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
"Thank you Linda and Kris. Today is my day. I’m going to listen to music & ( putz around) in my room. I’m not going to stress over it, will be happy with the time spent and music— decompress  We were able to spend some time…"
Apr 25
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I haven’t been in the sewing room in it seems like 3 weeks I am hoping for some time tomorrow but feel so far behind on so many things lately. I will be happy to just manage to straighten things up & declutter the stuff that has just…"
Apr 24
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"My car is called Cajon Red. It’s a deep chili pepper red. "
Apr 24
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Sorry the picture is sideways- I didn’t take it sideways. "
Apr 11
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"My cupboards all go to the ceiling- I always wished for ones you could put stuff above. "
Apr 11
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Love the table runner Linda! I always love braided runners, and the back is wonderful too"
Apr 11
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Oh, I also love/ use table cloths on my 40” round table. We like placemats when I don’t put a table cloth on. I don’t really think about having a ( style) in the kitchen. There is only one wall which has a trio of paintings…"
Apr 11
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Our kitchen is an ok size, but shaped ( different and not much wall space. The walls are a pale yellow. We have a small (40”) round table that sits in the middle of the room with 2 chairs . I can almost reach the refrigerator on one side &…"
Apr 11
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"I received my SS Sister info, downloaded and printed. I’m all set and looking forward to personalizing some things. I know I haven’t been around much- life has been crazy. I am here, daily in spirit- I do think about this site and…"
Apr 8
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Oh I love the idea of this. I still love Jacobs Ladder blocks but my second favorite is log cabin and pineapple blocks. I think I will narrow that down and go along with Kris, 12 1/2” log cabin blocks would be Fabulous!  I also like the…"
Feb 1
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2021
"Oh I love those colors/ fabrics together, wonderful journal cover"
Jan 22
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. "
Jan 21
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…"
Jan 21
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. "
Jan 20
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

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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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