Colleen Froats
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  • Alanson, MI
  • United States
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just joined- happy to be here

Started this discussion. Last reply by Evelyn Boundy May 13, 2012. 1 Reply

i don't know what took me so long to find & join My Quilt Place---but i am so glad i did! i've posted a couple pictures - i tend to do alot of applique, paper piecing and love working with…Continue

 

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Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"I’m hoping my questionaire was received, I’m excited to start collecting, starting a new year"
Tuesday
Ginny Andersen commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"What a wonderful Winter table topper, Colleen! Perfect colors! "
Jan 3
Colleen Froats posted a status
"New tablecloth cloth for winter, to start the new year productive and fresh"
Jan 2
Colleen Froats posted a photo
Jan 2
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"So glad you like your goodies. It is always fun to put secret santa packages together. Merry Christmas "
Dec 25, 2017
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,…"
Dec 16, 2017
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
Dec 16, 2017
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…"
Dec 16, 2017
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"I received a package, thank you! I will try to open it, post a proper thank you this weekend. My mom just went onto hospice- comfort care, things are a little crazy, busy right now. "
Dec 14, 2017
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"I need to try to make one or two small gifty items each week next year so I have things done when things get busy/ crazy. .... there’s a goal for the new year. Hmmm"
Dec 6, 2017
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"My package is packed, addressed & ready to go. I hope my recipient is happy with the goodies, I wasn’t able to make the things I had hoped to make but had items & fabrics to send. It was still fun. "
Dec 6, 2017
Vickie Smith commented on Colleen Froats's photo
Nov 28, 2017
Ginny Andersen commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"How fun! Love the unique layout!"
Nov 28, 2017
Ginny Andersen commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"Adorable, Colleen! Love those bright, clear colors! "
Nov 28, 2017
Chef Lisa commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"So cute. Where did you find Thomas?"
Nov 28, 2017
Chef Lisa commented on Colleen Froats's photo
Nov 28, 2017

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Tell us about yourself—as much or as little as you like.
I've been sewing for about 45 years (started in 4-H when i was 8) made my first quilt in 1976, made small quilts off & on over the years- became avid about 12 years ago- started quilting for others 10 years ago. I live in Northern Michigan with my husband & a large white cat. I have 3 children & 2 beautiful granddaughters.
How many quilts have you made?
over 100
Do you want to make quilts, or simply enjoy them?
I even quilt in my sleep i am so fond of creating quilts!
How long have you been a quilter?
36 years
What is your favorite quilting technique?
applique/paper piecing
Why do you quilt?
it is a creative outlet that consumes me
Do you have a website?
http://www.colleenscustomquilts.com

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At 7:28am on November 28, 2017, Riana Noyes said…

Love the dramatic contrast ; black makes the colours so rich. Nice work!

 
 
 

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