Linzi Upton – The Quilt Quine, married with 3 children, lives with her family, pets and hens in rural North East Scotland. She is a primary school teacher and award-winning longarm quilter.
Linzi has exhibited in the UK, The Netherlands, Hungary and the USA. Articles and projects have been published in British and American magazines.
She is best known as the creator of Quilted Yurts. She followed this major project with a series of metallic Norse quilts, a Quilted Coracle and Smart Car cover. Her latest installation is a Quilted Henge comprising 12 seasonal columns featuring freestyle-piecing, spandex, leather and gemstones.
Linzi has taught patchwork & quilting workshops and given talks throughout the UK, USA and on board a cruise-ship to Norway. She has a great rapport with her students of all ages and she writes a humorous weekly blog about her quilting adventures at http://www.thequiltquine.wordpress.com