Brother The Dream Machine XV8500D Sewing & Embroidery Machine

The Dream Machine XV8500D

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Brother Dream Machine – Designed by Geniuses, Inspired by Dreams
THE INDUSTRY'S LARGEST BUILT-IN HIGH-DEFINITION LCD DISPLAY
23% LARGER THAN PREVIOUS BROTHER SCREENS
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16.7+ MILLION COLORS
Paisley embroidery design on THE Dream Machine
NEW ZOOM AND
ADJUSTMENT FEATURES
View your creations in crisp, vivid color and watch them become larger than life with the new zoom function of up to 400% within My Design Center and up to 200% in other modes. Easily adjust your design by rotating in .1mm increments.
Disney designs built-in the Brother Dream Machine
NEW USER INTERFACE
Larger, more defined crystal clear icons, color navigation, scrolling menu and the ability to view your design properties in preview mode.

Expandable library of educational tutorials on THE Dream Machine
THE Dream Machine's HD display is the largest in its class
23% LARGER THAN PREVIOUS MODELS
EXPANDABLE LIBRARY OF BUILT-IN TUTORIAL VIDEOS
Built-in HD tutorials make learning easy! View over 40 tutorial videos directly on the high-definition LCD display, or stream your own creations using the industry standard MP4 format. You can even watch videos or listen to music while the machine is not running.
56 SQUARE INCHES
OF WORKSPACE
11.25" needle to arm! Our largest needle to arm is a dream for any quilter with the ability to accommodate a rolled king-sized quilt! Enjoy over 56 square inches of workspace.
NEW STABILITY PLUS™ FRAME. MAKE YOUR PROJECTS LARGER THAN LIFE WITH OUR LARGEST AND STRONGEST EMBROIDERY YET. With the addition of aluminum, rubber and ribbed corners, our new improved embroidery frame offers less slippage for better stitch results.




ACCUTRAC™ EMBROIDERY SYSTEM
Engineered for superior stitch quality. Bask in the pleasure of even more precise, high quality embroidery with our most advanced AccuTrac™ embroidery system. Created and used in our multi-needle PR-Series, it provides better under arm support, reduces bounce, provides better stitch quality, as well as sophisticated mechanical changes for the smoothest frame control to date.
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DISNEY IS IN OUR DNA
Select from an awe-inspiring collection of 930+ built-in designs, including
166 Disney designs.
INNOVEYE® 2 TECHNOLOGY
IT'S LIKE HAVING A BUILT-IN CAMERA & SCANNER
This industry-first technology gives you a live and up close view of the needle area for the most precise positioning ever. The ability to scan the entire embroidery area provides endless creative options and helps ensure that all of your projects are perfect.
SNOWMAN® EMBROIDERY
POSITIONING MARKER
We've enhanced our beloved Snowman® Embroidery Positioning Marker to offer more options for alignment of embroidery designs. Pair with the InnovEye® 2 Technology to automatically position the needle and design for precise embroidery placement.
FASTER SCANNING. BETTER RESOLUTION.
Now with up to 2x the scanning speed and up to 3x the resolution of the Quattro® model, you can spend more time creating, and less time waiting.

