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Brother Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185

The Brother SQ9185 Sewing and Quilting Machine comes loaded with features. This device includes 130 unique built-in forms of stitches, including utility, decorative and heirloom. Also included are 55 alphanumeric options for basic monogramming and eight styles of one-step, auto-size buttonholes. With an extensive array of accessories, including 11 different feet, this Brother computerized sewing and quilting machine will accommodate the simplest and also the most complex projects. It also boasts a free arm for designing cuffs and sleeves and comes with a wide table for larger projects such as quilts and gowns. The variable speed control allows you to work at a rate at which you feel comfortable and productive, and the advanced easy needle threading system makes your job much easier. This Brother sewing and quilting machine's smooth fabric feeding system utilizes seven-point feed dogs. A brightly-lit LED work area makes it easy to see your work.
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Questions & Answers for Brother Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185

Question

Does this machine have an automatic thread cutter?

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Maggie
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
It has three. One to the left rear for both needle and bobbin; one for the bobbin near the needle, and one for winding the bobbin.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
FlTwoSpirits
answer 2
No it does not have an automatic thread cutter, but does have a thread cutter on the side of the machine that allows you to cut he thread yourself.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
MommyandHerAngels
answer 3
Yes, the Brother SQ9185 has an automatic thread cutter.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
BrotherCustomerService
Question

does it have automatic needle threader

asked 1 year, 6 months ago
By
Julie
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes. Just pull the auto needle threader unit down, place the thread in the little hook, and it threads the needle for you. It also has an auto bobbin feed.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
FlTwoSpirits
answer 2
yes
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
meme2five
answer 3
Yes it does and is very easy to do. Threads for me every time
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
MommyandHerAngels
answer 4
Julie,

The SQ-9185 does have the Advanced easy needle threading system.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
BrotherProductExpert
Question

Does this machine tell you which foot to use once a stitch is selected?

asked 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Cindy
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
4 answers
Answers
answer 1
No.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
Thank you for your question.

Yes, the machine display will show the recommended foot for the stitch you have chosen.
answered 9 months ago
By
BrotherProductExpert
answer 3
Yes, it will have a letter on the screen telling you what presser foot to use and the presser foot will have a Letter on it.
answered 1 year ago
By
CraftyMendi
answer 4
yes, when you select the stitch it shows the letter which is etched on the different feet.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
By
finnell
Question

Can the feed dogs drop down for free form stitching?

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Pam
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes, there is an adjustment lever in the back.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
DebbieJM
answer 2
Yes the feed dogs drop down
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
mntwinsfan1015
answer 3
yes the feed dogs can drop with a flip of a switch located on the back of the machine
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
meme2five
Question

Does this machine have a stop and start button

asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
jene
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
poloponyrider
answer 2
It has one button operation. If using the foot pedal, it creates one last stich.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
PokerProAPT
answer 3
Thank you for your question.

The SQ-9185 does have start/stop button.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
BrotherProductExpert
Question

How big is the alphabet letting?

I recently purchased a singer professional only to find out the lettering goes up to 6mm, totally disappointed. How big does can you get with this machine?
asked 1 year, 4 months ago
By
Lee
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
3 answers
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answer 1
Small. about 5mm
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
PokerProAPT
answer 2
It makes small letter of about the same size. This is purely small block letters not for fancy monogramming.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
PokerProAPT
answer 3
The lettering is stated as being approximately 1/4 inch high, meant for monogramming cuffs, labels, pockets.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
DebbieJM
Question

Does this machine have a zigzag stitch and a blind hem stitch?

asked 1 year ago
By
judy
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
3 answers
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answer 1
This machine comes with a foot for zizzag and blind hem stitching.
answered 1 year ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
This machine has both...
answered 1 year ago
By
rkstengel67
answer 3
Thank you for your question.

Yes, this machine has a zig zag and blind hem stitch.
answered 1 year ago
By
BrotherProductExpert
Question

does this machine take the same needles as singers and others

asked 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
train
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
3 answers
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answer 1
The sewing machine needle would depend on the needle system the machine has.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
I use any brand needles without any problems
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
FrenchL2
answer 3
yes
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Quiltingmom2
Question

Does this machine have a feature where I can request that when I take my foot off the pedal the needle will stop in the down position?

asked 6 months ago
By
Rosemarie
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
3 answers
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answer 1
Yes!!!! I love it!
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
MrsClaus456
answer 2
Just lift your foot and the needle will stop in the down position.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
By
recipecollecter
answer 3
Thank you for your question. The machine default is set so the needle is left in the down position. You can change the default to leave in the up position. Please see page 15 in your manual for steps in changing the needle stop position.
answered 6 months ago
By
BrotherProductExpert
Question

Case

Does this machine come with a case, or do you have to purchase one separately?
asked 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Wordo
on Brother 130-Stitch Sewing and Quilting Machine, SQ9185
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
You would have to purchase one separately.
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
CommunityAnswer
answer 2
It does not come with a case. You have to purchase that separately.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
Tess520
answer 3
This model does not come with a hard cover or carrying case. Currently, Brother does not have a case that will fit this model.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
By
BrotherProductExpert
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