Brother Innov-Is A80 Review

The Brother Innov-Is A80 is the medium sizes machine in Brother Innov-is A series. The series was launched in 2018 and has since been among Brothers' most popular sewing machine series. Let's test and review the middle Brother in the Innov-Is series, The A80 to see if it's worth the buy.

Who is the Brother innov-is A80 made for?

The Brother innov-is A80 is made for beginners to intermediate users. It's easy to understand and its also strong to master most of the tasks.

For professionals, the Innov-is A80 is a little to slow and to weak to be good enough. However, it is a handy machine for experts that need a portable small sewing machine for easy repair jobs on the go.

The Brother Innov-Is A80 machine is small and sturdy. It's not an overwhelming amount of buttons, it feels comprehendible.


The Brother Innovis A80 has LED lighting and a 2.6" LCD Screen. It has 80 built-in stitches. 8 of them are buttonhole styles. The motor is 46 and it can stitch 850 stitches per minute. The sewing machine is computerized and it can be controlled with the foot pedal or the start/stop button.

It has a needle threader and a drop-in bobbin system.

Specification list:

  • 80 Stitches (8 Buttonholes)

  • Built-in Needle threader

  • 2.6" LCD Display Screen

  • LED Lighting

  • Jog dial

  • Lock Stitch button

  • Free arm

  • Needle stop position (up/down)

  • Speed control

  • Weight: 6.5Kg

  • Warranty: 2 Years



Included Accessories

Brother is well known to be generous with accessories. Unless you are doing highly specialized work it won't be necessary to buy anything extra.

There are 7 presser feet included, only two of them are related to buttons and button and buttonholes. You can find a list of all the presser feet and the accessories included in the list below:

  • Hardcase

  • A pack of needles

  • twin needle set

  • 4 Bobbins (1 is located in the machine)

  • seam ripper

  • a cleaning brush

  • eyelet punch

  • screwdrivers

  • Extra spool pin

  • spool caps

  • Spool net

  • foot control

  • instruction manuals

Included presser feet:

  • Zigzag foot (J)

  • Monogramming foot (N)

  • Overcasting (Overlock) Foot (G)

  • Zipper foot (I)

  • Blind Stitch Foot (R)

  • Button fitting foot (M)

  • Buttonhole foot (A)




First Impressions: