Brother LS-1217 Mechanical Sewing Machine

Bring your ideas and creativity to life with the Brother LS-1217 that is very light and portable sewing machine. The excellent threading mechanism of this Brother sewing machine allows easily threading. With this mechanical sewing machine, you can easily stitch as many as six layers of fabric and as thick as wool, leather or denim without breaking the needles. The artificial lights on the Brother LS-1217 aid you to be more attentive to details and let you view clearly even in the dark. This Brother sewing machine has twin needles so that you can use it for two color sewing. The electronic speed control of this mechanical sewing machine gives you ample scope to control the speed to suit your needs.

Product Review Summary

Based on 3 user reviews
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  • Good Value (1)
  • Easy to Use (1)
  • Great Design (1)
  • needles break easily (1)
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  • Home (1)
  • Everyday Use (1)

Consumer Reviews


Good first time user sewing machine

bymommyoftheark Mar 31, 2010
8 Helpfuls 9 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good Value, Easy to Use, Great Design
Cons needles break easily
Recommended it? Yes

This was my first sewing machine.  Even without taking sewing classes, I was able to use the sewing machine no problem.  This is a good machine for the price.  Not alot of frills but will do your basic job.  Read full review »


Excellent Machine

bybrareena Apr 12, 2007
2 Helpfuls 3 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros easy to use, great for beginners as well as ones more experienced
Cons only has straight stitch and zigzag stitch
Recommended it? Yes

This is an excellent sewing machine. I have used it for several years and so far haven't had one problem with it. Read full review »



bydlb2 Mar 30, 2003
10 Helpfuls 11 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good machine for the price
Cons Not many bells and whistles
Recommended it? Yes

I found this machine at Wal-mart for $99. It's great for beginners or those who are starting to sew again after many years as I am. Although it has lots of nice features (17 decorative stitch function) it lacks the fanciness of the more expensive machines.
Set up is a breeze if you follow the... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Additional Features Carry Handle


Height 11.42 in.
Width 15 in.
Weight 15 lb.
Depth 6 in.

Technical Features

Threading Manual
Twin Needle for 2-Color Sewing With Twin Needle

Key Features

Easy Button Hole With Easy Button Hole
No. of Built-In Stitches 2
Operation Mechanical

Product Identifiers

UPC 012502105404
MPN LS-1217

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