Constantine Quilts is a home based business that was established in 1996 to cater to quilters of all ages and experiences. I initially commenced teaching at home on our farm in the beautiful area of the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. This was to encourage young mums to learn this wonderful craft. Here in my area it is not easy to attend classes with the cost of childcare or babysitters, so mum’s were welcome to bring their preschoolers with them whilst they sew & learn.
From this I have developed my own patterns and started stocking notions and books. Most of these patterns have now been published in the Australian National Quilting magazines, Canadian & French publications and by That Patchwork Place in the USA as well.
The addition in Dec 2000 to the business, was a longarm quilting machine. I am now able to help you finish all those gorgeous quilts you have in your cupboard!! Check the machine quilting page for more details. Send me an email to discuss my schedule!
To assist with the machine quilting business I have developed a variety of No-Frills™ templates/rulers for use with commercial quilting machines. These templates are “No-Frills” 1/4″ thick clear acrylic with no lines etched on them, packaging or instructions. However a number of tips, suggestions for use and some instructions are included on this website for users. The prices reflect the ‘no frills’ nature of these gadgets!!
After teaching longarm machine quilting in the USA in April 2005, I fell in love with the A1-Elite Longarm quilting machine and now own one of these and am able to offer these to Australian customers as another choice in finding the ‘right’ quilting machine to suit the individual!
Finally, the ultimate addition to your own longarm is the Intelliquilter computerised system. This will save your body and reduce your stress levels and get those quilts out the door so much quicker! Available for all longarm quilting machines available in Australia.
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