Brother | PC-4000 | Brother Innov-is 4000 Embroidery Machines

The finest in sewing and embroidery
Create high quality embroidery designs
and sewing projects quickly and easily.
300mm x 180mm embroidery area
282 built-in embroidery motifs
Large sewing area
100’s of stitch combinations
1000 stitches per minute
USB ports for PC connection
Experience the finest and easiest embroidery…
Large embroidery area
300mm x 180mm embroidery area
The Innov-is 4000 extra large embroidery area enables you to create even bigger and more
intricate designs. Create large elaborate embroidery with no need to re-hoop.
Extensive choice of built-in designs
A total of 282 built-in embroidery motifs including - 80 one-point motifs,
15 heirlooms, 102 borders, 28 cross stitches and 57 floral fonts
The Innov-is 4000 comes with hundreds of built-in designs and monogramming
font styles.It’s never been easier to start your own project. Simply select your
favorites and combine them with other designs to create your own unique style.
Clear, user-friendly full colour touch screen LCD
Extra large high resolution colour LCD allows you to edit embroidery on screen
Create sophisticated layouts with ease. The clear high resolution colour display has wide
viewing angles so you can easily see a full preview of your chosen design. Simply use the
touch screen panel to edit your pattern. Create mirror images, rotate, enlarge reduce,
change alphabet spacing and so much more.
Instantly import/export patterns
USB ports for PC connection (cable supplied)
Via PC or Brother Memory Card, we’ve even made it easy for you to import and
export your own patterns. Simply insert a Brother embroidery memory card, USB
memory stick or connect the Innov-is 4000 to your PC via the USB port and send
your embroidery design directly to the machine. With the optional Brother PE design
software you can convert numerous image file types into stitch data format (PES)
Resume Function
If the power should be interrupted the Innov-is 4000 will return to the exact stitch it
stopped at and will continue to embroider from there.
Fast, accurate embroidery
Up to 1000 stitches per minute & automatic thread trimmer
The Innov-is 4000 has a high maximum embroidery speed so you can create large
areas of complicated embroidery in a short period of time. Its slide-on mechanism
lets you quickly attach and remove the embroidery frame, whilst the automatic
thread trimmer instantly cuts both top and bottom threads, and the automatic thread
wiper cuts the jump stitches to save you time.
Quick and easy thread selection
Built-in colour thread charts
You’ll never have to search for the right colour again. Brother’s built-in colour charts
clearly label the colours in your pattern with numbers that correspond to your spools,
making thread selection easy.
Built-in competitor thread charts - compatible with other manufacturers thread
In addition to the Brother thread chart, the Innov-is 4000 recognises threads from five
major brands. When your pattern asks for a particular colour thread, just select the
name of your manufacturer’s thread from the information displayed on the screen
and the corresponding colour will be displayed.
Border Function
Create original and unique border designs with repeated patterns.
Experience the finest and fastest sewing...
Up to 1000 stitches per minute
A super fast sewing speed means that you can complete projects quickly and move on
to the next one.
Select the best stitch every time
Choose from over 1200 utility and decorative stitches including 16 buttonhole styles and
3 sewing fonts.
Extra Large work space
The flat and wide work space enables easily control fabric, even on the largest of
projects, such as bedding and quilts
Decorative Stitches
Includes a range of large decorative stitches that are ideal for home decoration,
garment embellishment, quilting projects etc.
My custom stitchTM
No matter what style stitch you like, you have the freedom to create your own stitch
directly on the LCD panel by using the ‘My custom stitchTM’ feature.
Presser foot height selector
Select the most appropriate foot clearance from 3 levels, giving the freedom
to choose your favourite fabric whatever its thickness
Wide range of accessories included
Sewing or quilting is more versatile with included accessories such as
Walking foot, Free motion quilting foot, Side cutter, and knee lift.
Sew with embroidery unit in place
It makes creation even more effortless! You don’t have to uninstall the embroidery
unit every time to sew utility stitches, giving you more time to spend on your
Simple Control
Slide control adjusts speed from slow to fast and can be programmed to
alter stitch width.
