A16 Sewing Machine

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R6,900.00 - R7,200.00

Computerised Sewing Machine with 16 Built-in stitches and 6.6cm LCD Screen


Smart sewing made simple. The Brother A16 Sewing Machine is the embodiment of simplicity. It is packed with big features and automatic settings to create an effortless sewing experience.

The A-Series range of machines are famous for their great stitch quality and sturdy build so take advantage of the computerised interface, 16 built-in stitches and 6.6cm LCD screen to create perfect designs.



Say hello to the A-Series Sewing Machines by Brother, They’re like nothing you’ve ever sewn. The A16 Sewing Machine is packed with big features and auto setting to make your sewing experience effortless and simple.

Feel inspired to tackle projects you never thought were possible with the A16 Sewing Machine’s great stitch quality and sturdy build.

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Key Features

  • 16 Built-in sewing stitches
  • 3 Styles of buttonholes
  • Jog Dial Stitch Selection
  • 6.6cm LCD Screen
  • New Longer J Foot
  • Safety Detection Sensor
  • Advanced Needle Threading
  • Lock Stitch Button (without light)
  • LED Sewing Light
  • Soft Cover Included
1 Year Carry-in Warranty logo

Peace of Mind. Guaranteed.

When you purchase a Brother A16 Sewing Machine and our genuine accessories, we’ll support you every step of the way with our FREE 1-year warranty commitment. YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER YOUR PRODUCT, our warranty is automatic when you purchase your Brother machine. To keep your Brother machine in optimal condition we recommend using only Brother Genuine accessories, this will ensure you automatically enjoy our exclusive 1-year warranty.

Additional information

Hardware Type

Computerised Sewing, Intermediate Sewing, Sewing Machine





Stitch Select Display

Jog Dial

Built-in Stitches


Feed Dog

7 Point

Standard Presser Feet


Max Sewing Speed

Up to 850 spm

Free Arm Sewing


Buttonhole Patterns


Buttonhole Method

1 Step

Start/Stop Button


Speed Controller


Twin Needle Setting Key


Drop Feed


Foot Controller


Bobbin Type


Quick Set Bobbin


Thread Tension Control


Thread Cutter


Needle Threader


Carry Case

Soft Cover Included

What's in the Box

Included accessories may differ from the list below depending on the machine model you purchased. For more details on included accessories and their part codes of your machine, refer to the Quick Reference Guide.

The A16 Computerised Sewing Machine ships with the following:

  • Accessory bag
  • Blind stitch foot
  • Bobbins x4 (one on the machine)
  • Bobbin case (on machine)
  • Button fitting foot
  • Buttonhole foot
  • Cleaning brush
  • Disc-shaped screwdriver
  • Extra horizontal spool pin
  • Foot controller
  • Needle set (1x 6-needle set, 1x 3-needle set)
  • Operation manual
  • Overcasting foot
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Screwdriver (large)
  • Seam ripper
  • Spool caps (1x small, 1x medium-on the machine, 1x large)
  • Spool net
  • Twin needle
  • Zigzag foot (on the machine)
  • Zipper foot

Included accessories subject to change without notice


Brother offers a wide range of compatible consumables and accessories for our range of sewing and embroidery machines. These include product guides, bobbins, wide tables and a range of decorative and functional feet to achieve your sewing goals.

Click on the product link below to visit the Brother Solutions Center where you will find our range of sewing accessories for your product.



Support & Downloads

At Brother, we are always at your side when it comes to supporting our products.  Click on the product link below to visit the Brother Solutions Center where you will find the latest drivers and software as well as product manuals, user guides, troubleshooting support, Frequently Asked Questions, consumable and accessory information and product specifications.

The Brother SupportCenter can also be accessed via a FREE app, more info here.