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 commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I’m glad the mystery is solved. She can enjoy her travels knowing it arrived safely. "
Tuesday
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I’m not participating in any other secret Santa swaps this year- would you mind checking with mine & ask her if she sent early? Or maybe she will see this & let you know. I set it aside for now "
Monday
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I received a medium flat rate box today from San Marco, Ca- saying from Santa’s elf....I about had a heart attack thinking I somehow missed the mailing deadline.  I was sure it’s in December.  Anyway....someone is way ahead of…"
Monday
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Mine doesn’t fit in a flat rate box either. I’m on the search for the perfect size box. The one I found is a bit too big. I will find that happy medium perfect box before mailing day. And maybe I will stop adding more before the last…"
Nov 8
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Thanks for checking on me and Thank you Kathy for the get well card- it was a nice surprise on a gloomy day.  I am starting to think I will heal. The doctor keeps telling me I have to be patient.  Wednesday was my first day in 23 days that…"
Oct 25
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Thank you all for the well wishes and prayers. I am going to therapy- I seem to have lost a couple ( functions) the doctor says ( it’s only been 3 weeks- your head took a really serious wallop- be patient- it’s going to take time. The…"
Oct 21
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I will mention the solution to the slippery ramp at work- amazed it wasn’t addressed in the beginning. I’ve been struggling with this concussion and bruised brain since October 1 when I fell on a wet, slippery ramp at work- bashing the…"
Oct 20
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I was in an accident, have a very severe concussion. Bruised and battered will not be checking in for a bit. Everything is too blurry & painfull"
Oct 3
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion August 2019 - Fat Quarters (apx 18" x 23") - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (closed) in the group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"I received mine too. Boy, things have been hectic lately- sorry I haven’t been around. I just have a lot on my plate right now. "
Sep 9
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - September - It's the Small Things that count in the group Secret Santa 2019
"Oh I love pincushions! This will be fun."
Aug 31
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion August 2019 - Fat Quarters (apx 18" x 23") - Beauty is in the eye of the beholder (Open) in the group Fabric Pre-cut Swaps
"I sent mine out last week, hopefully they have been received. I’ve been looking at those fabrics for over a year trying to figure out a purpose for them. A swap was a perfect purpose. ;) "
Aug 22
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - August - Pets R Us in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I no longer have a pet to share, we lost our buddy last fall. :("
Jul 31
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I think it’s Kathy G! She meets all the hints and is being ( mysterious) :)"
Jul 30
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"It’s not Colleen, in fact I just finished coloring my cards- they won’t be mailed until Wednesday. ;)"
Jul 30
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - July - Card Doodling - Winner everyone who gets a card. in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I received two cards, one from Kathy M and one from the mole. For some reason I’m having trouble getting pictures to load- will try again later for that part- I Love my cards! Thank you both so much "
Jul 30
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion Impossible Mission - July - Card Doodling in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I hopefully will have mine in the mail on Monday. I’m slow this month- lots of extra work, it’s been a busy time, but they are in my purse, with my colored pencils I will finish up and write my letters probably Sunday since I have to…"
Jul 26

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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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