Cover Stitch Machines by Brother

Brother CV3440 and CV3550 cover stitch machines offer coverhem functionality for a high‑quality, sophisticated finish. Whether using one of the cover stitch stitches or the chain stitch, you’ll find these user‑friendly machines make hemming and topstitching fabrics and garments a breeze.

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CV3440 Single‑sided Cover Stitch Machine

Create a wide range of cover stitches on many types and weights of fabric for both decorative and constructive applications with the CV3440 cover stitch machine. The cover stitch will appear on the bottom side of the fabric while a top stitch will show on the top side of the fabric as you sew hems and add decorative stitching to your projects.

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CV3550 Double‑sided Cover Stitch Machine

Looking for more? The CV3550 double‑sided cover stitch offers all features of the CV3440, plus an additional top cover stitch to give you 3 additional stitches for an even more professional look. When the cover spreader is engaged, a cover stitch will appear on both top and bottom sides of the fabric. This special one‑step finish is previously unavailable!

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Up to 7 stitch options to choose from

Whether the situation calls for a chain stitch, wide cover stitch or a triple top cover stitch, this new lineup of Cover Stitch machines can provide you the finishing touches you need whether hemming, binding, topstitching or adding decorative effects.

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Triple Cover Stitch

Three-needle, four-thread reinforced cover stitch. Perfect for hemming, decorative effects, elastic and durable seams for sportswear.

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Wide Cover Stitch

Two-needle, three-thread cover stitch. Ideal for hemming, topstitching and decorative effects on T-shirts and knits.

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Narrow Cover Stitch

Two-needle, three-thread cover stitch. Optimal for hemming on fine fabrics, tape binding and topstitching.

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Chain Stitch

Two-needle, three-thread cover stitch. Optimal for hemming on fine fabrics, tape binding and topstitching.

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Triple Top Cover Stitch *

Three-needle, five-thread top cover stitch. Perfect for hems, top stitching, flat joining seams and edging with elastic and bindings.

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Top Cover Stitch (Wide) *

Two-needle, four-thread top cover stitch. It is perfect for hems, top stitching, flat joining seams and edging with elastic and bindings.

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Top Cover Stitch (Narrow) *

Two-needle, four-thread top cover stitch. It is perfect for hems, top stitching, flat joining seams and edging with elastic and bindings.

*Only available on model CV3550.

Cover Stitch Features

Form meets function across this new collection of Cover Stitch machines. Substantial workspace, 1-touch tension release, and free arm, enable an ease of working previously unavailable.

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Extra Large 6.1” x 3.9” Workspace Whether hemming or adding decorative stitching to sportswear, comfortably work on your projects with the substantial space to the right of the needle.

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One‑Touch Tension Release Simply lift the presser foot lever to release all thread tensions for easy fabric removal. Tensions remain open until you lower the presser foot again.

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Chain Stitching This cover stitch machine has the capability to make a 1 needle, 2 thread chain stitch.

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Free Arm We’ve added a free arm to make sewing necklines, hemlines and cuffs even easier.

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Fast & Cool LED Light The cool, bright LED light located near the needle is also an energy savings.

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Thread Cutter Enjoy the built-in thread cutter for your sewing convenience and added efficiency.

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Easy Transportable Machines Lightweight and compact, both machines are equipped with convenient carry handles so you may take them where needed.

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Easy Access Controls Easy access to presser foot lever, stitch length adjustment dial, differential feed dial and handwheel located on right-side.

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Fast & Easy Cover Spreader Threading You'll enjoy fast and easy threading of the cover spreader for a double-sided cover stitch on the CV3550.

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Optional Attachment Ready Comes complete with the mounting holes for using the many attachments Brother and its' competitors have available.

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Color Coded Threading Follow a single colored line per thread spool, as a guide for easy threading, even with 5 spools on the CV3550.

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Metal Thread Antenna The metal thread stand adds strength, and once threaded, it helps straighten the threads to prevent tangling.

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Presser Foot Presure Adjuster Easily adjust the pressure of your presser foot with the dial on the top of machine, above the needle.

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Verticle Needles Vertical needles increase needle penetration while decreasing risk that needles may damage fabric.

Comparison Chart

Compare features of CV3440 Cover Stitch and the CV3550 Double-Sided Cover Stitch and see which is the right option for you.

  CV3440 CV3550
Large Workspace 6.1” x 3.9” 6.1” x 3.9”
One-Touch Lever Tension Release
Free Arm
LED Light
Tri-Cover Stitch 6.0mm 6.0mm
Cover Stitch 3.0mm, 6.0mm 3.0mm, 6.0mm
Chain Stitch
Double Tri-Cover Stitch   6.0mm
Double Cover Stitch   3.0mm, 6.0mm
Cover Spreader  
Types of Stitches 4 7
Stitch Width 3.0mm ‐ 6.0mm 3.0mm ‐ 6.0mm
Stitch Length 2.0mm ‐ 4.0mm 2.0mm ‐ 4.0mm
Presser Foot Pressure Adjustment
Thread Cutter
Metal Thread Antennae
Verticle Needles
Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute) 1,000 SPM 1,000 SPM
Ready to Use with Optional Attachments
Differential Feed Adjustment on Righthand Side
Stitch Length Adjustment on Righthand Side
Color-coded Threading Guide
Easy to Follow Lay-in Threading
Fast and Easy Looper Threading System
Differential Fabric Feed for Better Stitch Quality
Instructional DVD
Accessory Box incuding tweezers, cleaning brush, thread net, needle set, etc.

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