PRECISE ALIGNMENT OF DESIGNS IS EASIER THAN EVER WITH INNOVEYE® 2 TECHNOLOGY
Perfectly place your design exactly where you want it every time. Just scan your fabric or garment, preview your design on screen and you're done.
DESIGN CONNECTION BY INNOVEYE® 2 TECHNOLOGY
Thanks to the improved InnovEye® 2 Technology, embroidery design connection is easier and more precise. Combined with the Snowman® Embroidery Positioning Marker, you can reposition your design many times in many directions.
The Brother Dream Machine uses InnovEye™ 2 technology
USE INNOVEYE® 2 TECHNOLOGY FOR SEWING — VIRTUAL STITCH PREVIEW™ & WIDTH ADJUSTMENT
See your desired stitch superimposed on your project, giving you the ability to easily adjust your stitch width or placement. Seeing is believing!
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MY DESIGN CENTER
MAKE YOUR PROJECTS AS UNIQUE AS YOU
The next generation of My Custom Design has been enhanced to integrate our industry-first InnovEye® 2 Technology, offering new design capabilities at your fingertips, all without a PC. Draw or doodle directly on the LCD display, and watch it spring to life in the large drawing area. Or, use the industry-first scanning frame to scan line art, handwriting or printed clip art and have it transformed into embroidery data. There are so many ways to create a custom personal work of art-and a really fun way to create embroidery!
INTRODUCING OUR SCANIMATION™ SCANNING FRAME AND TECHNOLOGY
The industry's first scanning frame that works directly on your machine. Using InnovEye® 2 Technology and our state-of-the-art ScanImation™ Scanning Frame, you can scan drawings and printed clip-art directly into My Design Center.
DRAW DIRECTLY ON THE LCD DISPLAY
Use the included stylus to draw directly on the LCD display and see your designs or handwriting instantly spring to life in the large drawing area. No more tablet needed.
BUILT-IN USB PORTS
Highspeed 2.0 ports to import JPG images using any standard storage media and easily turn them into embroidery data.
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LINE ART SCAN & EMBROIDER
Use the industry-first InnovEye® 2 Technology to scan handwriting or line art on the industry-first ScanImation™ Scanning Frame, and then watch as they are transformed into unique embroidery designs. You can also draw directly on the 10.1" built-in HD LCD display.

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ILLUSTRATION SCAN & EMBROIDER
Use the industry-first InnovEye® 2 Technology to scan an image or illustration on the industry-first ScanImation™ Scanning Frame. Or import a JPEG using the USB port, and watch in amazement as the image is turned into stitch data using just the machine.
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SCAN & STIPPLE
Accurately stipple anywhere on any project. Simply scan your fabric using InnovEye® 2 Technology and define the stippling area using the stylus directly on the LCD display. Choose your desired stipple pattern and THE Dream Machine does the rest.
INSIDE & OUTSIDE AUTO STIPPLE
You can also use the built-in library of shapes and patterns to add interesting detail to any project. You can even combine shapes and select inside or outside stippling to create unique designs.
CUSTOM DRAW STIPPLING
Use the industry first ScanImation™ Scanning Frame or draw directly on the LCD display to create your own unique patterns. Now you can get the look of complicated freehand stippling without the use of software or stitch regulation!
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MUVIT™ DIGITAL DUAL FEED SYSTEM
No more puckering! Feeding fabric has never been smoother! Powerfully feed fabric from the top AND bottom, and sew precise, uniform stitches on a range of fabrics from silk to denim.
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NEW COUCHING TECHNIQUE AND MUVIT™ DIGITAL DUAL FEED SYSTEM
The new couching foot with MuVit™ allows you to add cording techniques to your projects.
 
