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 replied to Linda Koller's discussion Secret Santa 2019
"I hope we get the word out & get a few more participants. It would be fun to have more"
Feb 5
Colleen Froats replied to Linda Koller's discussion Secret Santa 2019
"I picked up my box too. Have a couple items already in it. I was going to go ahead and wrap as I went but then decided to wait to wrap anything- in case I decide on something different/ better as the year goes by. I’m going to try to do the…"
Jan 27
Colleen Froats replied to Linda Koller's discussion Secret Santa 2019
"I love this swap every year- one of my all time favorite activities. When I receive my secret questionnaire I tape it to the book shelf next to my sewing table so it doesn’t get lost but also so I can read it regularly . Kathy, I’m…"
Jan 15
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Will we be receiving a questionnaire at some point? "
Jan 13
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Kathy I’m sorry your first time wasn’t a good experience. I hope you find that isn’t the norm. "
Jan 13
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Of course I’m in again! My favorite swap of the year and I love that I have all year to work on it. "
Jan 13
Colleen Froats joined Linda Koller's group
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Secret Santa 2019

Come join the fun as we prepare Secret Santa packages throughout the  year. There will be tutorials for gift ideas, Kathy's "impossible missions" with prizes, lots of discussions to try and guess who your Secret Santa might be, and to drop hints for gifts to your Secret Santa.See More
Jan 13
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"It is always my favorite swap of the year. I look forward to putting the package together all year.   "
Jan 2
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"Had trouble with the pictures but here’s a couple. Btw- the fat quarters....exactly the colors/ fabric I needed! Thank you.i love the purse- there was also a small zipper pouch. The cup— wow! "
Dec 15, 2018
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"I got to open my gift today! Wow! So wonderful! Thank you so very much Ruth Ann-  I love everything. Even the Santa embroidery you are disappointed with- it may not be what you expected but it is still quite cute. I will turn it into something.…"
Dec 15, 2018
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"I received a package today - I believe from Ruth Ann. I won’t be able to open it until Saturday— I’m so excited! Thank you so much. I will take pictures and share my ( bounty) after I get to open it. "
Dec 13, 2018
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"Mary, no apologies are necessary, we all know that things happen. Your situation certainly makes things challenging and stressful- we do not want to add to that stress. Unfinished? it’s ok, late? That’s ok too....our hearts, thoughts and…"
Nov 17, 2018
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"I am so greatful for the opportunity to share & participate with this group each year. We never know what each year is going to ( throw at us) so many things unexpectedly happen in that 365 days each year.  Theres been good, great,…"
Nov 9, 2018
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"I have to agree with Linda, I would rather it be finished, with the overwhelming stack of UFOs already it would probably just land on the pile to maybe someday be finished. Machine quilting to finish would be fine or an iou. I’ve combined hand…"
Nov 6, 2018
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"Oh what a great bookmark! I love the colors and design. "
Oct 7, 2018
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2018
"When do our pkgs go out?"
Oct 6, 2018

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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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