Brother XL-2230 Review

Brother XL-2230 Review

The Brother XL2230 sewing machine features 31 stitch functions to tackle the majority of projects you would like to sew. Like the other machines in their lineup it is quite easy to learn how to sew on but still gives you enough functionality to keep you busy when you become more advanced. Add in the fact that it is lightweight enough to carry around with you and you have a real popular machine by today’s standards.

When you think of sewing machines, one of the brands that likely comes to mind first is Brother and there is a reason for that. Their customers typically give them positive reviews and high ratings while remaining loyal to them for many years. The main reason is each machine in their lineup serves a purpose and any sewing enthusiast will find the best model for their needs. The XL-2230 is an affordable, no frills machine that will provide many years of enjoyment.


  • Straight, satin, zigzag, stretch, blind-hem, elastic, and triple stitches
  • Easy thread design with built in needle threader, drop in bobbin
  • 31 different stitch functions including utility, decorative, quilting, and heirloom
  • Automatic stitch length and width
  • Dial thread tension adjustment
  • Compact and lightweight design, built in handle for easy carrying

The Brother XL2230 is an affordable free arm machine with enough funtionality for many home sewing enthusiasts. It is easy to set up and make adjustments on, and it produces nice stitches on a variety of materials. It’s another quality product in their very robust lineup.

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