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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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The fabric in the jelly-roll is really pulled out of shape. I will know in future to use the fabric straight away, that is if I ever buy another roll! In one of my on-line classes the tutor went on... Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at caro-rose-creations
This has been a very popular project and once the outline of the monogram was stitched everyone had their own ideas about the background. I didn’t think it would get that response.
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And I gave it a good talking to about getting lost like that!!
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Well, I thought the Children's Class was going to be a flop. We only had a few kids enrolled and then on the day a full class turned up on the doorstep. Today is our second day and we are... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
I liked this one.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on A cute idea at caro-rose-creations
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Good news. My lost project has resurfaced at my sons home. So I have finished the section I was working on. Just a small amount on the accessories for the casket this week. Side one of the scissor fob. My... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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Living on an island seems to see most people owning a boat of some description. But what do you do with them when they have had their day? Some people just dump them or leave them to rot on the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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We have some vacancies for our Children's Embroidery Classes which start tomorrow. So if you would like your student to attend just get in touch with the Registrar. Save Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Well that makes me feel better about donating it. I was of two minds.
Glad to say this one has made an appearance again. It turned up at my son’s home. I said it had grown legs!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
It will be interesting to see how she develops.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Baby sitting at caro-rose-creations
As I was stitching I was saying to myself, “you have done it now girl putting that date on it.
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I have to do something about my postbox.
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Yes, it’s a good design just not the right place to use it.
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Along with the jelly-rolI I also have the end of a bolt of fabric that I love. It is Shadow Play by Maywood and is just the best quality, I had bought 6 bolts of this but didn't use all... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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I am doing a lot of walking at the moment. I had very high blood pressure after contacting a virus in hospital. It took a while for them to realise it was a virus and not hypertension. I am still... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
And for Grandpa, who seems to have discovered a second childhood!
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It grew legs and has walked away! That Assisi embroidery that I lost and then found and have now lost again! I know I got it ready to take away with me but when I got there I only had... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
Yes, it is a bit of a mystery. I have now taken to testing a piece of fabric before I block.
Toggle Commented Sep 20, 2016 on Something in the water at caro-rose-creations
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Looking after children full time is far more demanding than I remember, or maybe it is just that I am older? My grandmother came and looked after my sister and myself when we were about 6 and 10 years of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
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I am having trouble with colours running in the wash. Not big trouble, but trouble all the same. I think there must be some natural chemical in our water which is pumped over from Stradbroke Island. I know the water... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2016 at caro-rose-creations
There are so many things you can do with straight lines. I think I’m putting off the free motion quilting but I will get to it eventually. There is only so much I can do with straight lines.
Some are going to “Meals on Wheels” a volunteer free meal service for the elderly, and the rest to raise money for research for Cystic Fibroses”.
It would be a good book to update and republish.
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2016 on A bit of a find at caro-rose-creations
I can’t work out why it isn’t in the books?
Toggle Commented Sep 16, 2016 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations