MAGAZINES


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Quiltfolk Issue 10: Vermont

Lead Content Developer and Writer

Articles:
Shelburne Museum: A Vision for Vermont

Mystery Quilts: Joanne Shapp

True Colors: L. Carlene Raper

Calvin Coolidge: Our Quilting President

Jessica Lewis Stevens: A Free-Range Life

Quilter’s Best Friend

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Quiltfolk Issue 09: Utah

Lead Content Developer and Writer

Articles:
Quilts on the Range

Heart of the Family: Two Quilting Journeys

Market Makers: Craft Lake City DIY Festival

Texts and Textiles: Ken Sanders Rare Books

Women’s Work: Melody Graulich

Making Their Mark: Brand Quilts in Utah

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Quiltfolk Issue 08: Michigan

Lead Content Developer and Writer

Articles:
Pass It On: Great Lakes African American Quilters’ Network

Carole Harris: A Star in Detroit

Bird’s Nest Barn Quilts

Lizzy House: A Garden of Possibilities

Teacher, Teacher: Lynn Carson Harris

Dream Team: Quilt History All-Stars at MSU

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Quiltfolk Issue 07: Louisiana

Staff Writer

Articles:
Quilting Queens: Healing After Hurricane Katrina

The Doctor Is In: Susan Roach and the Quilts of Louisiana

Quilts at the Rock: An Easter Like No Other

Clementine Hunter: Quilting Her Home

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MODERN PATCHWORK MARCH/APRIL 2018

Pattern:
Little Lies

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MODERN PATCHWORK NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2017

Article:
Quilting as Commentary: A Look at the Exhibit ‘Quilts and Human Rights’

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QUILTCON MAGAZINE 2017

Article:
Sewing History Today: Preserving Modern Quilts in Your Home


BOOKS


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MODERN QUILTS: DESIGNS OF THE NEW CENTURY

Featuring the quilt “The River”
Designed by Laura McDowell Hopper and Mitch Hopper


WRITING IN MUSEUMS


In addition to writing for publications, Laura has also written exhibit label copy for the following award-winning museum exhibits:

Quilts and Human Rights, 2017-2018
Storytelling: Hmong American Voices, 2016-2017
Curated by DeKalb: 50 Years of the Anthropology Museum, 2015-2016
Fragments: Haiti After the Earthquake, 2014-2015
Deconstructing Stereotypes: Top Ten Truths, 2012
Dazzling Colors: The Evolution of Plains Reservation Art, 2011

Her writing has appeared in over 35 exhibits.