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Linda S. Richardson
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  • Colorado Springs, CO
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About Me
I love to make all types of quilts as well as admire the beautiful work of other talented and artistic quilters. I have won a couple of Blue Ribbons and one Grand Champion Quilt Ribbon at the Colorado State Fair. I prefer making old fashioned scrappy quilts rather than the current trend towards more artistic designs.

I am also a former professional "pets and their people" photographer. Currently working on creating a series of Louisiana Wildlife prints.
Hobbies and Interests
quilting, paper piecing, machine quilting, crazy quilting, other
My pets are awesome!
Sable is our 6 year old Papillon and Houston is our newest addition to the family. He's a 2# Chihuahua (01-19-12) that runs Sable ragged!

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At 11:23am on January 5, 2013, Irene Gallway said…

My sewing room "was" my formal living room.  I had my sewing room upstairs and loved it but when I retired and started doing alterations it was much easier to have it downstairs.  I have a den so moved what I could in there and sold the rest to have my sewing room. I miss my piano but there just was no room for that in the den.  I don't have a longarm. I have been dabbling in free motion quilting but have a ways to go before it's perfected. I'm having problems with keeping the speed just right to keep the stitches more uniform. 


At 7:46am on January 5, 2013, Irene Gallway said…

Your tree quilt is beautiful, I love the woodsy theme quilts. I see your from Colorado Springs. I have been there and actually had tears in my eyes when I looked up at that beautiful mountain range. My niece was living on the base there.  They built a home in Fountain Col. after her husband retired from the Army.  I live in a valley not far from the ocean but I love the mountains. They are so majestic.

At 9:05am on February 2, 2010, Maxi / WA said…
Thank you for the comment on my bargello. No I wouldn't say it is difficult because it is all straight seams BUT it was time consuming. We used a flannel that had a grid printed on it to keep things straight. Thanks again.
At 5:49am on December 14, 2009, Ronda said…
I answered your question regarding photo transfer. It's under the quilt on my page. Thanks for asking!
At 5:32am on December 11, 2009, Ronda said…
Thanks so much for your kind comments regarding my mom...and for your compliments on my memory quilt. It was a very healing process and helped a lot I think. I noticed that you live in Colorado Springs? I'm just north of you a bit in Federal Heights...we're practically neighbors, so to speak! I too love paper piecing...I would enjoy viewing many more of your quilts once you get them posted...let's stay in touch? Have a great day!
At 8:53pm on November 10, 2009, Linda F/MS said…
Thanks Linda, it is my first embroidery block. I think it will blend into my quilt. I hope..
At 6:54am on October 23, 2009, LadyKassy said…
Hi Linda, Thank you for the lovely comment on by pumpkin quilt - I really appreciate it. It is a grid pattern that I found at a quilt shop hop last summer. It is called Scrabble Jack and it is by . Happy Hollow Designs
At 2:37pm on October 18, 2009, Aline Joy said…
Hi Linda:

It's been a while... My computer had a melt down. I'm quilting and getting ready for our Quilt Auction Nov. 6 at the Ute Pass Cultural Center 6:00 p to 9 p. Up here in Woodland Park, CO. It's the Decadent Desserts from our Quilt Table Cook book. Our group Quilters Above the Clouds, are putting it on to raise $ for the Advocacy Quilts for the kids in El Paso and Teller Counties.

If you are interested. We will have a live auction too. I hope that you and a friend could come. I will be helping out with the event. I'd love to meet you in person.I hope that you are busy quilting. I've got 7 quilts in que and hoping to get them all done for the auction. I will catch up with you after the event.
Take good care.
Stitching On,

aline joy
At 6:47am on September 20, 2009, Nikki said…
Thanks for the comment! I just made up the pattern for chili jar bags with a little trial and error, based on some other drawstring bags I had done in the past (with patterns). The jars were oddly sized, so I had to make them long and skinny!
At 8:52am on August 30, 2009, Chris Bell/IA said…
I won't be responsible for the backing or the quilting... This quilt is for my long-arm quilter... she is getting this quilt top and I'm getting 5 quilts quilted... I think it is a fair trade!! But she will be doing the quilting on it...

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