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Brother NV880E Embroidery Only Machine


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Up your hoop with the Brother NV880E embroidery only machine

If you’ve been thinking about adding an embroidery-only machine to your stash, you should consider the Brother Innov-is NV880E.

Take your embroidery to the next level with this exciting embroidery-only machine with a maximum embroidery area of 6” x 10”. Now you can embellish everything from home décor to clothing with one of the 258 built-in embroidery designs and a variety of lettering fonts and frame pattern combinations. You’ll be sure to love the design editing features that give you the ability to resize, rotate, reposition and combine designs with ease.

Plus, if you already own a sewing machine, adding an embroidery only machine will make your project creating smooth sailing. You don’t need to switch between sewing and embroidery like you would on a combination machine and you only need to return to your embroidery machine to change thread colours!

With so many great features and included accessories, get ready to embroider all your projects fast and easy!

Explore your inner artist, add colour and style to everyday items with embroidery!

Wireless capability (WiFi)

When connected to a wireless network, use Design Database Transfer to send designs wirelessly from your PC to your machine. (There’s no need for a USB.)


With Brother’s cloud-based design platform, Artspira, you can explore a universe of creative expression. You have everything you need to create in the palm of your hand, on your mobile device! Explore the latest trends, designs, projects, and customise your own designs. All are easily transferrable to your Brother Wi-Fi enabled machine.

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Brother Design Database Transfer App

Easily manage your embroidery data and wirelessly send it to your sewing machine with this PC-based application.

  • Browse and manage your embroidery data using the thumbnails displayed in the viewer
  • Search for a design easily using the search conditions; such as the design size, file format or total number of thread colours.
  • The following formats can be transferred to your machine: .pes, .phc, .phx, .dst, .pen

Embroidery area

With a 6” x 10” embroidery area, you can express your creative ideas and make even bigger and more intricate designs.

A 6″ x 10″, 6″ x 6″ and 4″ x 4″ hoop is included with this machine.

Maximum embroidery field: 160mm x 260mm (6″ x 10″)

Jump stitch trimmer

Your embroidery will be cleaner than ever with the thread trimming function, which will automatically trim any excess thread jumps within the colour.

Advanced needle threading system

Effortlessly thread the needle by simply lowering the lever. The thread is pulled through the eye of the needle! This feature saves you frustration and strain on your eyes.

Quick set Bobbin

With the quick set drop-in bobbin feature, you can just simply drop in a full bobbin, thread in the direction of the arrow and you’re ready to sew.

Built-in embroidery designs and fonts

Start embroidering right away with 258 built-in embroidery designs. You can also choose from 140 frame pattern combinations and 13 embroidery lettering fonts.

Your embroidery library isn’t limited there! Add thousands of embroidery designs to your stash with loads of designs available online. See more →

Want to view the built-in designs on the NV880E? Take a look →

In-Hoop Preview

See every detail of your design with enhanced zoom view and preview your designs in full colour. It’s great when doing multiple design placement and assists with hoop optimisation.

Droplight Positioning Marker

The embroidery foot with LED pointer displays the needle’s drop point position so you can accurately position your designs.

Colour Sorting

To save you time and minimise thread use, the colour sorting feature allows multiple designs with duplicate thread colours to be sorted and stitched in an appropriate order.

On-screen editing

Edit your designs using the on-screen editing feature. Combine patterns, rotate patterns, alter sizing, mirror images and do much more using this feature. You can also edit text to suit your projects! Curve your lettering and adjust the font, size and spacing of your designs. You’ll have complete control.

Automatic frame size detection and pattern suggestion

See which designs will fit into your chosen hoop size! The machine will detect what hoops your embroidery design is suitable for, and grey out the sizes that it won’t fit in.

Auto thread tension adjustment

Stay updated with your embroidery process with auto thread tension adjustment sensors. The upper and lower thread sensors will warn you via the LCD screen when the thread has broken or run out.

Built-in Bobbin Winder

The machine features a built-in bobbin winder so you can quickly and easily fill your bobbins with a thread colour of your choice!

Bright work area with 2 LED lights

You’ll be able to create your projects with clear visiblity using the 2 LED lights to brighten up your workspace.

LED Pointer Embroidery Foot included

By plugging in the connector of the embroidery foot with LED pointer, the embroidery needle drop point will be indicated on the fabric, allowing you to accurately position a pattern.

Up to 850 stitches per minute

Embroider and sew designs at speeds of up to 850 stitches per minute, allowing you to create more in less time.

Increase your productivity

A host of inspiring features such as Colour Sort, Automatic Thread Cutting and an advanced Automatic Thread Trimming System will increase your productivity.

Brother NV880E Embroidery Only Machine

What’s in the box?

  • 6″ x 10″ hoop
  • 6″ x 6″ hoop
  • 4″ x 4″ hoop
  • LED Pointer Embroidery Foot
  • Thread spool insert
  • 3 Embroidery frame sets
  • Embroidery design guide
  • Quick reference guide
  • Soft cover
  • Operation manual
  • Additional accessories included in box

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