Colleen Froats
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  • Alanson, MI
  • United States
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A big thank you

Started this discussion. Last reply by Wilma Schirra-Kays Feb 3, 2020. 1 Reply

I want to thank all of you who have been sending me cards. They have been so timely. Seems like when I’ve been having a particularly blue day another one shows up. Linda, the one from you has a front…Continue

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 2021
"I still have 2 blocks to get out- life has taken some twists & turns and I just haven’t been able to get those last two done. I will try Thursday. "
Feb 15
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I still have 2 blocks to make. It will be the beginning of next week, I am working Friday, Saturday, Sunday. I did go into the sewing room today and proceeded to sew 40 strips together all wrong for a ufo project- then I walked away- trying to wrap…"
Jan 20
Trudyann Robertson commented on Colleen Froats's blog post Secret Santa package
"Colleen, glad you liked your package. It was great fun getting it together"
Jan 10
Colleen Froats posted a blog post

Secret Santa package

I received my SS package from TrudyAnn today! Oh my goodness. It was so fun . As I unpacked it it invoked giggles, huge smiles, and just happiness. Thank you so much. Great bags ( did someone spill the beans that I’m a bag lady? ) a pot holder,…See More
Jan 10
Colleen Froats posted a status
"I received my Christmas card block from Beth today, these are going to make such a great quilt! Thank you Beth. I still have 2 to make-"
Jan 10
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I    I     will be going to the post office in about 2 hours- sending out 7 of my Christmas card blocks ( I still need to make 2 - but found I was better prepared than I thought) and my SS package. I have to work all weekend and…"
Dec 23, 2021
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I’ve received blocks from Kris, Linda and Kathy, all 3 are beautiful. I am planning to get the ones I’ve finished out tomorrow, I think I still need to make a couple. i have tomorrow off then work Friday, Saturday, Sunday so…"
Dec 22, 2021
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I received a block this past week- but right now can’t remember who it was from- we lost power in our recent wind storm and shingles off our roof- no power for 4 days, no water, no heat, it’s kind of been a stressful week. I had to work…"
Dec 19, 2021
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I missed something important….This site is going away? "
Nov 22, 2021
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I’m ok with that decision if that’s what we are going to do. I’ve certainly been slow at getting things made and organized. Starting the new year with a surprise package might just be an extra level of fun"
Oct 23, 2021
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I’m hoping to finish the other 4 next week ( this week I’m working way too much- ) then I’m going to make a couple journal covers and look to see what else I’ve missed. I can’t believe October is hitting this week-…"
Sep 27, 2021
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I’ve managed to get a few of my Christmas Card blocks finished. I think I have 4 to go. "
Sep 27, 2021
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Yea! Thank you Linda. I’ve had the same problems trying to make them without foundation- no matter how accurate I cut and sew, they always seem to ( skew) somewhere along the way. "
Aug 19, 2021
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I have a question about our log cabin blocks and the string block…is it ok to use a foundation making them? I made 3 log cabin blocks that way then thought maybe I wasn’t supposed to make them that way. The string blocks are on…"
Aug 18, 2021
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Christmas Card - October - Kathy - String blocks in the group Secret Santa 2021
"I made my first string block today— Kathy, is this what you have in mind? "
Jul 27, 2021
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Christmas Card - October - Kathy - String blocks in the group Secret Santa 2021
"I found the list of Christmas card blocks but think we are missing one…there are 11 of us right? I only found 10 blocks ( including me) or, am I just trying to get ahead of my self— from way behind.? "
Jul 23, 2021

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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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Secret Santa package

Posted on January 10, 2022 at 2:25pm 1 Comment



I received my SS package from TrudyAnn today! Oh my goodness. It was so fun . As I unpacked it it invoked giggles, huge smiles, and just happiness. Thank you so much. Great bags ( did someone spill the beans that I’m a…

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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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