Linda Seward is an experienced quilter, writer and quilt judge. She has written 12 quilting books, including The Complete Book of Patchwork, Quilting, and Applique (Firefly Books), which has sold over 250,000 copies in several languages. Linda has appeared on television and radio, and has judged numerous quilt shows around the world. She has had a regular column in The Quilter magazine for more than 10 years, and also writes for other magazines. London-based author Linda Seward has a stand at this year's Festival of Quilts, where she will be exhibiting some of the contributors' work.