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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.
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I love that recipe and every time I make it I think of you. Cheers.
Toggle Commented yesterday on Oranges and Lemons at caro-rose-creations
It sure does. (She says as she blows her nose and wipes her weeping eyes.)
Toggle Commented yesterday on Oranges and Lemons at caro-rose-creations
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I had been congratulating myself on not catching the flu from the Grandchildren or my husband but today it hit. Runny nose, head aches, temperature, the lot. I delivered all my embroidery kits to the Guild this morning and then... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at caro-rose-creations
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2nd September Grevilla Continue reading
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At a normal Children's Class day the assembly of the projects seems to be where we have all the hassels. Everyone finishes around the same time and there is such a rush. I have been looking at the Pin Cushion... Continue reading
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1st September I think it is Spring. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Yes, One of the designs from the pattern sheet she brought me back.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Present from a friend at caro-rose-creations
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My friend has just returned Kythira in Greece where she attended the wedding of her daughter-in-laws sister. I think I would like to visit this Island after the wonderful time she had there. I also have another friend who's father... Continue reading
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Thanks. To develop these designs was like pulling teeth but it came together in the end. Now I have to prepare 45 kits.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on The Helper Mice at caro-rose-creations
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Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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Well here they are, "The Helper Mice". They are for the next Children's Embroidery Class to be held at the Queensland Embroiderers' Guild on Tuesday 30th September and Thursday 2nd of October, 2014. These mice compliment the "Sewing Mice" that... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I know that I am going to use this book a lot so the binding issues are a potential problem. I have covered it with plastic to protect the outside and have the sticky tape ready for when it starts to fall apart. I would have been willing to pay extra for a good binding.
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27th August Interior of Chapel Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Thanks Queenie, Every time I see my grandchildren they ask “why do you sew?” I love it .
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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I know this book is about the same technique as that written by Yvette Stanton but it never hurts to have more than one source when learning a new technique. This book is a translation from the Italian version written... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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27th August Statue - Saint Mary McKillop Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Now all I have to do is stitch them.
Toggle Commented Aug 26, 2014 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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Not much to show this week. My time has been taken up with moving and looking after sick children. I have finished some more designs for my fusion piece, but little stitching. I finished stitching over all those black lines... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Thank you. It was fun to stitch.
Toggle Commented Aug 26, 2014 on TAST 2014 - Stitch No 125 at caro-rose-creations
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26th August Getting ready for the swimming class Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
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25th August Painting the chimneys Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
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I have to apologise for the quality of the photo this week. I am moving my studio upstairs again and I have stuff all over the place. Not to mention how heavy all my stuff is. The room isn't completely... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
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24th August Highfields - more fog Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at caro-rose-creations