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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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Ist August Gum nuts, inside and out. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
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It has been a frantic week since I got that early morning call from my son for help. You forget very quickly how much work is involved in looking after little children. I have a late start today as my... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at caro-rose-creations
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31st July Flowering Gum Pixie Hat Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Partly but I also stitch to relieve stress and for the challenge of it.
You sure do fly the flag and we are all proud of you. Lot of Love.
Toggle Commented yesterday on Musings. at Pam Holland Designs and Productions
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I hope I'm not catching this flu the children have. Today my son joined my charges on the sick list. The littlest one, Jasmine, lost her teddy today, OMG. What a disaster. It took me all day to find it.... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at caro-rose-creations
And dream of what I will stitch.
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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30th July Happy World Hand Embroidery Day Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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For the first time in months I have done NO work on any of my projects. Those two sick little grand daughters have sabotaged all my plans. I had forgotton how little ones have to be nursed and held. Their... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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29th July But Oh those thornes! Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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I spent the whole weekend teaching and then on the Monday morning at 5am I got a call. "Mum the baby is sick can you come and help? We both have to leave the house by 7am." It is a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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28th July So pretty... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at caro-rose-creations
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Pattern No 442 - No 451 The patterns have increased in size but the size of the pieces of fabric that I pre-cut has not, so something has to give and what is given is the number of patterns I... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
Yes it bass. I think I can use this again.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on TAST - Stitch 122 at caro-rose-creations
Posted 7 days ago at caro-rose-creations
I’m pleased with the final result, but not the process.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on TAST - Stitch 122 at caro-rose-creations
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25th July Rust Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
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I'm not sure why but this stitch caused me so much angst. I stitched 5 or 6 versions before I was happy with the result. In the end I decided to change the stitch, slightly , and add beads to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
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24th July Crab pots Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
I started it as an experiment having never seen another one like it. I think the final look will depend on what I stitch on the outside borders outside that frame. Still thinking about that one.
Toggle Commented Jul 24, 2014 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
That is why I have tried to stitch each of the techniques at one go. It does you head in trying to swap from one to the other.
Toggle Commented Jul 24, 2014 on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
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I do like the work of (graffitti) artist Banksy. I found a whole gallery of some of his best work here. All of his work is entertaining and lots of it makes us stop and think. Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
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23rd July Figurehead From the ship Mary Wadley lost at Green Isladn Creek 1901 Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
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I'm still plugging away at my fusion piece. This is the last of the Eastern blocks. Now I have to go from counting threads to counting spaces between the threads for the Western blocks. I have 16 blocks to design... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2014 at caro-rose-creations