85.8 Like many of the best-selling Brother sewing machines, the XL2610 is a very good entry-level machine.  It is a free-arm sewing machine and it comes with 25 built-in stitches and 59 stitch functions.  Consumers give this machine good marks and most feel that it is a great beginner machine that does what it is supposed to do.  It is also lightweight, easily portable and reliable. [REF Brother Sewing Machine Ratings]

Consumer Insights
A review of consumer comments indicates the following common Brother XL2610 likes and dislikes:

- Automatic needle threader works well
- Lightweight
- Inexpensive
- Simple to operate
- Reliable
- Comes with a variety of stitches
- Handles several layers of fabric well
- Instruction booklet is easy to follow

- A bit noisy at times
- Some complaints that the reverse button doesn’t feed the fabric straight

You can read more detailed customer reviews for the Brother XL2610  on Amazon.

Consumer Ratings
Consumer ratings for the Brother XL2610 are not plentiful but those that are available indicate a fairly high degree of satisfaction.  Ratings from two sites have been compiled below and a weighted average score has been calculated.  SCORE = 85.8

 Source  Consumer Ratings  #Ratings
 Amazon  4.3 stars out of 5  38
 Viewpoints  4 stars out of 5  1


Key Sewing Machine Features
- 25 built-in stitches (stretch, blind-hem, quilting, decorative, etc) 
- 59 stitch functions
- Stitch width and length control
- Adjustable thread tension
- Automatic needle threader
- Automatic 4-step buttonholer
- Thread cutter
- Automatic bobbin winding
- Bbuilt in light
- Snap-on presser feet
- Carrying handle

The Brother XL2610 Free-Arm Sewing Machine has the following dimensions in inches – 15.4 x 6.7 x 11.4 and it carries a 25-year limited warranty.  It also comes in pink and a number of consumers indicate that they are pleased with the color scheme.

You can read more about the features and view the Brother XL2610 sewing machine on Amazon.



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