Laura Hopper is a curator, writer, and quilter creating original quilt designs inspired by music. Her writing has appeared in Tatter, Curated Quilts, Suzy Quilts, Craft Industry Alliance, Benzie Design, Quiltfolk, Modern Patchwork magazine, QuiltCon magazine, and in over 50 museum exhibits. She is also the Exhibits Director for the Social Justice Sewing Academy, a board member of the national nonprofit Quilt Alliance, and a past president of the Chicago Modern Quilt Guild. She shares her quilts on Instagram @sonicstitches and on her website sonicstitchesquilts.com. Laura lives near Chicago with her spouse, daughter, dog, and a few sewing machines.