Benefits at a glance

  • 140 built-in stitches, including 10 buttonhole styles
  • 5 Styles of lettering (uppercase)
  • Advanced needle threader
  • Automatic thread cutter
  • Lock stitch button
  • SFDS: Square Feed Drive System
  • Knee lift
  • Memory function

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Innov-is F420

A favourite with sewers and crafters around the world, the Innov-is F420 offers an abundance of features in one simple, easy-to-use package. This versatile machine gives you the flexibility and dexterity you need to successfully take on a variety of projects.


Brother’s 100 plus years of experience has gone into building this exceptional sewing and quilting machine.

The Brother Innov-is F420’s Square Feed Drive System can handle any fabric you need, while its automatic needle threading frees up time to focus on your craft. You can feel confident that your projects will always have that all-important professional finish with the Innov-is F420.

Machine size Medium
Product Type Sewing, Quilting
Skill Level Intermediate, Expert
Accessory Compartment Yes
Bobbin type Horizontal
Case Hard Case
Machine type Electronic
Insertion of bobbin Quick set bobbin
Lighting 2 LEDs
Number of needles 1
Display resolution (pixel) 120 x 64
Display size 3.5”
Stitch selection Direct select – Electronic keypad
Type of screen LCD Monochrome
Adjustable presser foot Electronic
Automatic reverse / reinforcement stitch Yes
Bobbin work Optional
Built-in lettering styles 5 (only capital letters)
Buttonholes 10
Circular sewing Optional
Combine stitches Yes
Drop feed setting Manual
Electronic slide speed control Yes
Extension wide table Optional
Free arm sewing Yes
Free motion embroidery kit Optional
Knee lift Yes
Lock stitch button Yes
Longer feed dog Yes
Longer J-foot Yes
Mechanical dual feed Optional
Mirror imaging Yes
Multi-function foot controller Optional
My custom stitch Yes
Needle stop position control up/down Yes
Number of sewing stitches incl. buttonholes 140
Presser foot levelling button Yes
Repeated single sewing Yes
SFDS (Square feed drive system) Yes
Snap on presser feet system Yes
Speed control customised for zigzag width Yes
Stippling function Free hand quilting
Workspace (cm) 19
7 point feed dog Yes
Max. sewing speed (stitches per minute) 850
Stitch length (mm) 5
Stitch width (mm) 7
Adjustable thread tension Manual
Automatic thread cutter Yes
Bobbin winder F.A.S.T.
Needle threading system Extra Advanced
Machine dimensions (mm) 446 x 241 x 300
Machine weight (kg) 8.9