Laura Hopper

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Laura 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 Mitch, daughter Fiona, and dog Izzo. If you want to see her quilts, head to her Instagram @sonicstitches.

The ultimate guide to the best children's board and picture books about quilts! These books make a great gift for the quilter in your life and help the young people you love most see quilts in new ways. suzyquilts.com #quilting #sewing 

Top 10 Children’s Books about Quilts

With so many children's books available these days, it can be hard to know the perfect book to get for your favorite quilting family. Sharing our love of quilts with younger generations is so important. And before you can sit a child in front of a sewing machine and teach them to quilt, you can read them books about quilts.

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The Voyage quilt sew along is a community experience! Let's make this modern quilt together - one week at a time. suzyquilts.com #quiltalong #quiltpattern

Voyage Quilt Sew Along Week 7: Finish Quilt Top

Can you believe our voyage is almost over? It's Week 7 of the Voyage Quilt Sew Along, and it's our last week together! By next week, you'll have a beautiful, completed Voyage quilt top. For this week's post, we're not only finishing our top, but we are also talking about quilting ideas and labeling your quilt.

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