Innov-is V5 sewing, quilting and embroidery machine

With the Innov-is V5, you’ll no longer be held back by the poor functionality or fiddly, tedious mechanics of your previous machines. Create beautiful embroidery, quilting and home décor with this accomplished and elegant all-in-one machine which makes the complex tasks easy.

£2,999.00 Inc. VAT

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For a fast, precise, modern, spacious and easy to use all-in-one sewing, quilting and embroidery machine, look no further than the Innov-is V5.

With a long arm and generous 11 and a quarter inches of bed area, the Innov-is V5 is purpose built for adventurous home sewers taking on large projects. And with a 1050 per minute stitch speed and built in accuracy and control, you’ll be delighted by its results.

Save valuable time and embroider large intricate designs faster than ever with high speed embroidery of up to 1,050 stitches per minute. The simple slide-on frame mechanism lets you quickly attach and remove embroidery frames, whilst the automatic thread trimmers instantly cut jump threads to help save you time and effort.

Despite its raft of innovative, high-end functions, we never sacrifice usability and intuition. After all, advanced sewing and embroidery is hard enough as it is without your machine getting in the way. That’s why we’ve built a host of easy-to-use functions into this machine, tested over our 100 years of manufacturing exquisite sewing machines.

For help and advice on setting up your sewing machine, visit, 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-V5 combination machine on a pattern background

  • Large LCD touch screen – including on-screen editing for embroidery projects
  • Extra-large long arm – 11.25" (285mm)
  • Large 300mm x 180mm embroidery area – ideal for larger projects
  • 227 built-in embroidery designs and 17 fonts
  • ICAPS continuous automatic pressure system – continually detects fabric thickness for superior stitch quality
  • High-speed sewing and embroidery
  • USB ports – making it easy to import designs
  • Knee lift

What's in the box

  • Zigzag foot
  • Monogramming foot
  • Overcast foot
  • Zipper foot
  • Buttonhole foot
  • Blind stitch foot
  • Button fitting foot
  • Embroidery foot
  • Free motion open toe foot
  • Adapter
  • Adapter screw
  • Needle set
  • Twin needle
  • Ball point needle
  • Bobbins x 10
  • Seam ripper
  • Scissors
  • Cleaning brush
  • Eyelet punch
  • Screwdriver x 3
  • Vertical spool pin
  • Spool cap x 4
  • Bobbin clips x 10
  • Spool felt
  • Spool net x 2
  • Embroidery needle plate cover
  • Touch pen
  • Knee lift
  • USB cable
  • Alt bobbin case
  • 3 x bobbin cover
  • Foot control
  • SM embroidery hoop 10 x 10
  • Large embroider hoop 18 x 30
  • Bobbin fill thread
  • Stabiliser
  • Grid sheet
  • Chalk pencil
  • Dust cover
  • Accessory bag
  • Instruction manual

Features in depth

Long arm sewing
The extra-large long arm (111/4”, 285 mm) gives you more space than ever. The Innov-is V5 gives a wide expanse of space for those extra-large quilting, and fashion, home décor projects. LCD touch screen The large, bright, clear, full colour LCD touch screen display offers user-friendly controls to select designs, edit embroidery patterns and adjust stitches. These supportive features make creating projects easy by previewing your designs in the full colour screen where you can also, with the touch of a button, add lettering, rotate, enlarge, reduce and combine easily and quickly.

New exquisite embroidery designs
Enjoy creating a range of unique and beautiful new embroidery and sewing projects around your home with designs such as the Classic Japanese, Vintage, Trendy and Zundt™.

Import and export patterns instantly
Simply connect to your PC via the USB port, or insert a USB memory stick, to quickly and simply import or export designs. With the optional PE-Design software, you can convert numerous image files into stitch data. (PES).

Large embroidery area
The large 180 x 300 mm embroidery area is ideal for creating large elaborate embroidery designs.

Eco-mode (sleep)
With the Eco-mode function, the Innov-is V5 will automatically switch to an energy-saving sleep mode after a period of non-use – great for the environment and electricity bills too!

Ultra-bright feature lighting
The ultra-bright LED lighting gives a crisp bright natural light, so you can see colours and stitch details, no matter what your lighting conditions. The lighting brightness is fully adjustable so you can set it at a level to suit you and your environment. Central controls Handy central controls help to make sewing simpler and electronic touch pads provide finger tip control of machine functions.

Automatic electronic needle threading
Threading the needle is so simple, at the touch of a button.

Extra-large colour touch screen
Simply touch the large clear wide-angle screen to:
• Edit on-screen embroidery
• Customise your settings
• Change to any one of the 13 built-in languages
• Check the time on the built-in clock
• View on-screen video tutorials and built-in help guides to recommend the perfect setting for your sewing

Extra-large sewing space
Create even larger projects with the flexible extra-large sewing space, ideal for quilting projects.

