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
"Oh I love those colors/ fabrics together, wonderful journal cover"
Friday
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Oh my goodness that is a great project! I want to go right in and make a dozen of these covers! Thanks Linda. Great project to start the year. "
Thursday
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Linda, I tried to send my questionaire- I noticed it said ( 2 pages, but when I look at mine it shows 3 pages- so if some is missing please let me know and I will try again. I've been having headaches lately and my brain is still a little…"
Thursday
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Always excited when this comes along. I love this exchange and working on things all year long. "
Wednesday
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"I received my block from Wilma today, it is wonderful! Every time I get another Jacobs ladder block it just makes me smile l gosh each one is just wonderful "
Jan 19
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"I would love to do another block exchange- who knows I might even be able to keep up this time. I will of course be joining the secret Santa again. It is a huge highlight of my year, year after year "
Jan 18
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"Oh Kris...you fixed it! Yea! I’m so glad it turned out ok- it sure had me frustrated for awhile. I almost threw it in the trash. So glad I didn’t. "
Jan 13
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"All 10 of my blocks are in the mail and heading for all of you! Thank you for your patience. I hope they are well received. They are not perfect- one in particular proved to me that my TBI is still with me-  I took it apart and put it back…"
Jan 7
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"Thank you Kris, I thought I had everyone friended- sorry I missed you. "
Jan 4
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"Ok, I went back through the lists and found the person I was missing- so, I have all 10 now— now I just need those addresses. ;)"
Jan 4
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"I actually have 3 days in a row off starting tomorrow! I want to finish up the blocks and finally get them mailed out- sorry for being so tardy. I have a question though— I only have the info ( colors/ theme) for 9 people (10with me) is that…"
Jan 4
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"I know I have at least 4 done, maybe 6- but I have to figure out where I put them ( for safe keeping) "
Dec 25, 2020
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"These are the blocks I’ve received so far. My work schedule is getting much more ( organized ) so I’m hoping to get a few of mine out this week. I’m actually going to have at least 1 whole day off during the week- every week. Yea!…"
Dec 25, 2020
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
Dec 25, 2020
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"Thank you Kris, it’s definitely different, normally we visit, deliver gifts to family members then have a buffet family dinner with Jeff’s family on Christmas Eve- this year that’s canceled, gifts were mailed, then the big family…"
Dec 23, 2020
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2020
"Everything was so fun! I’m going to wear that apron to work Saturday!  The Gnome pillow cover is already ( filled) and on the sofa- so cute. Christmas morning coffee is going to be a sweet treat.  I will post pictures of the blocks…"
Dec 23, 2020

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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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