Brother 1034DX checks all the boxes as far as a beginner serger is concerned. When two machines manufactured by the same company are rated 9.8 and 9.6 out of 10 by serging and sewing enthusiasts and professionals and industry reviewers, that’s impressive. The main difference is in the positioning of controls and knobs. Cookies help us deliver our Services. serger/overlock Brother 1034d vs 2104d - which to choose Machine Questions I can't figure out the differences between those two machines, I did find some posts here which says they have good experience with the first, but I can't find anything about the second.