It's my birthday! Come join my party... - Constantine Quilts

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 can put the coupon code “mybday05” and receive another 15% off already heavily reduced prices. This will be valid only whilst stocks last!

My very first teaching trip to the USA was in 2005 where I taught how to use rulers on a longarm at MQX in Manchester, New Hampshire. It was the most amazing trip with my husband along, where we drove 1500 miles in a hire car twice – through many states. We got lost in Chicago & also in New York, where we had to ask for directions in ‘the Bronx’ & got yelled at whilst going the wrong way down a one way street. Memories….

Went to Lancaster and visited some Amish stores and simply absorbed some of the unique culture of this area.

A very special time was at MQX where I was also a student between classes where I was the teacher. One such class was with Jamie Wallen, who is such a gentleman with an amazing artistic talent who can really teach anyone to quilt. A unique combination for sure! I have sold his products for many, many years now and would like to offer some of my favourite DVD’s to you at some very special prices…

The class I attended was ‘Threadfusion’. Sadly(?) – it meant I immediately went to the vendor floor & purchased a full range of metallic threads to be able to come home & use what I learnt in class from Jamie using these amazing threads. I still have all those threads and have only replaced a couple of colours since that time. I think that means I don’t use them enough or get the right quilts to use them on??

Threadfusion by Jamie Wallen

This is a 3-Day Intensive Workshop featured on 4-DVDs. There are over 6-hours of step-by-step instructions featuring many of Jamie’s beautiful Threadfusion designs for blocks and borders including his beautiful Dragonflies. Jamie will take you through each design beginning at the drawing board and then move over to the machine as he stitches each design for you. You will enjoy the up close views that these DVDs offer. As he stitches you will feel as though you are in the “driver’s seat”. You will enjoy the bonus section where Jamie demonstrates the beautiful Threadfusion designs featured on the “Jamie’s Messenger Bag” DVD. Also included in the Workshop is a CD Data Disc, which includes PDF files of all the templates you will need including many more design examples.

Normally $90  On sale for $65- BUT FOR 3 days only you can get these at a further 15% off.

You can watch a trailer of Jamie’s Threadfusion here

Mystical Feathers 1WorkshopMystical Feathers 1Workshop

Mystical Feathers 1 covers many different ways to use the classic and new style feather fronds. No matter what form of surface art, quilting, pyrography, card arts, human ink and all of the other forms, this Workshop is a valuable addition to your instructional and visual inspirational library. This Workshop includes a DVD with over an hour of instruction along with a CD that has the companion book, viewable on any PC, mac or ipad, and the bonus printable practice sliders

Normally $52  On sale for $35- BUT FOR 3 days only you can get these at a further 15% off.

Jamie has recorded a sneak peak here of this DVD.

Mystical CottonTracks Workshop 1Then there is the very detailed
Mystical Cottontracks Workshop DVD

Whether you are a longarm, domestic machine, midarm or hand quilter – this 2 day, classic and award winning DVD set, will take your surface quilting to the next level. Learn swirl, leaf and feather designs from the “Father of the Flurry Feather”!

This 2-day workshop on DVD has been re-released as a 3-Disc Set. You will receive the original 2-DVD Set along with a CD. The CD contains the PDF files for you to print the original Mystical Cottontracks Workbook along with the accompanying sliders.

Normally $75  On sale for $55- BUT FOR 3 days only you can get these at a further 15% off.

A preview of these DVD’s is included for you.

Just to sweeten the party even more! I’m going to include in this promotion Wonderfil metallic threads so you can go play with all that you learn from Threadfusion straight away.

Wonderfil Spotlite Thread

Add a little glamour with this 40wt rayon core metallic thread! Soft, smooth running, and less prone to shedding and thread breakage, Spotlite™ is a brilliant and dynamic thread that is great for anything from machine embroidery to decorative stitches and even quilting. Unlike other metallic threads that are prone to breaking or shredding, Spotlite™ is quality built for a strong, even stitch and will even run up to 800 spm on domestic sewing machines and embroidery machines.

Until next time… it’s my birthday today, so I’m hoping to be surprised with a night out with the family.

Happy quilting

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