Category Archives: Product Reviews

Simple, affordable lighting to rock your sewing world

Do you love to attend retreats and gatherings with like minded stitcher’s & quilter’s? You meet together to learn new techniques, make wonderful projects and make new friends – whilst enjoying the company and location and especially the goodie bags and food! BUT sometimes the venues just don’t have great lighting to suit accurate stitching […]

Stunning Sue Spargo Primitive Eleganza 8wt Threads Are Here

Sue Spargo Eleganza Perle 8 Sue Spargo’s Eleganza Perle cotton collection is designed to meet the specific needs of hand stitchers, embroiderers and embellishers. Passionate about stitching, Sue set out to design a product of utmost quality in collaboration with Wonderfil Specialty Threads. Eleganza is made from 100% Giza 88, the highest calibre extra long […]

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% […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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