Awards & Publications


Shot2Pieces was juried into the Loch Lomond Quilt Show 2007

Silent Movie Star won the Loch Lomond Quilt Show 2008

Botannica Kentuckii was juried into Paducah as a semi-finalist 2008

Smashing Crockery was juried into travelling exhibition, touring Hungary 2009

Chocks Away was juried into the Loch Lomond Quilt Show 2009

Bewitched appeared at OEQC in Holland 2009, also exhibited at LLQS 2010

Enlightenment/Buddha Beecklered represented Scotland in the QGBI 30th anniversary touring exhibition, “Pearls of Wisdom” 2009

LSD was juried into Road to California and won a teacher’s award at MQX East 2010

The Hare was Highly Commended at The Festival of Quilts UK 2011

Smart Car Cover was made as a commission using celebrity clothing to promote the Pink Passion Car (Breast Cancer Awareness Edition) 2010, excited at LLQS 2011, purchased by Uptown Blanco Arts Center 2012

Odin’s Trilogy was accepted as a Houston finalist  2012 and placed 3rd for Merit Machine Quilting; placed 2nd in Solo Artist at MQX West Portland Oregon 2013, juried into Road to California 2014

Dunes Duet (pieced by Ann Long) won 2 Person Quilts at The Festival of Quilts UK 2013,  Machine Quilting Champion at Quilts UK Malvern 2014, juried into The World Quilt Show USA 2014 and placed 3rd in Innovative Quilts

The Coracle won Quilted Creations at The Festival of Quilts UK 2013

Imbolc Betula was awarded a Judge’s Choice at The Festival of Quilts UK 2013

9 Celtic Totems were exhibited at Festival of Quilts 2014

12 Celtic Totems, The Quilted Yurt and The Coracle were exhibited at The Scottish Quilting Show SECC, Glasgow 2015

Bifrost Bridges was juried into The Scottish Quilting Show SECC, Glasgow 2015 and won a judge’s merit award at Malvern

Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday Quilt - blocks pieced by winning members in a Bernina UK Competition, quilt top sewn by Janice Gunner, quilted and bound by Linzi Upton, exhibited at Festival of Quilts 2016

Touch the Pickle was exhibited at Festival of Quilts 2016

Purdah was exhibited at Festival of Quilts 2016 and OEQC, The Netherlands 2016

Tartan Tattoo was awarded 1st place longarm quilting OEQC 2015, Winner of Machine Quilting Malvern 2015, exhibited at FOQ 2016, 2nd place large wall quilts and judge’s choice Scottish Quilt Championships 2016, Honorable Mention AQS Paducah 2016, juried into Quiltcon USA 2017, World Quilt Show Best in Country 2017

Shield Maiden was exhibited at FOQ 2017

Beelzebub Winner of Contemporary Quilts FOQ 2017, juried into MQX and awarded a faculty ribbon by Linda Hrcka, 3rd place at Road to California 2018, juried into AQS Lancaster - Grand Rapids - Daytona Beach - Paducah 2018, juried into Quilt Odyssey USA 2018, juried into IQA Houston A World of Beauty 2018

Denim Wordsearch was exhibited at Malvern and FOQ 2018

Domestic was selected as a Finalist in FOQ Fine Art Quilt Masters 2018

Iconoclast was exhibited at FOQ 2018


Deviant Quilting, Modern Machine Quilting - Ebook  by Linzi Upton



Articles, Interviews and Projects have been featured in the following magazines/books:

Popular Patchwork UK

Patchwork and Quilting UK

The Quilter QGBI Journal UK

Fabrications UK

Trend Magazine UK

Quilting Arts USA

Generation Q Magazine USA

Machine Quilting Unlimited USA

Quiltposium USA

QuiltersNewsletter USA

Quilters Home USA Shape & Form in Quilt Art by C June Barnes

Bernina longarm quilting BERNINA Longarm Quilting Ambassador UK, Demonstrations and Longarm Tuition
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