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
"Since it is November/ December when we actually package our gifts I don’t think the candy suffers any . I’ve received packages from Florida at Christmas time that have included all kinds of chocolates- none have ever been melted, or…"
Sunday
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - May - Calling All Hookers in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Beautiful! "
Saturday
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - May - Calling All Hookers in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Very nice cel phone cover. I need one for my camera"
Saturday
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - June - Putt Putt is missing a few tees in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Oh how fun! "
May 16
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"It is my colors, and I love everything made with wool. I can only hope to be the sss recipient. ;) "
May 14
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Is it a shawl? Not sure what it is but it is beautiful! "
May 13
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - April - Centerpiece in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Congratulations Riana ! I love your centerpiece. It is so much fun to see all the different things we come up with. Yours is so fun. I love the back ( almost) as much as the front. "
May 11
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - March - Inspirational Mug Rug/Snack Mat (Machine Quilting) in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Oh I love this! It  is definitely worth the wait! "
May 11
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Mary, what a cute idea. I had not seen hand made ones. My machine has 2 spool holders. "
May 7
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I received my package today. I have to say- oh my the Batiks I received are BEAUTIFUL!  Im intrigued by the two envelopes with the ( do not open) instructions but I will be good and wait.  Thank you Kathy for all your work for us."
May 6
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - April - Centerpiece in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Oh I Love this! I definitely have a ( thing) for boxes. And a box of coasters....win- win. Love it, with or without the handle "
May 3
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - May - Calling All Hookers in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Oh I am totally up for this challenge!  Yea! "
May 1
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - April - Centerpiece in the group Secret Santa 2019
"That is a really neat centerpiece. I love the roses"
Apr 30
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - April - Centerpiece in the group Secret Santa 2019
"sometimes Hooking hurts my wrist too. I have started using an Oxford Punch which doesn’t cause as much discomfort and it goes faster too. I still love to traditional hook but am enjoying punching too. "
Apr 21
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - April - Centerpiece in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I love the sheep! I love the top too, but so cute. - being a big fan of wool work ( wool appliqué and rug Hooking) I have a bit of a thing for sheep. ;)"
Apr 20
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - April - Centerpiece in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I’m sure your S.s.s. Will be thrilled. It is wonderful ( s.s.s. = secret Santa sister) I love that. "
Apr 20

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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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