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
"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. "
yesterday
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
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
Vickie Smith commented on Colleen Froats's photo
Nov 28
Ginny Andersen commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"How fun! Love the unique layout!"
Nov 28
Ginny Andersen commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"Adorable, Colleen! Love those bright, clear colors! "
Nov 28
Chef Lisa commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"So cute. Where did you find Thomas?"
Nov 28
Chef Lisa commented on Colleen Froats's photo
Nov 28
Riana Noyes left a comment for Colleen Froats
"Love the dramatic contrast ; black makes the colours so rich. Nice work!"
Nov 28
Colleen Froats commented on Chef Lisa's group Zentangle/Zendoodle
"Oh how I love zentangling. Happy to have found this group. Will probably be ( quiet) till later in December, just have too much on my plate right now."
Nov 28
Colleen Froats joined Chef Lisa's group
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Zentangle/Zendoodle

The art of drawing or doodling on fabrics or paper by pen n ink, paint, stitch or quilting.
Nov 28
Colleen Froats posted photos
Nov 28
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"I am looking forward to a couple days off to spend sewing — soon, very soon. I had such Big plans.... oh well. The package will, I hope, have items my ( pal) will find useful and make her smile. I try to not stress over things through the…"
Nov 15
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa
"I wrote yesterday but for some reason couldn’t get it to post, so trying again this morning. Doing inventory and wrapping up a few final projects, the year has been busy, eventful and has flown by. I’m looking forward to the holidays and…"
Nov 14

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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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