Butterfly B-1202B/T

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The B-1202 B/T is a two-head embroidery machine from Butterfly. The dual head B-1202 is lightweight but is a true industrial/commercial embroidery machine. The machine measures 30 x 68 x 36 inches (L x W x H) and weighs 440 pounds.

The B-1202 a 15 x 16 inch sewing area with a 1000 stitch per minute maximum sewing speed. The memory capacity is one million stitches (99 designs). The Butterfly is manufactured in China with Japanese solenoids and Italian belts.

The Butterfly B-1202 features a 270 degree cap system, laser trace,[1] and 4-inch color LCD.

Butterfly B-1202B/T

The Butterfly B-1202B/T is a 12-needle, two-head embroidery machine. The machine can embroider caps, flats and tubular goods. The machine can embroider most materials, including leather embroidery.

This model is the current model for the 2014 line.

According to Butterfly marketing materials: "The machine (B-1202B/T) is ideal for most all embroidery jobs from large garments to pocket size designs to caps. The machine is ideal for both start ups and existing commercial embroidery shops for both full service embroidery and samples. The machine is portable enough to attend shows yet strong enough to tackle jacket backs, leather goods,[2] etc. This machine will benchmark against again other machine in its class."[3]


Butterfly B-1202B/T control panel
Butterfly B-1202B/T control panel

The Butterfly B-1202B/T can embroider on a wide range of garments.

Some examples include:

  • Polos/Shirts
  • 3D Puff Embroidery
  • Cap Embroidery - 270 Degree
  • Cap Backs
  • Jackets
  • Belts/Collars
  • Leather
  • Almost ANYTHING that can be embroidered.

Market Niche

The Butterfly B-1202B/T two-head machine lies squarely in the "value" segment of the dual-head embroidery machine market. Considerably less expensive than most two-head machines, but more robust and feature-rich than home-market sewing machines used by hobbyists.

The Butterfly machine will produce the same high quality embroidery sew outs as any other machine in its competitive group.

Machine Specifications

Needles 12
Heads 2
Max Speed 1200
Weight 200kgs or 4400lbs


1. - laser trace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liEBV7P5ZdI

2. - leather embroidery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmkk7tRD89E

3. - http://www.butterflyemb.com/b1501bt-Single-Head-15-fifteen-Needle.php