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 2019
"I was in an accident, have a very severe concussion. Bruised and battered will not be checking in for a bit. Everything is too blurry & painfull"
Oct 3
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion August 2019 - Fat Quarters (apx 18" x 23") - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (closed) in the group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"I received mine too. Boy, things have been hectic lately- sorry I haven’t been around. I just have a lot on my plate right now. "
Sep 9
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - September - It's the Small Things that count in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Oh I love pincushions! This will be fun."
Aug 31
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion August 2019 - Fat Quarters (apx 18" x 23") - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (Open) in the group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"I sent mine out last week, hopefully they have been received. I’ve been looking at those fabrics for over a year trying to figure out a purpose for them. A swap was a perfect purpose. ;) "
Aug 22
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - August - Pets R Us in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I no longer have a pet to share, we lost our buddy last fall. :("
Jul 31
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I think it’s Kathy G! She meets all the hints and is being ( mysterious) :)"
Jul 30
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"It’s not Colleen, in fact I just finished coloring my cards- they won’t be mailed until Wednesday. ;)"
Jul 30
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - July - Card Doodling - Winner everyone who gets a card. in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I received two cards, one from Kathy M and one from the mole. For some reason I’m having trouble getting pictures to load- will try again later for that part- I Love my cards! Thank you both so much "
Jul 30
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - July - Card Doodling in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I hopefully will have mine in the mail on Monday. I’m slow this month- lots of extra work, it’s been a busy time, but they are in my purse, with my colored pencils I will finish up and write my letters probably Sunday since I have to…"
Jul 26
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - July - Card Doodling in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Oh! I just got new pencils. This will be fun. "
Jun 28
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - May - Calling All Hookers Winner - Colleen in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I received my ( gift/ prize for my hooked project! So cute. I love it! Thank you Linda and thank you all for the votes."
Jun 18
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion May 2019 - 2 1/2" WOF Strips - Flowers (Closed) in the group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"I received my swap package yesterday. Yea. Another successful swap. "
Jun 15
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion June 2019 - 6" WOF strips - mini-prints (Open) in the group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"It’s ok with me. Maybe summer time, vacation time is too busy for swaps. "
Jun 13
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Ohh, I’m excited. I will keep an eye out for my surprise.  I love all the pictures of the loving pets. I miss our buddies. My chocolate lab was 17 when I lost her- 8 years ago- my how time flies. I didn’t think I would ever sew…"
Jun 12
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Wow! Thank you so much. I love rug Hooking as much as quilting and was excited when ( hooker) came us as the challenge. I was worried when everyone started crocheting. Glad I stuck with my pillow top.  Thank you all for the votes. These…"
Jun 9
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - June - Putt Putt is missing a few tees in the group Secret Santa 2019
"No it’s actually a pin, one of those kind that has a straight  ( tack like) post and a back you put on after sticking it through something. "
Jun 9

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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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