Central controls
Handy central controls help to make sewing simpler and electronic touch pads provide finger tip control of machine functions

USB ports
Connect a USB device such as a memory stick or a card reader/writer.

7-point feed
Super-smooth feeding for superior stitch quality including side way feeding.

Lock stitch function
Use the lock stitch key to automatically tie off stitches at the beginning or the end of the stitch.

Knee lifter
Free up your hands using this knee lift to raise/lower the presser foot. Ideal when working on larger projects such as quilts.

The Innov-is V5 Continuous Automatic Pressure System (ICAPS), continuously detects fabric thickness whilst you sew and automatically adjusts the foot pressure to give superior even stitch quality when stitching over differing fabric thicknesses. This is especially useful for free motion embroidery and ensures super-smooth constant stitching throughout.

Quick set bobbin
Just drop in a full bobbin and be ready to sew immediately.

Large embroidery area
180 x 300 mm Create large embroidery designs with no need to re-hoop.

Hundreds of sewing stitches to select from
With hundreds of extraordinary new embroidery and stitch designs to choose from, the Innov-is V5 is packed with creativity. From large intricate patterns to simple monogram fonts, it helps you select the right design or stitch for every application.

Wide stitches
Sew extra-large decorative stitches up to 40 mm wide.

Crazy quilting design
A range of specially designed new crazy quilt stitches are ideal for the avid quilter. These distinctive designs give you a fantastic range of choice perfect for any project.

Vintage design
Add beautiful embellishments to your projects with a collection of these vintage inspired patterns.

Heirloom design
Choose classic heirloom designs for special projects from christening gowns or wedding dresses to fine table linens.

‘I Love You’ design

Create special stitched pieces for loved ones in 15 different languages with the ‘I love you’ design.

Multi-directional feed
Be adventurous and sew straight in 8 directions, zigzag in 4, all without turning the fabric.

Embroidery patterns and fonts
The machine includes 224 embroidery designs, including a range of beautiful designs from Zündt. Plus 17 embroidery fonts including Cyrillic and Japanese.

Supplies and Accessories

Specification Details

Specification Details

Machine Size Large
Product Type Embroidery, Quilting, Sewing
Skill Level Expert
Accessory Compartment Yes
Bobbin Type Horizontal
Case Stable Soft Cover
Machine Type Electronic
Insertion of Bobbin Quick Set Bobbin
Lighting 6 LEDs
Number Of Needles 1
USB Port PC and USB Port
Display Size 7"
Type of Screen LCD-Touchscreen 260.000 Colours
Built-In Embroidery Frame Patterns 140 (10 shapes x 14 stitch types)
Built-In Lettering Styles (Embroidery) 17
Built-In Patterns 224
Creating a Custom Thread Table Yes
Embroidery Area in mm 180 x 300 (200 x 300 with optional Upgrade Kit UGKV1)
Font Size Selection (L-M-S) Yes
Frames Included Embroidery Frame: 4 x 4" (100 x 100 mm), Embroidery Frame: 7 x 12" (180 x 300 mm)
Jump Stitch Trim Yes
LED Pointer Optional
Max Embroidery Speed (Stitches per Minute) 1050
Multiple Line Text Input Yes
Number of Hoops (Standard Accessory) 2
Number of Spool Stands 2
Pattern - Size, Change Rotation & Mirror Yes
Realistic Preview of Patterns Yes
Single Colour Pattern Converter Yes
Stippling Function Free Hand Quilting
Consumption Power 67 W
Eco Mode (Auto Power Off/Sleep Mode) Yes
Adjustable presser foot Electronic
Automatic reverse / reinforcement stitch Yes
Built-In Lettering Styles 5
Buttonholes 14
Circular Sewing Optional
Combine stitches Yes
Continuous Automatic Pressure System (ICAPS) Yes
Direct Dual Feed Optional
Drop feed setting Electronic
Electronic slide speed control yes
Extension Wide Table Optional
Free Motion Embroidery Kit Optional
Knee lift Yes
Lock stitch button Yes
Max. Sewing Speed (Stitches per minute) 1050
Mechanical Dual Feed Optional
Mirror imaging Yes
Multi-Directional Sewing Yes (up to 8 sideways)
Multi-function foot controller Optional
My Custom Stitch Yes
Needle Positions 29
Needle Stop Position Control Up/Down Yes
Number of sewing stitches *incl. buttonholes 473
Pivot function Yes
Presser Foot Levelling Button Yes
Repeated single sewing Yes
SFDS (Square Feed Drive System) Yes
Snap on Presser Feet System Yes
Speed control customised for zigzag width Yes
Workspace (cm) 28.5
Warranty Brother 3 year Warranty *Commercial use only 1 year warranty
Automatic Thread Cutter Yes
Bobbin Winder Independant
Lower Thread Sensor Yes
Needle Threading System Automatic
Upper Thread Sensor Yes
Machine Dimension (mm) 571 x 284 x 332
Weight (kg) 15.3