JA20 Sewing Machine

Mechanical Sewing Machine, Free Arm Conversion


The JA20 Sewing Machine is compact, easy-to-use and offers free arm sewing. It is the perfect addition to your sewing room to sew and mend home furnishings, perform alterations, perform simple dressmaking and more. Featuring 2 built-in stitches and stitch length and width control, the free arm sewing surface is easily convertible from traditional flatbed to free arm for sewing round, or circular projects such as cuffs and sleeves.

The JA20 Sewing Machine features LED lighting for bright and easy sewing in low-light environments and top load bobbin functionality for quick setting, easy maintenance and clear view.

*Offered exclusively at House&Home and OK Furniture



The Brother JA20 Sewing Machine comes with an instructional DVD that takes you step-by-step into sewing, and includes all the instructions for two great starter sewing projects.

This Sewing Machine is compact and easy-to-use with a wide range of features such as stitch length and width control. The JA20 Sewing Machine has free arm conversion, ideal for mending, simple dressmaking, home decor and alterations.

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Key Features

  • 2 Built-in stitches
  • Stitch length and width control
  • Free arm sewing
  • LED sewing light
  • Top load bobbin
  • Max 5mm stitch width
  • Max 4mm stitch length
  • Dial selection
  • Instructional DVD for the JA20 Sewing Machine
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Additional information

Hardware Type

Beginner Sewing, Intermediate Sewing, Mechanical Sewing Machine, Sewing Machine



Stitch Select Display

Dial Selection

Built-in Stitches


Free Arm Sewing


Stitch Width


Stitch Length


Foot Controller


Bobbin Type

Top Load Bobbin

Thread Tension Control


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 JA20 Sewing Machine ships with the following:

  • Bobbin (one on the machine)
  • Foot controller
  • Needle set (90/14 needle)
  • Screwdriver
  • Zipper foot
  • Zigzag foot (on the machine)
  • Instructional DVD

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.