Meet Patricia Brown – Author of Easy Batik Landscape Quilts


I began my quilting journey in 1978 very reluctantly! A good friend kept trying to get me to go with her for quilting lessons and I kept putting her off. I thought I didn’t have enough interest. She finally wore me down and from the first lesson I found I couldn’t get enough!

I made samplers, Amish-style quilts, and traditional quilts, as everyone did back then. As time went on, I lost interest in the same old fabrics.

I had a second son and that pretty much stopped my quilting life for many years. I’ve always been a stay-at-home mom, so when the last son left home, I had lots of time on my hands. I visited a quilt shop in Indianapolis, saw the batik fabrics, and fell in love all over again!

Batiks have opened up a whole new world to me. All kinds of designs keep dancing in my head. I loved putting together all the different color combinations that are so uniquely batik.  “Naturescapes” is how I think of my designs. Using basic techniques and beautiful fabrics, a traditional quilter can easily become an art quilter.

Click here to read about Pat’s new  book Easy Batik Landscape Quilts.

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Joan Wurm

Hello Patricia, I am writing you as I have your book (Batik Landscape Quilts) which I think is so fabulus. I am so anxious to make one of your patterns. What a amazing talent you have. I have been quilting for 12 years, and have made many quilts for family,friends and charitable organizations. I will soon be retiring, and thought it would be fun to sell a few quilts. I would be honored if I could get your written permission to make 1 of your designs from your book for the purpose of selling it. I would make sure that… Read more »

Joan, Here is an email address AQS has on file for Patricia Brown: Maybe you can reach her through that. Best of luck. Sylvia Thomas, AQS Administrative Assistant.