VR Embroidery Machine


The Brother single-needle VR Embroidery Machine combines commercial features and functionality with easy-to-use technology and advanced levels of customization, all in the comfort of your own home. Take on large projects using the 200 x 200mm embroidery area. Plus, thread color sorting means that fewer color changes are needed so reduces the time taken to complete multi-color embroidery designs.

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The Brother Innov-is VR Embroidery Machine with Single-Needle offers an unmatched combination of features, empowering you to express your creativity and personalize your embroidery projects more professionally. Additionally, the VR embroidery machine achieves up to 1,000 stitches per minute without compromising the embroidery quality, while its large 200 x 200mm embroidery area enables you to create large, complex patterns without the need to rehoop.

Integrating traditional embroidery patterns, including vintage, pattern, and floral alphabet, the Brother Innov-is VR Embroidery Machine ensures you find the perfect design for every project. Moreover, you can easily compose your text on multiple lines in a single step, adding a personal touch to towels, beach bags, work clothes, or sports equipment for your clients.

With thread color sorting, you’ll experience fewer color changes, reducing the time taken to complete multi-color embroidery designs. This feature not only saves time but also ensures smoother workflow and better results. Editing and customizing have never been easier and faster – simply choose the brand, and the corresponding color will be displayed. Moreover, the machine allows you to freely create your own designs on any material, granting you limitless creative possibilities.

The Brother Innov-is VR Embroidery Machine combines commercial-grade features and functionality with easy-to-use technology and advanced customization options, all within the comfort of your own home. As a result, you can create intricate and personalized embroidery projects with professional results effortlessly. Elevate your embroidery game with the Brother Innov-is VR and experience a new level of creativity and productivity.

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Additional information

Weight 45 kg
Dimensions 76 × 60 × 80 cm


  • Single needle.
  • Up to 1,000 stitches per minute.
  • 200 x 200mm Embroidery area.
  • 18cm Colour touch screen.
  • Automatic needle threader.
  • Automatic thread trimmers.
  • 20 Built-in fonts including Cyrillic.
  • 405 Built-in patterns.
  • Customise designs on screen.
  • Individual stitch back up.
  • Design rotation.
  • Appliqué function.
  • Single colour sewing.
  • Link capability.
  • Forward/reverse 500 stitches.
  • LED pointer.
  • Multiple line text input.
  • Built-in learning support.
  • Multiple frame sizes.
  • Upper and lower thread sensors.
  • Free motion embroidery and stippling (additional purchase required).
  • USB ports.
  • Easy to access bobbin.
  • Single colour pattern converter.
  • Free-arm embroidery.
  • Thread colour sorting.
  • Multiple line text input.
  • Independent bobbin winder.
  • 4-Spool thread stand.

Features In Depth

  • Needle threader

Push-button needle threader makes it quick and easy to get started on your next design. Simply follow the thread guide and press the button to thread the needle.

  • Built-in learning support

The on-screen guides take you through setup and basic operation to help you get the most from your VR.

  • Upper and lower thread sensors

Upper and lower thread sensors alert you when a thread is broken or has run out.

  • Multiple frame sizes

Enjoy a range of frame types and sizes, including tubular for T-shirts and towels, etc. Large frame for quilts, small portrait and landscape frames – perfect for vertical and horizontal pockets.

  • Free-motion embroidery and stippling (optional)

With the optional free-motion embroidery kit, the VR can easily be converted into a quilting/sewing machine, enabling you to add free-hand stippling designs to quilts or create your own free-hand sewing designs and artwork.

  • USB ports

Insert a USB memory stick or connect directly to your PC to send embroidery designs to the VR.

  • Large 200 x 200mm embroidery area

Create large embroidery designs with no need to re-hoop.

  • Large colour LCD touch screen

Easily edit and adjust embroidery designs, add lettering and re-size from the touch screen.

  • Easy access to bobbin

Easily replace the bobbin without removing the hoop.

  • Single colour pattern converter

Push one button to embroider a multi-coloured design in a single colour.

  • Free-arm embroidery

Embroider on shirt pockets, sleeves, jeans pockets, etc.

  • LED pointer for perfect needle positioning

The LED pointer makes it easy to see exactly where the needle will drop. Allowing you to position jobs faster and more accurately than ever.

  • 405 built-in patterns

Wide variety of built-in designs including Greek and floral alphabets, decorative and quilt patterns.

  • 20 built-in fonts

A wide range of built-in fonts to personalise your projects.

  • Thread colour sorting

Adjust the order in which multi-colour embroidery designs are stitched – reducing colour changes and minimising embroidery time.

