Laura Hopper

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Laura Hopper (she/her) is a quilter who makes original designs inspired by music. She's also the past president of the Chicago Modern Quilt Guild and a board member of the Quilt Alliance. Previously, she worked for Benzie Design, Craft Industry Alliance, and Quiltfolk magazine. Her first book is called "Modern Quilts in the Second City: Ten Years of the Chicago Modern Quilt Guild." Before Laura started working in the craft industry, she was a museum curator who specialized in textile history and preservation. She continues to be active in textile curation, working with quilt industry organizations to curate exhibits. Laura lives near Chicago with her husband and daughter. If you want to see her quilts, head to her Instagram @sonicstitches.

In this quick and beginner-friendly guide, you'll learn everything you need to know about sewing machine feet used for quilting.

5 Minute Guide to Sewing Machine Feet

Our latest 5 Minute Guide is all about feet! That’s right — we’re finally sharing all of our favorite shoes, sandals, and socks. Just kidding! We’re covering everything you’ve ever wanted to know about sewing machine feet for quilters, including a list of the best feet a quilter can have in their toolkit and a video from a sewing machine expert.

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Chromatopia An Illustrated History of Color

Book of the Month — Chromatopia: An Illustrated History of Color by David Coles

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In this hourglass quilt tutorial you can make a beautiful, traditional quilt great for beginner sewers. suzyquilts.com

Hourglass Quilt Tutorial

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Integrating mindfulness, neuroscience, positive psychology, and creativity research, Craftfulness offers a thought-provoking and surprising reconsideration of craft

Book of the Month — Craftfulness: Mend Yourself By Making Things

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Sew on the go in this tutorial on how to make quilt-inspired barrettes and pins in Issue 5 of The Cutting Table!

Quilt-Inspired Barrettes & Pins Tutorial

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The best travel sewing tips! Tricks for sewing while traveling, plus a bonus tutorial for nesting baskets to keep you organized on the go! suzyquilts.com

Travel Sewing Tips with Bonus Project Tutorial

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Book of the Month Issue 5

Book of the Month — Wild Textiles: Grown, Foraged, Found

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In Issue 4 of The Cutting Table our Expert Video is with Kim Soper, founder of FeelGood Fibers leader in organization and sustainability! suzyquilts.com

Expert Video: Kim Soper, Founder of FeelGood Fibers

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In the ultimate guide to quilt storage we cover best practices for storing a quilt including a vintage quilt or one made for every use! suzyquilts.com

The Ultimate Guide to Quilt Storage

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