Benefits at a glance

  • 17 built-in stitches – including an overcast stitch for perfect seam finishes
  • 4-step automatic buttonhole
  • Extra bright LED Light
  • Free arm conversion
  • Top load drop-in bobbin
  • Lots of accessories
  • Instructional DVD included


The RL-417 is a great sewing companion for beginners. Alterations and patches come easy with this machine, which offers a blend of reliability and dexterity for everyday sewing projects. With lots of extra accessories, it gives you plenty of ways to approach routine stitching tasks.


The RL417 – 17 stitches in one great value, lightweight, portable machine.

This sewing machine comes with an overcast stitch and a range of accessories, making the LX17 perfect for beginners looking to add a little extra flair to their projects. At Brother they have over 100 years of experience making sewing machines, which means their products stand out. The unrivalled expertise goes into every machine they make, all designed to meet the needs of hobbyists and designers across the globe.

Machine size Small
Product Type Sewing
Skill Level Beginner
Bobbin type Horizontal
Machine type Mechanical
Insertion of bobbin Top load drop-in bobbin
Lighting LED
Number of needles 1
Stitch selection Dial
Buttonholes 1
Utility stitches incl. buttonholes 17
Bobbin winder Yes