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Brother NQ3550W Sewing & Embroidery Machine
The Brother NQ3550W Sewing and Embroidery Machine is an affordable but professional machine for sewing and embroidery enthusiasts who love to embellish almost all of their projects, get ready to grow your hobby!

Built-in Embroidery Designs, Frame Pattern Combinations, and Lettering Fonts
• 258 built-in embroidery designs, including 140 frame pattern combinations, and 13 lettering fonts for your embroidery side.

Built-in Stitches, Buttonhole Styles, and Fonts
• 291 built-in stitches, 10 styles of one-step auto-size buttonholes, and 5 sewing lettering fonts for your sewing side.

Large Work Area
• A maximum embroidery field of 6" x 10" can accommodate large projects, and the sizeable 8.3" from needle to arm gives you more room to easily maneuver fabric. Plus, the compact faceplate provides better visibility for changing needles.

Color Display
• A brilliant and sharp 3.67" color LCD touch screen display welcomes you with an easy user interface. Here, you can do on-screen editing, including letter editing, enhanced zoom, resizing, rotating, repositioning, drag and drop, and combining designs.

Wireless Capability
• Send designs wirelessly from your PC† to your machine when connected to a wireless network, using Design Database Transfer. (No USB needed.)

iBroidery Designs
• Peruse over 5,000 designs available for individual purchase on Who knows what you’ll create next?

Automatic Height Adjuster (AHA)
• Keep a steady stitch length on all fabric thicknesses by keeping the presser foot pressure consistent, leading to uniform stitch quality across uneven surfaces.

My Custom Stitch
• This enhanced feature allows you to combine and edit custom and built-in stitches for a truly customized approach.

Up to 850 Stitches Per Minute
• Efficient and fast, embroider and sew designs at up to 850 stitches per minute so that you can create more in less time.

Long List of Included Accessories
• From a Zigzag Foot and Free-Motion Open Toe Quilting Foot to a soft cover and reference guide, you can start creating right out of the box.

Send Embroidery Files From Your PC To Your Machine

The NQ3550W comes with an Automatic Height Adjuster for consistent stitch length, a Pivot Function for precise corners, and the My Custom Stitch feature for creating your own personalized stitches to help take your skillset to the next level.

Sharp LCD Touch Screen

View, edit, and format your designs and projects on the clear 3.67" color LCD touch screen display with an easy user interface. Here you can do on-screen editing, including letter editing, enhanced zoom, resizing, rotating, repositioning, drag and drop, and combining designs.

Built-in Designs and Stitches

NQ3550W has 258 built-in embroidery designs, 140 frame pattern combinations and 13 embroidery lettering fonts. And for your sewing side, enjoy 291 built-in stitches, 10 styles of one-step auto-size buttonholes, and 5 sewing lettering fonts.

Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Features

Sewing and Quilting Features

  • Bed Area (Depth x Width) Inches: 8.3" x 12.2" (12.6" x 21.1" with Wide Table)
  • Workspace (Width x Height) Inches: 8.3" x 4.1"
  • Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute): 850
  • Knee Lifter: Yes
  • Feed Dog: 7 (Longer Version)
  • Back to Beginning Key: Yes
  • Standard Presser Feet: 12
  • Built-in Sewing Stitches (Includes Buttonhole Styles): 291
  • Buttonhole Styles: 10 One-Step
  • Built-in Sewing Lettering Fonts: 5
  • Stitch Width: 7mm
  • Stitch Length: 5mm
  • Reinforcement Stitch: Yes
  • My Custom Stitch Feature: Enhanced
  • Side Feeding: Yes
  • Start/Stop Button: Yes
  • Speed Controller: Yes
  • Twin Needle Setting Key: Yes
  • Needle Position Key (Up/Down): Yes
  • Automatic Height Adjuster (AHA) Feature: Yes
  • Presser Foot Pressure Adjustment: Yes
  • Presser Foot Leveling: Yes
  • Automatic Presser Foot Lifter: Yes
  • Pivot Function: Yes
  • Drop Feed/Free-Motion: Manual
  • Free-Motion Quilting Foot: Yes
  • Built-in Quilting Stitches: Yes
  • Included Quilting Feet: Yes

Embroidery Features

  • Maximum Embroidery Area (X x Y) Inches: 6" x 10"
  • Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches Per Minute): 850 spm
  • Standard Included Frames: 2 (6" x 10", 5" x 7")
  • Built-in Brother Embroidery Designs: 258
  • Built-in Frame Designs: 10 Shapes x 14 Stitch Patterns
  • Built-in Embroidery Lettering Fonts: 13
  • Resume Function: Yes
  • Trial Position/Layout Function: Yes
  • Automatic Feed Thread Cutting: Yes
  • Curving Text on Screen Editing: Yes
  • Space Reduction Among Embroidery Alphabets: Yes
  • Pattern Rotating: 1, 10, or 90 Degrees
  • Drag and Drop Editing: Yes
  • Forward Backward by Stitch: 1, 10, 100
  • Automatic Thread Trimming System: Yes
  • Data Transfer Application: Yes
  • Color Sort: Yes
  • Auto Presser Foot Down: Yes

Basic Features

  • LCD Display Size Inches Diagonal: 3.67"
  • Display (Number of Colors): 260,000
  • Stitch Select: Touch Panel and Touch Sensor
  • Opening Screen: Yes
  • On-Screen Help: Yes
  • Built-in Languages: Yes
  • On-Screen Editing: Yes
  • Lighting: 2 LEDs
  • Thread Tension: Automatic
  • Needle Threading System: Advanced
  • Easy Bobbin Winding: Yes
  • Adjustable Bobbin Winding Speed: Yes
  • Thread Sensor: Upper and Bobbin
  • Automatic Thread Cutter: Yes
  • Quick-Set Bobbin: Yes
  • Full USB: 1
  • Computer Connectivity with Update Capability: Yes
  • Media Type: USB
  • WLAN Enabled: Yes
  • Software Update Notification: Yes
  • Design Database Transfer: Yes

Factory warranty is 25 years on internal metal cast, 6 years on electronics and 2 years parts and labor

The Fig Leaf provides support for as long as you own the the machine.