7 Best hat embroidery machines of all time

With the help of modern sewing machines, it is possible not only to do some small operations – to sew trousers, to shorten tulle, to sew a pillowcase, but also to be engaged in creativity – to decorate your house or apartment, to decorate the child’s clothes… If you are seeking for a good cap embroidery machine, this post is for you! So, a person who decided to buy a home best hat embroidery machine will certainly be lost at the sight of a huge number of brands, models and technical characteristics of machines. This article will help you to make the right choice. Here is the selection of the best ones:

Singer Futura XL 400

SINGER Futura XL400

Singer Futura XL 400 is a good option for beginners. It’s also good if you aren’t sure if you would go on to take your hobby of cap embroidery seriously or not later on.

The main characteristics of the sewing machine Singer Futura XL-400

  • Type of machine – Sewing and embroidery
  • Number of sewing operations – 30/125
  • Shuttle type – horizontal
  • The main purpose is sewing and embroidery
  • Country of origin – China

Technical specifications of Singer Futura XL-400

Lines: workers, elastic, overlock, secret, decorative
Number of sewing operations – 30
Loops in automatic mode – 2 types
Stepless adjustment of stitch sizes
Adjusting the stitch width from 0 to 7 mm
Adjusting the stitch length from 0 to 4 mm

Number of built-in embroidery designs – 125
Ability to convert and combine embroidery elements
Fonts for embroidery – 2 kinds of alphabet
Connecting to a computer via USB
Embroidery speed – 600 stitches/min
The size of the embroidery hoop: 260 x 160mm and 100 x 100mm

Adjusting the sewing speed on the machine body
Presser foot pressure sensor
Sewing with a double needle
A quick change of foot
Free sleeve
Reverse button
Automatic bobbin winder
Lighting the sewing area

The embroidery machine Singer Futura XL-400 has:

  • Embroidery hoops 260 x 160mm and 100 x 100mm
  • Ripper
  • Set of needles
  • Bobbins and tools
  • Soft Case


  • The Swift Smart Threading system quickly cuts the thread.
  • Drop and Sew Bobbin function.
  • Ability to use several hoops.
  • Automatic sewing thread.
  • Speed control. You can set the speed from very low to very high.


  • Installation programs and programs for automatic image transfer into the design are not included in the basic package.
  • The sewing machine is very noisy when the rim moves at high speed.

In general, this embroidery machine is very good. If you do not take into account the above-mentioned problems, it is an excellent hat embroidery machine in its price category.

You can also check: 11 Best sewing machine for quilting

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Brother SE400


Brother’s sewing and embroidery machines are the ideal choices for those who want to simultaneously sew and make creative embroidery on products. Enjoy sewing and embody your ideas in fantastic colorful motifs of embroideries.

Brother SE-400 computerized embroidery and sewing machine.

Brief characteristics:


  • 70 ready-made embroidery designs,
  • 5 fonts,
  • 120 frame combinations,
  • embroidery size 10 X 10 inches;


  • 67 sewing stitches,
  • sewing without pedal,
  • needle positioning,
  • smooth adjustment of sewing speed,
  • work with Brother memory cards,
  • USB port,
  • touch LCD display.

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Brother LB6800PRW

Brother LB6800PRWBrother LB6800PRW is a computerized sewing and embroidery machine, which can be very useful in everyday life. You can easily move from embroidery to sewing, simply by sliding the embroidery platform and changing the presser foot. If you like multifunctionality, then this machine is for you. Some technical characteristics that are worthy of attention:

Selecting a stitch

The desired stitch is easily selected using the LCD display. In addition, you can adjust the stitch according to the features of the embroidery. At your disposal, there is a huge number of combinations of stitches for quilting, basting, sewing knitted fabrics and so on.


Brother LB6800PRW is able to sew at up to 700 stitches and embroider up to 400 stitches per minute. This is quite a high speed for the sewing machine, but at the same time it can easily do its job and does it perfectly. In addition, the machine is equipped with a sewing speed controller, which allows you to select different speed modes.

“Free sleeve”

When working on the Brother LB6800PRW, you can use the “free sleeve” function, which will allow you to easily sew the collar or hat brims.

Panel for selecting the type of stitch

On the front of the computerized machine, there is a special panel, with which you can select any stitch that the machine performs. This makes the process much easier because you do not have to constantly refer to instructions.


In the sewing machine Brother LB6800PRW, there are 70 built-in patterns for embroidery. Having made a choice, you can easily decorate the product with embroidery. In addition, you can make copies of pictures from your computer and store them on a USB drive. The Brother machine model LB6800PRW has a built-in port that allows you to read flash memory. Thanks to this, a huge number of pictures found on the Internet or recorded on DVD becomes available. To do this, save the pictures on the drive, and then connect it to the machine. The built-in memory card slot provides access to thousands of drawings provided by the manufacturer.

Foot drive

The foot pedal has a control function. To turn on / off the machine, you can use either a pedal or a special button.

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Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 

Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 SINGER company has released a new model of the computerized sewing machine Singer Quantum Stylist 9960. It should be noted that the arsenal of stitches of this model simply shocks – 700 sewing operations. Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 will delight both amateurs and professionals of sewing with a lot of built-in sewing operations, easy operation, automatic settings and adjustments and other useful functions that make sewing even more fun!

