Blanchard is a quilter, teacher and designer from Midlothian, Virginia.
She began quilting over 20 years ago when she was living in Columbus,
Ohio. Since relocating to Virginia, Laura has enjoyed 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 has also been designing quilts
for Red Rooster Fabrics since 2002. Her quilts have appeared in
Fabric Trends, Love of Quilting and British Patchwork and
Quilting magazines and in Jennifer Chiaverieni's book, Return
to Elm Creek.
Laura and her
husband, Ray, have two grown children.