NEW MULTI-FUNCTION SCREWDRIVER
TIGHTEN WITH EASE. EVEN IN TIGHT PLACES.
The most convenient and useful tool you’ve always wanted! NO more searching for quarters, no more struggling to get your fingers under the needle. This innovative multi-function tool will be a perfect addition to your sewing room. As a bonus, use it on all of your Brother embroidery frames.
Multi-function screwdriver comes with THE Dream Machine
SUPER FAST STITCH SPEEDS
Finish projects with embroidery and sewing speeds up to 1,050 spm. Plus, select decorative stitches now up to 710 spm.
THE Dream Machine
Quattro®            
EDITING IS EASIER THAN EVER Embroidery editing has become easier than ever with the ability to go forward or backward by 1,000 stitches. That's twice as many as previous models!
SEW STRAIGHT™ 2 LASER VISION GUIDE
Laser lines help you sew straighter with the Brother Dream Machine
Sewing straight has never been easier with the built-in laser guide that creates a path to sew on. Now even easier with the brighter laser line for easier viewing on darker fabrics, and a wider range that extends up to 19mm.
With double the brightness and manual adjustment, you will be able to see this guideline on any fabric you can imagine.
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DROPLIGHT™ LED EMBROIDERY POSITIONING MARKER
THE Dream Machine features the Droplight LED embroidery positioning marker
Trying to guess where to drop the needle is a nightmare of the past! Use the embroidery foot with LED pointer to easily see your needle drop position - critical for embroidery. You can check the embroidery field easily with the trial key and the LED pointer. Also helpful while using the stitch forward and backward keys. Now with ± 1000 stitches forward or backward.
V-SONIC™ PEN PAL FOR SEWING & EMBROIDERY
V-Sonic Pen Pal helps make sewing and embroidery a breeze
The V-Sonic™ Pen Pal system uses ultrasonic technology to allow you to control several functions right on your fabric, so you can reduce the need to look away from your project. When sewing, easily make adjustments to needle position, set stitch width and position, select sewing end point, and set laser guide position. When embroidering, easily adjust the design if the fabric has been hooped crooked.
COLOR SHUFFLING™ 2 FUNCTION
FOR EVEN MORE COLOR POSSIBILITIES
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Love a certain color scheme? Not sure how to combine colors? Use the new pin graphic function in Random and Gradient modes to ensure your favorite colors are included in your shuffle.
INNOVACHROME™ LED
THREAD COLOR AND MONITORING SYSTEM
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No more babysitting your machine! Our revolutionary visual status system indicates when a thread color change is needed, what the next color is, as well as thread breakages and alerts. Originally designed for our PR-Series of machines.
THE Dream Machine features the InnovaChrome™ LED thread color system
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Basic Features
LCD Size (Horizontal x Vertical) inches 5.3" x 8.5"
Adjustable Screen Brightness Settings Yes
Stitch Select Clear Touch Panel
Screensaver Yes
On-Screen Help Yes
Built-in Languages Yes
Zoom Function Yes
On-Screen Editing Yes
Realistic Preview Yes
Lighting LED 10" Lighting
Table Option
Needle Threading System Automatic
Independent Bobbin Winding Motor Yes
Thread Sensor Upper and Bobbin
Thread Sensor On/Off Yes
Automated Upper and Lower Thread Cutting Yes, all 10 needles
Quick-Set™ Bobbin Vertical, auto thread delivery
Built-in Memory Yes
USB 2
Computer Connectivity with Update Capability Yes
Memory Card Yes
Cable USB
Sewing Features
Work Space (Height & Width) inches 5" x 11.25"
Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute) 1050
Knee Lifter Yes
Feed Dog 7
Back to Beginning Key Yes
Built-in Sewing Stitches (Includes Buttonhole Styles) 726
Buttonhole Styles 15 one-step plus 1 four-step
Built-in Sewing Lettering Fonts 5
Stitch Width 7mm
Stitch Length 5mm
My Custom Stitch™ Feature Yes (Advanced)
Sideways Sewing Yes
Start/Stop Button Yes
Speed Control Yes
Needle Position Key (Up/Down) Yes
Automatic Height Adjuster™ AHA® Feature Yes
Presser Foot Pressure Adjustment Yes
Presser Foot Leveling Yes
Pivot Function Yes
Drop Feed/Free Motion Yes
Free Motion Quilting Foot Included (3 types: C, E, O)
Built-in Quilting Stitches Yes
Included Quilting Feet Yes
Embroidery Features
Maximum Embroidery Area (X x Y) 9.5" x 14"
Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches Per Minute) 1050
Speed Adjustment Yes
Adjustable Design Icon Size Setting Yes
Built-in Embroidery Designs (Non-License) 939
Built-in Embroidery Designs featuring Disney/Pixar® Characters 166
Built-in Alphabet Fonts 17
Built-in Frame Designs 10 shapes x 14 stitch patterns
InnovEye™ Technology Yes
Snowman® Embroidery Positioning Marker Yes
Thread Wiper Yes
Resume Function Yes
Trial Position/Layout Function Yes
Built-in Border Function & Designs Yes
Sewing Decorative Stitches with Embroidery Arm Attached Yes
Appliqué Creator Function Yes
Automatic Feed Thread Cutting Yes
Curving Text on Screen Editing Yes
Space Reduction among Embroidery Alphabets Yes
Pattern Rotating 0.1, 1, 10, or 90 Degrees
Drag and Drop Editing Yes
Onscreen Automatic Density Adjustment (STB) Yes
My Custom Design™ Feature Yes (new version)
Color Shuffling™ Function Yes (with Anchor Function)
Print and Stitch™ Technology Yes
Programmable Monochrome Embroidery Yes

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Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 842-4275 or (800) 840-4275
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