Lynne Edwards MBE is an internationally known quilt designer, teacher and author. She made her first quilt in 1968. She has presented exhibits, classes and lectures in numerous locations around the world and is renowned for her world-class teaching. Her writing and designs have been featured regularly in Today’s Quilter magazine. Some years ago, Lynne began developing and teaching a structured learning course for quilters teaching a wide range of basic skills. From this work came several books, including The Essential Sampler Quilt Book and Cathedral Windows Quilts. She was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list in 2008 for services to Arts and Crafts.