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Brother PR1050X on yellow zigzag background

PR1050X - ten needle embroidery machine

The PR1050X incorporates many features which work together to enhance your productivity. Ten needles give you a much wider range of colours. Coupled with an extra-large embroidery area and positioning sensor, the PR1050X offers increased versatility and precision.

The compact design makes it the ideal embroidery machine for small workshops or even within the home, and makes it portable enough to take to events. A wide variety of accessories give you the flexibility to embroider a huge range of items.


Not sure which machine is the right one for you? Don't worry, we've made a handy comparison chart, just for you.

What features make our machines so popular?

Extreme close up of embroidery machine needles

Super easy needle threading

Unlike most industrial embroidery machines, our range features automatic needle threading. Simply press the button! It couldn’t be easier than that.

LCD colour touchscreen of PR embroidery machine

Intuitive interface

Our embroidery machines are intuitive to operate and totally user-friendly. No ugly looking, commercial style screens here! We’ve spent a long time developing easy-to-use colour touchscreens that our customers love.


Camera function on embroidery machine shows design position

Embroidery pattern positioning

The hardest part of embroidery can be making sure you embroider in the correct place, especially if you’re new to machine embroidery. With the PR1050X there’s no such problem – we’ve provided a built-in camera to help you position your design exactly where you want to embroider it, all in real-time!

Live camera
Position your design exactly where you want to embroider it, all in real-time!

Position scanning
Scan projects in the hoop and display them on the large screen, so you can easily position the design before you start to embroider. Patterns can be re-sized, edited and the angle adjusted as required to suit the garment or project.

Camera positioning sensor
Rotate and position the embroidery exactly where needed, thanks to the built-in camera and the snowman sticker system.

Red LED pointer on golden embroidered lion on blue fabric

LED pointer for positioning

Use the built-in LED pointer on the PR670E and VR embroidery machines to help you start your embroidery in exactly the right spot. The LED pointer shows you the needle-drop position. Just another user-friendly feature we’ve designed in to help you perfectly position your embroidery designs.


Screen of embroidery machine showing video tutorials

Video tutorials and help guides

Our machines all come with on-screen video tutorials and several built-in help guides that will guide you through any embroidery question you may have. Whatever your query, we’re always at your side.


37 different styles of fonts

Variety of built-in fonts and designs

The PR and VR embroidery range comes with a generous amount of built-in fonts, so personalising items with names and phrases is child's play. Simply enter the text your customer wants onto the colour touchscreen, select the size, even choose to curve or extrude the letters - all in a few easy steps.

Scan frame and screens showing My Design Center function

My Design Center (optional for PR1050X)

My Design Center integrates seamlessly with the PR-embroidery machines’ Camera Scanning Technology to offer new design capabilities at your fingertips, all without a PC. Draw or doodle directly onto the LCD display, and watch your design spring to life in the large drawing area.

Or, use the scanning frame to scan line art, handwriting or printed clip art and have it transformed into embroidery data. Easily add stippling or fill patterns to your embroidery designs and quilt blocks.

PR embroidery machine in shop setting with mannequin and frames

Additional features which makes business sense:

  • Variable speed: 400 to 1,000 stitches per minute

    Select the best embroidery speed for your project or choose different speeds for individual needles to suit speciality threads.
  • Link up to 4 machines via a single PC

    With the new PE-Design software (separate purchase required), it’s possible to link up to 4 machines via a single PC to enhance productivity.
    Send designs to multiple machines. Queue name changes with the new name drop feature. Ideal when making personalised items such as team shirts.
  • Automatic frame determination

    Detect the attached frame and display its contents directly on the screen.

Blue and red shoe in embroidery machine
White and pink bag in clamp frame on embroidery machine
Frame scan for embroidery machine
Blue and red cap in embroidery machine
White embroidered handkerchief in small oval frame
Polo shirt on cylinder frame in embroidery machine
Embroidered golden letters in embroidery frame
Magnet embroidery frame
Round embroidery frame on polo shirt

See all embroidery frames and their compatibility by downloading our handy frame guide here

Want to see our machines in action?  Have a look at what you can embroider with the wide variety of frames available.

How to embroider on a sports jacket (on chest) - Brother PR embroidery series

How to use different frames and accessories on the PR embroidery series