Don’t Buy Brother 1034D Serger without Reading this Review

A serger is a kind of stitching machine which professionally finishes the hems and edges of various types of fabrics. It certainly levels up your sewing profession with well-crafted edges.

Brother 1034D serger comes with ¾ lay-in thread mechanism. It has various stitch options, such as 3 thread overlock, 4 thread overlock, rolled hem, narrow hem, and ribbon lock stitches. You can buy optional presser feet to sew the flat lock stitches and blind hem pin tuck.

Overall Features

Easy Threading

Though it doesn’t thread automatically, Brother 1034D has very user-friendly lay-in, color coded threading that makes it very simple to thread. Follow the steps properly. Once you get used to it, you never need to learn it again.

It comes with in-built guide to show where to thread. This easy guide will teach you to take one step at a time along the process.

Differential Feed

Another great feature is its differential feed. There is no need to get the bumpy or wavy look when working with stretchy or knit fabrics. You can get the professional finish on any fabric, whether it is jersey knits, silk, or denim. To serge things like sleeves or pent legs, the machine also has a detachable arm.

Retractable Knife Blade

It comes with inbuilt knife blade to trim the corner just before getting serged for a clean and professional edge. You can trim off the blade easily when it comes to trim the edge.

Built-in Stitches

You can conduct these stitches with presser feet –

  • 3 thread overlock
  • 4 thread overlock
  • Rolled hem
  • Narrow Hem
  • Ribbon lock stitches

With optional presser feet, you can perform blind hemming, pin tucks, and flat lock.

What Accessories you’ll Get?

  • 4 spool nets
  • Needle set
  • Cleaning brush
  • Tweezers
  • Trim trap
  • Hexl wrench

There are different accessories to choose for your serger. Hard cover is another accessory you must have. It makes the machine easier to move and protect it.

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Under the Box

  • Gathering foot
  • Accessory feet
  • Foot controller
  • Soft cover
  • Accessory bag
  • Bilingual Spanish/English user manual
  • 25-year warranty
  • Instructional DVD

Pros and Cons


  • Things get easier as everything is color and number coded
  • Affordable
  • Easy to set up


  • Cannot cover stitch or chain stitch
  • Some owners have complained about it to be very loud
  • For some users, it wasn’t that effective while using thick materials


Overall, it is an excellent stitching machine for the beginners who don’t like to spend a leg and an arm. It does everything I wanted it to do. I’ve made baby blankets, curtains, and clothing. It’s a great machine with proper maintenance.