Category Archives: machine 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 […]

Workshop iron & mat – tested & tagged ready to use

Can’t believe it is December already & the year is almost over! I have so many new books available to inspire you but first I’d like to offer a great deal on very gently used workshop irons & ironing mats. These have been used for a maximum of 6 hours with some probably less than […]

How to quickly & easily design stunning patterns with grids

Say  to our featured product of the month! Gina Perkes, owner and operator of The Copper Needle has been quilting for 20 years now. An Arizona Quilter’s Hall of Famer, Gina’s passion for teaching fellow quilters and developing quilt patterns & tools are evident in her books. She is also generous in sharing her tips […]

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% […]

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 […]

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 […]

Further discounts on Jamie Wallen’s DVD’s for a short time only!

Don’t miss out on this Facebook offer! Further discounts on Jamie Wallen’s DVD’s on machine quilting techniques for your quilts. Whilst stocks last only.

Freehand Background fill inspiration

Quilted Textures from A to Zen

I am thrilled to announce that we have Bethanne Nemesh latest book now in stock! Quilted Textures from A to Zen Join Bethanne on an A to Z adventure exploring 132 fresh quilted textures inspired by the physical world and Bethanne’s photography. A is for accordion, B is for bracelets, and C is for coffee, […]

Have a blessed Easter…

with family, friends & lots of chocolate! Constantine Quilts is pleased to now stock 6  ranges of Wonderfil Specialty Threads! Metallic Threads Metallic threads are eye-catching and stunning to use in any project. Most other metallic threads use polyester in the core with the belief that polyester is the stronger material, however WonderFil™ chooses to use rayon in […]

How to design Cable quilting designs for any space

Perfect Cable Template Set

Quite a few years ago I wanted to design a cable design to fit my quilt border and none of my stencils would fit what I needed. I sat and thought about it and finally came up with these templates that would both help me design and draw PLUS assist/guide whilst stitching that drawn design […]

Is quilting on a machine daunting to you?

Is quilting on a machine daunting to you? Would you like more inspiration on what to quilt where? Then take a look at the three new titles we now have in stock – limited supplies though, so get in quick. The Ultimate Guide to Machine Quilting for BOTH Long-Arm and Sit-Down machines by two experts: […]

Quick and Easy quilted swags

Tempting Templates! Swags

Many years ago (early 2003) I designed the first dedicated Swag rulers to use with my longarm machine. These have been sold around the world with lots of very happy quilters using them in their business. The swag rulers come in 2 sizes! You can make beautiful swags quickly and effortlessly in approx 5″ & […]

Learn how to use a Heart Template on your longarm quilting machine

How to use Heart Templates on your longarm quilting machine. This video from Tracey explains how to get the best result from your Constantine Quilts hearts templates and then how to stitch a feathered heart with a bow quilting design & then a swag border on your longarm quilting machine. Look for the next video […]

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