  • Multiple line text input

Allows multiple lines of text to be entered without having to manually reposition.

  • Independent bobbin winder

The built-in independent bobbin winder is quick and easy. Allows you to wind a new bobbin while the machine is embroidering.

  • 4 Spool thread stand

The VR is equipped with a 4 spool thread stand. Ideal for quick thread changes.

  • Free-motion embroidery kit*

Convert the VR into a free-motion embroidery machine for quilting and free-motion sewing.

  • Cap frame*

Embroider your caps effortlessly. The embroidery area is a generous 130mm x up to 60mm high.

*Additional purchase required

  • Round frame kit*

The round frame kit includes 3 frames:

  • Small 100mm
  • Medium 130mm
  • Large 160mm

*Additional purchase required

  • Machine stand*

This mobile stand securely holds your VR and provides ample storage for accessories and threads.

*Additional purchase required

  • Wide table*

Wide table to support large and heavy projects, such as blankets, jackets, etc. It is recommended to stabilize the fabric.

*Additional purchase required

  • Flat frame*

Jackets and other thicker materials are easily embroidered on the flat frame, which measures 200 x 200mm.

*Additional purchase required

  • Border frame 180 x 100mm*

Embroider beautiful continuous designs and borders. Ideal for a wide range of projects from fashion to furnishings. (The usage of the wide table is recommended.)

*Additional purchase required

  • Clamp frame kit*

The clamp frame kit is ideal for adding embroidery to shoes, inner jacket pockets, cuffs, gloves and much more. (Clamp frame size 45 x 24mm)

*Additional purchase required

  • PE-Design 10 software and PE-Design Plus*

Brother’s range of embroidery design software offers features to suit all, from beginner to advanced users.

*Additional purchase required

What's in the box?

Included accessories may differ from the list below depending on the machine model you purchased. For more details on included accessories and their part codes of your machine, refer to the Quick Reference Guide.

The Brother Innov-is VR Single-Needle Embroidery Machine ships with the following:

  • Accessory case
  • Allen screwdriver
  • Cleaning brush
  • Compact Frame 70 x 41mm
  • Compact Frame 50 x 50mm
  • Compact Frame 44 x 38mm
  • Compact Frame 75 x 35mm
  • Disc-shaped screwdriver
  • Embroidery Design Guide
  • Embroidery frame 100 x 100mm
  • Embroidery frame 200 x 200mm
  • Embroidery frame holder (A)
  • Embroidery frame holder (E)
  • Embroidery sheet 100 x 100mm
  • Embroidery sheet 200 x 200mm
  • Metal bobbin (3)
  • Needle changing tool (threader)
  • Needle plate spacer
  • Needle set
  • Offset screwdriver
  • Oiler
  • Operational Manual
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Pre-wound bobbin (5)
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Scissors
  • Screwdriver (large)
  • Seam ripper
  • Spool cap (4)
  • Spool mat (4)
  • Spool net (4)
  • Standard screwdriver
  • Touch pen
  • Tweezers
  • USB Cable
  • Weight (L)
  • Weight (S)
  • Wrench (spanner) 13 x 10

Included accessories subject to change without notice

Technical Information

Hardware Type Professional Embroidery
Number of Needles 1
Embroidery Speed Up to 1,000 spm
Embroidery Area 200mm x 200mm
Display 18cm LCD Colour Touchscreen
Frames Included 100mm x 100mm, 200mm x 200mm
Compact Frames Included 44mm x 38mm, 50mm x 50mm, 70 x 41mm, 75mm x 33mm
Needle Threader Automatic
Thread Cutter Automatic
Built-in Embroidery Patterns 405
Built-in Fonts 20
On-screen Editing Yes
Individual Stitch Back Up Yes
Pattern Rotating 1, 10 or 90 degrees
Appliqué Function Yes
Single Colour Sewing Yes
Speed Range Variable Speed Range, Flat 400 – 1000 spm, Cap 400 – 600 spm
Link Capability Yes
Anchor Needle Speed No
Forward/Reverse +/- 500 Stitches
Flexible Thread System No
Table Optional
Manual Colour Sequence No
Design Placement LED Pointer
Camera Function No
LED Pointer Yes
LED Thread Indicator No
Thread Colour Sorting No
Stitch Simulator No
Stitch to Block No
Multiple Line Text Input Yes
Control Panel USB Memory Stick, USB Port for PC
Digital Media USB
Optional Extras Cap Frame, Clamp Frame Kit, Flat Frame, Free Motion Embroidery Kit, Machine Stand, PE-Design 10 Software, PE-Design Plus Software, Round Frame Kit, Wide Table
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