Pat Barry

Pat Barry

My name is Pat Barry and my business (By Design Quilting, LLC) is to educate and encourage people who are interested in longarm quilting. I am a Professional Quilter, Quilting Instructor, Author and Product Designer. You will find my basic information here and hope you contact me to discuss any questions you may have.

  • Over 15 years of experience with various aspects of longarm quilting. She has done installations, worked shows, and done demos. Nationally recognized award winning quilter, known for outstanding machine quilting skills.
  • Teaching is a passion. Pat teaches at most major quilt shows, as well as at regional shows and private homes. Her subjects are free motion quilting styles as well as computerized quilting using the Statler Stitcher’s CreativeStudio software.
  • “ABCs of Longarm Quilting” is a ‘must have’ for anyone starting to use a platform quilting system (aka longarm or standup quilting). Her book contains hundreds of pictures and lots of hints / tips and practice projects. Pat also writes manuals for Gammill® Quilting Systems.
  • Quilt guild Lectures and trunk shows– Coming soon!