The customised speed control allows you to program the stitch width so you can
create your own zigzag patterns while you sew.
Automatic thread tension
Intelligent fabric thickness sensor and Automatic Thread Tension
It detects the thickness of the fabric and automatically adjusts the thread tension
to the most appropriate setting. With the best thread tension you get the best
stitch results.
key features...
Handy Central Controls
For ease of use, all operating buttons are on one convenient panel.
Presser foot lever button - Lifts the presser foot up for you.
Trimmer button - Automatically cuts the top and bottom threads.
Needle position button - Raises or lowers the needle.
Reverse/reinforcement button - Automatically sews 4 reinforcement stitches.
Sews straight and reverse zigzag stitches at low speed.
Start/stop LED button - Red/green lights indicate when the machine is ready to sew.
Fully automatic threading & thread cutter
Single press of a button automatically threads the needle.
Thread cutter - Cuts thread between embroidery colour blocks.
Large embroidery area
Upper & lower
thread sensors
Built in sensors warn you when the
thread is running out or broken.
7 point feed
Contains extra teeth for smoother feeding, helping to create superior stitch quality.
Quick-set bobbin
Just drop in a full bobbin and be ready to sew immediately.
bobbin winding
Wind a new bobbin while
you continue to sew.
Back lit touch-screen LCD
On screen embroidery editing
Customise settings 13 built-in languages
On screen video tutorials - Built in help. Sewing guide
recommends the perfect settings for your sewing.
USB ports
Send embroidery designs directly to/from
your PC. Connect USB devices such as
memory sticks, HD drives, memory
card reader/writer.
Card slot
Instantly import patterns from
Brother memory cards.
Knee lift
Free up your hands by using the knee lift to raise/lower the presser foot.
Ideal for working on larger projects such as quilts.
Super bright LED lights
565 Decorative stitches*
Enjoy over 1200 stitches...
*Some designs can be stitched in different widths or sizes, which are not shown in this list.
118 Utility Stitches
588 Alphabetical characters*
*All characters can be stitched in two sizes.
Features at a glance...
Over 1200 built-in stitches
Exceptional choice for every sewing need
118 Utility stitches including straight, zig-zag,
overcasting, blind hem, bar tack, eyelet, button
sewing, tape attaching, basting, appliqué, scallop,
smocking, patchwork, faggotting, heirloom, quilting
Enables you to choose the right stitch for every application
15 Automatic one-step buttonhole styles plus 1
four step buttonhole
Special buttonhole foot sews the exact size buttonhole for the button selected in a variety of
styles to suit most fabrics
3 Monogramming styles
Add different lettering styles for labels and monogramming projects
565 Decorative stitches
Adds a professional and decorative finish to any project. All decorative stitches can now
be combined to produce your own exclusive stitch. Vertical and Horizontal mirror on all
decorative stitches
Multi-directional feed mechanism
Enables you to sew straight stitch in 8 directions and zig-zag in 4 directions without turning
the fabric. Especially useful for patchwork and those hard to reach areas
Automatic presser foot lifter
Raise and lower the presser foot with the touch of a button
3 Levels of presser foot clearances
You have the freedom to choose your favourite material whatever the thickness
2 x USB Ports
Send or retrieve patterns using one of the USB ports, all the popular media cards can be used
plus direct connection to a PC or laptop. Unlimited memory space
Fully automatic threading system
A single press of the button automatically threads the machine and needle
Programmable speed control
Enables you to program the speed control to alter the stitch width. Ideal for creating your own
satin stitch and zig-zag stitches while sewing
Adjustable presser foot
Enables you to adjust the pressure on the presser foot, ideal when sewing difficult fabrics
Multiple day light sewing lights
Gives a bright sewing area and makes working with dark fabrics much easier
My custom stitch designer
Create or copy your own stitch, then save to memory, adding even more stitches to the
Fast 1000 spm sewing speed
Designs can now be created so much quicker
Large full colour touch screen control
(212mm X 80mm)
Simply touch the screen to select embroidey patterns, stitches, powerfull editing functions,
help and video tutorials. You can even see the exact colour and texture of the design before
you begin stitching.
