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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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
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"Kathy, hugs, prayers and all the positive energy I can muster being sent to you and your family. Positive thoughts truly go a long way. We are all being strong with you!  Much love sent your way "
Dec 19, 2019
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I just wanted to send a quick reminder, I received my SS package about a month ago. It is ( hiding) behind my sewing room door. :) I will open it and share photos after everyone else has received theirs. So, mine can be marked off as (received)"
Dec 12, 2019
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I love all 3 ideas for next year. "
Dec 11, 2019
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I have a really full day of appointments tomorrow so I mailed my package today. It should arrive at its destination on Thursday.  I forgot to take pictures as I wrapped items so I hope my recipient is able to get pictures when she opens her…"
Dec 9, 2019
Colleen Froats commented on Linda Koller's group Secret Santa 2019
"I packed a large flat rate box this year, I tried to get it into a medium but it just wouldn’t fit.ni hope we do it again next year. About carton size- I kind of think we should stick to flat rate cartons either medium or large. Sometimes…"
Dec 8, 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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