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Linda Madrid
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  • Las Vegas, NV
  • United States
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About Me
I've been sewing for 40 years with a long break sometime in the middle. I have 4 children, 3 step children, 13 grandchldren and 8 great grandchildren. I keep busy with my quilting and my animals. Plus many other hobbies if time allows. Love to incorporate machine embroidery with the quilts.
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Hobbies and Interests
quilting, applique, paper piecing, machine quilting, embroidery
My pets are awesome!
1 dog, Trouble and 7 cats, Guaca, Mole, Dusti, Bunni, Widget, Max and Dink

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Posted on January 19, 2009 at 11:27am 6 Comments

I want to thank all of you for your wonderful comments on my quilts. You all really know how to make a person feel great. I did want to answer a question about the wall hanging with the photo of 2 girls on it. The girls are my younger sister and myself many (too many) years ago. I did the Sepia tone in my computer software, then printed it on fabric sheets called Printed Treasures, which you can buy at most fabric shops, then appliqued it to the main fabric. I used a decorative stitch on my… Continue

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At 6:04am on August 19, 2011, Michelle K said…
YOUR QUILTS ARE BEAUTIFUL AS WELL.
At 6:04am on August 19, 2011, Michelle K said…
Linda, thank you so much for the lovely comments on my quilt. It is an original that I came up with for a competition. I hope to soon have the rights back so I can sell it. It is really easy, fast and has almost no waste. It was really fun to make
At 7:17am on August 7, 2011, Charlotte Gustavson said…

Hi, Linda!

I've been admiring your gorgeous quilts (again! lol) and have been meaning to ask what kind of machine you use for your embroidery. I've got a Bernina that is about 3 or 4 yrs old and I've never taken the embroidery module out of the box (embarrassing to admit!). This was the year I was going to brave it, but I've ended up with other projects on my plate. I also wanted to know just how you incorprated the designs into your quilts. (You have one with a leaf design that just takes my breath away!) Do you embroider first and then piece? I guess that would make more sense than putting something big and bulky on your machine. Your work is my biggest incentive for finally taking that module out of the packing case! : )

At 7:23pm on June 23, 2011, Annie Zipser said…

Hi Linda,

My sewing room currently is probably smaller than yours...due to basement foundation work, I have a corner of our office to sew in.  Oh well, once it gets fixed, it  will be great again.

At 6:58pm on April 15, 2011, Myrna said…
Thanks for the compliment on my sister's quilt.  It took a loooooonnng time.  I started it early last summer but then put it away after only 3 of the circle blocks; which, in effect, are 4 blocks of 4 - 5" blocks.  I was making quilts for all my ten grandchildren so had to get that done for Christmas.  I went back to it in January and worked almost non-stop to get it done.  My house is a disaster; I wouldn't take time to clean only to sew.  And I hsve just mailed it last week.  I counted the pieces; there were 9120 pieces, all only 1.5" wide.  I don't know why I take on these things!!!!
At 7:13am on April 1, 2011, Judy Lynn Arbuckle said…
Your quilts are very beautiful. I stay with crazy quilts mostly because I'm not so good at hand sewing or matching seams.  Thank you for your comment on my qrazy quilt with tan borders....Judy Arbuckle
At 11:37am on March 2, 2011, Lacie Price said…

Thanks for your commenr.  Yes there is a pattern. I got it out of one of my quilting catalogs.  I'll find it and let you know where or I could send you the pattern.

Lacie from Idaho At Heart

At 10:09am on February 7, 2011, Judith Cogswell said…
Wishing you a happy birthday today.  Judy from Montana
At 5:58am on February 7, 2011, Pam/NY said…
Happy Birthday...hope you get to do what you want...enjoy!
At 3:55am on February 7, 2011, Margo in Maine said…
Oops..meant to mention enjoyed looking at your quilts...beautiful!!
 
 
 

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