Your passion for quilting can generate an income stream via online sales and sales to quilt stores and distributors.

All you need is to learn to use the tools you might already have handy, or find out what other tools you need, to make your dream come true.

How do I design a quilt using a computer if I am not a graphic designer? How can I write instructions that quilters will understand? What do I need to do to publish and sell professional patterns?

You came to the right place!

"Learn how to quickly produce professional patterns that people will download over and over from your online store."

- Denise Russell

Fun with Quilt Designs

Learn how to streamline your quilt design process to create quilts as you experiment with layout and colors.

Write Quilt Patterns

Learn to create professional patterns that will keep quilters coming back to your brand as they can understand your instructions.

Sell your Patterns Online or
in Stores

Learn how to sell your patterns while you are sleeping, as quilters around the world will be viewing and purchasing your quilt patterns. Learn how to sell them to stores or distributors, too.

how to write quilt patterns

Hi, I’m Denise Russell.

My quilt patterns are published in magazines (American Patchwork and Quilting, American Quilter, Quilter’s World, Love of Quilting, McCall’s, Quiltmaker, Modern Patchwork, Quilt Scene, etc..) as well as in books for Annie’s Publishing, and online for Annie’s Online Catalog,

I am a Quilt Pattern Designer for Moda, Blank Quilting, Henry Glass, Studioe, Hoffman Fabrics, Northcott, Timeless Treasures, P&B Textiles, Windham Fabrics, Maywood, and other fabric makers.

You can find my patterns and quilts online (Etsy store PiecedBrain) and in quilt stores in the US, Canada, and Australia.