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 Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - April - Centerpiece in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Just finished my centerpiece. I like the way it turned out- hope my secret recipient likes it too. This was a fun project I can see myself making more f them.  0B624CFE-5137-4BEA-AE41-B0C1F51BD3EE.jpeg"
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Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I have a round 42” table, planning on purchasing a new table but the one I’m looking at is also a 42” round, but does have a leaf which makes it oval so round works great for me too. We do have a rectangular dark brown with leather…"
Apr 11
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - April - Centerpiece in the group Secret Santa 2019
"very cool. Very creative centerpiece "
Apr 10
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Zoetc49, ( why wait?) don’t wait- that’s why we get our person so early in the year, so we have months to make and find the perfect gifts. Some of us started collecting items in January. And, the impossible missions are on going projects…"
Apr 9
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Lee, participating in the impossible missions also give you items to put in your box. Visit the 2018 SS posts & see what we put in our boxes last year for some ideas.  And just have fun finding items that fit your person’s…"
Apr 9
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Congratulations Wilma! Your mug rug is so very cute! So happy for your win. "
Apr 8
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - April - Centerpiece in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I definitely am in for April Centerpiece mission. I have a new pattern I’ve been wanting to try out. And colorful is right up my alley.  Colleen"
Apr 1
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I wish there was a way for the impossible missions pictures each month to have their own page. I just went through 15 pages and only found 4 pictures. Are there more? Do I have to go through all the pages again?  There needs to be an easier…"
Apr 1
Colleen Froats commented on Kathy Gurgone's group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"Ok, that is an easier way to go I hadn’t thought of. Thanks.  Are you going to email us  your address when you are ready for us to mail them? "
Mar 29
Colleen Froats commented on Kathy Gurgone's group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"I have another question....do we put a little paper in each bag saying who the squares are from? "
Mar 29
Colleen Froats commented on Kathy Gurgone's group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"I’m in for the 10” squares of pastel Batiks. I will have to look through and see what other months I will play. "
Mar 29
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion April 2019 - 10" Batik Bonanza - Pastels (Open) in the group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"Yea! Count me in. I will get my bags together this weekend "
Mar 29
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion April 2019 - 10" Batik Bonanza - Pastels (Open) in the group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"I will play. :) do all 12 bags have to have the same fabric, or can they be different as long as they are pastel Batiks? "
Mar 28
Colleen Froats joined Kathy Gurgone's group
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Fabric Pre-cut Swaps

This group is designed to swap fabric that is pre-cut to a predetermined size for different types of projects.The idea behind this group is to use your existing fabric stash to get rid of some of you extras pieces from other projects, while obtaining new colors and patterns to help you complete new projects.This is how it works:Start with 12 ziplock bags.  In each bag you will insert the number of pieces of fabric designated for that particular swap.Send in 11 of the bags with a self-addressed,…See More
Mar 28
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - NOVEMBER - Grand Finale - Sweatshirt Jackets in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Oh I love it! I have seen some really spectacular sweatshirt jackets and a excited to make one. "
Mar 22
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I used inktense watercolor pencils and just played around. They blend when wet and are permanent when dry. "
Mar 16

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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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