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. 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 replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion March - Impossible Missions - Linda K and Melanie K in the group Secret Santa 2020
"Thank you , I know I am making steady progress now, it’s just been a rough- Gray winter. Now that we are seeing a little sunshine once in a while I am feeling better about my situation. I’ve always been so busy- it’s been hard for…"
2 hours ago
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion March - Impossible Missions - Linda K and Melanie K in the group Secret Santa 2020
"Oh I like the choices / opportunities for March- creativity is spinning around my mind. Now to go to the sewing room and start with January. . Having 5 blocks all so different to make is going to be fun. Making multiple same blocks is hard for…"
6 hours ago
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion February - Impossible Mission - Kris H in the group Secret Santa 2020
"Only one if February?  That makes it easier for me to catch up today. "
6 hours ago
Colleen Froats replied to Kathy Gurgone's discussion January - Impossible Missions - Kathy G and Lee H in the group Secret Santa 2020
"I just found this- I’m in and going to try to catch up today "
6 hours ago
Colleen Froats posted a status
"Oh my goodness, somehow I ( lost) you all for almost the month of February. I couldn’t figure out how to get here. Whew- that was stressful."
7 hours ago
Wilma Schirra-Kays replied to Colleen Froats's discussion A big thank you
"Colleen, glad you are improving, albeit slowly.  Hang in there and drop in when you can.  Wilma"
Feb 3
Colleen Froats posted a discussion

A big thank you

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 and center place on the mantle- a great daily reminder. They are all arranged so I see them every day. I am making progress and learning Patience. And, I am so grateful to have this group. It seems like my life has become home and therapy- without all of you I truly would be an * Antisocial Recluse…See More
Jan 31
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Oh good, don’t know why I thought I had missed it. Boggle brained  don’t rush Linda, you need to heal too. "
Jan 11
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"  I hope things are well. IT is great to hear Kathy back! Just thought I would share my progress ( or lack of)I went to the neurologist on Tuesday- the trip to Traverse City (85 miles) Didn’t go well, we got almost to Elk Rapids(65…"
Jan 11
Colleen Froats commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"The watering can is a pin cushion- which I Love, the little sewing machine is a pin,AnnaQuilts was my Santa Sorry took so long to answer questions"
Jan 11
Colleen Froats replied to Linda Koller's discussion Post Photos of Your Opened Secret Santa Gifts Here in the group Secret Santa 2019
"I wasn’t able to get pictures to load here so put them in my gallery/ album i love all of y gifts from Anna quilts. It was such a fun package to open"
Dec 30, 2019
Riana Noyes commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"Lovely, Colleen, ...who was your SSS?"
Dec 26, 2019
Riana Noyes commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"Is the little sewing machine a pin/ brooch, or a light/ fan pull's ornament...?"
Dec 26, 2019
Riana Noyes commented on Colleen Froats's photo
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"Such a cute watering can! What will you use it for...holding marking pencils, seam ripper, ruler?"
Dec 26, 2019
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Secret Santa gifts received 2019

"I tried to upload these on the secret Santa topic designated for our pictures. I kept getting an error message saying ( Bad Gateway) so going a different route.  I love everything I received- so wonderful! She managed to pack A Lot of goodness…"
Dec 26, 2019
Colleen Froats posted photos
Dec 26, 2019

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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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