Author Archives: Tracey Browning

Birthday sale…where did the last 2 months go?

I can’t believe it is August already! I’ve totally lost over 2 months with so much happening here… I had planned on a sale each month for my 20th birthday year of being in business. Seeing as I’ve missed June/July totally I’m going to include a range of products in this months special with 20% […]

Free giveaway -180 More doodle quilting designs has arrived!

I was thrilled to receive my copies of this brand new book last Friday in the post! It is an honour to be included in the amazing group of contributors including our own Aussie – Caroline Murfitt, Freebird Quilting Designs. Doodle quilting has taken the quilt world by storm–and now there are 180 more doodle designs for […]

Lest we forget…

ANZAC Day on 25th April, is our day of remembrance, originally created to honour the members of the Australian & New Zealand army who fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire during World War 1. In honour of all Australians and New Zealanders ‘who served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations ‘ and […]

Quick Blog Update!

Back in stock! With many requests from customers, I have restocked my supply of Bohin mechanical marking pens and different coloured refills – along with ADDING the Bohin chalk pencils to our list of inventory. Not your Grandmother’s chalk pencil, this chalk pencil is a favourite of many. This quilt marking tool is a mechanical […]

March madness continues with our celebrations….

The party continues….  Yes it is our 20th anniversary this year and each month YOU are the ones that benefit! My March madness is presenting to you a BRAND NEW pattern from the stunning Bethanne Nemesh. Rising Tides – Quilted Wall Hanging Pattern with Angelina Fibre Kit Instructions for using Angelina Fibres on your own […]

My Valentine gift to you…

Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, candy, gifts or flowers with their special “valentine.” The day of romance we call Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia.   “Romance is thinking about your significant other, when you are supposed to be […]

Tips from Sue Heinz

Sue Heinz, owner of Kismet Quilting LLC, shares techniques learned from Sharon Schamber. Viewers will learn two techniques of how to effectively tie off and bury knots.   Sue is the author of 3 books that we stock here at Constantine Quilts. Clear and inspirational…. Fill Harmonics by Sue Heinz $45.00 Brimming with over 35 […]

It’s my birthday! Come join my party…

As promised, 2018 is going to start with my birthday specials as one in a series of special events for this year.Constantine Quilts is now 20 years in business and we are planning a whole year of celebrating with everyone. So help me celebrate by sharing the love of quilting. From now until midnight on Sunday 7th January you […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and New Year with your family and friends over the holiday break. It has been a busy year at Constantine Quilts filled with lovely messages from customers throughout. We would not be here if not for you and we appreciate each and every one for your support, business and friendship. […]

End your quilting backtracking woes with Gina Perkes

Enjoy learning something new! Thanks to Gina Perkes, here’s a stitching technique that will end your backtracking woes. You can read more from Gina on backtracking at the AQS Blog here Constantine Quilts stocks 3 books from Gina – Mastering the art of Longarm Quilting, Tips for Longarm Quilting and The Guide to Grids. Mastering the […]

Have you tried machine quilting panels for practice?

How are your free-motion machine-quilting skills coming along? If you need a little practice (don’t we all?), Pat Sloan has a smart little tip: practice your free-motion quilting on printed fabric panels. A free-motion-quilted panel from Pat Sloan’s Teach Me to Machine Quilt Why practice on panels? In her book Pat Sloan’s Teach Me to Machine Quilt, […]

Troubleshooting Sewing machine tension – 5 simple steps

Free-motion machine quilting 1-2-3

Hi all How can you get the perfect thread tension before you start machine quilting? Look no further than Lori Kennedy’s book Free-Motion Machine Quilting 1-2-3! In Lori’s book, you’ll learn all you need to know to create 61 whimsical motifs, including how to set up your machine, how to doodle to refine your technique, and yes—how to get […]

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