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Brother Dream Quilter 15X Mid-Arm Quilting Machine Review

Although you can use a regular sewing machine for quilting, the Brother Dream Quilter 15X quilting machine has a variety of add-ons and capabilities that really separate the two. Compared with a regular sewing machine, this Brother Dream Quilter 15X quilting machine boasts a larger amount of workspace (also referred to as ‘throat’), which is perfect for sewing large and huge projects such as curtains, sheets, and bedspreads.

And of course, Brother Dream Quilter 15X can handle multiple layers with ease and is great for quilting projects. You can also easily sew through heavy materials without worrying about the fabric bunching up or getting stuck in the machine.

Moreover, this Brother Dream Quilter 15X quilting machine comes with a higher stitching speed, meaning that it not only saves time but can also be used on large numbers of projects at one time. When you have less time to complete a quilting project and more items to work on, the ability to sew faster is sure to come in handy – and that’s where this Brother Dream Quilter 15X high-speed quilting machine comes into play. This Brother Dream Quilter 15X quilting machine is certainly not for the faint-hearted, as it requires much more from the operator than a standard quilting machine does – and he or she will be rewarded with faster results!

All in all, Brother Dream Quilter 15X is a quilting machine for those who want quality results from their quilting efforts, and are prepared to work hard for it!

Frame, Construction, & Sewing Speed

As far as durability is concerned, this Brother Dream Quilter 15X has an extremely sturdy metal frame that will increase its durability and add to its performance and quality. This helps your work look professionally sewn at all times regardless if you are a beginner or experienced sewer in any way. The large sewing area of this Brother Dream Quilter 15X quilting machine allows you to work on larger pieces of fabric and huge projects.

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This quilting machine has a strong motor that can handle even thick fabrics with no problem. It doesn’t snag or get stuck, which could ruin your entire project if not careful! The stitching speed of the Brother Dream Quilter 15X is 1800 spm, which is pretty decent and allows you to finish your work faster.

What We Like About Brother Dream Quilter 15X

  • It is so easy to use that even beginners find it perfect for starting with it
  • Thread tension is adjustable, giving you excellent precision over the thread tightness
  • The color-coded threading guides are clear and helpful for hassle-free threading
  • The knife is heavy-duty and cuts through even thick fabrics
  • Produces highly creative output easily on various fabrics
  • It works at a speed of 1800 SPM and has an LED to guide you through your stitching process
  • Excellent design with a high-quality build and multiple features

What We Don’t Like

  • The customer service leaves a little to be desired
  • The Brother Dream Quilter 15X vibrates on higher speed settings
  • The LCD light could be brighter

Features of Brother Dream Quilter 15X Sewing Machine

Needle Threader

If you love to sew, then you must know how tricky it is to thread needles. Brother Dream Quilter 15X comes with a perfect needle threader for all skill levels so you can thread needles without seeing the tiny holes. With the needle threader, there is no more straining your eyes or hands when sewing, and you can have fun sewing and regain some independence again.

Speed Control

The Brother Dream Quilter 15X also has an electronic speed controller, which gives you more freedom to adjust the machine’s sewing speed as required thus allowing you to work on complex projects without worrying about sewing slowly.

Automatic Bobbin Winding System

Brother Dream Quilter 15X also boasts an automatic bobbin winding system that makes it possible for anyone to efficiently use this product without having the constant worry about running out of thread since when the bobbin runs low, just simply slide up and down the lever located at the center side of the machine until it is full again.

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LCD Screen

Brother Dream Quilter 15X also has a beautiful large LED display screen that will make it easier and more enjoyable for you to create your projects. It provides you with information about the stitch width/length, sewing speed, and the stitch type you have chosen.

Other Features

  • Accessory Storage: No
  • Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure: No
  • Adjustable Screen Brightness: No
  • Automatic Thread Cutter: No
  • Built-in Languages: No
  • Built-In Memory: No
  • Included Accessory Feet: Free-Motion Quilting Foot
  • LCD Display Size (W” x H”)L 5″
  • Lighting Type: LED
  • Memory Card Reader: No
  • Needle Position Key (Up/Down): Yes
  • Needle Stop Position Up/Down: Yes
  • Needle Threading System: Manual
  • Presser Foot Leveling: No
  • Quick Set Bobbin: No
  • Realistic Preview: No
  • Screensaver: No
  • Specialty Feet Included: No
  • Start/Stop Button: No
  • Thread Sensor On/Off: No
  • UL/CSA Listed: Yes
  • UL/CSA Listed Voltage: 110v
  • USB: Yes
  • Wide Table Included: No
  • Carton Dimensions (W” x D” x H”): 23.82″ x 33.46″ x 21.26″
  • Carton Weight (lbs): 53.0
  • Unit Dimensions (W” x D” x H”): 18″ x 15.5″ x 23″
  • Unit Weight (lbs): 42
  • Free Motion Quilting Foot: Yes
  • Automatic Height Adjustment (AHA): No
  • Available Stitch Types: Straight Stitch
  • Built-In Stitch Selections (Stitches): 1
  • Independent Bobbin Winding Motor: Yes
  • Knee Lifter: No
  • Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute): 1800
  • Multi-Directional Sewing: Yes
  • My Custom Stitch Feature: No
  • Pivot Function: No
  • Quick Reference Stitch Guides: No
  • Reinforcement/reverse Stitches: No
  • Sideways Sewing: No
  • Speed Control: Yes
  • Carton Contents: Machine includes 3 M-class bobbins, 10 quilting machine needles, Thread Mast, Power Cable, Sewing Machine Oil, Lint Brush, Foot Pedal, Hardware Tools (Screwdriver And Allen Wrenches)
  • USB Cable: Not Included
  • Warranty: Grace Company Limited Warranty: 5-year Limited Warranty – The Grace Company warrants the cast metal body (head) of the Machine to be free of defects or imperfections causing product failure for up to 5 years after initial
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Who Is Brother Dream Quilter 15X For?

Brother Dream Quilter 15X has been designed especially for sewists who are looking for a high-performance model to boost their creativity. This particular Brother Dream Quilter 15X model comes with many amazing features that you’ll surely find useful.

If you’re looking for a cost-effective model, then Brother Dream Quilter 15X could be your great choice. It doesn’t have all those fancy features that are not necessary sometimes. Moreover, this Brother Dream Quilter 15X sewing machine is designed to minimize noise, so you don’t have to worry about disturbing others while working on projects. Another useful feature of Brother Dream Quilter 15X is its needle threader and cutter that saves much of your time! So you can forget about struggling when you need to thread the needle.

Tips for Using Your Quilting Machines

The best quilting machine for you personally will depend largely on your particular needs; commercial users usually prefer a heavy-duty model that can handle many hours of continuous operation without ‘breaking down’, whereas hobbyists may find that a lightweight (although more expensive) model is more suitable.

If, however, you will be using the machine professionally, then we recommend looking into heavier duty machines with features such as variable speed control, which allows the user to match the speed of the machine to the thread used (many quilters prefer using a variety of different threads)

If you’re planning on using your quilting machine in a home environment for fun or profit, then it’s always best to buy one that’s suited for your individual requirements – this may also save money in the long run!