Laura Blanchard is
a quilter, teacher and designer. She began quilting in 1987 and has been
teaching since 1998. Laura enjoys teaching classes
of all levels where she can share her enthusiasm for quilting. She
particularly enjoys seeing her students’ satisfaction in their
accomplishments. In 2008, Laura was nominated for Teacher of the Year by
Professional Quilter magazine.
patterns are designed for all skill levels using varying techniques and
are great inspiration for classes. She designs quilts for a variety of
fabric companies, including Red Rooster, Northcott, and Hoffman. Her
quilts have appeared in
Fabric Trends, Love of Quilting, Quilt, McCall's,
and British Patchwork and
Quilting magazines, and in Jennifer Chiaverieni's book, Return
to Elm Creek.
Laura and her
husband, Ray, live in Midlothian, Virginia. They have two grown children
and three grandchildren.