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Brother JS1400

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Brother JS1400. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the noise and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good opinions. Many are less positive about the reliability and size.

usability, price, design, noise

size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Brother JS1400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Not happy


I bought one to sew Angel Gowns well have had nothing but trouble from not sewing properly to the actual cabinet cracking bought at Big W not happy and even though have receipt can't find a warranty anywhere. Does that mean it's not covered, brought it...

May, 2017

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Don't get this machine may as well sew by hand it just saves me time.


This machine just doesn't work. I have good quality thread and equipment in general but it just an absolute pain. I sew and it just stops and starts. I may as well sew by hand it just saves me time not to use the machine. I don't know where my receipt...

Apr, 2017

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Good value for your buck


I'm just getting another short lived heap of junk plus my husband gave me such a lecture for two days how I should have invested at least $400 in a decent machine. He literally droned on for hours and brought me to tears and was so eager for the little...

May, 2016

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A brilliant machine for the price


I read the other reviews before I decided to purchase this sewing machine and was impressed with what other people had to say. I was just looking for something basic that was easy to use and the Brother JS1400 certainly fits the bill. The instruction...

Jan, 2016

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Perfect for a beginner.


I bought this sewing machine more than six months ago at a bargain price. I am very new to sewing, with very basic hand-sewing skill. What I love about this machine is its quite lightweight, thus a petite person like me can carry it around anywhere. It...

Dec, 2015

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Excellent Value


I bought this machine a few months ago as a back-up for my computerised brother machine for those times when I work on two different projects and don't want to change threads, feet, etc, or simply when the other machine is being serviced. I have found...

Jul, 2015

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Great Machine for the Price


I am new to sewing and I bought this machine on sale at Myer in July. I started making place mats, then a blanket and then a skirt and I have had no problems. For the price that I paid it is a great machine. I am a beginner and this is a basic machine,...

Jan, 2015

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Awesome machine


Bought it the other day and its wonderful for sewing domestically and on a budget. beginners and professionals would love this one and it even comes with an instructional dvd if you have troubles or if you would love to make something as a beginner or...

Dec, 2014

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Buy something else


I was given this machine as a birthday present in July this year. From day dot it hasn't worked. The top thread gets stuck underneath the bobbin carrier, nothing I do seems to make a difference. I've tried rethreading, rewinding the bobbin, changing...

Oct, 2014

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I hate this sewing machine


\Loopthemy kids bought me this sewing machine as a mothers day present after using a singer threadfor years.this is the worst sewing machine I have ever used.i spend more time trying to fix the bobbin so it sews properly than I do sewing.all it does is...

Jun, 2014

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