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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
Our mail is very unpredictable. This parcel from overseas turned up fast yet something posted from a nearby suburb hasn’t arrived yet.
Toggle Commented yesterday on It's a bit like Xmas at caro-rose-creations
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I put in orders for supplies for some of my 2018 classes and unexpectedly some have started to arrive. I wasn't expecting to see these until well into January or even February as I had ordered them from China. It... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
I must say I am feeling pleased with myself.
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Just checking at caro-rose-creations
they sure improve mine!
Toggle Commented 3 days ago on Just checking at caro-rose-creations
It is, it is.
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Pineapples at caro-rose-creations
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That is what I did yesterday. Dropped into the discount fabric shop to just check what was there. I'm afraid it was much of the same old, same old, but I found some fabric that was reduced in price and... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
What a great Xmas gift that would be?
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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When I was researching ideas for the next Children's Class at the Guild I had to make sure I didn't come up with a design like someone else. You would be surprised how many times this happens. Maybe our brain... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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Typepad has been off line so I am a bit late this morning. Two pieces on the go and a whole lot more in my head. A little bit of progress on the Peace Embroidery. I decided to change the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Yes it is a profitable business isn’t it?
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on The joys of technology at caro-rose-creations
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I am up to my neck in Xmas parties. I thought I was organised this year but I still have things to finalise. My little ones are organised. They have their clipboards and pens and are at the shops writting... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Technology is great but it has sure added to our cost of living.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on The joys of technology at caro-rose-creations
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I had to buy a new printer when I got home from overseas. The other one just gave up and it was only about 18 months old. This time I bought a Canon . It isn't nearly as bulky and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
Success all finished.
Toggle Commented Dec 8, 2017 on The patchwork storage box. at caro-rose-creations
Thank you.
It is very comfortable.
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This time of year always calls for a visit to friends in Toowoomba, So today is the day. I had my Xmas party for the cottage patchwork group last night and stayed in town at the apartment so that I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
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I decided to stitch a prototype first before sewing the box I intend to give as my gift and I am so pleased that I did. It isn't quite finished as yet but I think I have worked out everything... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
I find it addictive.
Toggle Commented Dec 6, 2017 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
Yes, the nylon thread will be for those adults who want “the look” the kids will use quilting thread.
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I have started to restitch the October Peace embroidery. Hopefully the stitching will be straightforward with no problems. This photo isn't the best I'm afraid. I took it on my phone. It is just too much trouble to get the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
Yes, it definitely isn’t my thread of choice, although it does give an invisible finish. But is it worth the pain?
And that is how it is working out. I decided to stitch a trial first. So glad I did. On 4 Dec 2017, at 11:41 pm, Typepad wrote:
Toggle Commented Dec 4, 2017 on Count down to Xmas at caro-rose-creations
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Well here it is. The first of the Queensland themed designs to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Embroiderers' Guild of Queensland Inc., "We have Pineapples". The designs go from easy to difficult. I started with the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at caro-rose-creations
I must say I like the challenge.
Toggle Commented Dec 4, 2017 on Count down to Xmas at caro-rose-creations