Linzi Upton

Linzi Upton

Deviant Modern Machine Quilting

Linzi Upton is an award winning quilter, mostly self taught, and well-known for large idiosyncratic 3D textile installations such as her Quilted Yurt, full-sized Smart car cover, and The Quilted Coracle. A second yurt is curated by The Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts in Cedarburg USA. The coracle won the 3D Creations category at Festival of Quilts 2013. Linzi’s quilt Odin’s Trilogy was placed second at MQX West in 2013 and she won an award for Merit Machine Quilting at the prestigious IQA Houston show in 2012.

Linzi is married with 3 children and lives in the beautiful Scottish countryside with a collection of pets and occasionally rare-breed pigs. Her website www.thequiltquine.com has a weekly blog charting her quilting adventures and exploits.