Linda Koller
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  • Bedford, OH
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Linda Koller's Discussions

Secret Santa Group

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda Koller Apr 24. 44 Replies

I would like to find out if there is any interest for a Secret Santa group?The group I belonged to previously had members complete questionnaires. Then everyone was assigned a person to be Secret…Continue

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Linda Koller commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"Barbara, your Madison trip sounded awesome! Somewhere on FB they posted a video of her life. It was very interesting. I remember when she first came on PBS. I was an avid watcher of her program. It was a pleasure when Indy and I got to meet her…"
13 hours ago
Linda Koller commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"Mary....ROFLOL!!! Indy only knows when it's time to eat, nap, and go outside these days!!! He is starting to let me know when I'm sitting or standing to long again. It's been a long time since he's done any of his jobs. But does…"
13 hours ago
Mary Moore commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"So, is Indy picky about what day he gets his present?  Hide the calendar from him."
14 hours ago
Linda Koller commented on Christine Brown's group UFOs
"I finally finished a 4 year old UFO!! This is a 1918 Rag Doll wall hanging for one of my granddaughters."
20 hours ago
Linda Koller commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"Kathy Cassidy - The only reason is I'm so busy finishing up Christmas presents for one of my granddaughters and my service dog. I had a customer order that put me behind because I had been sick for 6 weeks. As long as Indy isn't sniffing…"
20 hours ago
Kathy commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"Kathy Cassidy, enjoy ! ! !"
22 hours ago
Kathy Cassidy commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"My package arrived sometime last week while I was away!  It was the first thing I saw when the mail was delivered yesterday afternoon.  Thank you, Kathy M, for the amazing quilty things you sent.  I don’t know how you fit all…"
22 hours ago
Kathy commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"I keep waiting for my SS box to arrive."
Chris Michelle commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"Great box Colleen! Your SS did a great job. I am guessing my SS is one of those who did not check in and send a tracking number as I have not received a box. I will just have to enjoy seeing what all of you received. I can't wait for my SS pal…"
Ginny Andersen commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"You are most welcome, Pam! Enjoy! "
Wilma Schirra-Kays commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"Colleen, so glad you like everything.  I had so much fun collecting things.  Like you, I love my thread catcher.  We made these in our Featherweight group, so I decided to make about 10 more...I use 3 myself (one on the end table to…"
Ginny Andersen commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"I am enjoying seeing what everyone has gotten from their SS. Still trying to hold out til Christmas. "
Linda Koller commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"Wow! Colleen, you had a very nice Secret Santa! Sending prayers your way that God will wrap His comforting arms around you and your family."
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"I know I didn’t get everything into the pictures, so many great surprises. I am hoping for a ( destress day to spend in the sewing room , music & really getting to know all my new goodies) . Thank you again, Wilma. Merry Christmas! Now,…"
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"Opened my package from Wilma Kay’s this morning. Thank You So Much! Everything is so wonderful! I love, Love , Love the thread catcher. I found I needed one when my goofy cat wouldn’t stay out of the waste basket.  Everything is so…"

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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
Been quilting for 30+ years mostly for charity and my 7 grandchildren. I have also made church banners for various churches in Arizona.
How many quilts have you made?
more than I can count
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
Definately make quilts but I enjoy them too. I love scrappy and star quilts.
How long have you been a quilter?
35+ years
What is your favorite quilting technique?
machine applique
Why do you quilt?
It's a beautiful art form. My way of giving to charity doing something I love to do.

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Linda Koller's Blog

Quilt Show and Concert with Dave Anderson and Roger Walck

Posted on October 28, 2013 at 9:21pm 4 Comments

Saturday, October 26, 2013

The afternoon was very pleasant and a surprise because Dave and Roger came to my home and spent the afternoon with me. I can't remember the last time I've had such a relaxing afternoon. They loved Indy and I think Indy loved them because he didn't growl and bark at them. Dave asked to lay down for half an hour. So Roger asked to see my gardens and Indy needed out anyway. We walked around for a while and Roger liked my Secret Garden. We then went back into…


2nd Annual Amish Retreat in Charm, OH

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 7:46am 3 Comments

I'm hosting the 2nd Annual Amish Retreat June 19-22. We are staying at The Rural Thimble, Check out their website at, We have openings for 2 people. If you are interested please contact me asap. Cost is $30 desposif with registration and $184 at check-in. So hurry time is running out!

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Sneak Peak to my Remodeled Sewing Room

Posted on March 17, 2013 at 7:38pm 16 Comments

The moment is almost here when I can finally move back into my sewing room.  Right now I can move in the Elna, but I'm trying to figure out a way to bring in the Pfaff too. I have a friend who comes over and sews strips and/or squares for me. I.m trying to figure out if the small table will fit and still give me enough room to move around without being too constricted. . Let me explain some of the changes. I've had new windows put in. They've already been tested thanks to Mother Nature; and…


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At 1:18pm on November 21, 2017, Jonnie Egleston said…
Linda can you please send me a copy of my secret Santa so I can finish her box. I lost the her letter when I was so sick. Thank you.
At 12:01pm on October 4, 2017, Gail Brown said…


Thanks so much for the info.  I am already excited about next years exchange.  I have joined another exchange wile waiting.  Instant gratification for me in 9" block exchange. I will have my Santa Suit all ready to go in 2018!  Can't wait.

At 12:58pm on October 3, 2017, Gail Brown said…

Thanks, Linda.  I just assumed it was a one time thing, guess it goes on all year, so much the better.  Sounds like even more fun.  I just joined this group a few days ago and am having a hard time getting around the site, but will learn as I go along.  I especially love Secret Santa exchanges and other swaps, blocks, fat quarters,etc.  I will be watching all the things going on so I will be ready to go along next year.  Thanks for  letting me know.

At 7:33am on July 11, 2017, Chef Lisa said…
Not sure if I can commit I have many fires going on right now but you can send a questionnaire to my message and a brief statement of what you need from me. My time is limited as I had two exhibits to do and a wedding quilt for my son.
At 8:21am on April 20, 2017, Mary Aldrich said…

Thanks Linda, I'll look forward to next year and keep an eye on all the goings on this year

At 10:09pm on September 21, 2016, Ginny Andersen said…

Yes, you definitely deserved to have a good time! I feel the same after attending a good quilt show. So inspired and intimidated! I have a lot to learn and in so many ways, I, too, feel like a novice, even after all these years of quiltmaking. 

At 9:37am on September 20, 2016, Ginny Andersen said…

So many amazing quilts! I couldn't pick a favorite! I would imagine you were on overload in the quilt inspiration category, weren't you?! What a wonderful day! 

At 5:12pm on May 17, 2016, Vicki Bujnak said…
Thanks Linda! Please keep me in mind for next year!
At 10:26pm on August 15, 2015, Darlene Harris said…
Hi Linda, I am a member at QCA. Thanks
Darlene in Indiana
At 6:12pm on August 8, 2015, Zoetc49 said…


I love your idea on having a group from QCA, since it was or became such a small group we all really got to know each other well. Roxana is now on here too, so maybe we can get the SS over here...since she took it over and I am sure that she would need help.

Why don't you see about going the QCA group on here since you posted about this site and we are all jumping ship from the  site.  Maybe call is "QCA life raft" 


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