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.

The Book of the Month for Issue 4 is How To Keep House While Drowning: A Gentle Approach to Cleaning and Organization

Book of the Month — How to Keep House While Drowning: A Gentle Approach to Cleaning and Organizing

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Expert Interview: Fabric designed by Anna Graham of Noodlehead. #Sewing #TheCuttingTable suzyquilts.com

Expert Video: Anna Graham, Founder of Noodlehead

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Book of the Month — Handmade Style: 23 Must-Have Basics to Stitch, Use and Wear

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Expert Interview: Andrea Patton, founder of Cottoneer Fabrics and Fableism

Expert Video: Andrea Patton, Founder of Cottoneer and Fableism

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Book of the Month: Abstract Design in American Quilts

Book of the Month — Abstract Design in American Quilts at 50, 1971-2021

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In this 5 minute guide to sewing needles we cover every kind of machine needle and hand sewing needle you may need as a quilter and crafter. suzyquilts.com

5 Minute Guide to Sewing Needles

By popular request I'm here today with a 5 minute guide to sewing needles! Did you know that there are approximately 50 million different types of sewing needles?

Ok, ok. Maybe there aren't that many. But if you've ever gone to the store to buy new needles and seen a big wall with rows and rows of different kinds, you know it can be intimidating to know which ones to buy for your project.

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Expert Video on The Cutting Table: What is the Cutting Table with Suzy Williams, founder of Suzy Quilts

Expert Video: Suzy Williams, Founder of Suzy Quilts

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