The Innov-is F480 is equipped with a coloured touchscreen display.

Advanced needle threading system
Effortlessly thread the needle by simply lowering the lever.

Bobbin winding system
Fast and simple threading make winding bobbins quick and easy.

Drop-in bobbin
Just drop-in a bobbin and you're ready to sew.

Automatic thread cutter
Automatically cut upper and lower threads.

Lock stitch button
At the touch of a button, tie-off stitches can be easily sewn at the beginning and end of the stitch.

Slide speed control
Adjust the sewing speed from slow to fast. This can also be used to adjust the stitch width while sewing.

SFDS: Square Feed Drive System
Square Feed Drive System gives you smooth, even feeding action for superior stitch quality on any weight of fabric.

Adjustable presser foot pressure
Helps you stitch pucker-free seams on even the most stretchy of fabrics.

Adjustable thread tension
Achieve the best possible stitch quality across different fabrics by adjusting the tension of the upper thread. Innov-is F480 provides automatic control.

Thread sensor
The Innov-is F480 is equipped with upper and lower thread sensors that warn when thread is broken or has run out.

Free arm
Ideal for sewing tubular items like sleeves, trouser legs, etc.

Knee lift
Free up your hands by using your knee to lift the presser foot.

Large embroidery area (180 x 130 mm)
The embroidery machines have a large embroidery area so you can express your creative ideas and make even bigger and more intricate designs.

138 built-in embroidery designs
Choose from a wide variety of florals, animals, geometrics, seasonal designs and much more. With our built-in designs, you can start embroidering right away.

11 built-in font styles (embroidery)
Easily personalise your sewing and embroidery projects by choosing from 11 built-in font styles, available in 3 sizes.

Patterned frame shapes
Put the finishing touch to your embroidery with an elegant frame. Choose from 10 frame shapes and 14 stitch types for an overall total of 140 different patterns available. Combine with lettering to create unique and stylish monograms.

Editing embroidery patterns
Easily adjust the size, rotation or mirror embroidery patterns with the touch of a button.

Combine embroidery patterns
This function also enables embroidery patterns to be combined or lettering to be added to a design.

Text editing functions
Add multiple lines of text and align it to the left, centre or right. Text rotation and font selection are also available from one single editing panel.

USB port
Connect a USB device such as a USB flash drive or a card reader/writer and load your embroidery design directly to the machine.

Optional Accessories

Specification Details

Specification Details

Machine Size Medium
Product Type Embroidery, Quilting, Sewing
Skill Level Beginner, Intermediate
Accessory Compartment Yes
Bobbin Type Horizontal
Case Hard Case
Machine Type Electronic
Insertion of Bobbin Quick Set Bobbin
Lighting 1 LED
Number Of Needles 1
USB Port USB Port
Display Size 3,7"
Type of Screen LCD-Touchscreen Colour
Built-In Embroidery Frame Patterns 140 (10 shapes x 14 stitch types)
Built-In Lettering Styles (Embroidery) 11
Built-In Patterns 138
Embroidery Area in mm 130 x 180, 130 x 300 (Optional)
Font Editing Functions/Multiple Lines and Alignment (L-C-R) C
Font Size Selection (L-M-S) Yes
LED Pointer Optional
Max Embroidery Speed (Stitches per Minute) 650
Multiple Line Text Input Yes
Number of Hoops (Standard Accessory) 2
Number of Spool Stands 1
Pattern - Size, Change Rotation & Mirror Yes
Realistic Preview of Patterns Yes
Stippling Function Free Hand Quilting
Consumption Power 55 W
Adjustable presser foot Electronic
Automatic reverse / reinforcement stitch Yes
Bobbin Work Optional
Built-In Lettering Styles 5
Buttonholes 10
Circular Sewing Optional
Combine stitches Yes
Drop feed setting Manual
Electronic slide speed control yes
Extension Wide Table Optional
Free arm sewing Yes
Free Motion Embroidery Kit Optional
Knee lift Yes
Lock stitch button Yes
Longer Feed Dog Yes
Longer J-Foot Yes
Max. Sewing Speed (Stitches per minute) 850
Mechanical Dual Feed Optional
Mirror imaging Yes
Multi-Directional Sewing Yes (up to 4 sideways)
Multi-function foot controller Optional
My Custom Stitch Yes
Needle Positions 15
Needle Stop Position Control Up/Down Yes
Presser Foot Levelling Button Yes
Repeated single sewing Yes
Snap on Presser Feet System Yes
Speed control customised for zigzag width Yes
Workspace (cm) 19
7 Point Feed Dog Yes
Number of sewing stitches *incl. buttonholes 182
Warranty Brother 3 year Warranty *Commercial use only 1 year warranty
Bobbin Winder Yes
Lower Thread Sensor Yes
Needle Threading System Extra Advanced
Upper Thread Sensor Yes
Machine Dimension (mm) 446 x 241 x 300
Weight (kg) 9.2