Embroidery Machine

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Embroidery Machine
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Manufacturer Brother
Model Innov-is 750E
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Obtained Pledge Drive (August 2016)
Location Craft Room
Team Craft & Textiles
Induction Required Yes (use request form)
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Status Defunct
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Thanks to the Embroidery Pledge in 2016 the Space has a Brother Innov-is 750E Embroidery Machine.

How to use

Some guideline on using the machine are on the Embroidery Machine/Inductions page. Also, see the manuals and web-videos linked below.


Plastic Size 11.5mm/ approx. 7/16inch, parts ref. XA5539-151

Brother XA5539-151 bobbin


75/11 OR 90//14


Special Machine embroidery threads


The official software for the machine is available online, but costs about £400 see Software (Brother). The space has a license to run a single copy on site. However, there are alternatives:

PE Design

As the Manual explains, if you are just importing and tweaking .bmp files, so you can use any image editor to make your design, then tweak it in PE Design.

Creating a .bmp

Many program can create .bmp bitmaps:

Other programs can export .png bitmaps which can be converted to .bmp files:

  • Inkscape (Windows, Linux)


Further reading

Check out Vince J. Accuri's very detailed videos of the Brother PE-770, especially these ones: -


Taking the machine apart is quite complex, however this video, whilst for a slightly different model, was a great help in locating all the screws and internal clips. YouTube

Pledge Drives