The main characteristics of the sewing machine SINGER Quantum Stylist 9960

  • Type of sewing machine – Computerized (electronic)
  • Number of sewing operations – 700
  • Shuttle type – horizontal
  • The main purpose is a universal sewing machine with an expanded set of sewing operations and embroidery of the alphabet

Characteristics of SINGER Quantum Stylist 9960

  • Stitches of 700 kinds: workers, elastic, overlock, secret, decorative, embroidery of letters, stitches for quilting
  • Control of the selected stitch and sewing control on the display
  • Loops in automatic mode – 12 types
  • Embroidery – 3 kinds of the Latin alphabet in the machine’s memory
  • Stepless adjustment of stitch sizes
  • Adjusting the stitch width from 0 to 7 mm
  • Adjusting the stitch length from 0 to 6 mm
  • Adjusting the presser foot pressure on the fabric
  • Needle positioning system
  • Intelligent threading system
  • The ability to work without a pedal – the Start / Stop button
  • Lighting the sewing area with three LED lights

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Brother PE770

Brother PE770When choosing an embroidery machine for hats, pay attention to the new model from Brother Innov-is 770E. Simple loading of designs, easy operations, the maximum field of the embroidery is 180×130 mm. The machine is compact and does not take much space in the apartment, but with it, you can change your clothes and interior of the house with embroidery.

BROTHER INNOV-IS 770E characteristics:

  • The size of the embroidery is 180×130 mm
  • Download designs via USB-flash
  • 136 Embroidery Designs for Embroidery
  • Easy top and bottom thread filling
  • Embroidering speed 350 or 650 stitches per minute
  • Resizing the design
  • Mirroring the design
  • Rotate the picture 1/10/90 degrees
  • Save up to 12 embroidery designs in machine memory

In addition to the built-in embroidery designs of machine embroidery, you can use other designs. For example, to buy a collection of drawings from the manufacturer of the embroidery machine on USB-media, download from the free collection of the site of the official representation of Brother and the site Brother-friends.ru. On the machine body, there are several buttons responsible for thread trimming, needle position (top or bottom) and Start / Stop button with a color indication of the machine operating mode.

A small, liquid crystal and informative display of the machine allows you to see a schematic image of the embroidered pattern, the number of stitches in the design, the change of thread, the time of embroidery, etc. In the machine, there is a built-in directory, where you can find tips on performing basic operations. The LCD display is equipped with the following icons: embroidery patterns, additional embroidery patterns, alphabet letters, border patterns, embroidery data card, drawings stored in the machine memory, moving the embroidery module to its original position. For each icon, an additional menu is hidden in which a pattern for embroidery is selected or necessary settings for embroidery are made.

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Janome Memory Craft 9900

Janome Memory Craft 9900Janome Memory Craft 9900 is a beautiful sewing machine, complete with a full-fledged embroidery unit, which makes this beautiful model embroidery tool. Janome Memory Craft allows you to sew original items and decorate them with equally sophisticated embroidery.

Janome Memory Craft 9900 is a new generation sewing and embroidery machine. It has 619 built-in sewing operations with a maximum width of up to 9 mm, most of which can be combined, lengthened and mirrored vertically and horizontally. In embroidery mode, Janome Memory Craft 9900 has 175 built-in designs, most of which are brand new. Also in sewing and embroidery mode, there are built-in alphabets.

Janome Memory Craft 9900 has a compact embroidery module. You can expand the embroidery capabilities of the machine by transferring new designs to it using USB flash. With three easily replaceable front panels, your machine will always match your mood.

Embroidery operations

  • Embroidery designs – 175
  • Embroidery alphabets – 4 types
  • Monograms of 2-3 letters – 2 types
  • Adjusting the stitch length from 0 to 5 mm
  • Adjusting the zigzag width from 0 to 9 mm

Key Features:

  • Built-in 3MB memory
  • USB port for USB flash
  • The maximum size of embroidery is 170 x 200 mm
  • The function of mirroring the embroidery (horizontally and vertically)
  • Increase / decrease in embroidery size from 80% to 120%
  • Copying of embroidery
  • Combining Designs
  • Color matching
  • Combining colors
  • Change the order of embroidery
  • An arrangement of the embroidery alphabet in a circle
  • Horizontal shuttle
  • Touchscreen LCD with backlight
  • The choice of the menu language
  • Possibility to choose your favorite embroidery threads
  • Lock for security purposes
  • Start / stop button
  • Sewing speed controller
  • Storage compartment for accessories

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Janome MB-4S

janome mb 4sEmbroidery machine Janome MB 4 – 4S is a 4 needle machine of the professional type which will be an indispensable attribute if you are passionate about the professional creation of ornaments, images or decorations on woven items including hats. Unique characteristics, which will be discussed directly below, are characteristic of industrial machinery.

In the machine Janome MB 4 multi-needle type an amazing feature is realized, which is the ability to edit and scale drawings of embroidery. The highly informative touch screen displays the selected settings, and also allows you to familiarize yourself with the selected embroidery design. The display of the machine is an interpreter that allows the user to talk to the machine in one language. And in this case, the display of the machine Janome MB-4 can be called a good translator. Bright, contrast, it allows you to work even in direct sunlight. Direct data transfer to the machine is done using the software and the supplied USB cable.

In the Janome MB 4 embroidery machine, thread trimming can be performed in automatic mode. It is also possible to perform embroidery without pressing the pedal. Shuttle device is vertical, industrial type. The machine has ten different types of an alphabet, there is an automatic threading device. The maximum speed of embroidery is 800 stitches per minute.

According to the information presented in the manual, you can change the design size by 120%. However, remember that when you resize the design, you are likely to get too long stitches, and if you change the size in the smaller direction, you risk getting too many small stitches. However, for convenience, the machine has the function of skipping small stitches, which makes it easy to get around the problem that occurs when the size of the design decreases.

The number of drawings in the complete set is 50. The machine includes such accessories as embroidery hoops, scissors, felt pads, a set of needles and bobbins, etc.

Easy to use, inherent in household machines, neatly intertwined with industrial features. Beautiful design will give pleasure to the amateurs to decorate the workplace in accordance with the latest trends in interior design.