Laura 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.
Laura’s numerous 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.