Welcome to Hanging by a Thread


Come and set your creativity free in the peaceful riverside township of Macksville in the heart of the Nambucca Valley

What we do



We sell Bernina and Brother sewing, embroidery, overlocking and cutting machines and accessories.

We have an extensive range of  machine embroidery supplies and haberdashery.

We also stock a fantastic range of mixed media, journaling, paper craft and scrapbooking supplies including products from Australian companies Darkroom Door and Colour Blast as well as a large variety of Ranger products.

Classes & Workshops


We offer a free lesson for every machine purchased in store including advanced lessons for Embroidery machines.

We also offer classes & workshops in

  • Brother Scan n Cut
  • Machine Embroidery
  • Sewing projects
  • Card making
  • Scrapbooking
  • Various art, craft and mixed media classes
  • Brother PE Design

Service & Repairs


We service and repair most makes & models of sewing machines, embroidery machines and overlockers.

Contact Us

We love to hear from our customers

Please feel free to drop us a line or better yet come in and visit.

Hanging by a Thread

11 Princess Street, Macksville New South Wales 2447

02 5509 1664


Open today

09:30 am – 05:00 pm

We do run evening classes.

If the lights are on we're usually here so please feel free to drop in.

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