Designer Tidbits: Brannock & Patek - The Jolly Jabber Quilting Blog

Designer Tidbits: Brannock & Patek

The Fat Quarter Shop is excited to welcome Jan Patek of Brannock & Patek to the Jolly Jabber. Brannock & Patek’s latest fabric collection is Farmer’s Market from Moda Fabrics.

Q: What was the first seed that grew into the Farmer’s Market collection?
A:2 things:
1. An antique tablecloth Linda found with lots of fruit in soft, country colors.
2. Our gardens – below is mine – complete with apple trees. The cherry trees are by the front drive.

Q: What single print/SKU in the collection is your favorite?
A:2080-14; The soft greens, reds and golds just say gardens, produce and sumptuousness.

Q:What is your favorite project you have made using this collection?
A:Natalie’s Quilt…

and the Farmer’s Market Block of the Month.

Q:If this collection had a scent to it, what would it be?
A:Apple or cherry blossom.

Q:If you had a mascot, what animal would it be?
A:My mascot is Spike – my bulldog – who loves sitting on quilts – something he doesn’t get to do very often at all.

Q:Who is your favorite celebrity?
A:Paul Newman

Q:Who is your favorite fabric designer not including yourself?
A:Sandy Gervais because she’s so versatile.


  1. Hi Jan, just ;ove Natalie's quilt pattern. The baskets waiting for those luscious cherries. Thanks for all your designs. Susan S