Brother 17 Stitch Sewing Machine, JX2517

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  • 17 built-in stitches
  • 4-step buttonhold maker
  • LED work area
  • About this item

    The Brother 17 Stitch Sewing Machine, JX2517, is an easy-to-use sewing and mending machine that is well-suited for both the novice or more experienced home tailor. It includes a total of 17 built-in unique utility and decorative stitches. This Brother sewing machine also contains an automatic four-step buttonhole maker for added functionality. These features all come in one compact, lightweight sewing appliance. This stitch machine even comes with a jam-resistant quick-set drop-in top bobbin, eliminating the need to fish around for bobbin thread. It also includes a brightly lit LED work area. Repair a hem with the built-in blind hem stitch or create a home decor project with the many features of this Brothers sewing machine.


    Brother 17 Stitch Sewing Machine, JX2517:

    • Easy-to-use basic sewing and mending machine
    • Included are 17 built-in unique utility and decorative stitches and an included automatic 4-step buttonhole maker
    • A compact, lightweight sewing machine
    • Features a jam-resistant quick-set drop-in top bobbin
    • Also included is a brightly lit LED work area
    • Repair a hem with the built-in blind hem stitch or create a home decor project
    • Brother sewing machine well-suited for both novice and more experienced sewing hobbyists

    Specifications

    Model No.: JX2517
    Shipping Weight (in pounds): 13.7
    Product in Inches (L x W x H): 17.25 x 7.5 x 13.75
    Assembled in Country of Origin: Imported
    Origin of Components: Imported
    Walmart No.: 551424362
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    Customer Reviews | 205 reviews | 4.7 out of 5

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    Wonderful!
    10/1/2013

    Customer review by Kat345

    5.0 stars by Kat345

    I purchased the Brother JX2517 in-store today. I took it home and it already had the bottom bobbin wound and in place, and a standard size needle 14 in place. It was very easy to operate and sewed a very good stitch. I like the fact that it is a lightweight machine, yet it can handle heavy fabrics. It has a double lift on the needle presser foot bar for thick materials. I was surprised that it had "preset stitches". So, there is no fiddling with length or width dials. It has 3 very nice satin stitches and something called Double Action Stitches 16, 17 for joining two pieces of fabric like in patchwork quilting. It has a left needle position stitch and also comes with a button hole making foot and button foot, and zipper foot. This will be the machine I will take to quilting class. The sewing area seems extra large, yet it also has a free arm for hemming. I like The Brother Sewing machines and this one is one of the prettiest and easiest machines I've seen.

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    Kat345
    Tombstone, AZ
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Female
    Age:55 - 64
    Usage:Every day
    This is wonderful!
    12/30/2013

    Customer review by LAMom318

    5.0 stars by LAMom318

    I have always wanted to learn how to sew, and when I was a child I dreamed of starting my own fashion line! So, I started sewing about 6-8 months ago (mostly just to start a new hobby) and was using my mother-in-law's machine. It was an old Singer. Within a week I knew I wanted my own machine because I was LOVING making clothes, and I knew eventually she was going to need her machine back. My husband bought me this one for Christmas and it is wonderful! It is so much quieter than the older machine I used, has more of a stitch selection, and it doesn't mess up on me like the other one did. (At least not yet!) It took some getting used to at first, but I really love it. I have already made 3 dresses and a shrug for our daughters! The stitches are holding up wonderfully (even with my rough and tough toddlers!), and the dresses are so cute. It definitely does the job, and I have already recommended it to a friend!

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    LAMom318
    West Monroe, LA
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Female
    Age:18 - 24
    Usage:Every day
    EXCELLENT PRODUCT FOR MY 9 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER
    1/2/2014

    Customer review by mzpinkgreen

    5.0 stars by mzpinkgreen

    Let me begin by saying that I never review products but this time I had to! My daughter came home a few months ago with a hand sewn stuffed animal and expressesd her interest in her newfound love for sewing. I bought her a few of the American Girl kits and she breezed through them with ease. I knew I wanted to get her a sewing machine for Christmas; however I was a little down and out about it because I have never sewn before (outside of Home Ec. class 16 years ago). She opened this gift as a Christmas present and wanted to play with it over all of her more expensive items. We popped the DVD in and within 10 minutes she was sewing! She has made pajama pants for her American Girl dolls and I have made pants for her to match. She has made skirts, shirts, sock, shoes, pillows, blankets and sheets for her dolls and it has only been one week that she has had the product. Her clothes look awesome and the $2.00 that we pay for fabric makes the normal $30.00 American Girl doll outfits look ridiculous! If you are new to sewing I would recommend this machine to you. It is extremely easy to use. My daughter uses it by herself!

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    mzpinkgreen
    San Antonio, TX
    Would recommend to a friend? Yes
    Ownership:1 week or less
    Gender:Female
    Age:25 - 34
    Usage:Every day
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