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Carolyn Foley
Brisbane Australia
I am a Embroidery Designer and Tutor. I am married with three children, all young adults.
Interests: art, design, technology, teaching, embroidery, clothing, textile, quilting.
Recent Activity
But I have hit a hurdle. Reading continental charts. It’s a bit like doing a crossword.
Toggle Commented 11 hours ago on On the needles once again. at caro-rose-creations
These quilts are quite an eye opener.
Toggle Commented 18 hours ago on War Quilts - 6 at caro-rose-creations
The weather has cooled down and I am able to knit again. You have no idea how I miss knitting. I have always worn glasses and as I get older I find that sewing at night time is just no... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
I hate it when they write "maker unkown" but that is the case with most of the quilts that were in this exhibition. The central section was stunning and the use of the squares 'on point' must have been a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I have had a number of fails before this. With 30 kids all wanting there work finished NOW I have to get it right in advance.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
Thank you. Actually that rings a bell. I think I might have got it from there originally. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
The situation with North Korea has everyone worried in our region.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Update on ANZAC Day at caro-rose-creations
Thank you Rachel.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on ANZAC DAY 2017 at caro-rose-creations
Anzac Day has taken on the role that religion played.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Update on ANZAC Day at caro-rose-creations
I am now up to the last colour but have decided to unpick the lettering. I just over complicated the whole process. Plus it is now April 26th and I need to finish this before the end of the month.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
It wasn't one of the grand ceremonies that you see in the cities. It was just a simple service down near the beach. There was some seating but most people just stood under the trees through the whole service. This... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
That is for sure and I am now in the process of putting my name and telephone No on everything.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on A Disarster Averted!! at caro-rose-creations
Today is ANZAC Day and everyone stops to remember. I will be at the Dawn Service with most of the Island but at the10am service Lollipop is staring as Simpson's Donkey. I will have to report back on that event. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I agree. Sent from my iPhone
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on A Disarster Averted!! at caro-rose-creations
Oh dear, I am still shaking at what might have been. I was teaching a class on Saturday at The Embroiderers' Guild and being the weekend the ferry and barge time tables change. No barges till 8am and the first... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Threads are my vice. I don’t smoke. Drink only wine with meals and don’t do drugs. I count myself ahead.
Toggle Commented Apr 19, 2017 on Class preparation at caro-rose-creations
My life has been taken over by preparation for an upcoming class. I wasn't sure that it would go ahead and suddenly there was a rush of enrollments. This project includes 26 different colours of thread. For a participant to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
It may also end in the bin!
Toggle Commented Apr 19, 2017 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
I have classes rushing up to meet me but I have taken some stolen time to do a bit more stitching on my 'Peace' embroidery for this month. When I did the drawing for this piece I envisaged it as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
Yes this quilt is really special.
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2017 on War Quilts - 5 at caro-rose-creations
There are and I have used this kind of process before back when I was at Uni. I just forgot about it.
This quilt (or table cover) is the second of two that were made by a tailor(s). This is the work of a very experienced stitcher or stitchers. No soldiers sitting around and sewing in their spare time here. Although, it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
I was trying to rationalize the photos on my phone and came across a group that I had taken at the show. (I had a concussion at the time and don't even know how I got to or from the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
Yes I find it the most effective method but it is slow and slow is not in vogue Sent from my iPhone
Oh thank you so much. I spoke a little German 30 years ago when I studied in Vienna but as my German friends told me “that wasn’t proper German”.
Toggle Commented Apr 13, 2017 on War Quilts - 4 at caro-rose-creations