Tracey Browning, Author at Constantine Quilts

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Great Australian Craft Show 2 is on again!

Great Australian Craft Show 2

YES!! We are exhibiting once again in the ONLINE Great Australian Craft Show commencing Friday 1st May at 9.30am AEST and finishing on Monday 4th May 4pm If you haven’t already heard of this wonderful event then don’t miss out this time. Whilst we are all still social distancing and staying home, Craft Alive have […]

All-in-One Starter Ruler demo

All-in-one starter ruler

Next demo is a simple one using my NEW All-in-one Starter Ruler that was recently reviewed in Quilter’s companion magazine by Michelle Marvig.   This All-in-one Starter ruler is perfect to start your ruler collection with multiple choices of quilting designs and features that will keep you very busy with only ONE ruler. A straight […]

Great Australian Craft Show specials!

Great Australian Craft Show

How exciting to be involved in the Great Australian Craft Show! Welcome to this new initiative created by Craft Alive to benefit all their Aussie exhibitors whilst we all have to be isolating at home during these difficult times. Please have some fun online by visiting all the exhibitors listed on their website. Check out […]

Sweet new Lily Lines rulers have arrived!

The ever professional, Bethanne Nemesh, has been quietly working hard to produce 2 more French Curve rulers to round out her beautiful French Connection Lily Lines set. Introducing Lily Lines 3 & Long Lily Lines!     Lily Lines 3 features three graceful “double S” French curves, fine measurement gradations along all edges, a laser […]

Australian designed & made quilting rulers!

All-in-one starter ruler

Constantine Quilts has been designing and producing quilting rulers/templates 6mm thick to use with longarm quilting machines and domestic machines that have a high shank ruler foot since 2001. Our ‘No Frills‘ range of rulers have been an extremely affordable choice for quilters world wide since that time. HOWEVER the time has come to upgrade […]

Negative quilting space & how to use it…

Quilting negative space

Today we are seeing a much bigger focus on the quilting designs on modern quilts. What appears stunning and intricate can be broken down into simple shapes and textures placed strategically in negative spaces to bring a quilt alive. While traditional quilting patterns often rely on symmetry and a fair amount of repetition between quilting […]

Unlock the power of stunning quilted textures!

Texture quilting

Unlock the power of stunning quilted textures! Try your hand at free-motion quilting, organic and geometric textures. With step-by-step lessons to sew on your sewing machine or longarm quilting machine. The following books will provide you with so much inspiration and choice to further your repertoire of designs on your own and customer quilts. Step-by-step […]

Quilting with rulers! Ideas, how to & more…

Quilting with rulers

Do you love the look of geometric quilting? You can achieve this & so much more using rulers on either your frame machine or your stationary machine.     Do you like what you see? Here’s something NEW for you that’ll surely help you achieve geometric designs: Visual Guide to Creative Straight-Line Quilting Create impressive […]

Love to hand embroider? Inspirational, easy designs for you..

Hand embroidery

Hey everyone! Sending my hellos and how-are-yous’ all the way from Texas! My week here has been very exciting so far. Helen and I are absolutely delighted to be meeting quilters from this side of the globe;  seeing old friends here at the Festival has been great as well. Don’t worry, it won’t be all […]

Do you have slippery rulers?

Do you ever get frustrated when you use rulers whilst cutting fabrics or when machine quilting? I’m sure everyone will relate – dealing with slippery rulers is such a nightmare! Sure, there are ways to “make it work” like standing up while cutting, putting just the right amount of pressure on the ruler and adjusting […]

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