Memorise individual stitch attributes
Save changes and adjustments to built-in stitches for use on future projects, 5 memories for
each stitch
New bobbin winding function
Enables you to wind a bobbin while still sewing, allowing you to finish your design so much
Extra large sewing bed
Ideal for quilters, makes light work of manipulating large projects
Drop feed lever
Easy to switch lever to drop feed dogs for free motion embroidery and quilting
Knee lift
Gives greater sewing freedom by lifting the presser foot for you, leaving you with both hands
free to handle the fabric. Easy to install, machine is transformed in an instant
Automatic thread trimmers
Cuts upper and lower thread automatically at the end of each sewing task and at each colour
change on embroidery
Thread trimming and wiping
No more jump stitches to cut, the machine will automatically cut the jump stitches and carry
on sewing
Slide on embroidery hoop
Enables you to quickly attach and remove the hoop
282 built-in embroidery motifs including 80 one-point motifs,15 heirlooms, 102 borders,
28 cross stitches & 57 floral alphabet
Enables you to select from a wide range of designs and combine them with other stitches to
create stunning garments
10 frame styles with 12 stitch styles
Create a design then add a frame to enhance your design even more
13 Monogramming fonts
Add lettering to your design to personalise and create that exclusive design. All letters are fully
adjustable to get the exact size you need for your project.
Built-In border function
Create beautiful borders quickly and easily with Brother’s unique built-in border function
Pattern rotation
Rotate any pattern in 1-degree increments. Makes editing and placement of designs very easy
Very Large 300mm X 180mm (11.75” x 7”)
embroidery area
Enables you to create even bigger embroidery designs. Adds flexibility and impact to your
designs. Easily embroider the back of a jacket within a single hoop.
Resume Function
Machine will return to the exact stitch if the power is interupted during embroidery.
Number of stitches in design and how many
stitches sewn so far
Enables you to restart from anywhere in a design because of stitch number display
Crosshair and grid lines
The screen can be programmed to show crosshair or grid lines. Makes alignment and
placement of designs very easy
Optional extras...
Wide Table
Adds even more working space.
Multi spool
thread stand
Save time changing threads with
the multi spool thread stand you
can hold up to 10 spools of thread.
Premium package
Automatic Height Adjuster (AHA) feature adjusts the presser foot pressure automatically and continuously
to give you superior stitch quality when stitching over differing fabric thicknesses.
Accepts USB mouse* to navigate LCD screen.
Compatible with USB hub devices* to provide access to memory devices*.
Drag and drop embroidery pattern positioning.
Includes three new free-motion presser feet:
Free-motion quilting foot "C" for more control with centre needle position straight stitch.
Open toe quilting foot "O" for greater visibility.
Echo quilting foot "E" for perfect echo quilting.
Reduce letter spacing in embroidery fonts.
Premium package II
New Border Frame and 28 unique embroidery patterns allow you to embroider beautiful motifs continuously
as border designs. Good for embellishing a wide variety of items.
Sewing decorative stitches as embroidery. Use the border frame to embroider 150 decorative sewing
stitches within the frame.
Add appliqué capability to your embroidery designs with the new Appliqué Creator Function.
Change your LCD screen background colour for easier viewing of difficult to see embroidery designs.
Customizable USB Mouse* Pointer Functions.
Character/Font Pattern Separation. Greater functionality in adjusting the spacing between individual characters.
Basting Function to prevent shrinkage and misalignment of embroidery designs.
Addition of 2 new small fonts and 2 new Cyrillic fonts.
Provides powerful digitizing and editing capabilities, allowing you the creative freedom to design original
embroidery, and easily turn illustrations, photos, and lettering into custom embroidery designs.
PE Design Lite
Designed for beginners, this easy to use software allows you to convert existing PC images to stitch data
automatically and personalise your work with added lettering, in many different styles.
* Requires additional purchase.
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