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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 movie theatre up the street from my home has re-opened after a long break. This cinema opened 1921 and it is great to see it going again. My husband said I had to get off the computer so we... Continue reading
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15th September The weather has become quite warm and Spring is here. Spring - 1 Continue reading
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I spent all day Sunday trying to access files on a computer. Then when I got in I couldn't get the files off there. I ended up being so frustrated that I am like a bear with a sore head.... Continue reading
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Hishizashi Patterns No 522 - 533 Download No 522- 533 Continue reading
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Well the embroidery works fine, although I might reduce the size slightly. I have used Palestrina stitch for the outline which will be great for our teenagers but the younger children could use Stem, Back or Double Running stitch according... Continue reading
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I spent all yesterday drawing designs for one of my children's classes for 2015. The drawings were great but some do not translate into embroideries. This is a one day class and we are embroidering a 'pinch purse'. It has... Continue reading
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Posted 6 days ago at caro-rose-creations
It has taken me a day to get the house and garden back into order. Yes it is nice to give them back.
It is very difficult to take the scissors to a piece of work but sometimes it just has to be done. When I was away with friends, Maggie put her knitting in the fire, then started again. I was shocked. But it showed me that it can be done.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on WIPW at caro-rose-creations
As soon as I get it all set up we will sell the house, for sure.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on A catch up day at caro-rose-creations
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Some progress this week. I have completed another block on my Fusion piece. As this is right on the edge I was playing around with placing it off centre. It looks better when you see the whole design. Only 5... Continue reading
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After the weekend I needed a day to catch up. We were so busy with Father's Day and the girls sleep over that everything else was forgotten. Grandpa received a lovely picture from Monique and once again we have children's... Continue reading
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I do so appreciate my son and his wife sharing the children with us.
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Posted Sep 7, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
Not lemon butter?
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Hishizashi patterns Download No 510 - 521 Back on schedule again and I can breath a sigh of relief. I hate being behind, everything has to be organised and a regular routine. Looking after grandchildren plays havoc with that. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
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7th September Looking up Continue reading
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6th September Tree Orchids and Stag Horn Ferns Continue reading
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Posted Sep 4, 2014 at caro-rose-creations
I’m not doing too good at the moment.