The Brother 4234D overlocker hems seams perfectly and creates amazing decorative effects.

$1,199.95 RRP (Inc. GST)

At a glance

  • iF Design Award Gold 2012
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With this 2, 3 or 4 thread overlocker you have great control, can save valuable time, and always get great results. Achieving perfect overlock stitches on all types and weights of fabric is incredibly straightforward with the 4234D – so it’s little wonder this machine was the winner of the Gold Award at the iF Product Design Awards 2012.

Key Features

  • 2, 3 or 4 thread, cut and sew overlock stitches
  • F.A.S.T. (Fast and Simple Threading) lower looper threading system
  • Easy threading via needle threader
  • Differential feed for perfect seaming on virtually any fabric type
  • Free arm flatbed
  • Presser foot pressure adjustment

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The award-winning Brother 4234D overlock offers professionally hemmed seams and decorative finishes at a great price point.

The 4234D lets you sew all of the following stitches: 4 thread overlock, 3 thread overlock narrow, 3 thread overlock wide, flat lock 2 thread, flat lock 3 thread, pin tuck, blind hem, rolled hem and narrow hem. 

It features a needle threader,  easy to-follow thread guide, and F.A.S.T. lower looper threading system, while  the free-arm/flatbed convertible sewing surface gives you plenty of control and helps ensure you produce excellent results every time

With 100+ years of heritage in the sewing industry, we’re delighted that our design prowess was recognised in the iF Product Design Awards 2012, where the 4234D picked up the Gold Award.

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Features in Depth

  • 2, 3 or 4 thread, cut and sew overlock stitches.
  • Easy threading via needle threader.
  • F.A.S.T. (Fast and Simple Threading) lower looper threading system.
  • 4 colour threading guide improved for easier threading.
  • Metal thread tree.
  • Perfect overlock stitches on all types and weights of fabric.
  • Stitch width 5.0 - 7.0mm.
  • Differential feed for perfect seaming on virtually any fabric type. Eliminates the wavy or stretched appearance of stitches on fabrics.
  • Retractable knife.
  • Free arm flatbed.
  • Brighter working area through energy-saving LED light.
  • Trim trap for catching scraps of fabric and storage of the foot controller when the machine is not being used.
  • Thread twist protection.
  • Lightweight, compact machine with carry handle.
  • Presser foot pressure adjustment.
  • Blind stitch foot for finishing and hemming in one operation.
  • Common snap on presser foot.
  • Two stitch fingers included (one on machine).
  • Built-in accessory storage.
  • Wide table with large storage compartments (optional).

Machine weight: 6 KG.

Machine dimensions (D x W x H): 279 x 335 x 298.

What's in the box

Accessories included:

• Soft Cover
• Accessory Bag
• Tweezers
• Thread Net x4
• Thread Spool Cap x4
• Cleaning Brush
• Hexagonal Driver
• Needle Set (Schmetz) 130/705H - 2 x #80; 2 x #90
• Foot Control
• Thread Change Assembly
• Trim Trap
• Stitch Finger “W”
• Blind Stitch Foot
Included accessories subject to change without notice.

Specification Details

Features and Specifications

Design Mechanical
Machine Size Compact and Lightweight
Machine Type Overlocker
Skill Level Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate
Use Business, Home
Accessories Compartment Yes
Foot Controller Yes
Operational Manual Yes
Specialty Feed Included Blind Stitch Foot, Standard Foot
Trim Trap Included
Wide Table Optional
Change for Rolled Hem Instant
Differential Feed Yes
Free Arm Sewing Yes
Hardware Type Mechanical
Knife Drive Type Lower Drive
Lighting LED
Lower Looper Threading Method Retractable Type
Needle Threader Yes
Pressure Foot Pressure Yes
Stitch Length (Overlook Stitch) 2.0 - 4.0mm
Stitch Length (Narrow/Rolled Hemming) 1.0 - 2.0mm Narrow Hem, 5.0 - 0.7mm Rolled Hem
Stitch Type 1 Needle 3 Threads Overlook Stitch, 2 Needle 4 Threads Overlock Stitch
Stitch Width 5.0 - 7.0mm from Left Needle
Thread Tension Upper Dial Type
Threading Type Fast and Simple, Lower Looper Threading System
3 Thread Overlock Narrow 2.8mm Yes
3 Thread Overlock Wide 5mm Yes
4 Thread Overlook Yes
Blind Hem Yes
Flat Lock 2 Thread Yes
Flat Lock 3 Thread Yes
Narrow Hem Yes
Pin Tuck Yes
Rolled Hem Yes

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